Colorful Crochet & Crafts

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“Little Lenny Cushions”

“Little Lenny Cushions”

Just looking at my work, I’m pretty sure you already know how much I love making cushions… For starters, they’re relatively speedy projects (unlike blankets, that – by the way – I love making too, haha), plus they can change the look of a room… read more

Punchneedle: the love continues

Punchneedle: the love continues

Ah… it’s so fun to be back in the blogging saddle! Now that I’m not only making a list of things I want to blog about, but I’m actually writing the posts again, I realize how much I’ve missed this space. There were times when… 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 Necklace

(for the Dutch version of this free pattern, click here) This idea has been sitting at the back of my head for a long, long time. When the “CraftKitcheners” and I were introduced to these fabulous little yarn-balls of Durable-happines, it was very quickly decided… read more

Orchidea Cross Stitch Bag

This project sure was a trip down memory lane, and a lovely one for that matter. You see, when I was a little girl, I made a couple of these ↑ cross stitch cushions – they’ve adorned my parents’ couches for a long time. I… read more

Follow-up Friday – Granny Square Sophie

Hot off the needle, here she is, my latest granny square “Sophie”! I’m so pleased how she turned out! Apparently a (creative) brain works in mysterious ways, at least mine does. You see, a couple of weeks ago, I woke up one morning remembering I… read more

Christmas Stars & Baubles

With a Christmas-to-do-list longer than my arm, it was probably not the smartest thing to listen to the crochet voice in my head. On the other hand, just sitting down with a hook, yarn, some beads and the two ideas that apparently needed to be… read more

Introducing: Granny Square “Abby”

It’s with much pleasure – and some anticipation – that I’m introducing granny square “Abby” to you today! The anticipation stems from a mix of feelings (“will other people like her too”, “what if I overlooked a mistake in the – gazillion times checked –… read more

KreaDoe – Triangle Pincushions

Recently I told you about my exciting new part-time job as blogger for the biggest Dutch Craft Fair, KreaDoe. In my first blog post for them I shared my “Yarn Ends Bowl” (Dutch diy here) the second one that has just gone live on KreaDoe’s site is… read more

My Creative 2014

First and foremost I’d like to wish you all a wonderful 2015, filled with love, friendship, good health, fun, laughter and of course ….. lots of creativity! Although the new year is already well on its way, I could not resist looking back on my… read more