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I love the quote above. It reminds me to keep going when I think I can’t do something. Do motivational quotes sometimes help you? This week all the crafty goodness is totally focused on Cute Crafts. The DIY Pet Pals are adorable and for something to add a bit of life to your home decor;

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Fathers Day Crafts

This week’s crafty goodness features some fun and easy to do Father’s Day Crafts. Kids will love to get involved with making these craft projects. Some they can do all by themselves and others will require some help. The variety of card ideas are great and the Typography Glasses are a clever idea. First up

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Flower Crafts That Will Delight You Happiness is when what you think what you say and what you do are in harmony Mahatma Gandhi

As a child I used to love gathering flowers from my Grandmother’s garden. I also remember making flowers from tissue paper and cellophane. It was such fun curating this roundup, I adore flowers and hope you too will enjoy these flower crafts. First up, my knitting progress… On My Needles This week I have progressed

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Space Crafts

This week as you might have guessed from the title, features fabulous Space Crafts. My kids and I were recently discussing the planets and I am sure they would love to tackle some of these crafts. I love the adorable arigurumi Aliens and the Moon cross stitch pattern. Something for everyone in the crafty goodness

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Easy Crafts That You Can Totally Make

Sometimes you just want a craft project that is simple but effective. This week’s Top 10 In Craft is all about Easy Crafts. Easy does not mean boring by any means. There are some fab ideas to try out, I hope you find something that you’d like to do. On My Needles Last week I

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Mums are like buttons they hold everything together

This week is all about craft inspiration for Mothers Day Crafts. Receiving something handmade on Mother’s Day is always a delight. My kids have often secreted themselves away before Mother’s Day to do a crafty project for me. Their handmade cards and little sewing or knitted projects bring a smile to my face. In this

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Of course I talk to myself I need expert advice

Do you talk to yourself when crafting? I thought this craft joke was a bit of fun 🙂 I certainly talk to myself but not sure I would call myself an expert just yet. This week’s Top 10 in Craft is all about Crafts for Adults and there are so many wonderful projects to enjoy!

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Craft Quote by Karen Alfke

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about adorable Angel Crafts So many wonderful ideas that talented crafters have shared. The Angel Votive is a lovely project and for the little crafters, the Fingerprint are fun and simple to do. But first a craft update of my own… This post may contain affiliate

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SABLE Stash Aquisition Beyond Life Expectancy

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about Easy Crafts For Kids So many different projects to get the creativity flowing. There are some excellent tips on how to teach crochet to children and how to knit a simple Pom Pom Scarf. But first a little progress report of my own… On My

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Spring Is A Time Of Plans and Projects ~ Leo Tolstoy

Spring is in the air! Spring is such a lovely season, we say goodbye to those freezing days and look forward to more sun and warmth! For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about Easter Crafts. The crafty ideas are such fun, there is something for everyone. There’s lots of variety to keep

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Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, it’s all about Rainbow Crafts! Fun and colorful crafts that bring fun and joy. Lots of variety to get your creativity flowing. There is a crocheted Spiral Rainbow Dream Catcher that looks gorgeous. The Rainbow Triangle Pillow that will bring color to your couch or outdoor chair. But

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Do you get so engrossed in your crafting, that you are in your own world? No matter what gets your creative juices flowing, craft with happiness and a sense of humor. I've really enjoyed learning a new knitting skill, reading a pattern from a chart. Looking forward to tackling some more complex designs. We share some excellent tutorials for beginners plus more. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #DIY

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, it’s all about Button Crafts that are so colorful and creative. So many different crafty ideas that use buttons. There is a gorgeous lamp shade idea for decorative handmade piece for the home. For the little crafters, they will love the button turtle project. But first a little

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Crafting is my kinda thing. Yours too? There are so many fabulous craft ideas to be inspired by. Whatever work in progress you have going on, may it continue to bring happiness. If you've recently finished one, relish that sense of achievement and by all means do a little happy dance!! Hope you enjoy this week's crafty goodness...Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #sewing

For this week’s top 10 In Craft, I am talking about none other than mystical and magical unicorn crafts! Amazing and fascinating creatures having existed in mythology for thousands of years. They have their roots in Ancient Mesopotamian artworks, and they were also found in the ancient myths of India and China. Did you know

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It is the little things that make life big, sometimes we need to celebrate this more. Yes it can be frustrating when a craft project is just waiting to get finished! However, even a little progress is one step closer to completion. Our inspiration this week is focusing on craft that makes our lives big :) Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #DIY #knitting_inspiration #crochet

