Unique Ideas for Crochet Projects

When my daughter was born, I remember someone sending a little pink ceramic bootie with a flower. With that memory in mind, I thought it would be fun to stiffen the crochet hightop so it could hold flowers. I used a stiffening product called Smooth On 327. I purchased it after watching it used on a segment of Martha Stewart. The flowers are held in place with some flower foam that can be purchased from your local craft store.

I also stiffened a doily in to a basket shape. I can see many different ways to use the basket. Someone may be doing a wedding with a budget. This would be a great way to add an elegant personal touch. A liner could be added to the basket with some moss and flowers for a unique floral arrangement. You could also do a candy basket or bath accessory basket.

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  1. very nice idea...very creative.thanks for sharing!cheers.

  2. Teresa, you are my muse! Thank you so much. I have been looking for craft ideas in the realm of the few things I know, for gifts and to supplement my income. Brilliant! I would have never thought of this!

  3. You are welcome, I appreciate the comments.

  4. What a creative idea, This basket is so cute! Thanks for sharing,

  5. This is a great idea. I recieved a blue ceramic boot when my son was born and I kept it. I was able to give it to his wife when his first son was born.


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