Mon, Oct 25, 2021
Everyone keeps reminding me that Christmas is just around the corner. So I finally started working on my list of handmade gifts for the holiday season. The best part about making gifts is that I don't have to worry about them selling out! Some of the supplies have been low stock though so keep in mind when choosing your gift projects. Here are four quick and easy ideas for crochet gifts...
Sun, Oct 17, 2021
I've gotten several requests for crochet patterns for the bags in my shop. So I decided to start releasing the patterns of my bags AND crochet kits with everything you need to make them. Below are all the details on the crochet kits, the patterns, and how you can get your hands on them!
Sun, Oct 10, 2021
There are so many crochet techniques out there! It can be overwhelming trying to find a place to start. Learning new stitches is one of my favorite parts of crochet. I enjoy the process of learning new techniques and discovering the best ways of using them. I've compiled a shortlist of crochet stitches with the difficulty level and some ideas for how to use them. Expanding your knowledge of crochet doesn't have to be complicated. Check these out!
Sun, Oct 3, 2021
I spent years thinking I was no longer creative. It turned out I was just sleep-deprived! Having two children 18 months apart turned out to be a recipe for chronic sleep deprivation (go figure). As I started getting more consistent sleep and caring for myself better I started to notice the fog lifting. My desire to create returned! Even now that I have a creative business, I still have days of feeling creatively "blocked." I've discovered a few tips that have helped me ride the waves of creativity more consistently...
Sun, Sep 26, 2021
I started my business with a tote bag of crochet supplies and a basket full of jute. However, I quickly started accumulating more supplies. Before I knew it, my bedroom was a chaotic mess of bags! The kitchen table wasn't cutting it anymore as my workspace/desk/packaging center. My husband and I have been talking about cleaning out the garage for YEARS. It's embarrassing how long it took us to finally make It happen. In the process, I got inspired to create a craft studio in my garage. Here's how I put together my studio for less than $150!
Sun, Sep 12, 2021
I'm not a very patient person which is why I love quick crochet projects. Hair accessories are fun to make and super quick! Crochet hair accessories make adorable and thoughtful gifts. Here are three of my favorite crochet hair accessory patterns..
Sun, Sep 5, 2021
Call me basic but Fall is definitely my favorite season. I like the crisp air, the sweaters, and of course pumpkin spice everything. If you're a yarn lover like me, then you might be looking for Fall craft inspiration. I have four fabulous ideas to fulfill your Fall fantasy...
Sun, Aug 29, 2021
The Fall Collection is here! I've been designing and testing out new styles all summer. I finally created TWO I think you're going to fall in love with. Here's everything you need to know about these fabulous new looks...
Sun, Aug 22, 2021
Life as a small business owner can be hectic. Especially when you're business team consists of ONE person. When I first started thinking about starting a business I had the amazing support of seasoned entrepreneurs. I want to do the same for you! I'm a big believer in building a community. We can help each other! Here are 3 hacks that have made running a small business MUCH less stressful...
Mon, Aug 16, 2021
I've gotten really into learning about fiber art lately. Incredible artists are making gorgeous art pieces with textiles like yarn, rope, thread, fabric, wool, and so much more! You might not consider yourself an artist. I didn't for a long time! Many of the creative people in my life tend to downplay their talent and refer to themselves as "crafters" or "DIY junkies" (for the record there is nothing wrong with either of these terms). Is it possible you're selling yourself short and what you're actually making is art?? Below are 5 signs you're an artist...