Crochet Garden Mandala

If you’ve visited this blog before, you already know that I love to crochet mandalas. (You can see a bunch of my mandala patterns here) I also love flowers and being outside in a garden. When my daughters were little they loved making Fairy Houses and Fairy Gardens among the blossoms in our garden beds and now my nieces (ages 5 and 2) love to play and create in their Fairy Garden. Have you ever made a Fairy House and/or[Read more]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is just 2 days away but there still is time to make a special and meaningful gift for Mom! Here’s a list of FREE home decor and jewelry patterns that would make great gifts for Mom – Click on each title to see the pattern – Many also come with a video tutorial(You can see ALL of my FREE patterns here): 1.  Super Simple Cup Cozy -Great beginner project and uses a fun embellishment 2.  Celtic Knot Bracelet – So unique and quick! 3.  Spring[Read more]

Easy Prayer Square

Have you heard of “Prayer Squares“? For several years I had heard about Prayer Shawls and thought it was a wonderful way to show love and compassion to someone who is going through a rough time. Crocheters and knitters spend their free time working on special shawls (often in groups that meet regularly) so they are always ready to give a shawl to someone who is sick, going through chemotherapy, mourning a loved one or feeling alone. I considered making[Read more]

Easy Crochet Baskets

Crochet baskets are so fun to make especially with the Bernat Home Dec yarn. This yarn is soft and smooth but is also like a thin rope so it is perfect for baskets. I decided to use one of my favorite stitches for this project and I love how this stitch looks in this yarn. This pattern includes 3 sizes of the baskets but I also give you a simple formula for making bigger baskets at the end of the[Read more]

Easy Cute Baby Hat

When my daughters were babies I loved putting them in hats. Not only did it keep them warm during the cold months but it made them even cuter and always made me smile. Now you can find many hats and hoods with animal ears added on top which just kicks up the cuteness factor by 10-fold! So, I thought it would be fun to create a hat design using one of my favorite textured stitches (it’s so easy and simple[Read more]