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Knotty Gals ATX Meetup!

Posted by Ericka Barnes on

Knotty Gals ATX Meetup!
Does the idea of a crochet clique or knit squad sound super dope to you? Do you live in the Austin area? Then you need to keep reading, honey! This event is for you!

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Girl, did I ever tell you about that time I went Pom Pom crazy?

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Girl, did I ever tell you about that time I went Pom Pom crazy?

I can't believe I didn't blog about this experience! It was such an intense time in life, lol! I laugh now, but it was pom poms all day, err'day at one point.  You can watch a quick timelapse of the process here or read on for more details!  I started off making this adorable little rug for a friend's nursery. I fell in love with the mustard, gray, and white color scheme the moment I saw it. I knew I wanted to contribute!      The most time-consuming piece of this was assembly. Honestly. There are awesome little pom pom makers...

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Bikini Photo Session

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Bikini Photo Session

I had a great shoot with two gorgeous gals at Barton Springs Pool about a month back.  A few shots from our time together below. You can find these bikinis for sale here.    Thanks for reading!   

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DIY Floral Photo Background

Posted by Byron Austin on

DIY Floral Photo Background

  I recently hosted a bohemian/floral-themed event at my home. The floral vine centerpieces for each table were a team effort and a true labor of love (thanks friends)! Most of the decor and supplies came from my local craft stores (Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Home Depot), but the ready-made centerpieces were too costly and not quite what I was looking for. So, I purchased the vines, fake flower bouquets, and floral wires to create them myself. After the event, I didn't want to toss them so they have been repurposed into a floral photo backdrop that will be used until my crawling baby...

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30-Day Project Challenge: Day 2

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30-Day Project Challenge: Day 2

Today's crochet challenge was a doorknob cover. My daughters loves pink and I may be a little sick of it *ahem*. Don't tell her I said so, lol. I used a multicolor blend for the pattern. 

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