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Crochet mug cosy

A homemade gift is always extra special. It’s the fact that you’ve gone to the trouble to make something for someone rather than just buying them something. This makes a really nice little stocking filler. It doesn’t use very much… Continue Reading →

This is the first ‘making’ post in a while, but as you can see it was a slightly bigger job than I normally take on. I absolutely love it though! It was totally worth all the effort (and some minor… Continue Reading →

NEW YORK DECOUPAGE PICTURE FRAME

I made this picture frame as a wedding present for two of my favourite people. A couple of years ago they came out to visit me in America-land we all went on a pretty awesome trip to NYC so I… Continue Reading →

CROCHET T-BAR BOOTIES

This is a pair of dinky little purple T-bar shoes which I made using a free pattern I picked up at my local craft store. I had some wool left over from another project so I thought that I may… Continue Reading →

DIY MINI MARQUEE LIGHTS

I’ve got a tiny obsession with marquee lights. I’ve also got a tiny house to move back to in the U.K at some stage so buying proper ones would seem foolish. And expensive. Have you seen the price of them?!?… Continue Reading →

CROCHET BEAR HOOD

I’d seen lots of versions of this cute little hood on places like Etsy and seeing as it didn’t look too complicated I thought that I’d have a go at working it out myself without a pattern. It’s basically rows… Continue Reading →

VINTAGE SCHOOL DESK

  This is a really cute little vintage school desk that we picked up at our local thrift store. I thought that it would be the perfect size for my niece.   I gave it a bit of a sand… Continue Reading →

DIDDY CROCHET RATTLES

  These are a pair of tiny crochet rattles which I made for Christmas gifts. The pattern was very simple, starting from a magic ring. I used a plastic Easter egg filled with dried lentils for the actual rattle and… Continue Reading →

CROCHET SNOWFLAKE GARLAND

  I’m a fidgeter. I can’t help it. I like to have something to do with my hands and crochet fits the bill in the winter evenings. This is a little garland that I made for no other reason than… Continue Reading →

CROCHET ELEPHANT

How cute is this little fella? It’s my youngest nieces first birthday so I have taken the opportunity to challenge my crochet skills and make this little guy. I (attempted) to follow a pattern that I found on a beautiful… Continue Reading →

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