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Tuesday PIN-spiration Link Party {22}

Welcome to the Tuesday PIN-spiration link party! Make sure to stop by and pin the projects that you love the most and check out our Tuesday PIN-spiration Pinterest Board to see what Rhondda and I are pinning. Now let’s get to the party:

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Easy DIY Halloween Treat Bags – Guest Post Sneak Peak

  Are you looking for a quick and easy Halloween party treat that doesn’t break your budget? Head over to GYCT Designs and check out my quick tutorial for these Easy DIY Halloween Treat Bags! They are super simple and will only take a few minutes and a few materials to create. Enjoy!    

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Half Double V Stitch Tutorial and Afghan Square

I’m so excited to be able to bring you this week’s new stitch of the week! I am in love with the look and the texture of the Half Double V Stitch. It’s a simple stitch that works up very quickly. This tutorial shows you how to do the stitch and how to make an 8×8″… 

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Tuesday PIN-spiration Link Party {21}

Welcome to the Tuesday PIN-spiration link party! I’m so excited for this week’s features and our newest featured blogger, Cylinda from Crochet Memories! Make sure to stop by and pin the projects that you love the most and check out our Tuesday PIN-spiration Pinterest Board to see what Rhondda and I are pinning. Now let’s get to the party:

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The Princess and Her Cowboys Birthday Giveaway

I’m so excited to help Britney over at The Princess and Her Cowboys celebrate her 30th birthday with an awesome giveaway! Here are the awesome prizes that you could win: $100 Walmart Gift Card Google Chromecast (hooks into the back of your TV and you can broadcast from your computer to your TV) Basic Sewing… 

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How to Take Your Art into the Next Dimension with Cricut

It started out as a doodle, something small, casually tossed in the margin of your grocery list. But somehow this graphic element took over and before you knew it, it became the decorative element to everything in your world. Unfortunately all those minute details that you added make it virtually impossible to transform it into… 

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Outfit Your Family for Halloween with Costume Express

Do you find yourself driving all over town, from store to store, just to find the perfect costumes to outfit your family in for Halloween? If so, now is the time to stop that tradition! Save yourself time and money and check out Costume Express. Costume Express specializes in outfitting your entire family for Halloween…. 

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Meet Laurinda Reddig, Author of Reversible Color Crochet

  Last month I had the opportunity to review Reversible Color Crochet by Laurinda Reddig (you can see that post here.) I’m so excited to have Laurinda on the blog today! Laurinda is here to chat about her book and a little about herself too! 

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Tuesday PIN-spiration Link Party {20}

Welcome to the Tuesday PIN-spiration link party! I’m so excited for this week’s features and our newest featured blogger, Sheri from The Country Willow! Make sure to stop by and pin the projects that you love the most and check out our Tuesday PIN-spiration Pinterest Board to see what Rhondda and I are pinning. Now let’s get to the… 

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Janie and Jack Friends and Family Sale

This weekend only, get 25% off your entire purchase at Janie and Jack with code JJEXCLUSIVE. This offer is only good until 10/5, while supplies last. Hurry on over and save on some adorable outfits for your little one!  

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Halloween Party Ideas by Celebrate Express

A Halloween party is so much more than just a few costumes and a couple of bat cupcakes! Haunted house tour, favorite murder mystery re-enactment…there are so many exciting possibilities and Celebrate Express has what it takes to supply them all!  Halloween Party Ideas Decor: Setting a festive fright scene starts with a bold table…. 

