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Quick Take: Woodburning

Have I mentioned on here yet that my friends are the coolest? Because they perpetually blow my mind with the magnitude of awesome they exude. My bff Diana (heygirlheyyyyyy) just gave me a woodburning kit the other day, and I am SO SUPER PUMPED about it. I've spent the past couple of hours on Pinterest gathering ideas for future projects, and found some really cool ideas that I thought I'd share with you fine folks in case you get the urge to burn some stuff. I mean seriously, I don't care if this makes me a hipster doofus but I have...

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Chunky Knit Cowl Pattern

Much akin to every knitter I've ever known, I have a major yarn hoarding problem. Like, a - the crew from Hoarders is going to find me sitting in a room filled with yarn eating baked beans from a can cooked on a hot plate (balanced precariously on a pile of yarn) while I cry about them taking my "babies" away - problem. Even if you're not a knitter/crocheter/weaver, you have to admit that yarns these days are rull pretty (see here, here and here), and pretty yarns need loving homes, right?! When I walk into a yarn store my ADD goes bananas...

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Quick Take: Hand Weaving

I found Jeannie Helzer's Instagram @jeanniemakes while scrolling through the #fiberart hashtag last weekend and have since fallen head over heels with all things weaving. As a knitter, I already have a massive stash of yarn slowly taking over my tiny apartment, so I'm always excited to find new and different ways to use wool. Weavers these days are doin their thang with super creative pieces running the gamut from stately and minimal to wonderfully fuzzy and over the top! Here are some of my favorite weaving accounts on Instagram, all of them dripping with inspiration! [vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space height="32px"][vc_single_image image="3485" border_color="grey"...

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Festive DIY Garlands

I'm currently obsessed with all things garland! The walls in our apartment are either brick or plywood directly over brick (charming, right?) so we have limited options as far as wall decor goes, since picture hanging is pretty much a nonstarter. It's a bit of a blessing in disguise because I'm forced to get creative - see: DIY String Art. Garlands are usually brought out of storage around the holidays, but why not make something festive yet neutral enough to display as a wall hanging year-round? I originally envisioned 3 different elements one one strand, but as I was constructing the piece, things...

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