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DIY Wooden Photo Ledge for Just $11 – YarnHookNeedles

  I love simple, easy and frugal projects! This is most definitely one of them. You don’t need any fancy tools, or more than a few bucks. This project can literally be done by a child if need be! A while back I found a tutorial by the wonderful gals over at Shanty2Chic. Their stuff is…

Fireplace Makeover for less than $50 – YarnHookNeedles

  So living in our mobile home there many little projects here and there to keep us VERY busy! One of my projects on the list was a slight makeover to our fireplace. I loved the wooden mantle however I didn’t care for the cherrywood color! We had repainted the entire living room a sort…

Maker Monday! GANXXET Yarns from Etsy!!! – YarnHookNeedles

  Have you ever tried indie yarn producers? I have recently started branching out and trying different yarns made and produced here in the USA. I have loved some of the European yarns I have tried such as the ever-so-popular WeAreKnitters and Wool and the Gang. I know there are amazing yarn makers all over…

Chunky Crochet Baby Blanket with Pattern!

  If you’ve ever wanted to whip a soft, big and lovely baby blanket, this pattern is PERFECT for you! I love making baby blankets for friends who have just had a baby. I came up with this pattern to decrease the time it took me to make a blanket and I have loved the…

DIY $5 Bathroom Mirror From An Old Piano! – YarnHookNeedles

So we are in the process of a master bathroom makeover. This mirror was one of my projects. It really only cost $5! Here’s what I used: – front wood panel from an old piano we got off craigslist – wood glue – grab n go onyx paint from Walmart (I’m using this on several…

Sew An Envelope Pillow Case For Your Home! – YarnHookNeedles

I always laugh at myself when I finally tackle a project I’ve put off because of being intimidated! Can you believe THIS project was one of them! 🙄 Anywho… I had some leftover fabric from some small curtains I had made. I also had these not-so-cute floral throw pillows which came with some free craigslist…

Rag Wreath Tutorial – YarnHookNeedles

Here is a fabulous craft anyone can do! If you know how to use scissors, can tie a knot and measure things there’s NO WAY you can fail! This is a rag wreath I made for my boys. The theme in their room is Dinosaurs and my oldest son LOVES the colors green and red!…

Easy DIY wall art tutorial!

It’s time for another tutorial! Today I’m showing you how I took 2 wooden thrift store plaques and transformed them into trendy hand lettered art. I always try and grab up wooden frames and plaques for dirt cheap when I’m thrifting. They are usually only a few dollars and being wooden they have much longer…

Crochet Chevron Bag with Leather Handles Buyable Pattern! – YarnHookNeedles

  Today I am sharing with you another pattern from the amazing Joni! She runs the awesome little shop RubyWebbsCrochet. I shared her with you guys on a Maker Monday several weeks ago. READ THAT POST HERE! I have since completed several of her patterns and I am so in love with her designs! This…

Maker Monday! Meet Jen from Teal and Finch! – YarnHookNeedles

I have come to love our Maker Monday series so much! It helps me to dig deep and find some pretty amazing Etsy stores which I might not have otherwise ever known about. Today we are learning all about the Teal and Finch Handmade shop. Jen is a mama as well as an incredible seamstress!…