Candice Smith, hanover, VA, US

craft interests: crochet, jewelry making

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Gender: Female

Birthday: 03/27/1977

Member Since: 03/18/2009

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crochet crab bags

These are canvas bags that I made a crochet applique for and added a bandana to

crochet frog

I collect frogs and just had to make one too!

crochet owl hat

I am a fan of owls, and so is my daughter.  This one kept her ears warm all winter :)

crochet tote bag

I love making bags, and this one is lined with a dishtowel that is green with white pokadots.

a bunch of crabs

Can you find the turtle in the bunch of crabs?

cherry booties

these I made on a whim, just using up some scraps :)

crochet basket

this was a little project I tackled for children to take to the beach

ami toys

some new toys that my daughters challenged me to make

crazy crabs

Here is some more inspiration from the beach

beachy shawl

I wanted to make something that would be perfect for a walk on the beach on a cool evening.  I even added shells to the tassels!

outer banks inspiration

I recently went to the Outer Banks with my family for a week vacation.  I was so inspired by some shells that my Mother In Law gave to me!

my girls and some new stuff

I have seen so many crochet dolls online that I finally decided to try some of my own.  They have been tons of fun to make and I decided to give each of them their own outfit!


combining crochet and jewelry is my favorite thing to do, here are some of my favorites

some new odds and ends

I am forever trying to create new things to go on our etsy shop or to the craft shows that we go to this time of year, here is some of our newest bits...

my first try at making the twilight mittens worn by bella

I have been racking my brain trying to come up with a pattern for those mittens we all love from the movie Twilight.  This is my first attempt and my cable came out a little small, but they are...

some more stuff!

These are more items going with us this weekend to the Deltaville Farmers market and craft show this weekend

a few more things...

Some more items made recently

what to do with leftover yarn?

I always have scraps of yarn left over from big projects... I love to use them to create little critters for my children to play with or crochet around a cardboard box to make something new to hold...

crochet jewelry

These are some of my newest crochet jewelry pieces

recycled butter containers

using some of my leftover yarn I restyled these butter tubs to hold my sewing supplies or anything else I needed to keep together

recycled butter containers

this is something I decided to make to hold all of my sewing odds and ends, although they could be used to hold almost anything!  It is a great way to use up those butter containers.

some more things going to craft shows

more stuff we are taking to craft shows comming up in April

new items that will be at our spring shows

A few new items that we will be taking to all of the spring craft shows in the central virginia area.

more stuff!

Some of my new ideas using crochet to make jewelry

a gift for my sister

A gift for my sister who is moving into a new home

our newest spring items

spring tunics for the little ones, and some new crochet jewelry, and a belt

some of my favorite jewelry

some of my favorite jewelry from a collection on my etsy store

crochet collection

some of my favorite projects inspired by my 3 daughters

recent comments

Re: Book Giveaway: Crochet Adorned

Oh please, oh please, consider me for the book! It looks really great and I would love it!

Re: a few more things...

I sometimes use the little plastic rings you can find at the fabric store. They are the same ones used to thread the pulls on roman shades. I am glad you liked it!

Re: recycled light bulbs

This is one of the best ideas I have seen for recycling something! Great job!

Re: How to Upcycle a T-Shirt into a Cardigan

Really great idea!

Re: Mama Bag

This bag is really great. The mom in me tells me it could hold alot! I love it!

Re: My fashion wearables...

These are just so beautiful!