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Turn Your Instagram Photos into Your New Favorite Book with Blurb

  If you are a rabid Instagrammer, and wistfully browsing through your Instagram profile to take in all those beautiful shots isn’t cutting it anymore, why not take your talent to the next level and make a real commitment to your photography? With Blurb, you can take all of your Instagram shots and turn them… 

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Zazzle.com iPhone 6 Case Review

Last month, I pre-ordered my custom iPhone 6 case from Zazzle.com. Well, it’s finally here! I was so excited when my case came in the mail since my phone had been pretty much unprotected for several days (I have an iPhone obsessed 3 year old so I NEEDED my case.) When I opened the package,… 

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Tuesday PIN-spiration Link Party {19}

Welcome to the Tuesday PIN-spiration link party! I’m so excited for this week’s features and our newest featured blogger, Mistie from American Crochet! See more from Mistie below. I hope you all enjoy this week’s projects! Make sure to stop by and pin the projects that you love the most and check out our Tuesday PIN-spiration Pinterest Board to see what Rhondda… 

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World Wide Artist Blog Hop

Last week, Charlotte from Crochet by CEDdesigns invited me to join in on the World Wide Artist Blog Hop! You can see her post here. I am so lucky to have met Charlotte. She is an amazing designer with great patterns and crochet tutorials on her blog. I love meeting new people that also have the same… 

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Craftsy’s Stash of Possibilities Sale!

  Shop Craftsy’s Stash of Possibilities Sale starting now! Take advantage of up to 70% off ALL project kits, fabric, yarn and supplies. Shop now to save before popular products sell out! Hurry, offer expires September 29, 2014 at 11:59 PM MT. Shop Craftsy‘s Stash of Possibilities Sale and save big!      

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Reversible Color Crochet by Laurinda Reddig

This book review  is written by my on behalf of Interweave/F+W . I was given a complimentary copy of this book to complete my review but was not financially compensated. All opinions expressed are my own. Title: Reversible Color Crochet – A New Technique Author: Laurinda Reddig Published by: Interweave/F+W ISBN: 978-1-62033-338-9   I am so grateful… 

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Give Me Some Sugar Coffee Cozy

When Fall rolls around, I love making coffee cozies to accessorize my favorite Fall drinks. Sometimes when I get a cup of coffee at my favorite coffee shop, I am 1. Usually in a hurry and 2. Always need extra sugar. That’s why I made this cute, fall-themed coffee cozy with a sugar packet pocket!… 

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It Girl Crochet – Book Review and Giveaway!

This book review  is written by my on behalf of Interweave/F+W. I was given a complimentary copy of this book to complete my review but was not financially compensated. All opinions expressed are my own. Title: It Girl Crochet                                 … 

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Tuesday PIN-spiration Link Party {18}

Welcome to the Tuesday PIN-spiration link party! We have four new features this week and an incredible featured blogger, Rebecca from Little Monkeys Crochet! See more about Rebecca below! I hope you enjoy this week’s projects and cannot wait to see what you have to share! Now let’s get to the party:

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Fifty Percent off at Mabel’s Labels TODAY ONLY!

 Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day with these two great  50% off promotions from Mabel’s Labels!

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Friday Faves in Food and Fiber Arts {12}

Welcome to the twelfth week of Friday Faves in Food and Fiber Arts! I hope you enjoy all of the great recipes and patterns featured here today. Make sure to stop by and leave these amazing bloggers some comments and pin their amazing projects! Let’s start with the Food Faves of the week:

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Craftsy’s BIG Fall Course Sale!

  Have you heard Craftsy’s BIG Fall Course Sale is happening now? Learn from the world’s best instructors in the comfort of your home, when you shop up to 50% off ALL online classes! Once you enroll you can watch your classes anytime, anywhere, forever! Here are some great classes that are being offered: Start… 

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Moss Stitch Tutorial and Afghan Square Pattern

I’m so excited to be able to bring you the new stitch of the week! I hope you are all excited to learn the Moss Stitch. It’s one of my favorites. It is similar to a crunch stitch and is made with a series of half double crochets and slip stitches. Happy Crocheting!

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The Crochet with Us Giveaway

  I have another exciting giveaway for you all! To thank our amazing group of crocheters from the Crochet With Us! Facebook group, Rhondda and I are having a giveaway of some amazing crochet-related prizes!