Stitches of Light and More

Crochet, plastic canvas, wreaths and more

Craft store addict

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I have a habit of going to the craft store for 1 item and leaving with a bagful! This time i found some bead garland to add the finishing touches to these festive Christmas yarn wreaths. (I was at the store to RETURN, not buy something lol). Needless to say i ended up with the beads and more and full of more creative wreath ideas. What’s your favorite thing to decorate a wreath with?

Ps… These wreaths will soon be available in the Stitches of Light store.

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Poinsettia Yarn Wreath- New in the Shop

This beautiful yarn wreath is newly listed!



Poinsettia Yarn Wreath $18.00

Beautiful 12″ yarn wreath with poinsettias, embellished with pine sprigs, golden gifts and gold-glittered pinecones. Click above to purchase through Square Market, or check out what else is available at Stitches of Light Square Market Shop

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I’m back!

Wow, what a long time it’s been! We went in a month long vacation, during which my hubby and two boys came down with various skin infections. But the trip was awesome. After returning, we adopted a new dog (shes 5, so at least there isnt the potty training to do! shes a sweetie!). Then before I knew it, it was back to school for the oldest and I just started homeschooling my youngest, who is kindergarten age. So I haven’t been doing too much with crafting, but I’m hoping to get back into it now that routines are being established. Here are a few of the wreaths I have managed to work up recently. If you are interested in purchasing any of them, please message me on Facebook (www.facebook.com/stitchesoflight). I hope to get them listed on etsy soon.

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Proud to be an American

With the first of our patriotic holidays coming up in a few weeks, I thought I would take a moment and highlight some of the cute projects that have been done with plastic canvas and wreaths.

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These make for some festive doors!

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Here are 2 tissue covers done with plastic canvas.

Finally, here is a coaster set done in plastic canvas.

In God We Trust Coasters

These items (plus others!) are available for purchase, through either my Etsy or Facebook page.
Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/stitchesoflight
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stitchesoflight

Do you have a favorite project that you do to show your red, white and blue pride?

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Got Shells? Part 2

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So here’s what I have from that bucket I posted yesterday! A table FULL of washed shells (not all shown there), and then, one lovely By the Sea Yarn Wreath! I still have plenty of shells to make many more beautiful wreaths with. This wreath is available (at the time of this post) for purchase at http://www.Facebook.com/stitchesoflight.

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Got Shells?

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What does a dog bone container have to do with crafting? It’s filled with sea shells from my last trip to the beach! Both my sons helped me collect them. They’ve been sitting around my house for awhile, so since today is a rainy day here, I figure this will be a great project for my little one and myself. We will clean them up and do some learning about them while we’re at it. We might even color some of them and have a refresher about mixing colors. I plan on using them to make some yarn wreaths, so watch for some project pictures in the coming days. Do you have a favorite project to do with shells?

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The Springing of a Memory

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The other day my neighbor gave these beautiful lilacs to my little one to bring home to me.  For some reason it’s been awhile since I’ve noticed this particular kind of flower.  However, the moment I was handed this little boquet, the aroma of them made me instantly remeber when I was a little girl and at my grandparents’ house.  They had these in their yard, and just the smell brought back so many wonderful memories.  It certainly put a smile on my face.  My grandmother is the one who first introduced me to plastic canvas when I was little.

I find that the colors and flowers in spring give me such inspiration in creating my yarn wreaths.  Spring is often my most productive time for those.  Do you find you have a particular season that inspires you more?

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Blue and pink floral white wreath

I love these pink and blue flowers together so much I had to get them and make a wreath with them. So here is the finished product! Do you have any favorite color combinations?

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Graduation Wreaths are here!

My brain has been in overdrive lately!  One of the new products is a graduation wreath.  These are perfect for your special high school or college graduate.  Shown above is one I made for my son’s school.  However, the wreaths are completely customizable.  Just let me know what colors/letters you would like.  Shown is a 12 inch wreath, however 18 inch wreaths are also available for about $4 more.  To place an order, either email me at stitchesoflight@gmail.com or go to etsy (you can click on the store above to get there) and convo me from there.  Payment through paypal.  Have a great week!~

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A few more wreaths

These are all available for purchase.  Wreaths can also be customized with a monogram or house number.  Contact stitchesoflight@gmail.com

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