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DIY Pom-Pom Decorations (Video & Step-by-Step!)

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I’m super excited to bring you our very first video tutorial! I get a little nervous in front of a camera, but it actually turned out to be great fun and I’m pretty pleased with the result. I can’t remember where I learned how to make these fluffy pom-poms but I’m almost positive it was an old episode of Martha Stewart. Of course, mine will never be as perfect and high-quality as hers, but they’re fun to make regardless and there’s lots of room for experimentation! I’ve made them for all sorts of decorations and occasions, but I think my...

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Easy DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids!

Posted by Deanna Medlin on

Maybe it’s a bit early to start thinking about Halloween, but for me, as soon as the calendar hits October 1st I am out at the craft store buying as many Halloween decorations as my arms can carry. I absolutely love this season, and I particularly love Halloween! Besides trying to eat as many different pumpkin-flavored foods as humanly possible or seeing how many skeleton decorations I can hide in the living room without my roommate noticing, I’ve been trying to come up with a great costume for this year’s festivities. It’s kind of hard to be creative with costumes...

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DIY Idea: Customizing Your Yarn!

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In an effort to get more familiar with the crochet blogging community, I’ve been doing a lot of research and reading A LOT of blogs these past few weeks. I have found some amazingly creative people out there on the blogosphere, and some of my favorites have been doing some incredibly unique things with yarn. I love the DIY spirit of these yarn-customizing tutorials—by taking a plain and simple ball of yarn and transforming it into something special and fun, it adds a whole other level of creativity to your crochet projects. The best part about these projects? They’re super...

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Crochet Creations, Featuring: YOU!

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There is nothing better than that feeling of accomplishment you get when you finish a particularly tricky project. Being able to look at something and say, “Wow! I made that!” is such an amazing thing, isn’t it? That’s why I love seeing our dear readers’ incredible projects—you are such an innovative and creative bunch that some of the photos that I receive just blow me away! Alongside our fabulous internet community that shares its project photos via our Facebook and Instagram, we have an incredible and close-knit (ha!) group of friends that get together on Fridays at our Baltimore store...

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