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Chunky Icelandic Crochet Blanket Pattern

Today I want to share a pattern with you for a crocheted blanket that my family’s now enjoyed in our living room for quite some time. If you’ve …

How to Crochet Classic DC V-Stitch (Plus 3 Variations)

The V-stitch seems to be taking the crochet world by storm right now. It is a classic crochet stitch that is very easy to work. If you can crochet …

Quilt and Cable Blanket pattern by Cambria Washington: Knitware & Patterns

The quilt and cable blanket is a deceptively simple pattern with a cable-wrap worked every 16 rows. The blanket uses four skeins of Cascade Eco Wool/ …

Blog Archive » A Giant Crochet Doily Rug for Our Living Room

You’ve all seen the pictures on Pinterest for that giant doily rug. I repinned it myself. It’s just gorgeous and it led me to search for others of …

4 Insanely Easy DIY Hair Masks For Anyone Who Loves Coconut Oil

Too much hair color or heat styling? Are your curls limp? Maybe your scalp is a little flaky. We've been there! But the good news is that there's a coconut oil treatment to help your biggest hair woes. We can think of a million reasons to use coconut oil in your beauty routine, but here are a few: …

An Easy Pipe Side Table They'll Never Guess You Made Yourself

<i>I could make that!</i> We've all said it, or at least thought it, when shopping for our homes. But often the simplest-seeming furnishings come with a laundry list of supplies and requirements: You can't "whip up" a wooden coffee table without any power tools or a basic understanding of joinery. Not to …

29 DIY Starbucks Recipes That Will Save You Tons Of Cash

Make your own "pink drink" right in your kitchen!

Can You Spot The IKEA Hacks?

The only thing better than a brand new IKEA hack is <b>five</b> brand new IKEA hacks, all in one bedroom. Can you tell which bunch of DIY projects began …

My 10 Favorite DIY Projects!

Here are my 10 favorite DIY projects from Ryobi Nation! I have been posting DIY projects on Ryobi Nation for a couple years now but today I thought …

25 Cheap And Easy DIYs That Will Vastly Improve Your Home

It's the sacred place where you hang out in your pajamas and binge-watch TV shows. Doesn't it deserve better?

Isn’t It Time You Worked in Your PJs? This Company is Hiring Tons of Reps

Commuting sucks. Working in your PJs doesn’t. Which is why I’m always on the lookout for work-from-home jobs for you. Recently, I found an …

Lovely Teacher Gifts

The lotion bars we made came from Rosalee de la Forêt at Learning Herbs. This is the first time I have made lotion bars and it was great fun. My …

Simple Herbal Gift Giving ~ A Guide To Creating 4 Herbal Body Care Gifts

<b>Frankincense:</b> Calms & assists in meditation by deepening the breath. Helps dry, mature skin & wrinkles<p><b>Jasmine:</b> Soothing & creates a sense of …

This All-Natural, DIY Air Freshener Has a Surprising Secret Ingredient

Ah, the smell of home. There’s nothing like it. But what is that smell to you? Short ribs braising in the Le Creuset? Freshly laundered linens? Salty sea air wafting up from the shore? A pot of basil growing on the windowsill? Freshly brewed coffee?<p>If, like three out of four Americans, you …

He Drilled A Hole In A Tire…When He Finished, I Was So Jealous Of His Creation

If you like DIY life hacks, you are going to love this project! I always enjoy a relaxing evening after work in front of the TV! But if the coffee …

{Video} How To Make Rosewater + DIY Rosewater Face Toner

<i>Learn all of the benefits of Rosewater, including a step-by-step tutorial on how to make it! Not only will you learn how to make homemade rosewater,</i> …

Skin Care

Wine Bottle And Glass Display Made Out Of Pallets • Recyclart

Most everything I make and sell is from recycled shipping pallet wood. departing from my normal art canvases and 3D …

Free Chunky Crochet Throw Pattern

This easy crochet pattern is the perfect project for beginner and advanced crocheters and makes a quick, thick, and cozy blanket/throw.<p>507<p>82.3k

Refashion Colorful Denim into a Gorgeous Upcycled Jeans Quilt

If you’ve got colorful old or outgrown denim taking up room in your closet—or access to a good thrift store or flea market—you can turn that unused fabric yardage into a durable one-of-a-kind blanket that your whole family will want to use! If you love your Levi’s, you’ll definitely want to add …

Thrifting

Beach Beauty: Barefoot Crocheted Sandals

Have fashionable feet even when you’re hanging out in sandy, sunny paradise with a pair of pretty barefoot crocheted sandals!<p>Whether you’re lounging by the pool, partying on the patio, or just hanging out in your backyard, you can’t go wrong with these super-cute summertime accessories.<p>Ready to …

Backyard Build: Sturdy Wood Plank Loveseat

If you’ve been looking for perfect outdoor seating for your backyard or patio, but have found readymade options to be lacking in both charm and durability, this project’s for you! Build your own gorgeous and sturdy wood plank loveseat, then customize it with colorful stains or paints to suit your …

A Few Hardware Store Finds Become Something Really Special

This project is so stylish (and so cheap!).<p>There's nothing more deflating than spotting a cute item you love ... and then spying the lofty price tag that goes with it. Marble is a huge decor trend right now, but it's not an inexpensive look. What many people don't know, however, is that the raw …

How To Crochet On The Third Loop

Learn how-to crochet on the third loop with Adriana from Bowties and Fezzes and then make her chunky faux ribbed crochet cowl.<p>Step 1<p>Make 1 round of …

Crochet

Crochet It: Broomstick Lace Scarf

Crocheted broomstick lace may look super-fancy, but it’s actually quite beginner-friendly—you only need to know a few basic stitches! And, once you’ve mastered the technique, you can make lovely items like this broomstick lace scarf from Joanne at Craft Passion that are sure to bring you and your …

Crochet

DIY Luxe Lavender Body Butter

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How-To: Crocheted Vintage-Inspired Baby Booties

Cover sweet tiny feet in classic handmade finery with this crocheted vintage-inspired baby booties tutorial from Olivia at Hopeful Honey!<p>This project is a cute take on a timeless and practical childhood accessory, and the mini flowers on the toes give these booties that extra-special touch.<p>Whip up …