Crafting Fun

Summer Break

July 31, 2016By 0 Comments

Hey All! We are headed for some late summer fun! Sorry to miss you but we will see you again in September! Enjoy your summer!

driving on duck beach nc

(View of the ocean when driving on the beach to Duck NC)

Table Top Candle Cozy free crochet pattern

July 24, 2016By 0 Comments

Yo everyone!! Happy Sunday! ūüôā Last year we¬†shared our Hanging Jar Holder for a friends wedding. She wanted a few cozies to decorate the tables as well so we created this little summer cutie.¬†


Crochet table top candle holder

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Positive Reinforcement Mirror

July 22, 2016By 0 Comments

Hey All! Millie here with a  new gift from the Handmade Christmas Blog Hop! A bunch of us crafty bloggers got together to brainstorm 1 gift a month we could make for the people on our Christmas list. By making a few gifts all year long that MIGHT relieve the usual last minute crafting crunch! See the link up below for all the great gifts made so far! handmade Christmas blog hop 2crochethooks

Mary, blogger at The Boondocks Blog, made a lovely gift using the words from a song and a simple picture frame. You can see her creation HERE. I loved the idea but had already made one gift with music and wasn’t sure what type of music anyone else likes. So then I thought of doing a poem but ended up getting distracted (ha!) and pushed the idea to the side. Then my oldest sister called with some life changing news (for her) and Mary’s gift popped back in my head! Part of the convo with her ended with her taking a week off work to go “find her happy self”, I said “oh that little pony tail girl with the freckles that giggles all the time?” and she said yes.


Positive Reinforcement Mirror 2crochethooks

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Gift guide: Homemade card(s)

July 21, 2016By 0 Comments

2crochethooks gift guide

Hi all, Kristina here. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention homemade cards in the gift guide. A homemade card can go with a gift or even by itself. Your creativity is your limit with these. If you have a machine like a cricut the job is even easier.

I like to add embellishments to the card as well and washi tape is one quick and easy way to do that. One of the washi tapes I like to use is here.

let it snow card with 2crochethooks


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Christmas in July – Beach Ornaments

July 6, 2016By 0 Comments

Hey Everyone! I have hooked up with some lovely BFF Bloggers to bring you some Christmas in July Fun! Each Wednesday in July you will find a new post put out by each member of the group for your enjoyment. In addition, you have the option to link up your OWN Christmas posts! I¬†can’t wait to see all the exciting ideas, crafts, recipes and more shared by everyone!
Christmas in July 2016 Blog Hop

The Lovely Crafty BFF Christmas Hostesses: Please stop by and visit!

Bev @¬†Across The Blvd.¬† // ¬†Monroe¬†@¬†SewCraftyCrochet¬† // ¬†Mary @¬†The Boondocks Blog¬† // ¬†Keri @¬†One Mama’s Daily Drama¬† //¬†Laurie @¬†My Husband Has Too Many Hobbies¬† // ¬†Gail @¬†Purple Hues and Me¬† // ¬†Marci @¬†Stone Cottage Adventures¬†// ¬†Stella @¬†Purfylle¬† // ¬†Sherry @ Olives-n-Okra

There’s nothing like heading to the beach in the summertime! Sun, sand, surf and shells (say that 10 times fast!). To keep that sweet summer beach trip in mind during the cold, dark winter we made a few Christmas at the Beach Ornaments!
Coastal Themed Christmas ornaments

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Happy 4th!

July 4, 2016By 0 Comments

Happy 4th!

Happy 4th of July everyone!
Love and thankfulness to our troops and their families for their support of our freedom!

WIP: Crocheting a Katwise Sweater

July 3, 2016By 0 Comments

Hey everyone! I thought I would catch you up on my Katwise Crochet Sweater Coat WIP. The creation is going a bit slow I admit and Kristina is on pins and needles waiting so patiently! I have sewn the sweater top pieces together so one more step done!


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Dresser to Bench Upcycle DIY

July 1, 2016By 1 Comment

¬†Hi all! Kristina here. When we moved my new bedroom was slightly smaller than my old bedroom leaving me without enough room for my dresser. I’ve had my dresser for as long as I can remember, from youth, and mom had even repainted it for me after I got married. As such I wanted very much to keep it.Dresser refurb w 2 crochet hooks

I decided to spruce it up and turn it into a bench for our new front porch!

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