Small Raised Box Stitch Crochet Basket

Small Raised Box Stitch Basket

I must admit, I’ve been drooling over all the gorgeous crochet baskets on Pinterest.  They are so sturdy and practical.  I have also been crushing on ones that incorporate a stitch that adds some texture (like diamond trellis).   Looking at the patterns it seems the majority require 2 things to make a firm sturdy basket:  working…

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Easy Painted Birdhouse

easy painted birdhouse

I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with Plaid Crafts, Michaels and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own. Well, January has definitely hit here in Ohio.  This week is going to be filled with snow and frigid temperatures.  Brrrrrr!  The weather definitely has me dreaming about the return…

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DIY Ironing Board Cover

Sew your Own Ironing Board Cover

I’ll never forget how excited I was when my husband and I purchased our home.  The idea of being a homeowner had me so jazzed.  Then, just two years later, I became a mom for the first time.  Everything was new and exciting.  Well, then reality hit and my excitement turned into exhaustion.  It seemed…

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