DIY Puff Daddy a Knit Ottoman

DIY Puff Daddy a Knit Ottoman

I wanted a Knit Ottoman. Do I need to explain why? They are cute and functional! I saw one I liked at a retailer… but it was pretty expensive. I can’t even remember exactly how much but definitely over $100. Enough for me to be hesitant, off to google!  There has to be a free knit pattern out there. Spoiler, THERE IS and I found it!  

DIY Knit Ottoman | leave it to Joy
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5 Easy Beginner Knitting Projects

5 Easy Beginner Knitting Projects

As a beginner knitter myself I thought I would compile a short list of the beginner knits I have tried. I wanted to make a list that was simple and that anyone trying to learn how to knit can do!

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Palm Leaf Monogram Quilt

Palm Leaf Monogram Quilt

Palm Leaf Monogram Quilt | leave it to Joy

Have I told you I love quilting?
I love cutting the fabric and putting it all together.
But more than that, I love imagining the little one using it.
Today, I’m sharing a self designed quilt with a quilted applique monogram.

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Elephant Pinwheel Quilt

Elephant Pinwheel Quilt

I love quilts! I love cutting the fabric and piecing it all together. But more than that, I love seeing a little one using it. Today I’m sharing a mama elephant with her baby in a quilted applique I handmade for a little man.

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Vintage Window Command Centre Tutorial

Vintage Window Command Centre Tutorial

I used to crank out DIY projects monthly. However, I now have two littles and I cook more. Here is a DIY that took me 4 months, but should have taken a weekend, or an afternoon. *shrug* Here is my Vintage Window turns Command Centre! Also known as that place I put my toddler’s crafts.

Vintage Window turns Command Centre Decor | leave it to Joy

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Vintage Glider Refresh

Vintage Glider Refresh

Vintage Glider Refresh | leave it to Joy

I bought this vintage glider second hand from a nice lady who had rocked all her babies, and grand-babies to sleep for naps in this chair. I got it for $40 Canadian. I probably could have bartered a little harsher for it, but I see them for sale often for over double that! The cushions were worn from all the baby rocking and needed some extra padding and a fresh fabric.

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Woodland Cuddle Quilt

Woodland Cuddle Quilt

Woodland Cuddle Quilt | leave it to JoyA new little nephew calls for a new quilt! In the spirit of keeping things simple I impulse bought this fabric. It was on sale, fit the theme I was told his nursery would be in, and finally the billy goats stole my heart!! Read more