Want to try a new craft? Let’s talk about crocheting, and the awesome stuff you can make with it. Continue reading Try This: Crocheting
It’s fall! Depending on where you live, the weather may be getting a bit more chilly, the leaves may be changing colors, and you *might* just be gearing up for Halloween and Thanksgiving. 🙂 If you’re looking for some great kid friendly fall crafts, look no further! I’ve rounded up some of my favorites for you that I think your kids – and you! – … Continue reading Kid Friendly Fall Crafts
Do you want to put your crafting superpowers to use for good & not evil? 🙂 There are so many ways that you can take your talents and use them to brighten someone’s day. Today, I thought we’d cover making cards for children in hospitals. There are some regulations – no loose glitter, for one (it’s a breathing hazard..plus it’s just a mess to clean … Continue reading Crafting for Good: Cards for Kids
A few months ago, I finally finished saving up and bought an older model Cricut (cue the happy dance!). I’ve had so much fun with it, and I’ve been using the Sure-Cuts-A-Lot software to work on personal projects, like Christmas tags & decals. I’ve been looking online for sites with free svg files, and today I want to share with you one of my favorites. … Continue reading Free SVG files from Chicfetti!
Getting started selling your crafts can be hard; there are a lot of venues out there available, and not just online. Farmer’s markets, co-ops, craft shows, etc. How do you know which one suits you? Check out PsychedToSellCrafts.com! Psyched To Sell Crafts offers a quiz for $9.99 that helps you determine what selling venues you’ll be most successful at, and is planning on offering courses … Continue reading Psyched To Sell Crafts
Red Heart Bright and Lofty Yarn in Snowcone – Acrylic Super Bulky Yarn Red Heart Baby Clouds Yarn in Pink Lemonade – 6oz skeins Continue reading Now available!
The more I search Etsy, the more I’m amazed with the products that our crafty Etsy sellers come up with. Today, I wanted to showcase some finds that feature recycled and upcycled objects – Something that everyone can benefit from! Recycling takes a little extra time out of your day, but it’s completely worth it… Did you know… If every American recycled just one-tenth of … Continue reading Recycled, Up-cycled and More!
While creating a team treasury (that you can find here.) the other day on Etsy, I came across LavaGifts, a wonderful Etsy shop that creates custom, handmade wedding cake toppers and baby shower cake toppers. They are SO adorable! If I had known about LavaGifts when Alex and I were getting married, I would’ve loved to have purchased a topper from them (There’s still always … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: LavaGifts
Owner Joanna of Etsy shop FMMMaterialGirl loves creating quirky and beautiful items for her shop, including aprons, bibs, badge reels and more. Open since January 2012, FMMMaterialGirl also offers destash items and pet bandanas. Here are a few of her items that caught my eye: Hot Stuff Flames Bandana, $1.89+ Retro Vintage Graphic Print Style Full Bib Apron, $37.85 Reversible Cup Cosy Sleeve in Upcycled … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: FMMMaterialGirl
Opened in March 2012, SomethingSnappy features an array of earrings, rings, necklaces and more. Owner Barbra, located in Evansville, Indiana, accepts custom orders and occasionally has flash sales! Here are a few of her items that caught my eye: Handmade Painted Mario Bullet Bill Mini Lanyard Charm, $5.95 Dainty Minimalist Teal Earrings, $10 Rose Pink Ceramic Painted Owl Bird Earrings, $12 Also, from now until … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SomethingSnappy
Opened in December of 2013, RicksChicksBoutique features a wide array of crocheted and arm knitted infinity scarves. Owner Cate Ricks fully believes that “scarves are not just for winter, pair a plain tank top with a light infinity chain scarf and you have a fun and easy summer look!”, which I agree with. 🙂 Here are a few of her items that caught my eye: … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: RicksChicksBoutique
Red Heart has a LOT of free patterns to choose from, and is one of my go-to destinations when I feel like trying a new project. Here’s a pattern I came across today: The Heavenly Lace Knit Wristers pattern is one I’m sure to try if I ever pick up knitting! I really like the pink/purple color of the yarn they used.. What do you … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Pattern: Red Heart Heavenly Lace Knit Wristers!
