This is more of a brag post than anything. I’m not planning on going through the steps of how I made it because there’s so much information online already. For instance, I take a lot of my inspiration from Pinterest. So, when my sister in law asks me if I can make my niece’s birthday…… Continue reading Rainbow Unicorn Birthday Cake, Oh My!
I’ve been on a baby shower kick! I had a coworker who was pregnant and a cousin who recently announced to me that she is pregnant. Both were/are expecting boys. I’m not much of a baby blanket person. I’ve only made two squares to contribute to a group gift blanket before. For some reason, it…… Continue reading Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!
I have completed my first pattern! I actually made this dinosaur about a year ago as a commissioned piece. I wrote everything down, but I needed to transcribe it into a document and have some people test it first. I finally got around to doing that and I’m very excited to say that it’s a…… Continue reading Brontosaurus Pattern Available on Etsy
Initially, when I decided I wanted to learn how to crochet amigurumi, I thought I would make a ton of miniature versions of my dog, Sparkle, and sell them on Etsy. Well, I never seemed to get around to figuring out how to crochet a Boston Terrier. Over the past couple of years, I’ve seen…… Continue reading Sparkle Jr. (Version 1)
I did it! I won 1st place in the category of Knitted and Crocheted Art, Dolls, and Toys: Dolls, Toys, and Animals. The coral wasn’t really displayed well, but I had to remind myself I already won so it doesn’t matter. I’ve got better pictures here on my blog! Here is a link to the…… Continue reading 2018 Orange County Fair 1st Place Winner!
I wanted to submit something original to the OC Fair this year with my Octopus and I discovered via Pinterest some fantastic pictures of coral made using crochet. Most noteworthy was the exhibit at the Smithsonian The Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef. So I started reading up on hyperbolic crochet to figure out what it is…… Continue reading Coral Reef & Hyperbolic Crochet
I went to a MeetUp event at the Yorba Linda Public Library to create a small terrarium and, afterward, I liked the look so much that I wanted to make a larger version with a vase that I have. The library had us make terrariums in fancy water glasses and provided us with all the…… Continue reading Quick and Easy DIY Succulent Terrarium for Under $10