Harry Potter party – DIY Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Beans

Made my own bags, which were a fraction of the cost and much more delicious.  

Printed my own labels using antique paper and small treat bags filled with Jelly Belly jelly beans. 

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Crochet Snowflake Ornaments

After starting and stopping 4 different snowflake patterns, I landed on this one.  I needed 40 identical ones and realized these had to be three rounds at most.   I loved how they worked up.  Simple, easy to remember the pattern after a few of them and a nice size for an ornament. 

Yarn:  Caron Simply Soft in white. http://www.michaels.com/caron-simply-soft-yarn-solid/M10109896.html#tab4

Pattern: http://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/crochet-snowflake.html