Easy towel Head Wrap

To use this towel you bend over with your head down and your hair hanging to the floor
place the button portion lining up with your spine on the back of your neck, with your fingers place the edge
of the towel along your hair line while pushing your wet hair into the towel, pinch the hair wrap at the centre
of your forehead and begin to twist 3 or 4 times while bringing the loop at the end of the tail over your head
to hook onto the button at the back of your head

For this project you will need a cheap towel or terry cloth, a 1 inch button and some cotton Cord

Grab the pattern over at Craftsy

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Easy Crochet Cat Toy


(This is an older blog post from my old Blog)

Easy Crochet Cat door hanging toy

this pattern is very similar but not the same as the pattern over at lion heart brands

I made this toy with  cotton yarn and a 5mm hook

begin with your chosen colour and 6 sc in the centre of a magic ring or chain 2 and 6 sc into the second ch from hook

R2 – 2sc in each stitch, finish rd with slip stitch (12)

R3 – ch1, *2sc in first, 1sc in next, *repeat around, sl st ,(18)

R4 – ch1, *2sc in first, 1sc in next 2, *repeat around, sl st (24)

R5-R7 – ch1, 1sc in every stitch, sl st (24)

R8 – Ch1,* sc2tog, sc1 in next *Repeat sl st

R9 – ch1, sc2tog the whole row

Close up the hole, fasten off or continue you with a chain for your squiggle tail

ch 21 for a short tail (floor toy)

Ch 41-61 for a door handle toy

3sc in each stitch all the way to the end of the ch

to make a strap make a slip knot on your hook, ch as many stitches as  fits around your door handle or around your wrist attach the ch ends to make a loop and sc in each stitch, when you get to the end of the ring tie off and secure onto the end of the squiggle!

Check out my youtube channel to watch the step by step tutorial and dont forget to tweet, instagram, and snapchat your kitty playing with their new toy! @charmedbyashley


Lion brand yarn link – http://www.lionbrand.com/crochet-pattern-door-hanger-bouncy-cat-toy-1.html

(i havnt looked at the pattern i just saw the pic and made my own so the pattern is prob not the same  but basically is…

Easy! Wrapping paper gift bag


A very simple solution to wrap those hard to wrap gifts, and save a tree and not buy boxes of every single odd shaped item!

ensure the wrapping paper overlaps over the item, there is 5″ extra on the bottom where the base of the bag will be and 4″ extra above the item where the bag will fold over to close

remove the item, crease the paper and tape down the seam, fold over one edge of the paper about a half an inch to give a nice clean finish

place a few pieces of tape to secure

Fold up the paper, 4 – 5 inches, or depending on the side of the gift fold accordingly

I’m placing two t-shirts inside this bag so i folded up 5″

lay the fold down to create two triangles on either side

 fold the tips of the triangles over lapping a 1/4″ and secure with lots of tape

This is how the inside of the bag will appear, to add more structure to the bag you can place a cardboard square that fits over the seams but it isn’t necessary for light items which is really what i would recommend this for as wrapping paper isnt very strong.

Standing up the bag with the gift inside folder over the top by 2″, from here you can tape it down or choose to place two holes and a ribbon through the holes to add a little sparkle