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Recycle your coffee cans!

 

Today I want to share with you  a chance for recycling!

Crafty use for empty coffee cans

I have a confession to make. While I love purging and one day dream of living almost possession less in one of those sweet, little tiny houses, I am a hoarder at the same time. I hoard craft things, or things that, in my mind, just need to be made into something else. I always feel like it would be a sin to throw them out. If you have ever seen the show hoarders, this is step one of going down to crazy town, but I have finally done it. I have found a use for my full box of empty coffee cans! (Yay!)

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Pretty little scrubbies

crochet scrubbie pattern

Free crochet pattern for a soap saver and matching scrubbies

I made up this pattern when I needed a simple but homemade gift for my boss. She is a lovely person and I really wanted t0 go overboard and make her a huge throw or a pouf or something but that might have come off as a little weird… So soap saver and scrubbies seemed like a more appropriate option 🙂

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Crochet Cupcakes

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I literally made hundreds of these little cupcakes last year! I sold them at a café and people special ordered them by the dozen. They are so much fun to make and I always love a project you can finish in an hour. Don’t get me wrong, I have several Afghans waiting for me in my “unfinished drawer” and it is extremely rewarding when you complete a long time project, but there is nothing like filling up a box of these sweet things within a few days. They are a lot of fun to make, but ultimately the time and effort you put in is more like a labor of love than anything you could support your family with 😉

I think I will make a bunch for my family this Christmas, though because they make sweet ornaments and doesn’t a crochet filled Christmas tree sound super?

Crochet Cupcakes