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Author: Anna

I’m Anna, and I don't think style has to be sacrificed for price! I love creating DIYs that don't look homemade and look deceptively expensive. I just had my first little one with my incredibly supportive husband Ryan. I got my degree in Mathematics and work full time at home but also run Practical and Pretty! I hope you like saving time and money, because that's what I'm here for!

We Are Knitters makes crocheting this basket fool proof! They have a pattern, all the materials, and video tutorials for this useful little basket.

Tangram Crocheted Basket

The first time I crocheted I think I was 8 or 9. All I really remember about it is no matter how hard I counted, the sides of my scarves were never straight. When We Are Knitters reached out to see if I’d like to try one of their kits I thought it would be …

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Every home needs a meditation cushion and this dresden plate template makes such an amazing design! This is a perfect intro to quilting too!

DIY Dresden Plate Meditation Pillow

‘Dresden plate’ is a really cool quilting pattern that I have fallen in love with. I studied Math in college and love all things geometric so to piece together triangles to form a beautiful circular pattern was so fun! The unique pattern originated in the 20s which is probably another reason I really love the look.

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