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, it’s all about Presidents’ Day crafts, celebrating the life of the USA’s first president, George Washington. Born in 1732, he was one of the men who signed the Declaration of Independence. Thus setting the USA on the course of becoming the country it is today. Nearly 300 years

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Being Crafty is not a hobby, it is a way of life. Crafting is varied and wonderful. For some people it is their life. Many people have started out with craft just as a hobby. Then it’s become their way of earning a living. How fabulous that their crafting passion has lead to bigger and better things Here’s your crafting inspiration for this week. Enjoy! Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about… I’ll give you a clue. What do rainbows, gold and the color green remind you of? That’s right, St. Patrick’s Day! We’re sharing St Patrick’s Day Crafts that are fantastic and fun to share with all ages. We have found all sorts of crafts, with

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No great thing is created suddenly Star Wars Crafts

For this week’s Top 10 In Craft, it’s all about Star Wars Crafts that are creative and fun to share with all ages Lots of variety to keep everyone engaged. There is a crochet hat based on a character’s unique form, I wonder if you can guess which character? There’s also a BB8 knitted toy

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The Beginning is the most important part of the work

This week it’s all about finding Winter Crafts that are interesting and fun to make and share. Lots of variety to keep everyone engaged. But first… On My Needles I will be honest, knitting and yarn are featuring in my dreams. As I have no project at present, my unconscious is telling me to get

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"The Desire To Create is One of the Deepest Yearnings of the Human Soul"Does the quote above resonate with you? When life gets busy and you can’t find the time for craft, do you yearn to be creative? Just taking even a few moments here and there, can make a difference. Finding inspiration this week, includes a little something for Valentine’s Day.Enjoy!Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft

For this week’s Top 10 In Craft, it’s all about Spring Crafts. I am sharing projects that highlight the joys of the Spring season. Lots of fabulous projects to keep your creative juices flowing. One of my favorites is the ‘All of the Lights’ Knitting Pattern by Joji Locatelli. But first here is how my

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Our teen has had a resurgence in creative output and has been paper crafting and drawing. I love watching our teen draw and make. I get a real buzz when I see the look of pride and joy in their eyes, when they complete something. Hence this week’s inspiration is all about Crafts for Teens...Please share. Sign up to our craft inspiration roundup newsletter and make Mondays more manageable. Fabulous Crafty ideas and projects delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craftsforteens #teencrafts #diy #crafts

For this week’s Top 10 In Craft, it’s all about Crafts For Teens. Lots Of Cool And Fun Stuff That Isn’t Boring Or Stupid. There is a gorgeous tassel scarf pattern and a fab tutorial on how to make a unique yarn craft. But first a little craft progress report of my own… On My

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Best Drawing Paper For Your Arts and Crafts Projects

What’s The Best Paper To Use With Copic Markers? Check out all of these great tips from these amazing artists and drawing bloggers. Here is what they use… When investing in top quality markers such as Copics. You want to find paper that will show off the beautiful artwork you’ve created. As Copic Markers use

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Valentine’s Day is next month, so there is plenty of time to create something special. Create a decoration or make a gorgeous gift to celebrate the day of love. Here are some ideas to get you started… Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #valentinesdaycrafts #knitting #crochet #sewing

Ahh the day of love, really everyday there should be some love don’t you think? Valentine Crafts for Adults are the craft projects being featured in this week’s Top 10 in Craft. The 3D paper hearts on branches look superb. First off though is some exciting news on my knitting adventure … On My Needles

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Best Drawing Pencils for all your arts and crafts projects

After getting a number of requests from readers, we have put together this huge drawing guide for you 🙂 Learn, Perfect and Master Looking for something specific? See our table of contents below. In a hurry? Check out our Key Takeaways and top recommendations at the bottom of this post. Something we forgot? Leave a

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Markers for all your arts and crafts projects.

Welcome! Prepare to become well informed! After getting many requests from readers, we have put together this colossal markers guide for you. We can guarantee this post will help you become a guru! In this post, we share a wealth of information on best markers for drawing, sketching and illustrations. We have a comprehensive guide

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The Top 25 Best Drawing Books

This week we’re all about choosing the best drawing books to help you improve. Practicing your drawing is always fun and enjoyable. Added to that is the joy of seeing your progress over time, with practice you become better. We have scoured top recommendations from professional artists and novices alike to create this list of

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Top 100 Drawing Blogs

Drawing is a creative and enjoyable hobby, and there’s no doubt about it. It’s no surprise that so many people love doing it. However, with many other creative pursuits, it’s easy to run out of ideas! Added to that, drawing doesn’t come like magic! It takes practice and lots of it. So, that’s why we

