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Crochet-A-Day: Crochet Jelly Bean Scarf

+-*We have one more featured pattern to showcase for our Crochet-A-Day series! How fun is this Jelly Bean Scarf from the pink and lovely Twinkie Chan?! In fact, all the scarves she makes are fun, fancy, and usually food! You… Continue Reading →

Salted Caramel Cashew Popcorn

+-*The 86th Academy Awards are now only a few days away, and I couldn’t be more excited.  I’ve watched the Academy Awards ever since I can remember.  My mom has always liked watching the red carpet events and my dad… Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: Crochet Boot Cuffs

+-*When I took up crochet again a few years ago, one of the first projects I worked on was crochet boot cuffs. They didn’t take too long, were fairly simple, but had enough of a challenge to keep things interesting…. Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: Easy Crochet Hacky Sack

+-*For our next project in our Crochet-A-Day series, I have the lovely Heidi of Hands Occupied sharing a fabulous amigurumi type-pattern for an Easy Crochet Hacky Sack. You’ll want to make one and try your “foot” at the game of Hacky… Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: 9 Crochet Animal Appliqués

+-*What I love most about these darling little crochet animals I’m featuring for our Crochet-A-Day series, is you can really crochet these in just a day. They are little and simple, and super sweet! They would make great appliqués for t-shirts,… Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: Heart and Flower Crochet Necklaces

+-*We are cruising along with our Crochet-A-Day series this month. How is it going? Have you been following along? I hope some of you have been inspired to pick up a hook and some yarn! Start with a simple chain… Continue Reading →

30 St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids

+-*We’re ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with all sorts of fun crafts, recipes, and activities. From leprechauns and shamrocks to rainbows and gold. Come get creative with some very lucky St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids. Here’s a round… Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: Chunky Crochet Cowl

+-*Crocheted scarves are my favorite projects to make, especially for the winter season. For today’s Crochet-A-Day series project, I’m sharing my quick and easy one skein Chunky Crochet Cowl. It’s an infinity scarf crocheted in the round, making it fun… Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: Choosing the Perfect Yarn & Stitch

+-*For today’s Crochet-A-Day series post, I have the lovely Brandyce from Lion Brand Yarn sharing all sorts of different ways to choose the perfect yarn and stitch for your project.  One of the most important decisions to make when beginning a new… Continue Reading →

Save Energy & Your Valuables

+-*It sounds cooler to say “I was robbed,” but I guess if we’re being grammatically correct, the term would be “burglarized.” I don’t tell you this to put a damper on your mood. Make and Takes is a place we… Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: 4 Fab Crochet Tips and Tricks

+-*I’m always looking for better ways to crochet and finding little tips and tricks that can help improve my skills. Today I’m featuring 4 fabulous crochet tips and tricks for our Crochet-A-Day series. I’m happy to be partnering with Lion… Continue Reading →

9 Creative Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

+-*What would the world of children’s books be like if it wasn’t for Dr. Seuss? We are celebrating his 110th birthday coming up on March 2nd. Can you believe it? When I was little, I had One Fish, Two Fish,… Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: Double Crochet Baby Blanket

+-*For today’s Crochet-A-Day series post, I have the lovely Lisette of Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary, sharing a guest post for her double crochet baby blanket pattern. Lisette is the one who inspired me in the beginning, just over a year ago,… Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: 4 Crochet Flower Patterns

+-*We’ve got 4 super sweet crochet flower patterns to feature today for our Crochet-A-Day series. You’ll want to try your hand at all of them, making a lovely crochet floral bouquet! 1. Quick 5 Minute Crochet Flowers: This quick and… Continue Reading →

Crazy Paper Hats Inspired by Dr. Seuss

+-*We’re huge Dr. Seuss fans in this house – aren’t you? We love the over-the-top, zany worlds and characters that fill the pages of his books. Since Dr. Seuss’s birthday is coming up on March 2, we decided to turn… Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: Crochet Star Patterns

+-*We’re featuring 2 different patterns for crochet stars for our Crochet-A-Day series. Each are very different, but both are darling! I suggest you try your hand at both. 1. Simple Star with a Border: I love this pattern for a… Continue Reading →

4 Crafty Projects to Celebrate The Lorax

+-*We love to celebrate our storytime reading with fun crafts and activities to further our learning and exploration of our books. With Dr. Seuss’s birthday coming up on March 2nd, I’m highlighting 4 activities to craft for one of my… Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: Crochet Hand Warmers

+-*Tis’ the season for a little extra warmth and these Crochet Hand Warmers from our next Crochet-A-Day series project will do just the trick! We’re partnering with Consumer Crafts for a week’s worth of crochet projects. Head over to ConsumerCrafts.com… Continue Reading →

Let’s Get Creative at the Craftcation Conference

+-*I’m getting excited to attend the Craftcation Conference this April for creative makers. There will be all kinds of craft talk and craft shop. Panels, workshops, and a pop up shop too! The speaker line up is amazing, all my… Continue Reading →

Crochet-A-Day: Crochet Scalloped Headband

+-*For today’s Crochet-A-Day series post, I have the lovely Olivia of Hopeful Honey sharing a fun and fancy Crochet Scalloped Headband. It’s the perfect accessory to whip up in a day! Guest post by Olivia of Hopeful Honey Supplies for Crochet Scalloped Headband: 5.00mm… Continue Reading →

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