Author: Kayla K

Crafting Inspiration

Crafting Inspiration

I met a fantastic person yesterday who I am so excited to tell you about. I dropped in to our local Benjamin Franklin-esque drugstore to pick up a bulk cone of crochet thread. I overheard a telephone conversation of a woman trying to figure out which crochet hook to purchase....

Beer and Pizza Knitters

Beer and Pizza Knitters

I am constantly losing things at my parent’s house- including knitting projects. Now Mom keeps a scrap bucket and big knitting needles so I just work on a rug whenever I am home. This time, when I was home for Easter, my little brother mentioned that he would like to...

The. Cut.

The. Cut.

I finally “pulled the trigger” and got the cut I have always wanted! Why it has taken me 10 years to do so is a long story, but one I think a lot of women can relate to. As a freshman in high school I cut my hair very short....

Congrats, Spenc! – Electrician Lightbulb Cake

Congrats, Spenc! – Electrician Lightbulb Cake

I’m so proud of my Spencer! Spencer passed his licensing test and is now a journeyman electrician. He has worked hard for the past five years… I can’t believe he is graduating already! He also received an award for his outstanding academic performance. I can’t lie- I am proud of...

Crocheting Rocks!

Crocheting Rocks!

Not to be confused with, “Heck Yeah! Crocheting ROCKS!” I am literally crocheting rocks. See? This just might be my newest addiction. You can’t make just one! Crocheted rocks have been popular for awhile on Etsy and Pinterest but I have not found a pattern. (Not yet, that is! Comment...

What’s Up Monday

What’s Up Monday

Here’s what’s happenin’ ’round here… Sewin’ I am working on sorting my fabric into standard widths using Bonnie Hunter’s scrap system. I got distracted into cutting slivers for my knitting project… Knittin’ I am making a rag rug inspired by this ravelry project. I have not read the pattern to...

Bad Baby Pictures

Bad Baby Pictures

Love him though I do, my boyfriend, Spencer, is quite annoying to go antiquing with. He treats antique malls like some kind of museum, carefully inspecting every item. Every item. Me, I’m more of a browser. What kind of girl complains about her boyfriend antique shopping, right? To accommodate his...

Why- Hello, Hello!

Why- Hello, Hello!

Thank you so much for joining me for this, my very first post on my very own blog! Kayla La-La Land is inspired by my childhood “happy place.” My mom could often be heard saying, “Earth to Kayla! Come in please!” and “She’s off to Kayla La-La Land!” If children...

Weekend with Mom & Girls

Weekend with Mom & Girls

I am reporting this morning from my parent’s home!  I am on SPRING BREAK so I will be here another day before headed home to Spencer, who is coincidentally laid off this week. I have had quite the weekend with Kalissa’s play, shopping in Decorah, My friend’s bridal shower and...

Free Crochet Pattern | Pineapple Pendant Crocheted Necklace

Free Crochet Pattern | Pineapple Pendant Crocheted Necklace

My favorite crochet motif; the pineapple, is the star of this simple necklace. I made this pendant from thrifted materials during an episode of The Walking Dead.  Surely you have a small amount of crochet thread and an old jewelry chain somewhere… Let’s get started! Pineapple Pendant Crocheted Necklace Supplies:...