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8 May, 2020

Corner 2 Corner Crochet for Beginners

Corner 2 Corner Crochet for Beginners
Posted in : Crochet on by : Carrie Wente

I’m always looking for new stitches to mix things up. The latest one I found to play with is the corner to corner or c2c pattern. Here’s a step by step tutorial to start and then decrease the corner to corner crochet stitch. Once you get into the rhythm of it, the stitch works up
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1 May, 2020

How To Read Mosaic Crochet Charts for Beginners

How To Read Mosaic Crochet Charts for Beginners
Comments : 4 Posted in : Crochet on by : Carrie Wente

Have you seen the beautiful mosaic crochet patterns out there? I have just fallen in love with the contrast of colors and texture the patterns create.  But the graphed out patterns can be kind of confusing if you aren’t familiar with this type of stitch. What is Mosaic Crochet? Well, I planned to give a
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24 March, 2020

13 Easy Kids Craft Ideas

13 Easy Kids Craft Ideas
Comments : 14 Posted in : DIY Kid Projects on by : Carrie Wente

How are we going to keep the kids busy? The easy way would probably be to let them play video games all day and watch TV. But we all know that they need to do something constructive. Give them something to show for their time and make something useful, fun, or both. Here are 20
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22 March, 2020

12 Things to Craft Using Toilet Paper Rolls

12 Things to Craft Using Toilet Paper Rolls
Comments : 4 Posted in : DIY Projects on by : Carrie Wente
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So, you’re stuck at home with the kids for at least two weeks due to the coronavirus. You ate all the snacks and drank all the wine in the first two days. Now what? You can’t go outside; it’s raining. Can’t go to the mall, it’s closed. Nope, not going to the movies either. Daytime
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6 March, 2020

Handmade Macrame Wall Hanging – In Style

Handmade Macrame Wall Hanging – In Style
Comments : 8 Posted in : Macrame on by : Carrie Wente

Summer camp in my day, we had some entertaining activities. But on rainy days we couldn’t go out and train velociraptors or ride triceratops. We had to stay inside and do crafts. I always signed up for macrame, and now, believe it or not, macrame is making a comeback in today’s home decor.  Macrame wall
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2 March, 2020

Tips For Staying Organized At Work

Tips For Staying Organized At Work
Posted in : Shopping on by : Carrie Wente

Staying organized at work will make your workday a whole lot easier. I’m not just talking about cleaning up around your work station or desk, either. Organization can come in many shapes, forms, and sizes, and not everyone works in an office. A Place for Everything And everything in its place. I know we’ve all
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24 February, 2020

Crochet Amigurumi Unicorn

Crochet Amigurumi Unicorn
Comments : 10 Posted in : Crochet on by : Carrie Wente

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. The weather here in Central Illinois was a beautiful, balmy 59 degrees on Sunday and you know it, I took a walk. Still a bit muddy on the trail, though. Even though the weather was superb, it just wasn’t the same without my walking partner Calleigh. She
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