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Yarn and Fabric Pumpkins

Fall is upon us and this year I’m actually ready for it. I usually don’t look forward to this time of year because of the impending cold weather and I’m usually going back to work as a teacher after having a summer off. This year I am just getting excited for the arrival of ourContinue reading “Yarn and Fabric Pumpkins”

DIY Fall Decor

September hit and my Fall decor is coming out. I created 2 different Fall decorations using several of the same fake florals from Michaels. The first item I made was this super simple wreath. This is a very customizable wreath that you need very little supplies to create. Just pick out your favourite florals andContinue reading “DIY Fall Decor”

Macramé and Yarn Rainbow

What did I do on my 30th Birthday?? I made a macramé rainbow for my daughter of course! This is such an easy project that does not require much skill or supplies. This is a great craft to do while watching TV, or parts can be done while riding as a passenger on a roadtrip.Continue reading “Macramé and Yarn Rainbow”

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