Hooked & Stitched–Mystery Garden Wall Hanging

July 17, 2014

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This is the first time I attempt to weave on rug canvas so I purposely painted it with Lumiere paint so the bits showing would add to the design. I do think it turned out extra color crazy. All I know is that I had so much fun creating this–mostly because I took the attitude...

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Colorful & Delicious Zucchini Tagliatelle Recipe

July 17, 2014

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Quite often I find I don’t have a single idea in mind for dinner. It’s the ultimate challenge. I take a look in the fridge and try and draw inspiration from what I see. On this particular evening I felt lucky. I saw mushrooms, a red onion (I love mushrooms and onions!), Aidell’s Organic Chicken Sausage...

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New Colorful Items & Locker Hooking Bracelet Kits – 15% Off

June 24, 2014

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What will you craft this summer? Color Crazy has some great summer crafting ideas. Check out the new bracelet kits in some fun summer colors and the new Satinique fabric strips for locker hooking, crochet, knitting, mixed media and other craft ideas. 15% Off until July 15 with code: Summer Colors Color Crazy locker hooking Bracelet...

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Craft Recipe: DIY Party Lantern or Color Crazy Fern Ball

June 12, 2014

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You’ve probably seen these types of paper party lanterns. They’re inexpensive and come in different colors. Well, I recently finished my own version of a party lantern and thought I should share. My neighbor asked if I could help by creating it for a fundraiser to benefit the Bouverie Preserve, and I thought sure, why...

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Sweet Peppers Mat in Spicy Colors – Free locker hooking pattern

June 08, 2014

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If you’ve read my books on locker hooking, you know that I’m always inspired by what grows in my garden…and recently, I discovered the Pimente d’Esplette peppers from the Basque region in Spain. They’re sweet and mildly spicy. Great for cooking and making sauces. They originated in Mexico and were introduced in France during the...

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Hooked, Stitched & Colorful: Layers of Texture in Designs

May 23, 2014

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Brazilian Artist Using Unique Texture Adding Technique for Locker Hooked Designs… I recently discovered some amazing designs. Some artisan crafters are using layers and combining varied materials to create wonderfully textured, colorful designs. The designs below are from Brazilian artisan crafter Sumara Ghizze Pio. She locker hooks panels and layers with stitches, felt pieces and...

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Locker Hooked Photo Box with Texture–Color Crazy Craft Recipe

May 16, 2014

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Since I love to cook, I love collecting, altering and creating my own recipes. So…why not “Color Crazy Craft Recipes?”– Fun recipes to get you started that you can make all your own. I’m starting the first batch of craft recipes with the Locker Hooked Photo Box. These photo boxes are beautiful on their own,...

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Create Loopy, Hooked Flowers–Free Shipping Weekend

May 06, 2014

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Locker hooked Dahlias and Peonies have to be one of the fastest and prettiest things you can create with this craft. In honor of Mother’s Day, Color Crazy is offering free shipping and making it easier for you to give it a try. You can begin by using the Explore Color collections to get started....

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Sea Anemone with Tentacles – Locker Hooked Purse

April 11, 2014

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I’ve had this locker hooked purse design in my head for some time. I was doing some spring cleaning and was planning to donate old t-shirts.  It was time. I pulled out an old gray t-shirt and got started. The result is this little purse I call the Sea Anemone. I need to make more...

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Locker Hook Easter Egg Coasters & Baskets

April 07, 2014

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It’s that time of year again!  I’m always tempted to buy more chocolate in egg and bunny shapes–love the malted milk eggs. I just wish they had more options in dark chocolate. I’m also inspired to create more with bright colors, so I couldn’t resist creating these Easter egg coasters. So easy and fun. I...

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Locker Hooked & Stitched iPad Cover – Egyptian Figs Motif

March 31, 2014

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Did you know the Egyptian fig tree is known to have sprouted as far back as 3,000 B.C.? I love Egyptian history and this bit of info is what inspired me to create a fig motif design for my iPad cover. How fun to juxtapose something so ancient in a design that functions as a...

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Hook Colorful Boxes, Purses, Floral Pins

February 23, 2014

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Locker hooking–It’s not just about hooking rugs, you can hook so much more with so many different kinds of fabrics, yarns, and fibers. You are limited only by your imagination. Below , some of my favorite colorful creations that don’t at all resemble rugs. p.s. Don’t Forget the February Sale at Color Crazy! 20% Off...

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