Month: February 2018

Simple Hand Stamped Tags With Crocheted Flowers

handmade and hand stamped tags with crochet crocus flowers

Say “You’re Special” with a Crocheted Flower Gift Tag

I love the library. It’s my favorite “go to” source for finding project ideas. It’s also a great way to save money on your craft projects. The book 100 Lace Flowers to Crochet by Caitlin Sainio is one that I’ve checked out again and again…and again. I’ve made a set of coasters with the crocheted crocus, decorated handmade cards with dogwood blossoms and daisies, and even tied the flowers to handwoven baskets.

A Great Way to Enjoy Spring Blooms

If you’re still in the part of the country experiencing snow and ice, brighten up your craft time by crocheting some of these sweet little flowers. They vary from little two round flowers to more complex patterns of six or more rounds. There are crochet bloom patterns for every season.

Materials 

For these tags, I used kraft cardstock and my Silhouette Cameo. There are plenty of tags in the Silhouette Store, or you can make up your own. If you don’t have a Silhouette, cutting one by hand is simple. I just love using my Silhouette any chance I get.

You can use any stamps that you have. The Stamps of Life sentiments from the set “flowerpower2fill” were perfect for this project. I’m all about using what’s on hand. 

Speaking of what’s on hand, I have a huge pack of Iris Craft Thread and love using it for these crocheted flowers. These flowers can be made with crochet cotton as well, but the craft thread allows for a lacy look while giving you a wide array of colors to choose from. I’ve probably had my pack for at least two years, so it’s going to last awhile!

I love the lacy look and the crocheted flowers work up nicely with a 2.25 mm crochet hook.

 

These flowers were created with the crocus pattern. Since the crocus has a wide array of colors, you could pick and choose your thread color.

If you can’t find the book, and can’t obtain it through library loan, consider adding it to your personal crafting library.

 

There are so many ways you could use these little crocheted flowers.

  • decorate a book mark
  • make a tag
  • use on a sweater
  • hair clips for little girls
  • make a spring garland
  • use to decorate a package
  • glue to the end of a big paper clip

How about some other ideas? I’d love to hear from you!

 

Thanks for stopping by today. Enjoy some blossoms and we’ll see you again next time.

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Free Mason Jar Image File

Great for Sketch Pens or Print and Cut

 

Free mason jar svg photo

 

Welcome back to Say It With Simplicity!

Today is a great day for creating and I’m so excited to share this little Mason Jar SVG file with my readers today.

Of course I had to try it out on my own Cameo right away and you can see how they turned out.

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February Bible Study

Printable Note Sheet

 

photo of woman sipping coffee while studying bible on bed

 

I hope you’ve been able to work on some of the creative projects you’ve had planned.  In spite of the snow and the cold, I’ve enjoyed this month.  Slowly, I’ve been able to knock some things off my ‘to-do’ list.  In addition I’ve been able to schedule some of the local craft classes I teach and doing some sewing. Over the last couple days, I also worked on a new Bible study sheet for my binder.

Bible study notes have been one of the more popular posts on my blog and I wanted share this new February sheet with you. I’m thankful for the support my readers have shown for these. To get the latest sheet, you can find the PDF file in a link at the end of this post.

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