Colorful Crochet & Crafts

Category: diy

Instagram Crochet Party

Just try to picture this: a gorgeous yarn store, 25 lovely and creative ladies, at least 100 of their wonderful projects, lots of cake, drinks, made-with-love presents…… yep, there you have it: yesterday’s glorious Instagram Crochet Party at Echtstudio. Gosh, it was so much fun… read more

Christmas Gifts – showtime!

Now that all Christmas giving has been done, I can finally show you the things I made. That is, as far as I was able to take decent pictures (quite the challenge these dark days in this part of the world), or simply did not… read more


In a recent post I already told you about Santa Clause’s big brother, Sinterklaas, who’s responsible for even more December-festivities in The Netherlands! Today we’ll be celebrating “Sinterklaas” with our extended family, some 10 people. Not the traditional way though, no we’ll be playing the… read more

“Traveler’s Notebook”

Correct me if I’m wrong, but you’ve surely all been to a buffet before. The question is: have you ever been to a paper buffet? Today I had the privilege to do just that, choosing from a wealth of gorgeous paper, that was to go in… read more

KreaDoe – Yarn Ends Bowl

From October 28 – November 1, 2015 the biggest annual craft & hobby fair in The Netherlands is going to be held again in “De Jaarbeurshallen” in Utrecht: KreaDoe. Whether you love to crochet, knit, sew, make cards, design jewellery, or bake cakes, well basically ànything creative:… read more

Happy Flower Power Bag

The list of projects I want to make is endless …… And although I do manage to tick things off that list, it’s still constantly growing due to the fabulous inspiration that I (and I’m sure you too) am surrounded with. Gorgeous blog posts, beautiful… read more

Christmas 2014

While it is lightly snowing outside, I’m comfy and warm inside typing this after-Christmas blog post. I hope your Christmas was as wonderful as ours, filled with things that  – I think – matter most during this festive season: quality time spent with people who… read more

Fabric Labels

Adding your own label to the things you create gives a nice personal and even somewhat professional touch. When I first started crocheting again – in 2010 – I ordered mine online. You’ll find a wealth of companies offering personalized labels just by browsing the… read more

Yarn ends

Having played with yarn ends before (diy and links here) and finding the container that houses the snippets of my crochet filled to the brim, I played again and what delightful play it was! This time I not only used cotton yarn ends, but had… read more

maRRose Giveaway

A  new little “maRRose Giveaway” is long overdue – it’s just that I could not decide whát to give away. That is until I started making friendship bracelets! So as a token of appreciation for all your friendship – that makes me really happy –… read more