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Craft Dates – book review & giveaway

Craft Dates – book review & giveaway

Yesterday I was at the festive book launch of a won-der-ful new book; as a matter of fact I’m so enthusiastic about this book, I hardly know where to begin describing this absolutely one of a kind and beautiful book! Let me start with the… read more

maRRose Punch Needle Workshops

maRRose Punch Needle Workshops

Saturday’s two “Punch like a Pro”-workshops at “Echtstudio” were a great success! I truly liked teaching the lovely, creative and dedicated people who came to learn this new-to-them technique. Sharing things that you are passionate about is one of the best things in life, don’t… read more

Hotel of Bees Shawl

Hotel of Bees Shawl

I’m happy to report that I’m doing fairly well in the “Focus, Marianne!”-department, and I’m slowly but surely ticking things off my “must catch up with list”. This – long overdue – post falls in that category and is about my “Hotel of Bees Shawl”-journey…… read more

maRRose make-over

maRRose make-over

Woohoo! After months of on-and-off work behind the scenes, we are finally ready to show you maRRose’s new look! “We” is my fantastic web guru Frank and I (if you’re ever in need of computer support, his company – MeerWeb – is the place to… read more

Blanket for Yarnbombs – “Stephen’s Square”

Blanket for Yarnbombs – “Stephen’s Square”

High on my list of things that I want to share with you is this project, the “Blanket for Yarnbombs” initiative. It was started by Naomi, Jane and Susan, whom you all most likely already know via social media. In short: Naomi is a wonderfully… read more

Punch Needle

Punch Needle

“Focus” and “Catch Up”: my 2 words for 2018, remember? Well, I think it’s safe to say that from now on most of my posts could start with these two! Either because I did focus, and made progress on the “catch up”-list (and consequently have something… read more

WAK Porch Crawler Sweater

WAK Porch Crawler Sweater

Even though January is well underway already, I’m sure it’s not too late to wish you – and very sincerely so – all the best for a happy, wonderful, love-filled, healthy, and of course creative 2018! I’ve seen quite a few people picking a word… read more

Christmas Crochet – a round up

Christmas Crochet – a round up

Christmas 2017 is almost here, and what’s more fun than to add some quick crochet projects to your undoubtedly busy schedule? I mean: a  made-with-love little gift for that special friend, cute little xmas decorations to embellish gifts with, a darling crochet ornament to put… read more

Crochet Lantern(s)

Crochet Lantern(s)

During our most recent – as always pleasant and inspiring – “CraftKitchen”-bloggers meeting, we came up with the idea to have a “Christmas Challenge” amongst the five of us. We would all receive a box with the same materials, and design a x-mas project with (most)… read more

Round and Round The Crochet Hook

Round and Round The Crochet Hook

Another inspiring crochet book has hit the shelves, and I’ve had the privilege of receiving an advanced copy a few weeks ago. It’s Tuva‘s latest publication by very talented Emily Littlefair / The Loopy Stitch – “Round and Round The Crochet Hook”, and I can… read more