Melodiya McDonald

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Bright as a Button Blanket Ta-Dah

Button. Button. Who's got the button? BLANKET, that is! <b><br>I'm pretty jazzed about how this design worked out. It has texture and color and flexibility.</b> …

Standing Double Crochet - Joining Without the Slip Stitch and Chain!

Step 1: Hold the yarn end with the last two fingers of your hook-holding hand.<p>Step 2: Holding the hook in your first two fingers and thumb, wrap the …

Crochet

Easy to Make Crochet Sock Patterns

Crocheting is a technique that can be learnt by anyone who loves to make the things of daily use at home with their own hands, it is not something …

book folding - see-saw

Have you seen some of those folded book art/sculptures on etsy?! They are so beautiful and make the perfect gift. As it turns out they are also, …

How to mix collections when creating cards using Stationery Noted and Summer Stories with Jamie Harder today on the blog, so pretty!! http://bit.ly/16huP39 Thank you Jamie!!

mixing pastels and water

Chalk pastels alone are a really fun supply but when you mix pastels with water you are able to use them in a totally different way! While you cannot …

This adorable crochet owl basket makes the perfect organizer for your desk essentials or an adorable DIY gift, because whooooo can resist an organizing solution that's this cute!?

<b>Crochet the Basket:</b><p>Note: The basket is worked in a spiral, so joining rounds is not necessary, Mark beginning of each round.<p>Rnd 1: With 2 strands of …

Baby Owl Free Pattern!

This green owl was made using Vanna’s Choice yarn in Fern, Sapphire Blue, Terracotta, Linen, and Mustard<p>My baby owls are all made with Lion Brand …

The serenity of Hong Kong before it became a financial hub, by master photographer Fan Ho

Hong Kong wasn’t always a concrete jungle packed with 80-story skyscrapers. During the 1950s and ’60s, Fan Ho, one of Asia’s most acclaimed masters of photography, captured a different kind of life in the city through his Rolleiflex lenses. Ho passed away last Sunday (June 19) <b></b>at 84 years old in San …

Hong Kong

Crochet Fingers and a Thumb

Making crochet hands and fingers can be tough for anyone. I have posted a video tutorial that I hope will guide you through making doll hands...<p>Learn …

Mastering The Basics: Join-As-You-Go

As many of you know, I'm a big fan of the Join-As-You-Go method, for joining my granny squares. It's super easy, much faster than sewing or joining …

Crochet border chart

Although I didn't post anything since the end of the last month, which is more than 3 weeks (I know, it was too long), I was actually very, very …

Lanukas shares a free pattern for this Solid Granny Heart Square

Lanukas shares a free pattern for this <b>Solid Granny Heart Square</b>. I really like this blog. It’s in Spanish, but can be easily translated using Google Translate. Lots of awesome things via the link.

Barbie Clothes

I feel like a kid again, playing with Barbies with Ruby, brushing their hair and changing their clothes. We have quite a few now living at our house …

Zoo Blanket Applique Set - patterns

Crochet

See You Later Crochet Alligator

My kids only have one more week of school left this year so I’m busy crocheting little end of year gifts for their teachers! Our elementary school’s …

Crafting

DIY Crochet Button Flower ¦ The Corner of Craft

Crochet Giraffe Pattern

Amended on 22/06/13<p>Here is my pattern for my little Giraffe. This is the first crochet pattern I’ve written, so I hope that it’s ok. I’m the master …

How to make an amazing grass daybed out of wood pallets

Are you looking for ways to spruce up your home’s sparse green space or even that sad concrete roof top? Well, look no further because landscape …

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The Soft, Memory-Laden Oil Paintings of Joshua Flint | Colossal

<p>The oil paintings of Joshua Flint look like depictions of memories when one tries too hard to access the faded thoughts—worn corners, blurred faces, …

New Calligraphy Animals by Andrew Fox | Colossal

<p>With just a few strokes of his calligraphy pen, illustrator Andrew Fox creates everything from animals and insects to people and robots—figures that …

Kelly Reemtsen’s Painterly Juxtapositions of Chic Dresses and Power Tools Showcase Modern Femininity | Colossal

<p>Los Angeles-based painter Kelly Reemtsen's newest works focus on the subject matter of well-dressed women toting household tools that range from …

Scrapbook Sunday: August Messy Box Fun

This week's Scrapbook Sunday is all about the summer vibes inside the August Messy Box. I fell in love with the ombre, tie-dye effect on the paper in …

Crafting

Travel Scrapbook Page with Mind the Scrap Kit (with video!) [6]

In the last few years, it often seems all the shop announcements in the scrapbooking world have a sad tale, so I am very happy to change that up and …

Scrapbooking

Scrapbook Sunday: Alter Your Alpha Stickers

Back-to-school season has been reminding me of how quickly my kids are growing, and that I need to not only be taking more photos of them, but to be …

Crafting

Weekly Challenge | CristinaC

This week, our member Cristina (CristinaC), wants you to use hand-cut letters in your layouts! In her layout below, she used elements from four …

Crafting

Little Blossom's Blanket

<b>Little Blossom's Blanket</b><p>http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/little-blossoms-blanket <br>This blanket fits a single bed and measures 44x62 inches.<p>If …