Idea Gallery

The editors at Country Woman love to see how our readers have interpreted the crafts, recipes and ideas we featured in the magazine and online. Here are some of our favorite interpretations, sent in by readers like you.

Thanks so much for the Kris Moose pattern. He’s adorable! I made mine with a bow, moving eyes and nostrils made with black permanent marker, then topped it off with a bit of Christmas greenery.  —Joan Nesmith, Williams, Minnesota

Idea Gallery: Kris Moose Ornament

This reader’s version of Country Woman’s “Kris Moose” ornament adds whimsy to her tree.

Idea Gallery: Cookie Exchange Tradition

Idea Gallery: Cookie Exchange Tradition

Mount Rushmore workers start an exchange with Christmas cookies galore.

Outdoor Pumpkin Planter

Idea Gallery: Pumpkin Planter

This reader turned a pumpkin into a lovely autumn planter.

Appliqued Fall Wall Hanging

Idea Gallery: Fall Wall Hanging

Reader sewed our Appliquéd Fall Wall Hanging for autumn decor.

DIY body butter

Idea Gallery: Homemade Body Butter

Reader whips up our moisturizing body butter to make a lovely gift for her mother.

Your  idea for displaying old photos  inspired me to make reception table displays for my daughter’s wedding, using photos from her childhood and the groom’s. It’s a great way for us to be involved in the wedding, and will make great keepsakes. —Karen Nelson, LeClaire, Iowa

Idea Gallery: Mason Jar Frame

Childhood photos in mason jars add nostalgic charm to wedding decor.

Bed Quilt

Idea Gallery: Quilted Bedspread

A reader combined two Country Woman quilt blocks into one lovely bed quilt.

Knitter Girls Sweater sent in by reader.

Idea Gallery: Precious Girl’s Knitted Sweater

This young gal looks fashionable in Country Woman’s girl’s knitted sweater her aunt made.

Knitted Afghans

Idea Gallery: Knitted Afghan for Beginners

Quick and easy afghan knitted craft three ways, for three sisters.

This is my 4-year-old granddaughter, Bryanna, wearing the hat I knit her that was pictured in your Dec/Jan 2013 issue. I'm home recovering from surgery and Hurricane Sandy (we live on Long Island) and knitting helped pass the time. —Joanne Iannuzzi, Farmingville, New York

Idea Gallery: Child’s Knit Hat

Our easy knit pattern kept crafter busy and now keeps granddaughter cozy.