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tinySTUDIO creative life Magazine

tinySTUDIO creative life Magazine

This summer I was contacted by editor in chief of – beautiful! – online magazine “tinyStudio Creative Life” Suzy Brown.She had found – and liked – my jeans jacket punch needle application-project on the blog (free pattern and tutorial here). Not only the revival of… continue reading

Marguerite Blanket

Marguerite Blanket

This is one of the designs I fell in love with the moment I saw it first on social media, and right after super-crochet-talent Sandra published the pattern it was in my Etsy-basket. Another thing I had no qualms about was the kind of yarn… continue reading

Wolplein WWF Joly bag & turtle Joly

Wolplein WWF Joly bag & turtle Joly

When Wolplein contacted me to see whether I would be interested to join their quest to raise awareness to de-plastify the world, I didn’t need any time to think about that. Of course I would! This day and age I think we are all aware… continue reading

Jade’s Mandala Project

Jade’s Mandala Project

One of the (many) things that are going on behind maRRose’s scenes, is the process of decluttering. As it turns out, I’ve crocheted a lot over the past couple of years, and I mean: a LOT!Of course the plan is to list most of these… continue reading

Happy Handmade Living and giveaway

Happy Handmade Living and giveaway

Are you bored about yet another giveaway here on the blog? Just kidding of course ;-)! Let me tell you all about this one! I think it was early January when my dear and ever so talented friend Lisanne / Happy Handmade Living sent me… continue reading

Happy Hip & Stip Party and giveaway

Happy Hip & Stip Party and giveaway

I’m such a lucky duck (or “bofkont” as we say in Dutch;-) because last Saturday I went to another creative event and it was soooo wonderful I’m still feeling happy and hyper!In this post I’m sharing lots of snap shots of this fabulous “Happy Hip… continue reading

Book launch Party and giveaway

Book launch Party and giveaway

Oh my goodness, I can’t believe it’s been almost a week since my punch needle book “Punch als een Pro” had its very festive launch at Wolplein!I’m still on cloud 9999, and feel happy, loved, excited (and a bit tired to be honest, haha). To… continue reading

Book launch “Punch als een Pro”

Book launch “Punch als een Pro”

Oh, you guys! I’m over the moon, super excited and sooo happy: my new book is almost here!!It’s been ready to pre-order (here) for quite a while already, but as of today you can actually have a (rather extensive) peek inside the book (here)! I’m… continue reading

Clematis Dreams Shawl

Clematis Dreams Shawl

It’s with much pleasure that I’m releasing my latest crochet shawl pattern today, please meet the “Clematis Dreams Shawl”! I sure hope you’ll love it as much as I do! The design process can be a very interesting one, and creating this shawl definitely was.… continue reading

“Sjaals” – book review & giveaway

“Sjaals” – book review & giveaway

Every once in a while you come across a pattern that you fall in love with immediately! Two personal favorites in that category come to mind right away: the “Hotel of Bees Shawl”, as well as the “Liula Shawl”. And now a third one has… continue reading