In my browsing today, I came across this super cute Free Crochet Floral Bookmark Pattern, from the blog Scrap Yarn Crochet. Blogger Cherie Durbin, from North Carolina, shares with us a pattern for one of her projects with scrap yarn, the crochet floral bookmark. Here’s a picture of her completed work: Be sure to check out the pattern here. Stay crafty! 🙂 Katie Continue reading Scrap Yarn Crochet : Free Floral Bookmark Pattern
I’ve recently listed a few lots of supplies for sale (more to come in the future, I’m sure!) and I thought I would share them with you. =) Assorted Plastic Canvas Circles – Mixed Lot Plastic Canvas – $9 Assorted Lot of Metallic Cord – Pink, Green, Purple – Darice Brand – Mixed Lot Cord – $6 Until next time…stay crafty!-Katie Continue reading Supplies for sale!
Recently, I decided to branch out into supplies…namely, supplies I wasn’t using! I have (admittedly) way too much yarn, and since I’m spring cleaning, it made sense to me to post it for sale. =) Here are some of the items I’ve listed: Red Heart Rambling Rose Acrylic Yarn – 2 Skeins – $6 Berella Sportspun Acrylic Yarn in Rosebud – 4 skeins – $8 … Continue reading Yarn for sale!
With warmer weather coming, I decided to expand my product line. Meet my newest project: Crocheted baby sandals! These adorable sandals are white and taupe, with a green heart shaped button on each. They were adapted from several patterns I saw online; notably, the top part of the sandal was adapted from a pattern on Jay’s Boutique Blog, and the soles of the sandals are … Continue reading Coming soon….
Today’s featured shop, Bohemians, features adorable ribbon bookmarks, zipper pulls, jewelry and other fun accessories. Based in Vancouver, BC, Bohemians is owned and operated by Kelley, and has already amassed an impressive 55 sales since opening less than a year ago. Here are a few of the items at Bohemians that caught my eye…. Feather and Turquoise Bookmark, $11.16 Eiffel Tower Mini Book Hook, $6.97 … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Bohemians
I thought I would take a break from all of the website and Etsy reviews to show ya’ll what a typical day in my life is like. This week is a little bit different than the norm, since I’m on a twice daily antibiotic at the moment. So, there is a LOT of sleeping going on. 🙂 But other than that, things are about the … Continue reading A Day in the Life of CraftyGirl
The other day, I was playing around with a photo editing software, coming up with a new background for my computer desktop. (I know, I’m a nerd). And I had a wonderful idea! Printable wall art! Now, Etsy is saturated with a lot of different printables, but I thought I would give it a try. 🙂 So far I have three designs, and I’m working … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s New Product Line!
LynnPaints is an Etsy shop, based in southern Australia, that specializes in original paintings, handcrafted jewelry, stunning sun catchers and great vintage finds. Owner Lynn Saunders is a self-taught artist who loves to create and enjoys hunting down great vintage finds at garage sales and markets. Lynn is actually running a pretty amazing sale right now! Use coupon code “Savings” for 20% off any order … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: LynnPaints
Based in Springfield, IA, Didesch Delights specializes in custom, framed burlap prints. Owner Ashley Didesch is an accountant by day, and a crafter by night. She has a large amount of already designed items for sale, or you can customize a burlap print to your liking. Here are some of her items that caught my eye: Easter Burlap Print, $20. Custom Framed Baptism Burlap Print, … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: DideschDelights!
While on the Etsy forums tonight, I came across a thread by Becca, the owner of CableMeCozy, and I just had to take a look at her shop! While Becca has only been open for a few months, she already has an impressive 21 sales and her items are sure to keep you warm and cozy. I know we’re almost into spring now, but it’s … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CableMeCozy
Whoever said scrunchies were out of style has obviously never seen the work of Tameria Payne, owner of JustScrunchies.Available in various sizes and colors, Tameria brings new creativity and style to the world of Scrunchies. No longer just a hair accessory, her choices of colors and textures evoke a more modern style evolution for the Scrunchie. Here are some of my favorites: This brightly colored … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop of the Day: JustScrunchies