Thursday, December 31, 2015

One Month of Patterns Giveaway


Let's start off 2016 the right way...



Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Windmill Square Fat Bottom Bag

This pattern uses the Windmill Afghan Square in a fun and trendy way. This bag could be used as a purse for everyday use or as a market or beach bag.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Kaleidoscope Waves Legwarmers

These legwarmers are a fun addition to your everyday wear. Mix solids with ombres and create trendy kaleidoscopic legwarmers to match with any outfit.

Upcycled Button Down Dress

Take an old button down shirt and turn it into a dress for your little girl. Just add a crocheted halter top and voila, a light and airy summer sundress.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Basic Wristers

Thanks for joining the Holiday Stashdown CAL of 2015!

Wristers are so popular! They are quick & easy to make, plus are fun and can be a great addition to any outfit by coordinating the color or adding stripes or embellishments.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Reindeer Ornament - Makers Christmas Blog Hop

With the countdown to Christmas underway, there's plenty on the to-do list. And while you may have more to do, than time allows, check out some of my favorite products for the holiday season. Also be sure to visit all of the previously posted articles, which featured some great Christmas/holiday products! Save a little time and get some shopping for your loved ones, or yourself, checked off your holiday list!

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Floating Hearts Convertible Beanie

This Floating Hearts Convertible Beanie can be worn in multiple ways. It can be worn as a traditional beanie or you could leave the drawstring loose and wear it as a pony tail hat. You could also leave the drawstring open all the way and create a bandana look or it can also be worn as a cowl.



Saturday, November 28, 2015

Friday, November 27, 2015

Monday, November 23, 2015

Wreath Xmas Tree Ornament

Make dozens of these little wreaths to hang on your tree or as fun additions to your Christmas gifts in just a couple of hours.
They are so quick & so easy!

Friday, October 30, 2015

Pumpkin Treat Sack - Maker Blog Hop Week 6

Falling leaves, cooler temperatures, shorter days, approaching holidays… all those mean Autumn is here. Whether your a fan of the cooler weather or not, Fall offers some amazing products. And that’s what this blog hop is going to bring you! The newest, trendiest, best selling products of the Mad Mad Makers will be brought to you throughout the next few weeks! From September 25th to October 30th, two Makers will be featuring their Fabulous Fall Products and sharing them with you! Not sure you follow everyone? That’s okay! Follow Mad Mad Makers on FacebookTwitter or G+. Or you can check out the bottom of this post to see who’s scheduled when and their links when they do share their products.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Rorschach Square

I have teamed up with several other designers to be a part of the Mystery Lapghan CAL hosted by Cylinda from Crochet Memories and Sheri from The Country Willow


Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday a new square pattern is released for free for all participants to use and then all 36 squares will be assembled to make an awesome new Lapghan! And you can link up your finished project to be entered to win a prize! 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Freshman Slouch

This hat is my second entry into the My Mountain Man contest. I wanted to design something that had fun textures, but was still fairly simple..and, of course, perfect for the guys.
Freshman Slouch Hat Crochet Pattern

This contest is about the guys in our lives and the mountains they are facing; my oldest son just started high school this year, and we all know that's a mountain in itself. Slouch hats also happen to be his favorite style..so here we have the Freshman Slouch!


Thursday, September 10, 2015

Chilly Cables Mittens - Crochet Mitten Drive


Today is the 1st day of the 1st Crochet Mitten Drive! I am so excited to about this event!
15 designers came together to bring you 15 brand new mitten patterns for a great cause! Let me tell you more about our vision:


Friday, September 4, 2015

Allagash Beanie

It's My Mountain contest time again...this time the theme is For Men! Click HERE to vote!
ALLAGASH BEANIE
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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Victorian Romance Square

During my square designing kick, I first made the Native Sun Square which had great texture. It was followed the Mingle Square and the Primrose Square, which are equally as beautiful, but lacking the textures; So I knew I had to make another that just "popped".

Presenting: Victorian Romance Square



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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Friday, July 31, 2015

Mingle Square

Here's another great new Granny Square design! I just love granny squares and I knew I needed to make a few of my own.

 
In case you missed it, yesterday I shared the Native Sun Square

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Native Sun Square



Looking for a fun new "granny" square pattern? 

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Monday, June 22, 2015

Rainbow Sherbert Tablet Cover

Handmade tablet covers are an awesome way to show your personality: just use your favorite colors and your favorite stitches!
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rainbow-sherbert-tablet-cover

This uses a simple wave stitch pattern and Rainbow colors to create a fun design that reminds me of Sherbet (hence the name).


Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Blue Jeans Coffee Sleeve

The Blue Jeans Coffee Sleeve is totally fun and unique with functional pockets to hold your coffee sweetener packets. Best part, it's quick and easy too!!
https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/blue-jeans-coffee-sleeve
 Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Beautiful Ducklings Stuffy

When I first started out as an indie crafter I did custom orders. My business name then was Beautiful Ducklings after my 3 beautiful children. It was during this journey that I found my true passion of designing.

One of my very first designs was a mascot for my business; a fun stuffed duck.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

Spring Scarfie

I love projects that are not only quick to work up, but also versatile. The Spring Scarfie is exactly that. It can be doubled over and worn as a scarf or leave it long like a necklace to add a little extra style to your outfit.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Fun Crochet Lingo

Ever wonder what someone means when they say "I had to Frog-it" or ever wonder why a t-shirt that says "WIPs and Chains excite me" is totally hilarious and not just inappropriate public wear? Well this post is going to explain some of the most popular slang lingo used among crocheters.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015

Valentine's Day Mini Treat Bags

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/valentines-day-treat-bags
Looking for a fun Valentine that's quick and takes little supply? These are it!
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Thursday, January 22, 2015

10 Crochet & Craft Sites You Should Follow


I have compiled a list of some of the BEST blogs/websites to follow. These sites are full of amazing FREE craft projects and tons of inspiration! This is by no means a complete list of all the wonderful talent out there, nor are they in any certain order, but these are some of my most frequented sites that I think everyone should be checking out!

Friday, January 16, 2015

Ready to Blog Hop?

I love blog hopping, I think it is a lot of fun, so I've teamed up with several other designers to bring you many chances to win great prizes from patterns, to pattern kits, to mystery gifts and more! Are you as excited as I am?

So, what do you have to do to win? Hop the blogs to find out! 

If you're starting here on my blog, then you're hopping all wrong. Here's the order:



1. 3 Boys & A Ball of Yarn
2. SnApPy ToTs
3. Pink Snail Boutique
4. Simply Collectible Crochet
5. MNE Crafts - Crochet Patterns & More
6. Blackstone Designs
7. Glamour4You
8. Harvester Products
9. Little Luvies Shop
10.Crafting Friends




Thursday, January 15, 2015

Terms & Conditions of Giveaways from Blackstone Designs



NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1.  HOW TO ENTER:  The giveaways begin from the moment the post is shared on the site through the 11:59 p.m. EST on the end of the contest date.  Any entries received after the contest has closed will not be included.
In order to enter, participants are required to do the following:

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Birthday Party Hat

I designed this Birthday Party Hat for my daughter's first birthday. 


Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links

After is was done, I decided she will need a new one in different color combinations each year as a keepsake!

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