Sunday, November 9, 2014

Stashbusting Sunday: Pumpkins and a recipe

'Tis the season for pumpkin everything.
I crocheted these little pumpkin embellishments last month but never had a chance to post about them.
Pattern can be found here.

And made a little jack-o-lantern treat bag for Halloween.
With Thanksgiving a few weeks away, there's still time for more pumpkin making.
I used one of the pumpkin embellishments along with free papers from Mollie Makes to create a simple little gift tag.  
After posting it to my Instagram account, I was contacted by Mollie Makes about the possibility of it being used as a diy on their blog.

   The pattern for this stuffed pumpkin can be found at My Merry Messy Life.
So quick and easy to make.
I did less rows for the smaller one.

And finally, vegan pumpkin beer bread.
A versatile, very moist bread, a little sweet, a little savory.  I had it for breakfast with coffee and also with curried vegetable soup for lunch or dinner.
Recipe is from The Frosted Vegan.

Linda's Crafty Corner is where you can find more stashbusting posts.  Linda recently informed me that my flower mandala coasters was the most clicked post in September.
Thanks, Linda, for hosting.

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Have a great day!

23 comments:

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Tammy,

How fabulous all your bright orange pumpkins are and the bread looks delicious.
Many thanks for the kind visit and note you left me.
Happy week
hugs
Carolyn

Teresa Kasner said...

Wow, congrats on getting asked to do a project for Mollie Makes! And also on the click throughs! I loved your little pumpkins on the tags.. brilliant!
((hugs)), Teresa :-)

Dagmar said...

Oh my goodness, how cute are those little pumpkins!
Your crocheting is so sweet! Hapoy weekend Tammy!
Xo

Sam I Am...... said...

You are so creative and your artistic skills are awesome...Charlie Brown and Snoopy and The Great Pumpkin? Amazing!
You're famous! Mollie Makes? I love their magazine I just can't afford it. But if you get published I will have to somehow get a hold of that copy. It is darling and I love all your pumpkins.
I will have to try that pumpkin beer bread....2 of my favorite things! LOL! Yes, the walking here has been so great and it feels so good to be out and about again. Nature is so good for you.
TTYL!

Kit said...

They are so cute! I love the Thanksgiving tag. :) Kit

linda said...

You are welcome Tammy! love all your pumpkin creations too. :) xx

June said...

I love the little pumpkins you have made T and how wonderful that Molly Makes wants to feature the tutorial! The little treat bag really darling. Thank you for the recipe and the bread looks delish!!!!
I hope you are enjoying a wonderful Sunday and wish you a lovely week again my friend.

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Tammy,
What a lovely pumpkins you made and I love them as embellishment on those gift tags!
Your Pumpkin bread looks also very yummy. Glad you are busy and enjoying things handmade.
Hugs,
Mariette

Diane said...

You know me, I love tags and this one is cute with the b&w background. Pumpkin Beer bread - yum! Sounds wonderful. Diane

Mereknits said...

How exciting to be contacted by Molly Makes. Brilliant use for all of your pumpkins.
Hugs to you,
Meredith

Lorrie said...

Cute pumpkins and congrats on the clicking on your mandala post.

Betsy said...

Oh I love all of your pumpkins! Especially the gift tag. And how nice that Mollie Makes wanted to use your idea. Lots and lots of pumpkins about right now.
Blessings,
Betsy

My cozy ✄ little space said...

lovely give me a idea about the label...a label with a christmas little crochet on it...going to try it..thanks for sharing ❤

Gracie Saylor said...

Your pumpkins are very cute and your recipe sounds yummy. Thanks for sharing the links. I am off to investigate :) xx

Amy at love made my home said...

All your pumpkins are very cute! xx

homeschooljewelrymom said...

Such adorable crocheting finishes, Tammy! I love the little pumpkin appliques. We're a big fan of the Great Pumpkin in our house :-) Thanks for the recipe link; it looks delicious. Take care :-)

Linda said...

Cute pumpkin items. From a non-vegan household, I will actually make this bread, using normal flour and butter though because that's what I have on hand in the house. I actually have the Agave Nectar because that's something we have on hand for Margaritas! ;) This is not an area of the country where it's easy to find vegan ingredient items, so I was happy that this is a manageable recipe for me that I can try. : )

Have a beautiful new week. I can't believe it's already Monday here, feels like I never left the office.
Linda

Createology said...

Tammy Dear your pumpkin crochets are adorable. Thank you for sharing these. Congratulations on Mollie Makes contacting you about your uber cute tag. Yum to the pumpkin bread (and curry soup). Creative Bliss Blessings...

barbara judge said...

Whoa -- that vegan pumpkin beer bread sounds absolutely delicious! You are a talented person -- barbara

Serena Lewis said...

Your crochet, stuffed pumpkins are adorable! I love the pumpkin tag embellishment too. Thanks also for the recipe, Tammy. Will have to try it. xx

Catherine said...

Mmm...I am big into pumpkin and squash right now. I just can't get enough! Always on the look out for new recipes.
Happy November Tammy!
xo Catherine

Ljubinka said...

So cute pumpkins!!
Greetings.:*

September Violets said...

Congratulations on your contact from Mollie Makes! How exciting :) Your pumpkins and tags and bags are all so cute! Wendy x

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