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Many people often find they get on a roll when it comes to crafting. They just keep on going because being creative is rewarding. I have really enjoyed the creative space, my knitting provides in my life. Recently my youngest has got into reading the Harry Potter series. Hence the theme for this week's roundup...Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #harrypottercrafts

For this week’s Top 10 In Craft, it’s all about Harry Potter Crafts. I am sharing projects that highlight the magic of the Harry Potter stories. Lots of fabulous projects on offer. One of my favorites is the Ron Weasley Knitted Pattern Blanket. But first here is a little craft progress of my own …

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Relaxation and knitting. This quote, sums it up beautifully… “Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn’t hurt the untroubled spirit either.” - Elizabeth Zimmermann. Whenever life starts to feel overwhelming, taking time out for some craft may just help. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #pineconecraft #knitting #crochet #diy

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about making beautiful Pine Cone craft that make for stunning home decor. Such an incredible creation of nature, they’re everywhere, especially in the spring. But what is their purpose? The species of tree called conifers create them. They are the reproductive organs of the tree, believe

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In crafting there are no mistakes just unique creations Penguin Crafts

Penguin Craft is the inspiration for this week’s Top 10 In Craft. The Penguin craft projects that are featured down below are absolutely adorable. First up, here’s my knitting is coming along … On My Needles I have found some knitting inspiration this week. My needles are still empty, but this shawl is something I

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Thinking about bringing in the New Year, I am excited by the possibilities of 2019. Guests will be so impressed by your own efforts if you manage to create any of these New Year Eve Crafts. I know Christmas is only weeks away and that in itself is exciting!! I hope you are looking forward New Year’s Eve and to a thoroughly inspirational and creative 2019!! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #newyears #newyearseve #diycrafts

It’s nearing the end of another terrific year. But you know what that means. New Year’s Eve is on the way! Celebrate the new year with all these great New Year Eve crafts! There’s something here for the whole family to get involved. Keeping in theme with the New Year, there’s plenty of glitter, bright

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The days and weeks ahead may get just a little hectic with celebrations. Taking sneaky moments of knitting helps keep me a little calmer :) The rhythm of the needles is indeed like soft music playing. Hoping that whilst you craft in the coming weeks, music plays to you too. Here’s what we’ve found for you this week to inspire your crafting ventures. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #knittingpatterns #knittinginspiration

On My Needles I finished the Honey Cowl made from Angora Wool and it is super snugly and soft. It is shedding, so that it not so great 🙁 When I wear it, the turquoise fibers get stuck to whatever else I am wearing. I searched in Ravelry to find out if there are any

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To Shop Or Not To Shop What A Silly Question

It’s nearly that time again… To help you get into the spirit of the upcoming holiday, we’ve shared some fabulous Thanksgiving craft ideas. Thanksgiving will soon be upon us and no doubt you are busy getting organized for the celebration. Something else that may be on your mind is the sales following Thanksgiving! Black Friday

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The Christmas Craft Inspiration shared this week include some lovely ideas to try It’s so easy to get flustered and bothered with preparations for Christmas and gift giving. As a maker taking the time to create those handmade Christmas gifts is something you love to do. Doing craft allows you to just relax and enjoy the making. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #christmascrafts #christmas #craft #diy

On My Needles The yarn I am working with is 100% Spanish Angora goat yarn. Super soft and dare I say it, hairy 🙂 There is some shedding going on as I knit. The pattern is the Honey Cowl by Antonia Shankland/Madeline Tosh I have used this pattern before and it is very easy to

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Be Kind Be Thoughtful Thanksgiving Crafts

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about geninue and thoughtful thanksgiving crafts that are perfect for the upcoming holiday. Thanksgiving is on the way. The centuries old celebration has messages that are as strong and important as ever. In readiness for the upcoming holiday, the crafts here are sure to help you

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The times I have been knitting lately made me think of this quote. I’ve shared articles on the health benefits of knitting and how some people find knitting is their meditation. I can get to a place of stillness and sanctuary in my mind when I knit. It’s a wonderful space. How about you? Do you find knitting is your quiet time?Here is the crafty goodness for this week… Enjoy! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #dinosaurcrafts #knitting #crochet #sewing

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about ROARtastic Dinosaur Crafts that you and the little ones in your life are sure to love. Dinosaurs, although we know so little about them, are fascinating creatures. It’s such a fantastic thing that that kind of animals walked this earth a million years ago. That

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Only 3 more weeks until Halloween!! Still plenty of time to get busy with crafting. This week we’ve found the Top 10 Best Halloween Crafts For Kids. Decorate your home with handmade Halloween themed craft by by the little ones in your life. We know that Halloween is fun for the whole family! Please share. Sign up to our craft inspiration roundup newsletter and make Mondays more manageable. Fabulous Crafty ideas and projects delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #halloweencraftforkids #halloweencrafts #kidscraft

