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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Bloomin' Good Time!

Here at Leisure Arts, the hint of spring is finally in the air! The sun is shining gloriously today and I actually saw some daffodils in bloom on the side of the road. This morning the meteorologist said we could be in for a beautiful weekend with highs actually in the 70s. I'm smiling here in Little Rock.

I'm struck by the thought that we crafters can bring so much to the table when the seasons change. A little something here & there and our homes begin to bloom just like the flowers outside. And at Leisure Arts, we're definitely bursting with lots of spring projects ready for you to get started on! On all of our sites you'll find that spring/Easter projects abound, just beckoning you to get busy.

is loaded with quick and easy projects for school and preschool aged children. In fact, if there are any room mothers our there that love to get crafty in the classroom here's an easy project for you! This and many more ideas await you by clicking and logging in.

On LeisureArts.com there are plent
y of great free projects to inspire you, but since this is all about the blossoming of the new year, we’d like to suggest our “Crochet a Rose” pattern. These fiber flowers are easy to make in a variety of sizes and can be used as fashion accents or decorations around your house. Go to the Knit and Crochet section of Free Patterns and download the free pattern to get started. They’ll take you no time at all and add a touch of brightness to your day.

utique.com offers up its own take on the crafted flower. Simple, quick, and oh so colorful, these sensational tissue paper pretties provide endless possibilities for decorating now, or at any time of year. Head on over and grab a copy of the instructions.

CrochetSoiree.com is also loaded with great ideas. Mary Taylor, of Out of the Box with Everything Mary, loves flowers of all kinds (especially crocheted ones, of course). Tune into to view her Coffee Koozie and Embellished Greeting Card videos to catch up on what she's doing with them.

Have a bloomin' good time!!


  1. Fantastic blog Margaret! I have daffodils blooming in my front yard! As you know, I'm a great big fan of Crochet Soiree but love the other things you have included here in the blog. Thank you.

  2. Oh yes Spring come to us soon. My daffodils are blooming but we also got 6 inches of snow last night and the poor little daffys are so confused. Lovely projects shown here.


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