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Cozy Catnip Kitty Pillow!

Project: Cozy Catnip Kitty Pillow

My cats, Lucky & Mabel, have a few select places they like to sleep: on top of the hamper, on top the chest, on top of clean laundry I just laid out, on top of any project I’m currently working on/my laptop, and in their little kitty bed. It’s a couple years old now and pretty much beat up and hideous. I decided it was time for a new one, one that was pretty to look at and laced with catnip to make them happy! Continue reading Cozy Catnip Kitty Pillow!

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Crash Course in Crochet

So you’ve decided to take up crocheting. Congrats! You’ve picked a great time to start: March is National Crochet Month, and it’s coming up fast! Before you pick up your hook, you’ll need to understand the pattern you are reading. To ready yourself for a month of crochet hooks and yarn, I’ve put together a small crash course in crochet: how to read a pattern and things every beginner should know! Continue reading Crash Course in Crochet

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Yo-Yo Flowers

Project: Yo-Yo Flowers

Today’s project is a very versatile one! You can make yo-yo flowers out of any type of fabric, in any size, and use them for any project you can dream up! They are the perfect embellishment and a really great beginner project for a new crafter. Continue reading Yo-Yo Flowers

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Pixel Heart Pillow

Project: Pixel Heart Pillow

Happy Valentine’s Day! After a week of celebrating heart shaped projects, the day is finally here. The Husband and I are keeping it simple: dinner at our favorite Italian restaurant up the street and a bottle or two of wine. I made him a very special (and delicious!) Valentine’s treat that I’ll disclose the recipe for tomorrow morning, along with this super cute pixel heart pillow! Continue reading Pixel Heart Pillow

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Lavender Heart Sachets

Project: Lavender Heart Sachets

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! A time of romance, love, candy and ridiculous cards. Yay! Today I’ll teach you how to make a very simple project that requires little skill and only a few materials. These cute lavender heart sachets will make the perfect gift for someone that you want to say “Love You!” to. They can be made any size you like and give off the most relaxing lavender scent! Continue reading Lavender Heart Sachets

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5 Minute Crocheted Hearts

Project: 5 Minute Crocheted Hearts

Continuing Valentine’s themes this week, here is a super simple crochet pattern for mini crocheted hearts! Each one takes only FIVE minutes to make. Make as many as you like in all different colors! Turn them in to ornaments, string them together to make door banners, use them as decoration on your homemade Valentine’s cards– so many options! Continue reading 5 Minute Crocheted Hearts