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about spooktacular Halloween crafts for kids that are sure to get them excited about Halloween. It’s such a fantastic night of the year for kids; they get to dress up, have fun, and of course, eat candy! What’s there not to love? These crafts will instill

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This week it’s all about inspiration for your creative space. I was encouraged to write about this topic having seen Jennifer McGuire’s introduction video. Her craft room and craft table are spectacular!! And suddenly after some considerable amount of time searching online, I found all these amazing creative spaces for crafters. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #crafttable #craftroom #craft #DIY

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about the amazing craft table ideas to inspire you to create your own. The saying goes, “A person is as only as good as their tools,” which is indeed not true, but it helps to have great tools. An inspiring place to create is one of

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Top 100 Craft Blogs Crafty Like Granny

This week we are celebrating those fantastic and hard working craft bloggers that give us so much inspiration and joy. We asked our lovely readers, and they are currently voting for their favorite Craft Bloggers. As you can see, there are not quite 100 yet. Votes from our lovely readers are still coming in. I

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Do you get excited about creating for Halloween? I will never forget my first experience of being invited to a Halloween Party. I was completely blown away by the spooky bats, spiderwebs, ghosts and glowing pumpkins! Such fun :) This week’s crafty goodness is all about amazingly easy Halloween crafts. Enjoy! Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #halloweencrafts #craft #diy

On My Needles I spent time this week sewing in the ends I had so far on my daughter’s scarf. Hoping that will make it easier when I have finished the knitting. Do you sew in your ends as you go or do you wait until you’ve finished all the knitting?   Crafty Tools –

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Being true to what is important to you is what matters. I’m making my own roadmap. Sure, there are bumps and unexpected potholes but I see them as challenges I can learn from. In case you were wondering when these moments of reflection happen, it is when I am quietly knitting :)Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #craft #crochet #sewing #quilting #DIY

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about perfect pumpkin crafts in honor of the upcoming fall. Such a delicious vegetable, it reminds us of the cooling weather and the escape from the heat of summer. Celebrate the coming months of fall with a beauitful glittered pumpkin decor. Or perhaps you will make

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Do you give yourself permission to simply stop and take time for yourself? Perhaps 'your time' is when you craft, I hope this is so. I love the quote above because it encourages me to get out in nature and enjoy the beauty. Do you love watching the falling leaves too? Here's your dose of craftiness for this week...Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #sewing #craft

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about cute and hootastic owl crafts for the young and young at heart. Owls are such majestic and intelligent looking creatures; they are the symbol of magic and ancient knowledge. They also make for adorable craft ideas. There are all sorts of crafts in here, from

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Inspiration from the crafting world, is found this week from the fall season. Fall is my favorite season, as it is a chance to knit for cooler weather. The changing colors in the trees is always so glorious to watch. There is a change in light outside, it is softer somehow. Hope you looking forward to the fall season and the crafting opportunities it brings. Here are some fabulous Fall Craft Ideas. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #fallcraftideas #knitting #crochet #sewing

On My Needles The scarf I am making for my daughter is coming along slowly. I was excited to hear from a reader; Vicki who asked how the scallops were made. I explained that the lace pattern repeats create them. The crest of the wave lace pattern and the colors remind me of the bottom

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Seasons change and some of us welcome them with open hearts and creative minds. New colors in our midst, inspire us, motivate the maker in us. Somehow I get a new perspective on my crafting journey, in the fall. So many ideas for projects to complete for now and to be ready for the winter months. A selection of fall craft goodness to inspire you. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #sewing #quilting

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about the beautiful fall crafts in honour of the season that brings great change. This has most likely been said a million times, but there is something magical about seeing the greenery erupt into a beautiful sea of warm colours. From crafts inspired by the beautiful

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Lifelong Learning of Craft is something I strongly believe in. It keeps the mind active and the heart full. Lifelong Learning is part of a crafting journey. It is so satisfying when you are learning something new and it actually turns out! Here are some ideas for your Life Long Learning crafting journey.Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet

My Stormy Lace Cowl Update… Oh what a disaster 🙁 I managed to sew up the ends of my Stormy Lace Cowl and revel in its glorious softness. (if you didn’t see last weeks update here is the link for the start of this story) Then disaster struck! I unwittingly collected my cowl in clothes

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Crafting is my kinda thing. Yours too? There are so many fabulous craft ideas to be inspired by. Whatever work in progress you have going on, may it continue to bring happiness. If you've recently finished one, relish that sense of achievement and by all means do a little happy dance!! Hope you enjoy this week's crafty goodness...Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #sewing

