How to Make a Gnome For Valentines Day

How to Make a Gnome for Valentine’s Day


 Valentine's Day Gnome by We're Bright At HomeGnomes are very popular right now and have been for a while. They are not just for your garden or Christmas. This tutorial is to help you make an easy gnome for Valentine’s Day.

You can decorate your gnome for any season or holiday. If you like to decorate for Valentine’s Day check out my tutorial for making a Valentine’s Day wreath.

These little guys make me smile every time I look at them. They are so cute. They are as wide as they are tall. I love them so much!

You can leave the hearts off of your gnome if you want to display it on a shelf year around. These little guys are very versatile. Let’s learn how to make a gnome!


Craft Stick Snowman Ornament

craft stick snowman ornament

Craft Stick Snowman Ornament

Day 6! One more day and the 7 Days of Christmas Series will be over. Have you enjoyed it? Comment below if you have tried making any of the ornaments in this series. Today we will be making a craft stick snowman ornament. It is perfect for smaller children to make. They can dress their snowman up as much as they want. (more…)

15 Gift Ideas For Crocheters

15 Gift Ideas For Crocheters


Here are 15 gift ideas for the crocheter in your life. They are suitable for giving for anniversaries, birthdays, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, well you get it! If you are a crocheter, pass this along to all your loved ones.


**This post contains affiliate links**


  1. Yarn Crocheters need yarn, of course! Crocheters can never get enough yarn! 




  1. Hooks There are many styles of hooks to choose from. There are metal hooks, plastic hooks and clay hooks. Clay hooks are trendy right now. You can easily find one that suits the crocheters personality.

  1. Hook Storage  This is a must because hooks accumulate fast.



  1. Gift Cards to local yarn, craft store or even Walmart is the crocheter lives in a remote area. There are online gift cards like the ones below.


  1. Crochet Kits These kits are the best gifts! I was recently given the Star Wars and Rudolph sets. I love them!


      6. Yarn Storage On The Go These are perfect when you want to take your project with you.


  1. Magazine Subscription I love this idea! It is literally the gift that keeps on giving all year or for 6 months of the year. Either way, it is a great way to stay on top of the trends. They are great for free project patterns. 


  1. Funny Tote Bag One of these with a funny or cute crochet quote or saying would be fun.

  1. Yarn Ball Winder These are so handy to have and quicker than winding the yarn by hand.

  1. Yarn Bowl I love the unique styles that there are to choose from. 


  1. Plastic Safety Eyes A crocheter that makes amigurumi (or plushies, stuffed animals) can never get enough plastic safety eyes. It is great to have an assortment of sizes and colors.


plastic safety eyes

  1. Plastic Safety Noses These are great to have just like the eyes. Same with the different sizes.


  1. Pom Pom Maker Pom poms have been very popular this season. I have seen them on everything from wreaths, to garlands, to gift ties, etc. Most people do not like to make their own poms poms. They are afraid they will not get them tight enough. They will fall apart if they are not tight enough.

  1. Crochet Journal or Notebook Great to plan what you want to make next. They are good for sellers to keep up with their orders.

  1. Cute T-shirt The t-shirts are like the totes. They would be great with funny quotes or sayings on them.

What gift ideas do you have to give a crocheter in your life? Add your ideas to the comments!


gift ideas for crocheters

Lego Valentines Free Printables


DIY Lego Valentine Kids CraftMy two sons have two very different attitudes about Valentines Day. My oldest son, Jacob, has always been interested in girls. Seriously. He came home from the first day of Pre-K 4 and said he had a girlfriend. He has been girl crazy ever since. My youngest son, Jackson, on the other hand, is 11 and thinks girls still have cooties (YIPPEE!)

Jacob buys his own Valentines Day cards and gifts these days. So I have to come up with Valentine’s Day cards that Jackson will like. He says, “They have to be normal”. Jackson hasn’t liked any of the Valentines in the stores. So we headed to Pinterest for some ideas. I think these are normal and pretty clever for any boy or girl that likes Legos. Follow this tutorial if you are looking for Lego Valentines with free printables.  (more…)

12 Christmas Ornament Ideas to Make for Craft Shows




12 Christmas Ideas to make for craft shows

I know it’s only July, BUT those of us that do the Fall and Winter craft shows know to be working on the things we want to sell way before the shows start. That’s why I am writing this post. I am bringing you 12 Christmas ornament ideas to make for craft shows. So I guess I just turned this into Christmas in July, huh? I have made and sold most of these at my craft shows. They have been really good sellers both at craft shows and online too. 



Snow Globe Tutorial

Snow Globe Tutorial

Christmas Ornament DIY

I hope you enjoy this step by step snow globe tutorial. Our family has always made at least one handmade Christmas ornament a year for our tree. It has been a tradition for a long time. Every one of them tells a story. I remember every story behind all of them. I wanted to share the Christmas ornament idea that my son, Jackson and I are making for our Christmas tree this year so you can create some memories of your own. It’s a full-length tutorial. It is super easy and affordable. I bought everything we needed to make the ornament at the Dollar Tree. So if you are looking for a cute handmade ornament to put together with your kids, your class or Sunday school class, read on. And of course, read on if you like super easy tutorials that will leave you with an adorable craft inthe end! Let’s get to the tutorial!




Pin It on Pinterest