Crochet Easter Basket With Decorative Edging

For Easter this year I decided to make my kid’s Easter baskets!  It took me a while to settle on a pattern.  First I made a tiny basket to get an idea of what I needed to do to make a full size Easter basket the way I wanted! My first prototype of the Easter…

Crochet “Frozen” Snowflake Blanket

My daughter LOVES everything Frozen right now.  Queen Elsa and Frozen are her number one favorite things right now.  So I decided to make her a “Frozen” Snowflake Blanket for Christmas this year!  This blanket took me quite a while to make.  From start to finish it took 3 months total.  This pattern is not…

Moroccan Flower Blanket Pattern

Every year for Christmas my kids get a new blanket.  My youngest daughter loves the color red.  She is always running off with her older siblings red stuffed animals and toys.  So I decided to make her a flower blanket of red and yellow!   I made 4 kinds of flours using red, yellow, and…

Double Sided Fleece Blankets

I love making blankets!  In fact I am to the point now where I am running out of places to put them! But that is what happens when you live in the land of frozen tundra!  I decided a while back to make my kids some double sided fleece blankets!  This way I could use two…

Pokemon Birthday Party

This year my son wanted a Pokemon birthday party!  This year we decided to make a pinata for the party along with pokemon snow globes and pokemon punch balloons ( you know, for battles!).   The Birthday Invitations! I found this great site that allows you to customize your own pokemon card!  I used it…

Crochet Pokeball Blanket Grid Pattern

My son absolute LOVES Pokemon right now!  Everything pokemon!  So I decided to make him a pokeball blanket for his birthday.  But I was unable to find any patterns online so I created my own!  I am not a formally trained crocheting master but it worked out pretty well!   pokeball-crochet-grid-pattern    

Princess Party Birthday Invitations

For my daughter’s 5th birthday this year we did a Princess themed birthday party!  We called it “princess” but it was really Queen Elsa themed if I am being honest because Elsa is number in her heart! For our invitations she helped pick out all the colors, paint, and ribbon, which she totally loved!  I…

Clay (Porcelain) Necklaces for a Princess Party

For my daughter’s 5th birthday party we did a princess theme this year.  I knew it would be fun for each child to make and decorate their very own necklace.  I was thinking of Sofia the first and her amulet at the time.   At first I thought about doing salt dough.  But it would…

Getting the most out of your kid’s clothes!

At the beginning of every school year I buy my kids new pants.  By the end of the school year all the knees have holes!  Sometimes they don’t even make it to the end of the school year.  So I decided I would make those pants into shorts which makes me feel less annoyed when…