Crafting is my kinda thing. Yours too? There are so many fabulous craft ideas to be inspired by and only so many you can undertake, but that’s okay 🙂 When you do finish a craft project, it’s such a feeling of accomplishment and joy. I am edging closer to finishing off a colorful crocheted blanket

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With Back To School in the air, sharing this quote from Dr Seuss with my own kids, helped them to get excited about going back to school. Many families will be experiencing back to school and to make it more fun, incorporate some fabulous craft!! Our inspiration this week focuses on Back To School Crafts that are super fun and easy to do. Enjoy! Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #backtoschoolcrafts #kidscrafts

For this weeks Top 10 In Craft, It’s all about fun and educational back to school crafts to get kids excited about going back to school. From creative and handmade supplies to handy and fun projects that will make school life easier. Kids are sure to love these, and have something they’ve made themselves to

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‘Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.’ Crafting and being creative is such a pleasure to fill your mind with, don’t you agree? This week we are sharing some fabulous crafty goodness, that’s sure to make a happy place in that corner of your mind. Enjoy and happy crafting! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #sewing #embroidery

I love this quote! Crafting and being creative is such a pleasure to fill your mind with, don’t you agree? This week there is some fabulous crafty goodness, that’s sure to make a happy place in that corner of your mind 🙂 Enjoy and happy crafting!

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Once you gain confidence in a particular craft, things become more interesting and exciting. The inspiration we’ve found this week will be sure to get your craft ideas flowing. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com

This is so true of craft pursuits; there are so many ideas to try! Once you gain confidence in a particular craft, things become more interesting and exciting. The inspiration we’ve found this week will be sure to get your craft ideas flowing.

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There is so much we can learn about our chosen crafts and so many willing to teach us. We have more ability to access knowledge from around the world than ever before! It is the knowledge that we retain that builds our wisdom. As always our aim is to help inspire you in craft, enjoy what’s on offer this week… Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #crafts #DIY #Sewing

There is so much we can learn about our chosen crafts and so many willing to teach us. We have more ability to access knowledge from around the world than ever before! The knowledge that we gain is certainly important but wisdom is powerful. It is the knowledge that we retain that builds our wisdom.

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This article features 10 fabulous crafting projects to make. Particularly beneficial for those of us who love to make and are looking for inspiration. Whether you knit, crochet, sew, or embroider. There's something to get your creative juices flowing. -- Repin this and click through to read about these 10 great craft projects. Make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #sewing #DIY #crafts

Creativity can be expressed in so many ways. I’ve been enjoying learning to knit a lace pattern with baby alpaca yarn. So gorgeous and soft and I love seeing the lace design evolve with each row. It always amazes me, how many creative projects and people there are online. As always, we’ve spent hours searching

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When you craft are you in your happy place? Working with your hands, being creative and producing beautiful items brings happiness. That’s what we crafters are all about :) Makers are happiest when crafting. Hope you enjoy the crafting inspiration gathered for you this week. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #craft #sewing #DIY #4thofJuly

When you craft, are you in your happy place? Working with your hands, being creative and producing beautiful items brings happiness. That’s what we crafters are all about 🙂 Makers are happiest when crafting. Hope you enjoy the crafting inspiration gathered for you this week 🙂 P.S Prime Day on Amazon is coming very soon.

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3 Ps for Craft Practice Patience Persistence

These life skills are beneficial for many areas of life, including Craft pursuits. Practice helps us to develop our chosen craft skills further. Patience gives us the opportunity to slow down and take your time working on our craft. Persistence means that no matter how long it takes you will finish a project. Hope you

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I Love Handmade and I am sure you do too! As part of the crafting community, you get a sense of the sheer talent that’s out there. I love finding fabulous craft projects for you. I hope you enjoy this week’s crafty goodness. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #quilting #craft #DIY #sewing

I love handmade, and I am sure you do too! As part of the crafting community, you get a sense of the sheer talent that’s out there. I love finding fabulous craft projects for you. I hope you enjoy this week’s crafty goodness 🙂 P.S Amazon Prime Day is coming so I’ve recently written a

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Composition with threads and sewing accessories on grey background

Amazon Prime Day Is Coming!! Update: Amazon have announced that Amazon Prime Day 2018 will on July 16 be from 12pm PT/3pm ET, for a day and a half!! That’s 36 hours of deals!! (please note this post contains affiliate links) Here are some fab Amazon Prime Day deals  for crafters but be quick they

