Mandala Christmas Ornament

Mandala Christmas Ornament Every year growing up my very crafty mom would help my siblings and me make ornaments for our Christmas tree.  They would be made out of all sorts of craft supplies: salt dough, paper, yarn, ribbons, sequins, pins, glue.  No matter our age or skill level each ornament was saved and cherished.  Now my parents have quite the collection of special and unique creations that hang on their tree every year. My siblings and I laugh at[Read more]

Photo Snowflake Ornament

  I love working with crochet thread to create delicate and beautiful Christmas ornaments.  Growing up I admired all of the wonderful crocheted tablecloths and doilies that were made by my grandmother and on display throughout our home.  I love how the simplicity of the thread allows for the stitches and the shapes they form to be the “stars” of the project.  Once I learned the basics of crochet with medium weight yarn, I invested in several Christmas-themed project booklets[Read more]

Autumn Splendor Scarf

This post contains affiliate links. To learn more about our Disclosure policy, please visit our About page. Autumn Splendor Scarf Here in New England fall is upon us.  The beautiful colors of autumn are all around.  We love to stop and gaze at the prettiest trees in our neighborhood.  When the sun shines through the golden leaves, it is like ornate stained glass windows.  Don’t you love the sound of the swish and crunch when you walk through fallen leaves? [Read more]

Colorida Hammock Blanket

This post contains affiliate links – to read our full disclosure policy, click here. Colorida Hammock Blanket The idea for this blanket started in my mind several years ago while I was laying on my hammock.  I love to lay on my hammock in the shade in my backyard on a summer afternoon.  We live near some woods that is full of wildlife. It is very relaxing to lay down while looking up at the trees and listen to the[Read more]

Mandala Toddler Mat

This post contains affiliate links. Over a year ago I saw the Bernat Blanket yarn for sale in Joann’s – I loved how the yarn was wound and packaged.   These 4 colors were combined into a “Stripes” yarn that had long color changes.  I thought these colors looked great together in this order and quickly got to creating this mandala project.  Later I found the same colors packaged separately (see below).  I love how it turned out. Have you touched[Read more]