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Time For Craft Pursuits

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. It is true, no great thing is created suddenly. We've sourced fabulous #craft inspiration for you. Crochet patterns, knitting tips and more. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #knitting

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.
(knowing full well they have no idea how long it took you 🙂

It is true, no great thing is created suddenly.

Take the time to craft and don’t stress on how long it takes you.

Read on for this week’s craft inspiration… 

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Editor’s Note – All of these crafts and images belong to their original owners. I didn’t create them, I just wanted to help showcase their amazing work to you, my lovely readers. And also please pin the images from the owner’s site.

DIY Cactus Canvas

DIY Cactus Canvas. Such a fun craft project for some home decor or a teen bedroom. Check out Courtney’s tutorial on A Little Craft In Your Day. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #DIY #Decor #Craft

Such a fun craft project for some home decor or a teen bedroom. Check out Courtney’s tutorial on A Little Craft In Your Day.

Mini Bud Vases – Repurpose Salt and Pepper Shakers

Mini Bud Vases - Repurpose Salt and Pepper Shakers What a great idea to repurpose small salt and pepper shakers! Rachel at The Everyday Mom Life shows you what to do. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #DIY #Decor #Craft

What a great idea to re-purpose small salt and pepper shakers! Rachel at The Everyday Mom Life shows you what to do.

Jute String Lanterns

Jute String Lanterns. These lanterns look gorgeous. Lindi from Love Create Celebrate shows you how to create them using Jute String. Please share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #DIY #Craft

These lanterns look gorgeous. Lindi from Love Create Celebrate shows you how to create them using Jute String

Phone Case Pop Socket Hand Spinner

Phone Case Pop Socket Hand Spinner. It never ceases to amaze me what some crafty people can create! This short video from Stephania is worth a look :) Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #PopSocket

It never ceases to amaze me what some crafty people can create! This short video from Stephania is worth a look 🙂

Pom Pom Bird Craft

Pom Pom Bird Craft. These adorable birds are a simple project to take on. Kids would love getting involved too. Follow Michelle’s tutorial on Molly Moo Crafts. Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #KidsCraft #Pompoms

These adorable birds are a simple project to take on. Kids would love getting involved too. Follow Michelle’s tutorial on Molly Moo Crafts.

Painted Rocks DIY Tic Tac Toe

Painted Rocks DIY Tic Tac Toe Game. The team at Consumer Crafts have a tutorial for making this fun game with painted rocks. Follow their tutorial on how you can make it. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #DIY #Games #Craft

The team at Consumer Crafts have a tutorial for making this fun game with painted rocks. Follow their tutorial on how you can make it.

Crochet Bohemian Scarf – Free Pattern and Tutorial

Crochet Bohemian Scarf - Free Pattern and Tutorial. A crocheted scarf pattern more suited to an intermediate crocheter. Love the design! Follow Maya’s pattern on The Little Treasures blog. #Crochet #Freepattern #CrochetedScarf

A crocheted scarf pattern more suited to an intermediate crocheter. Love the design! Follow Maya’s pattern on The Little Treasures blog.

DIY Flower Pen and Terracotta Pot for Valentine’s Day

DIY Flower Pen and Terracotta Pot for Valentine’s Day. Kids will love to get involved with making this nifty craft project for Valentine’s Day. Take a look at Melissa from Kid Friendly Things To Do instructions on how to create them. 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 #ValentinesDay #KidsCraft

Kids will love to get involved with making this nifty craft project for Valentine’s Day. Take a look at Melissa from Kid Friendly Things To Do instructions on how to create them.

How to Make Paper Roses

How to Make Paper Roses. These large Alora Garden paper roses are stunning! Follow Linda from Burlap and Blue’s tutorial. Please note, this project requires practice, time and patience :) 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#Papercraft #Paperflowers

These large Alora Garden paper roses are stunning! Follow Linda from Burlap and Blue’s tutorial. Please note, this project requires practice, time and patience 🙂

How To Count Your Gauge

How To Count Your Gauge. Kay at Mason and Dixon Knitting has written a very clever piece about counting your gauge. Some very sage advice to be found. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knitting #gauge
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. It is true, no great thing is created suddenly. We've sourced fabulous #craft inspiration for you. Crochet patterns, knitting tips and more. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #craft #knitting

Kay at Mason and Dixon Knitting has written a very clever piece about counting your gauge. Some very sage advice to be found. Read the full article here. Editor’s note: Our readers have said, in their free time, they love going back over previous editions of our roundups.
– So we’ve kept the crafty goodness below from around this time last year.