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Take Life One Stitch At A Time... We sometimes rush through our days, with everything we have to do. The idea of taking life one stitch at a time, helps my mind race less. I approach tasks a little more calmly. The hand stitching I am doing on my daughter's quilt is soothing. I am mindful of this approach to life and feel more able. Here's our crafty goodness for this week. Enjoy! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com

Take Life One Stitch At A Time… We sometimes rush through our days, with everything we have to do. The idea of taking life one stitch at a time, helps my mind race less. I approach tasks a little more calmly. The hand stitching I am doing on my daughter’s quilt is soothing. I am

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I Made It Myself. There is something very gratifying in saying these words. Knowing you have used your own creative skills to produce something handmade. Receiving praise from others on your handmade efforts is always welcomed. However being proud of yourself is even more important. In this week’s roundup there are some truly gorgeous projects to try. Enjoy!Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #knitting #crochet

I Made It Myself There is something very gratifying in saying these words. Knowing you have used your own creative skills to produce something handmade. Receiving praise from others on your handmade efforts is always welcomed. However being proud of yourself is even more important. In this week’s roundup there are some truly gorgeous projects

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Happiness Is A Way Of Travel Not A Destination. With diligence and effort we believe we will somehow get to a point of happiness. This quote made me think differently about happiness and how it’s threaded throughout life. We experience moments when we are unhappy, which is okay. My very wise Mom says “You’ve got to hold on to the good” My crafting makes me happy, how about you? Hope this week’s roundup of craft inspiration brings you happiness. Please share. #knitting #crochet #DIY #sewing

I saw this quote during my readings on the internet this week – “Happiness is a way of travel, not a destination” ~ Roy Goodman It got me thinking about how one aims for happiness. With diligence and effort we believe we will somehow get to a point of happiness. This quote made me think

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I cannot count my day complete 'til needle, thread and fabric meet. I am thinking of the warmer weather and this is where I’ve drawn inspiration, for this week’s crafty goodness. Crafters seem to gain creative spirit in late Spring, early Summer. Plenty of wonderful ideas included below. Enjoy! Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #craft #DIY #sewing #quilting

I cannot count my day complete ’til needle, thread and fabric meet. I am thinking of the warmer weather and this is where I’ve drawn inspiration, for this week’s crafty goodness. I love late Spring and early Summer with it’s bright cheeriness 🙂 Crafters seem to gain creative spirit around this time. How about you?

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Too many ideas not enough time is something that I think about regularly!! There are so many wonderful projects to create. Time is not always on our side but when you do take the time to craft, it is so worth it. Here are some more ideas to add to your list of possibilities. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #knittingstitches #knittingpatterns

Too many ideas not enough time is something that I think about regularly!! There are so many wonderful projects to create. Time is not always on our side but when you do take the time to craft, it is so worth it 🙂 Here are some more ideas to add to your list of possibilities…

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Take Time To Do What Makes Your Soul Happy is something that as crafters, we can completely relate to :) There needs to be joy in life. Crafting brings us that joy and makes our soul happy! Here's our roundup of some crafting joy for this week. Take a look... Make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #sewing #embroidery

Take Time To Do What Makes Your Soul Happy is something that as crafters, we can completely relate to 🙂 There needs to be joy in life. Crafting brings us that joy and makes our soul happy! Here’s our roundup of some crafting joy for this week. Take a look…

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It is the little things that make life big, sometimes we need to celebrate this more. Yes it can be frustrating when a craft project is just waiting to get finished! However, even a little progress is one step closer to completion. Our inspiration this week is focusing on craft that makes our lives big :) Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #DIY #knitting_inspiration #crochet

It is the little things that make life big, sometimes we need to celebrate this more. Yes it can be frustrating when a craft project is just waiting to get finished! However, even a little progress is one step closer to completion. Our inspiration this week is focusing on craft that makes our lives big

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Whatever you love to make, may it always bring you joy. The making, creating, gaining skill and knowledge is a big part of a crafter’s life. Some of us started out young, with family members sharing their knowledge with us. Some of us find our creativity later in life. However you came to craft, doesn’t matter. What matters is the making. Please repin. Make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crocheting #sewing #embroidery

Our community of makers is vast and varied and that’s what makes it so unique! Whatever you love to make, may it always bring you joy. The making, creating, gaining skill and knowledge is a big part of a crafter’s life. Some of us started out young, with family members sharing their knowledge with us.

