Tuesday, October 12, 2010

I'm a Lucky Girl Indeed! Mandy is Visiting!


Well hello!

I am ridiculously excited to be visiting here @ Hiyaluv today!
Gina is one of my favorite people...
so encouraging and fun!
But then, I'm sure you already know that, huh? :]

I'm Mandy, and I live in Colorado Springs with my dear husband and our puppy, Ali.



I write a blog called Mandy's Yellow Corner where I share my crafty endeavors...

Like my recreation of a beat up door that I was infatuated with...



And my Spiderweb Table Runner Tutorial:



Or my tutorial for making an Anthropologie Knock-off Necklace



Speaking of which, I have a new Anthro-inspired tutorial that I'm going to share with you right now!

Have you seen the Feeling-Dapper Necklace?



It's ridiculously simple to make!

MATERIALS NEEDED:



An Old Sweater or Sock
Yarn
Chain
Scissors
Lobster Clasp


Cut out a square shape from the old sweater and about two feet of yarn:



Fold the square in half:



Tie the yarn around the middle of the folded-over piece of sweater:



Hold the center of the chain to the back of the "bow tie":



Wrap the yarn around the folded square and the chain, 
and secure with a knot:



Add a lobster clasp to the chain:



Easy, huh?
Takes about 5 minutes to make!



If you enjoyed that tutorial, you may want to come over and check out some of my other tutorials.



Thanks again for having me on your lovely blog, Gina!



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11 thoughts:

Karla said...

Nice job Mandy!

Kayla said...

Two great bloggers in one place. Love the tutorial.

Ramblings of a Small Town Girl

la petite coquine said...

What a cute tutorial! Thank you for the introduction to Mandy's blog!

Lelan @ Good Gravy! said...

Ahh! It's Mandy! It's like my two fav people getting together and visiting!

Jessica @ Barefoot by the Sea said...

As always, love her tutorials, they are the best! Gave you a shout out on my blog today Gina! Have fun!

thechattymommy said...

Love it!
I am so making these!

The Bonjour Four said...

great tutorial! you're so crafty Mandy.. im jealous! :)

Kara said...

Yay! 2 of my favorites swapping! What a great day :)

Love the necklace tute Mandy! I could actually do this one myself!

Love the recipe over on Mandy's blog, Gina! YUMMY! I will def be trying!!

Watkins35 said...

fab guest post, x

Oh, My Darling said...

Leave it to Mandy to have another awesome crafty tutorial!

Kim said...

yay mandy! you're the queen of tutorials! :)

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