Stephanie shows you how to tackle the basics of knitting. See her “Simple Knit Series” tutorials. Learn how to cast on stitches using the long tail cast-on. Learn the knit stitch (garter stitch), and cast off stitches. Then try the Stockinette Stitch. Ami’s excellent photos give you guidance on what your knitting should look like. Please share and make Mondays fun, get our craft inspiration delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #knittingtips
Knitting for Beginners: The Stockinette Stitch

Stephanie shows you how to tackle the basics of knitting. See her “Simple Knit Series” tutorials. Learn how to cast on stitches using the long tail cast-on. Learn the knit stitch (garter stitch), and cast off stitches. Then try the Stockinette Stitch. Stephanie’s excellent photos give you guidance on what your knitting should look like.

Perfect for the cooler weather. A Chunky crocheted scarf with pockets at the end. Brilliant! Bethany has provided a free pattern and a tutorial.  When you look at the link for the pattern, a Crochet Pattern e-book will display. The book includes other great ideas and the Chunky Crocheted Pocket Scarf is the 3rd pattern. Please share. You will always look forward to Mondays, with our craft inspiration roundups -CraftyLikeGranny.com #crochet
A Scarf with Pockets – What a great idea!

Perfect for the cooler weather. A Chunky crocheted scarf with pockets at the end. Brilliant! Bethany from Whistle and Ivy has provided a free pattern and a tutorial.  When you look at the link for the pattern, a Crochet Pattern e-book will display. The book includes other great ideas and the Chunky Crocheted Pocket Scarf is the 3rd pattern.

Joined together by crochet, this is a stunning quilt by Fanny Lu Designs. There are easy to follow instructions aided by beautiful photography and videos. Each of the blocks has a blanket stitch edge. There is a very clever trick included to ensure your blanket stitch is neat. Please share. Join now for creative craft inspiration. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #qulting
When Crocheting and Quilting Meet In A Beautiful Way

Joined together by crochet, this is a stunning quilt by Fanny Lu Designs. There are easy to follow instructions aided by beautiful photography and videos. Each of the blocks has a blanket stitch edge. There is a very clever trick included to ensure your blanket stitch is neat.

Interesting thoughts about crafting, politics and activism on Julie’s Subversive Cross Stitch blog. The in your face cross stitch designs are definitely worth a look. Please share. Make Mondays more manageable and sign up for our craft inspiration newsletter. Delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #Crossstitch
Subversive Cross Stitch

Interesting thoughts about crafting, politics and activism on Julie’s Subversive Cross Stitch blog. The in your face cross stitch designs are worth a look.

Winning combination for a gorgeous dessert by Garum Factory. Some of my favorite desserts combined in one. The tanginess of Lemon Curd, the crunchy sweetness of Baklava and served with raspberries and greek yogurt. Fantastic! Warning: The food photography in this post is likely to make you very hungry :) Please share. The best in craft delivered to your inbox every Monday - CraftyLikeGranny.com #recipes
Baklava Wafers with Raspberries, Lemon Curd and Greek Yogurt

Winning combination for a gorgeous dessert by Garum Factory. Some of my favorite desserts combined in one. The tanginess of Lemon Curd, the crunchy sweetness of Baklava and served with raspberries and greek yogurt. Fantastic!

Warning: The food photography in this post is likely to make you very hungry 🙂

Make Your Own Smudge Stick What is a Smudge stick I hear you ask and what do they do? Read all about them here at You Grow Girl and how you can make one from plants found in your garden. Please share. Look forward to Mondays with our craft inspiration newsletter. Crafty goodness delivered to your inbox - CraftyLikeGranny.com #gardening
Make Your Own Smudge Stick

What is a Smudge stick I hear you ask and what do they do? Read all about them here at You Grow Girl and how you can make one from plants found in your garden.

Hope you have a fabulous week and enjoy some craft ?

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Yours in Craftiness

Jodie

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