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Love to Craft – Gift Ideas For Mom This week is all about craft inspiration for gifts to give to your Mom. Receiving something handmade on Mother’s Day is always a delight. My kids have often secreted themselves away before Mother’s Day, to make a crafty project for me. Their handmade cards and little sewing

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"Hand Made Craft Rocks!" Some of my most treasured items are hand made. My Grandmother's embroidered tablecloths. The beautiful knitted baby dress and jacket my Mother made for me. I am sure you also have treasured hand made items. I'd love to hear about them. Hope you enjoy all the crafty goodness this week...Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #craft #DIY

  Every week I am amazed at the heaps of creative ideas that crafters share. In this post, I am sharing inspiration with the thought in mind “Hand Made Craft Rocks!” Some of my most treasured items are handmade. My Grandmother’s embroidered tablecloths, with such intricate work. The beautiful knitted baby dress and jacket my

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Do you get so engrossed in your crafting, that you are in your own world? No matter what gets your creative juices flowing, craft with happiness and a sense of humor. I've really enjoyed learning a new knitting skill, reading a pattern from a chart. Looking forward to tackling some more complex designs. We share some excellent tutorials for beginners plus more. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #crochet #DIY

Do you get so engrossed in your crafting, that you are in your own world? Craft Like No One’s Watching 🙂 No matter what gets your creative juices flowing, craft with happiness and a sense of humor. My dishcloths that I’ve been knitting up have worked out well. I’ve really enjoyed learning a new knitting

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To Craft or Not to Craft? What a silly question!!I love this quote, it makes me smile :) Crafting is such a big part of many people's lives and it provides such joy. I love being part of a creative community where people share their ideas.It will be definitely a 'To Craft' answer for me! How about you? Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting_inspiration #Knittingpatternsfree #crochet #craft #sewing

To Craft or Not to Craft? What a silly question!! I love this, it makes me smile 🙂 Crafting is such a big part of many people’s lives and it provides such joy. I really love gathering together all the crafty ideas, for the Top 10 In Craft inspiration for you. Here is the crafty

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When experiencing a little hiccup in your crafting project this is a good quote to remember. Mistakes are part of a crafter’s journey and not getting too upset is the key. The craft inspiration for this week is all about ease and a reminder that there are some serious crafters out there, who no doubt also have made their share of mistakes! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #craftideas #knitting #crochet

Keep Calm and Craft On 🙂 When experiencing a little hiccup in your crafting project, this is a good quote to remember. Recently I attempted a knitting hat where I made a rather large mistake where I decreased too many stitches in one row and I couldn’t go back and fix it. I needed to

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Crafting makes everything better even Mondays!! We hope that our Top 10 in Craft inspiration that’s delivered every Monday, gets your week off to a great start :) This time of year brings renewed vigor and creativity, as we are surrounded by new life and growth in the nature around us. Check out what we've got for your craft projects. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #knitting #knitting_inspiration #crochet

Crafting makes everything better even Mondays!! We hope that our Top 10 in Craft inspiration that’s delivered every Monday, gets your week off to a great start 🙂 This time of year brings renewed vigor and creativity, as we are surrounded by new life and growth in the nature around us. Thanks to Anna, one

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Crafting Is My Therapy. I’ve shared about crafting and the health benefits it can have. For many of us Crafting is our Therapy. Doing something with our hands centers us, makes us calmer. To help you along with your Craft Therapy, here are some fabulous craft ideas. Check out the free knitting patterns, sewing tutorials, St Patrick Day Craft ideas and more. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #Craft #knitting #crochet

Crafting Is My Therapy I’ve shared about crafting and the health benefits it can have. For many of us Crafting is our Therapy. Doing something with our hands centers us, makes us calmer. To help you along with your Craft Therapy, here are some fabulous craft ideas. 

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Eat Sleep Craft Repeat Yes! Most definitely! This is the way to live! Eating, Sleeping, doing some craft and then the next day, repeating it all again.For some of us this might be very much our daily life! Some of us have to just squeeze some craft in :) Take a look at the fabulous crafting ideas for this week. #Knitting #Crochet #Embroidery #Sewing #Art Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com

Eat Sleep Craft Repeat Yes! Most definitely! This is the way to live 🙂 Eating, Sleeping, doing some craft and then the next day, repeating it all again. Take a look at the fabulous crafting ideas for this week.

