Whale Book Ends {Anthropologie Knock-Off}

I will be honest, I am not really sure what I am doing in my house, decor-wise. I need some new ideas, so I often look at all the beautiful stuff at stores like Anthropologie and Pottery Barn. Their stuff is of course, adorable and awesome, but I can’t bring myself to spend that kind of money on decor. When I stumbled on this adorable whale bookend set at Anthropologie, I fell in love, but knew I would never spend $70 on bookends. I decided to try and make them myself. 

These whale bookends ended up being less of a knock-off and more of a “creative interpretation”. But I still like how they turned out. 

These Anthropologie-Inspired Whale Bookends are a much cheaper option, and fun to make! {Tutorial by Whistle and Ivy}Continue Reading

Handmade Holiday $300 Michaels Giftcard Giveaway

Today I’m over at Skip to My Lou as part of the Bake Craft Sew & Crochet Along. I am sharing a wonderful crochet pattern (which you can find here)perfect for holiday gift giving. In fact, you won’t want to miss all the handmade gift ideas! I have joined over 100 bloggers to share some amazing homemade gift ideas……..AND I get to be part of an amazing giveaway too. Keep reading…


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You can enter to win a $300 Michaels gift card. Yes, you can buy yarn until your heart is content! Follow along with us and you can enter to win each day!


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Handmade Holiday Ideas

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