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After the unexpected response I received for my Ninja Turtles hat, I am FINALLY posting this tutorial post!  Several readers have asked for it and I love knowing I can make atleast 1 person happy with this pattern. Remember, I in no way consider myself an expert.  This is a pattern I drafted up that… Continue reading TUTORIAL – Crochet TMNT Hat

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DIY – Puppy Plush Toy

Ever notice how expensive pet toys are?  Ever notice how short the life span of most of them are? When you have a great dane puppy, chew toys don't last more than a few minutes! Our Ivy really enjoys the plush squeaky toys from the pet store.  If she really likes a particular toy she… Continue reading DIY – Puppy Plush Toy

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TUTORIAL – Crochet Minion Hat

After an unexpected positive response to my crochet minion kids hat, I was asked about providing a pattern.  I thought about trying to draft up a fancy PDF file and post it for sale, but I am no crochet expert and besides, writing a formal pattern would take me f-o-r-e-v-e-r.  I would be happier giving… Continue reading TUTORIAL – Crochet Minion Hat

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DIY – Headband Holder

There are so many beautiful handcrafted headbands on Etsy for girls.  Flowers, bows, feathers, you name it.  Here are some of my favorites with the links to their shops.        Aren't they gorgeous?!  The dilemma is where to put them once your little one gets a collection of headbands going.  In searching the… Continue reading DIY – Headband Holder

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Chunky Crochet Baby Blanket – Tutorial

I am loving the mix of yellows and grays for a gender neutral baby collection.  This crocheted blanket compliments the Bumble Bee mary jane shoes and burp cloths.  I know I say it quite a bit but this project was super easy!  Looks amazing and complicated but it's just a single crochet afghan using 3 strands of… Continue reading Chunky Crochet Baby Blanket – Tutorial

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UPCYCLED – Men’s Tshirt into Comfy Skirt

Lately the summer heat has been unforgiving. After wearing out my loungy summer dresses this week, I needed something different to get thru another scorcher. I didn't have knit fabric to sew up a simple skirt, so I figured I would use the next best thing, one of my husband's old super soft and comfy… Continue reading UPCYCLED – Men’s Tshirt into Comfy Skirt

Crochet · DIY Tutorials · For The Home

DIY – Yarn Covered Letters

Lately my focus has been on decorating my craft area.  I came across a creative way to add to my inspiration wall while utilizing left over yarn from previous projects. shows a great tutorial on how to use some inexpensive wood letters and yarn for some unexpected art.  I purchased 6 large wood letters… Continue reading DIY – Yarn Covered Letters