DIY Photo Backdrop with Michael Miller Fabrics

Photo backdrops can be expensive and some of the best ones are rolls without a stiff background, which can make things challenging if your home photography studio has uneven surfaces. In today’s tutorial, I’m sharing how to make a DIY photo backdrop using simple materials and less than a yard of fabric. This post contains … Read more

Crochet Lip Balm Holder: This Little Piggy

This Little Piggy is a combination crochet lip balm holder and an adorable critter wrapped into one. The tiny pocket could also be used to store another goody instead of lip balm. With Easter on the way, This Little Piggy can be included in your scavenger hunt or to gifted with lip balm or another … Read more

How To Photograph Handmade Crafts with Flat Lay

Do your beautiful, handmade crafts look boring, ugly, or unrecognizable when you share them online? Are you finding it difficult to cut through the noise and get your Etsy shop or patterns noticed? Today, I’m sharing my 10 tips for how to photograph your handmade crafts with flat lay. These tips will take your pictures … Read more

Easy Lacy Crochet Shawl Pattern: Patina Lace Shawlette

The Patina Lace Shawlette is an easy, lacy crochet shawl with a simple stitch pattern repeat that is easy to remember. This rectangular shawl uses an easy lace stitch pattern in different directions to create a beautiful, color-blocked accessory. This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added cost to you) if … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Stop and Smell the Flowers Granny Square

Stop and Smell the Flowers is a floral crochet granny square that combines different textures and stitches for a beautiful look. It was originally designed for the Mini-Mystery Crochet Along (MMCAL) #14 with A Crocheted Simplicity but is now available after the big reveal! These crochet alongs are short, mysterious, and free. And, they end … Read more

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