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Being Crafty is not a hobby, it is a way of life. Crafting is varied and wonderful. For some people it is their life. Many people have started out with craft just as a hobby. Then it’s become their way of earning a living. How fabulous that their crafting passion has lead to bigger and better things Here’s your crafting inspiration for this week. Enjoy! Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com

Being Crafty is not a hobby, it is a way of life Crafting is varied and wonderful. For some people it is their life. Many people have started out with craft just as a hobby. Then it’s become their way of earning a living. How fabulous that their crafting passion has lead to bigger and

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"The Desire To Create is One of the Deepest Yearnings of the Human Soul"Does the quote above resonate with you? When life gets busy and you can’t find the time for craft, do you yearn to be creative? Just taking even a few moments here and there, can make a difference. Finding inspiration this week, includes a little something for Valentine’s Day.Enjoy!Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft

“The Desire To Create is One of the Deepest Yearnings of the Human Soul” Does the quote above resonate with you? When life gets busy, and you can’t find the time for craft, do you yearn to be creative? Just taking even a few moments here and there, can make a difference. A sense of

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No great thing is created suddenly Star Wars Crafts

Some of the most rewarding projects, are those that we’ve labored over for a long time. The utter joy experienced when sewing up the final stitch on a quilt. Finishing up the last row on a sweater and seeing the end in sight. Watching the beaming smile of the person who has received your gift.

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Has your creativity experienced renewed vigor, being a reader of Crafty Like Granny? :) Love this quote. Creativity is contagious. Pass it on - Albert Einstein. Start with something small and eventually you will be tackling bigger projects. We are passing on the creativity found in the inspiring crafty articles below. Enjoy :)Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #Craft

Creativity is Contagious, Pass it On!! I love this quote! Have you ever been to a class to learn a new crafting skill and been infected by the creativity of others in the room? Has your creativity experienced renewed vigor, being a reader of Crafty Like Granny? 🙂 Creativity is contagious. Start with something small

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Being creative is so rewarding and it sure does make one feel happier. The joy experienced when projects come together is wonderful. It doesn't matter how big or how small the task is, just doing a little is lovely. Picking up my knitting needles and click-clacking away brings a smile to my face. How about you? What's your crafting happiness? To help stimulate your crafting happiness and bring a smile to your face :) , here is this week’s inspiration.#craft #Knitting #crochet #DIY #kidscraft

Craftiness is Happiness! Being creative is so rewarding and it sure does make one feel happier. The joy experienced when projects come together is wonderful. It doesn’t matter how big or how small the task is, just doing a little is lovely. Picking up my knitting needles and click-clacking away brings a smile to my

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Have you ever been doing a task and thinking “I would rather be crafting”? I am sure there are many times that this thought has come into your mind. Particularly when doing something unrelated to craft, that you are not particularly enjoying :) We share some excellent tutorials for fabulous crafting inspiration. Here, here to dreaming about craft! Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft

Have you ever been doing a task and thinking “I would rather be crafting”? I am sure there are many times that this thought has come into your mind. Particularly when doing something unrelated to craft, that you are not particularly enjoying 🙂 Below are some excellent tutorials for fabulous crafting inspiration. Here, here to

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New crafts to learn... “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” —Plato All crafting projects have a beginning. It is in those initial stages where the excitement is. Choosing the project and searching for the required materials. Gathering everything together. Then finally starting. Whether it be the first stitch cast on, the threading of a needle, the folding of paper. (Whatever your chosen project requires at Step one) May you also find the thrill in beginnings.Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft

New crafts to learn… “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” —Plato All crafting projects have a beginning. It is in those initial stages where the excitement is. Choosing the project and searching for the required materials. Gathering everything together. Then finally starting. Whether it be the first stitch cast on, the

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You Know You Knit Too Much When.

Happy Holidays! If you have made hand crafted gifts for loved ones, may you relish their big appreciative smiles. You know you knit too much when… I know when I am knitting too much – my family says “You really love knitting don’t you. It is all you seem to do!” As I’ve mentioned before,

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Relaxation and knitting. This quote, sums it up beautifully… “Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn’t hurt the untroubled spirit either.” ― Elizabeth Zimmermann My very first Crafty Like Granny newsletter linked to an article about the health benefits of knitting and a recent study has shown that knitting, crocheting and jam

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In Crafting there are no mistakes just unique creations. Please share. Sign up to our craft inspiration roundup newsletter and make Mondays more manageable. Fabulous Crafty ideas and projects delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com

Mistakes are just unique creations. The above is a good quote to remember when beginning any new craft skill. Having a sense of humor when starting out is essential. There are plenty of excellent tutorials and craft ideas this week shared by those who have been crafting for a while. No doubt they also have

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Many people often find they get on a roll when it comes to crafting. They just keep on going because being creative is rewarding. I have finally finished a crocheted Granny Square blanket for my daughter. It has been a long time in the making 🙂 It felt so good to complete it and see

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Crafty Like Granny begins… I’ve just got back into craft after a long lapse. My own Mum is the inspiration for this site. ‘Granny’ as she is now known to my daughter,  has been doing creative things all her life and taught me many crafty skills. My reasons for starting this newsletter was to save

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