Crochet Creativity

Today I thought we’d take a look at some cozy and creative crochet projects.

Scarves:

Scarf puppet

Unicorn crochet hooded scarf

Moby scarf

Ombre scarf

Blankets, throws and afghans:

Chevron throw

Ripples in the sand afghan

Mermaid crochet snuggle sack

Shading star crochet blanket

Tree of life afghan

Little super hero blanket

Naps blanket

Clothes:

Baby booties

Warm winter cardigan

Interwoven cabled chic shawl

Big collar crochet coat

Foxy wristers

Textured twists hat

Leg warmers

Fairisle fingerless mitts

Decorations:

Snowy woodland pillow

Crochet snowflakes

Baskets and cases:

Crochet case

Owl basket

Coffee cup cozy

Nesting bowls

Hedgehog tea pot cozy

For the pets:

Dog sweater

Dog treat topper

Pet bed

Toys:

Circus elephant

Baby blocks

Scrubby shark crochet puppet

Oliver owl

Crochet rhino

Unicorn pillow pal

Boy and girl super hero

Crochet octopus

Crochet lady bug

What are your favorite crochet projects?

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Falling for Fall Creativity

Today we’re going to take a look at a few craft and decoration ideas that are perfect for early autumn or even post back to school decorating, there might even be a few fall snacks too!

Pom pom rug

Fall leaf painted mason jar

Fall floral bundle wall art

Fall pick and berry wreath

Leafy spiced cupcakes

Yarn feather canvas

Leaf guest soaps

Fall hoop wreath

Fall stenciled baskets

Cork leaf coasters

Pressed leaf butterflies

Pumpkin spice candles

Dried bracts wreath

Autumn in a jar

Leaf print tablecloth

Autumn luminarias

Family tree scrapbook page and leaves accordion fold cards

Paper leaf wreath

Nut wreath

Gourd candles

How are you celebrating fall?

Patriotic Projects

Today I’ve got some patriotic crafts and decorations, as well as some inspired by all the fireworks we see that you can create including some fun activities for the kids to try.

Red, white and blue flag painted wood pallet

Red, white and blue firecracker painting

Red, white and blue floral kissing ball

Patriotic slime

Red, white and blue flag photo backdrop

Patriotic tank top

Patriotic paper wind streamer

Patriotic votives

Balloon fireworks

Red, white and blue garland

Metal American flag

Patriotic angel

Patriotic tote bag

Pallet flag

American flag log candle

Patriotic pillow

Paint stick flag

Making fireworks with straws

Cupcake liner fireworks craft

Fireworks salt painting

Fourth of July games

How are you celebrating?

A Little Summer Crafting

We’re getting close to the end of the school year in the US, so today I’ve got some fun crafts and creative ideas for you and the kids to do this summer on days that are too warm to be outside (including one you make indoors and use outdoors).

Lots of rock crafts

Matchbox guitar (includes a video)

Clothespin pinwheel

Sponge ball

Bubble wands

Origami finger puppets

Sun print cards

Stickers from scratch

Sea creature cardboard creations

Popsicle painting

No-sew tutu

Upcycled plant markers

Decorative paper clips

Craft stick airplanes

Friendship bracelets

Salt art

Butterfly wall art (video)

Fringe musical anklet

Flying fish

Paper flowers

What are you planning to try crafting and creating this summer?

Happy Hanukkah

Today we’re taking a look at Hanukkah related food and fun.

Food:

Hanukkah jelly doughnuts

Sweet potato latkes

Parsnip latkes

Basic potato latkes

Rugalach

Homemade gelt

Beef brisket with dried fruit

Spice and honey roasted carrots

Roast vegetable tsimmes with apricots

Classic challah

Harvest apple challah

Whole wheat challah

Cinnamon apple raisin challah

Honey challah with flax

Roast chicken with wild rice dressing

Horseradish crusted brisket with carrots

Gluten free potato latkes

Fun:

Lighted Star of David

Star of David frosted mirror coasters

Star of David card

Craft stick menorah

Glitter menorah card

Plush Dreidel

Menorah in the mail

Hanukkah candle display (video)

Layered star Hanukkah card

Dreidel gift box

Wood menorah

Noah’s ark menorah

Spinning treasures

Paper dreidel garland

How are you celebrating Hanukkah?

12 Days of Christmas, Day 12

Can you believe that today is the day before Christmas?  Me either! Let the celebrations begin!

Food:

Breakfast: Apple almond cinnamon strata

Snack/Appetizer: Herb and goat cheese stuffed mushrooms

Dinner: Shrimp risotto

Dessert: Red velvet holiday trifle

Cookie: Christmas peanut butter blossoms

Gluten Free: Turtle brownies

Food Gift: Nutty squash dog treats

Drink: Holiday punch

Fun:

Santa: “We believe” Santa clothesline decoration

Trees/Wreath: Wood pallet and ornament ball tree

Angels: Paper fan angel

Cards: Reindeers in the dark card

Ornaments: Toothpick star

Lights: Christmas town candle and jar

Misc Decor: Clay Christmas lanterns

Games: Christmas tic-tac-toe

12 Days Inspired: Drum ornament

12 Days of Christmas, Day 11

Only one more day in our countdown and tomorrow is Christmas Eve!

Food:

Breakfast: Caramel crunch rolls

Snack/Appetizer: Dilled onion cheese balls

Dinner: Fettuccine with lobster, tomato and saffron

Dessert: Chocolate cheesecake candy cane bars

Cookie: Cinnamon sugar roll cookies

Gluten Free: Cherry and chocolate cheesecake

Food Gift: Individual brownie cheesecakes

Drink: Holiday punch

Fun:

Santa: Santa napkin rings

Trees/Wreath: Semi-circular paper tree

Angels: Angel bells

Cards: Christmas tree card

Ornaments: Gorgeous and creative salt dough ornaments example one, two

Lights: Illuminated grapevine spheres

Misc Decor: Mistletoe pomander

Games: Holiday family feud

12 Days Inspired: Shelf sitting pipers piping