18 Tiny Crochet DIYs That Are Almost Too Cute to Handle
Teeny tiny versions of pretty much anything are adorable. So with crocheting picking back up just in time for fall, it’s time to put your needlework to the test and whip up some *tiny* crochet DIYs. Aside from being seriously SO cute, they make stylish mini party favors, great sprucer-uppers for the home and adorable holiday gifts for the #squad. It’s no surprise that their compact size and uber cute details make them a *big* hit. Appeal to your appreciation for miniature-sized goodies and try your hand at these tiny crochet DIYs that are almost too cute to handle.
1. Cactus: If you’re a fan of plants but can’t be bothered to care for one, why not go with a crocheted cactus? Thankfully, you won’t need a green thumb to host this adorable succulent in your home. It’s the nightstand sprucer-upper that requires NO maintenance — making it a must-have for your home! (via Oomanoot)
2. Cupcakes: Bust out this batch of cupcakes for a centerpiece to your party’s dessert table, or as a playful kitchen countertop display. Because these li’l guys are sugar-free, there’s no harm in whipping up more than a dozen, if you wanted. (via Happy Guppy)
4. Pumpkin: This stitched pumpkin is way too cute, which means your friends will surely appreciate it too. Spread its cuteness by giving it away as a party favor for any fall equinox, Halloween or Thanksgiving get-togethers you host. (via Stitch Craft Create)
5. Pancakes: Turn your love for pancakes into a tangible form as these itty bitty woven pancakes. Though you can’t eat them, they’re *almost* as pretty a sight as the real thing. Give them to someone with kids, and watch their eyes light up when they plan their next tea party. (via Mollie Makes)
6. Woodstock: You can’t go wrong with this cheeky little bird. After you finish weaving your favorite Charlie Brown character, add string to give a touch of personality to your school bag. (via All About Ami)
8. Pumpkin Pie: There aren’t many things cuter than this miniature slice of pumpkin pie. That’s why you should gift it to the cutest peeps you know by giving everyone in your #squad a slice to complete a whole pie! (via Ice Pandora)
9. Fox: If your little one is as naughty as a baby fox, consider making them this mini crocheted toy. It’s the soft, comforting plush toy that speaks to their mischievous tendencies. (via All About Ami)
10. Jack Skellington Keychain: The Nightmare Before Christmas is a classic, so there’s no way a Jack Skellington keychain will go unappreciated. Make a few to hang from a garland as Halloween decor or stick it on your keychain to show appreciation for your favorite spooky childhood film. (via Little Things Blogged)
11. Hedgehog: Hedgehogs are super cute in real life, but this DIY one is a pretty strong contender for next-best thing. Be sure to make this li’l guy if you love the real thing or know someone who does. (via Pops de Milk)
12. Cheeseburger Keychain: If you’ve got a deep-seated love for a patty and two buns, this cheeseburger keychain is the way to go. All that’s missing is a keychain set of fries to match. (via Hello Yellow Yarn)
13. Mug Ornament: Can’t go anywhere without your cup of coffee? You’ll feel the same way about this teeny tiny mug ornament once you make it. Add a bit of string to secure it onto your pencil case or wallet as a cute reminder of your favorite pick-me-up. Hand these out as favors at your Gilmore Girls reboot watch party. (via Hands Occupied)
14. Panda Hand Warmer: As cute as it is practical, this panda-inspired hand warmer is a must-have for the colder months. Before sealing up your panda pouch, fill it with uncooked rice and a few drops of lavender oil. (via Oh! Villo)
15. Deer Ring: Flaunt your fall style with this adorable woven deer ring. They’re so itty bitty, which is just another reason to make them for all your friends as inexpensive and thoughtful holiday gifts. (via Kreativbúehne)
16. Robins: You know how the saying goes: Birds of a feather flock together. So make these matching robins as tiny tokens of your friendship if you and your BFF couldn’t be any closer. (via Crafty Queen)
18. Zombie: With Halloween fast approaching, the timing of a knit zombie couldn’t be more perfect. Turn it into a Halloween ornament OR treat your Halloween party hostess to this uber cute and tiny surprise. (via Pops de Milk)
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Pocket doors are so delightful in and of themselves. They appear when you need them, get tucked away when you don't, and make it easy to define rooms while keeping an open floor plan. Add to the pocket door a joyful patterned wallpaper surprise, and you will be sent right into fits of visual jubilation! Or something ;) Today we're sharing two simple and impactful pocket door makeovers that zhuzh up your space in a jiffy.
Anjelika Temple here, co-founder of Brit + Co and proud owner of several pocket doors! When I moved into my first real grown-up house a couple years ago, I knew I wanted to incorporate wallpaper so reached out to our friends at Chasing Paper to see how we might collaborate. It felt like a total lightbulb moment when I realized I could create a surprise pop of pattern on a couple sets of pocket doors.
Not only is it a whimsical way to bring color into a space, but the doors double as picture-perfect backdrops for all your SFH (selfies from home, obvs).
A few pro tips about install:
- Removable wallpaper is miraculously forgiving! You can take it on and off multiple times without it losing integrity (or mucking up your surface).
- I ordered this adhesive wallpaper installation kit with a squeegee and xacto knife and it worked super well. I also recommend a sharp pair of scissors for cutting longer lines.
- This is a two-person job! Get a friend, put on a playlist, and get ready to bond.
- Wild, organic patterns like Tally are great because it's challenging to spot any imperfections in pattern alignment; keep pattern choice in mind if you've got a lot of corners to match up. More geometric patterns and larger shapes leave less room for error (but are awesome in their own right!).
BATHROOM POCKET DOORS
In our primary bathroom, we chose the wallpaper pattern Tally, designed by Kelly Ventura, in White and Navy. In our space, the navy reads as a soft black, which is perfect for the space. It's easy to combine an ever-rotating collection of linens with the Tally pattern.
I love how the white trim becomes the perfect frame around this pocket door piece of art.
My favorite moment in this space is the fact that you actually get a third pop of pattern thanks to our serendipitously placed mirror!
And yes, this one works pretty darn well as a backdrop too ;)
LIVING ROOM DOUBLE DOORS
This set of doors is definitely a focal point of our home. It separates our living room from our primary bedroom which opens onto our backyard. The doors are pretty much always open, but when they're closed we wanted to evoke a fun, nature-inspired vibe. With that in mind, we selected the Lines and Moons pattern by Thimblepress in Green and Brown.
Earth mama vibes up in here! I love how the shapes and colors echo the ferns you see through the windows and the acorn wood details throughout the house.
Love this pattern moment, and xacto-ing out the door handle is def on the oddly satisfying DIY list.
For a pattern lover like me, I love that now I have this instant photo backdrop!
Thanks to Chasing Paper for providing these rolls of pure pattern amazingness. Head to chasingpaper.com to find our own favorites and start adding patterns to your home!
(Wallpaper wingwoman: Kayla Haykin; Photography: Kurt Andre)