• How to Crochet a Chain

    November 30, 2012

    So, are you one of the many wanting to learn how to crochet? Well, I’m here to help. First let’s cover a little bit about yarn. See in the image above how there are little icons with info on them? The one on the left shows you the weight of the yarn. Some patterns will…

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  • Curly Pipe Cleaner Christmas Tree Decorations

    November 29, 2012

    Today we’re going to snub our noses at expensive Christmas tree decor and make some Curly Pipe Cleaner Christmas Decorations! Continuing on with yesterday’s theme, I’m going to share with you another fun, cheap and easy way to decorate up your Christmas tree. Perhaps you’re going with a non-traditional theme (like neon) and it is…

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  • Cheap & Easy Neon Pompom Garland DIY

    November 28, 2012

    You may have seen the neon ornaments I made a couple of weeks ago with fun stencils on them. Well, as it turns out neon is just a bit too much for me. But guess who it isn’t too much for? My sister and nephews! So these ornaments made the trek with me down to…

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  • Free Cowboy Boot Christmas Stocking Pattern

    November 27, 2012

    Today we’re going to make a Cowboy Boot Christmas Stocking with this free pattern. Great for the cowboys or gals you know! Last year my nephew was all about cowboys. He wanted the boots, the hat and Woody was practically his biggest hero. Upon speaking to him this past week, however, I have learned that…

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  • Incredibly Easy Silver(ish) Dangle Earrings

    November 26, 2012

    Aren’t these earrings gorgeous? I love them so, so much! And guess what? They took probably 2 minutes total!!! I love jewelry where the wire is in all sorts of fancy loops and patterns but I don’t know how to do that (yet). When a couple of these Christmas ornament hangers (I know, right?) wound…

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  • Crochet Snowflake Christmas Ornaments

    November 21, 2012

    On Pinterest I kept seeing yarn snowflakes but I didn’t really give it much thought. That is until one evening when I realized just how much white yarn I had. I went online and printed a pattern and sat down to figure it out while I watched Freaks and Geeks (LOVE). Super stoked after I…

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  • Christmas Lights Inspired Sneakers

    November 20, 2012

    Do you know what I’ll be doing Thanksgiving night? I’ll tell you. I’m gonna be rolling through the park’s Christmas lights display with my sister and nephews and I’m gonna get a free little candy cane for myself and passengers with my $5 donation. Yeah. And we won’t be listening to some kids singing “Silent…

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  • Felt Christmas Stocking Pattern Distressed Gingerbread Man

    November 19, 2012

    For years my big contribution to the family’s Christmas festivities has been a ridiculous amount of homemade cookies. We’re talking sugar cookies, oatmeal chocolate chip, peanut butter, macaroons, chocolate covered macaroons, classic chocolate chip, butter cookies and pecan sandies. In addition, I have always made and highly decorated gingerbread men. The little guys were always…

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  • Faux Snowy Pinecones – Winter Decor DIY

    November 16, 2012

    Today we’re going to make some simple, faux snowy pinecones! I have set a fairly weighty task for myself this year. It is currently my plan to make every little bit of Christmas decoration that I can to accompany my “fancy” tree this year. My “fun” tree that goes in the dining room, however, is…

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