Saturday, 19 April 2014

5 Things I Love Saturday

1. Last minute Easter project!
2. This is so feminine and springy.
3. I'm in love with all the color.
4. What a clever idea!
5. This is so pretty; I'm trying to think of so many uses for it!

Image via Instagram!
Wishing you a happy Easter!:)

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Untangling Yarn with Becky Helms from The Pink Samurai

I am so happy to introduce a new column to my blog called Untangling Yarn with... where I will be sharing sneak peek and behind the scene photos of some talented people out there! The first crafty gal paricipating is Becky from The Pink Samurai. She is a talented crocheter and blogger from Austin, TX. Her crochet creations are so lovely! Let’s take a look at Becky's projects...

When did you first learn to crochet?
Just about three years ago. I gave it a shot 4 years ago and was so frustrated that I put it down for a full year. Then I was determined to learn and never looked back.

What is it that you love most about crochet?
It's really relaxing for me. 

What's your favourite thing to crochet?
I love creating something new. Taking a material and then making into something wearable or usable.
What's been your best crochet achievement?
My first craft show, seeing people get really excited about what I was making. It just felt so great to have other people really get my style and want to be a part of it!

Where do you find inspiration?
All over! I'm really influenced by the bright colors and design from Japanese pop culture.
What are you working on at the moment?
I'm getting ready for a craft show in May, so it's all about building up my stock right now. Lots of crocheting my favorite pieces.

Where do you feel most comfortable crocheting?
On the couch with a silly tv show on and my husband next to me. And having one of my cats on my lap doesn't hurt. Though, they can make crocheting a little more difficult when they want to play with the yarn haha!
Do you do any other crafts and what are your hobbies?
I love embroidery, sewing, woodworking, drawing...my husband and I are always making something. I also love exploring all the vintage and thrift shops in my area. Traveling around Texas is one of my most favorite things to do!
Thank you so much Becky for sharing! Your scarf is absolutely gorgeous!
I hope you all enjoyed this little tour of Beky's Untangling Yarn and learning more about her love for crochet.

What are you working on these days?

Monday, 14 April 2014

The Yarn Over List - Coral to Pink

Potholder / / I love this floral posey potholder!
Brooch / / Amazing crochet brooch via Hjorton!
Shawl / / Amazing triangle shawl by Lisa Goodknits!
Embroidery / / Embroidered floral card via Misako Mimoko!
DIY / / I am so in love with this cute DIY!
Recipe / / Banana Cheesecake ice-cream!
Illustration / / Pink flamingos via Emily Isabella.

Happy Monday to all! I can't believe this is the last week before Easter! Time flies! I am loving coral color lately! It's such a vibrant color plus it can be combined with almost everything!

The weekend was a relaxing one, not much was going on! I started to work on a new amigurumi bunny design and I am really enjoying it so far! :) Other than that I worked a bit on my crochet top! I have started to work on the back piece and hopefully this week I will complete it and proceed with the front side!

I would also like to thank you all for your sweet comment on my Egg Hats! I am so happy you liked the pattern! It was really fun crocheting them!:)

What are you up to? 
Wishing you a great start to the week!

Saturday, 12 April 2014

5 Things I Love Saturday

1. Bunnies!
2. Good to know!
3. Cuter than cute. Way cuter.
4. I'm intrigued!
5. Somebody make me these right now. Right. Now.

Image via Instagram!
Wishing you a happy weekend!

Friday, 11 April 2014

Easter Egg Beanies for SHE KNOWS

I recently created this set of crochet egg beanies for SHE KNOWS. This quick crochet egg hat pattern makes a great Easter decoration! Either use the hats to keep your eggs warm and cozy during Easter breakfast/brunch or add them as decoration over your painted eggs! 

The set includes four different beanies; a bear, a bunny, a striped and an earflap beanie! You can decide to make all four of them or simply choose to make one in many colors! You can get the pattern for the beanies over at SHE KNOWS! I hope you enjoy working on this project before Easter weekend!
Are you working on any Easter crafts?

Monday, 7 April 2014

The Yarn Over List - Doilies, Bows & Flowers


Doilies / / Lovely colors, shapes and styles!
Hanger / / I love the color Jeanette used!
Bow / / I love the vibrant blue color of this bowtie by Nathalie!
Embroidery / / Simply perfect by Yumiko!
DIY / / I absolutely adore this idea!
Art / / I love all of her work!

Happy Monday to all! I recently stumbled across Yumiko's work and absolutely adored it! She creates such amazing embroidery pieces! 

During the weekend I got to work on my crochet wip top! I think that in a couple of weeks I will have finished it! So excited about this project! It's the first time I crochet a clothing item and I am really nervous to see it  finished!

Other than that I decided to work on my embroidery skills a bit (I am pretty new to it) and bought my first canvas piece! I practiced the lazy daisy embroidery stitch and I liked it a lot! I think I am going to try some cross stitching as well! Please do feel free to suggest any beginner projects regarding cross stitch!:)

What are you up to? Working on anything exciting?
Wishing you a great start to the week!

Saturday, 5 April 2014

5 Things I Love Saturday

1. I want to make these in all different shades!
2. Here kitty!
3. Pretty little thing!
4. Such things do always come handy!
5. I'm loving this post!

Image via Mollie Makes!
Wishing you a happy weekend!

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