Balloon arches are super cool. Who doesn’t wish they could have their very own? Okay, so maybe you don’t wish you had a personal balloon arch. But maybe you’ve thought it would be neat to have a balloon arch for an activity you are planning, like a birthday party, prom, or VBS. This year, my… Read More Epic Balloon Arch That’s Actually DIY-able!
Fall is one of my favorite times of year, and the weather is finally starting to feel like it! It’s a good thing too, because my pumpkins were seeming a little out of place. What pumpkins you might ask? When did I get pumpkins? Ah, yes, I haven’t blogged about them yet… Haven’t blogged in… Read More A Plethora of Pumpkins
While summer is nearly over, I have lots of great memories on which to look back. And, I have souvenirs as a physical monument to my summer vacations! My summer started with an awesome trip to Disney World, and I brought home a cute pair of Minnie Mouse earrings. Then, throughout the summer, I went on… Read More Spraying Shells with Polyurethane: What You Need to Know
Corner to Corner crochet is HUGE right now. Technically, it’s been a big deal since it started circulating on the internet a few years back. And it’s popular for good reason. With this technique, you can make a multitude of patterns and even pictures in your crochet project. I’ve seen some incredible projects made using… Read More Learn to Change Colors in Corner to Corner -Plus Free Pattern!
Heading to the beach? I’m going in a few weeks, but I have been to the lake several times this summer. No matter where your summer adventures take you, you probably needed some kind of tote bag. Let’s be honest: you can never have too many tote bags. We have a closet full of bags… Read More Plarn Project: Easy Summer Tote Bag
Have you ever had a great idea but couldn’t bring it to fruition because you were missing one little piece of information? Not that I’ve ever been there with crafting or anything… If you’re beginning crochet, you may start envisioning projects in your head as you learn more about the skill. But perhaps, like me,… Read More Stitch Technique: Invisible Decrease for Double and Single Crochet
Looking to expand your crochet stitch repertoire? I’ve got you covered! As I shared in my video teaching how to front post double crochet, I love this stitch because it opens a whole new world of texture. Ironically, this was also the first stitch I taught myself. However, I quickly ran into problems. I could… Read More More Post Crochet Stitches: Back Post & Tips
It’s been a while since I’ve shared a stitch how-to, so let’s change that! In this video, I teach the front post double crochet stitch. I like this stitch because of its versatility. For starters, it can add extra texture to your projects and create new color patterns. However, the ways this stitch can be… Read More Learn How to Front Post Double Crochet
Started making some plarn, yet? If so, you should watch this video to get to the next step! Sure, you can loop the loops together. But what if you want to spin your plarn? Or what should you do with all those scraps, like the handles and bottoms of bags? And if you’re supposed to… Read More Plarn Plus: How to Spin, Use All Scraps, and Hook Sizes
Throwback post! I know, it’s not a Thursday, but we’re gonna go with it anyways. 🙂 When crocheting, it’s nice to use multiple colors. It adds and extra “wow!” factor to your projects, and fortunately can be quickly mastered. Besides, there’s so many beautiful skeins of yarn in the world, you’ve gotta try crocheting with… Read More How to Change Yarn Colors at End of Rows