Home Decoration in Crochet: Book Review

Over the years I have had the pleasure of connecting with fellow crochet bloggers all over the world as our love of crochet and sharing designs with everyone unites us!  One of these bloggers who I have connected with is Tanya Eberhardt of Little Things Blogged from Greece.  I made some little stocking and mitten ornaments from her patterns (see them in my Christmas project round-up HERE) with my Amigurumi Teddy Ornaments, and she also interviewed me for a feature called “Untangling Yarn” on her blog HERE several years ago!  Tanya has been working hard on authoring her first book called “Home Decoration in Crochet” that is being released on November 15 by Tuva Publishing.  The description says, “This book includes 25 colorful crochet designs for both beginner and advanced crocheters.  The range of difficulty allows all skill levels to learn new techniques.  All projects are made in bright and pastel colors of smooth cotton yarn and include full pattern instructions and charts.  With inspiring photography, this book will surely encourage creativity and personalization within the home.”  You can read Tanya’s blog post about her new book HERE as she describes her design process and yarn choices.  Tanya reached out to a number of her blogging and Instagram friends to create a Book & Blog Tour (see all participating blogs HERE), and I am the last stop of the tour!

When Tanya’s new book arrived in the mail, I was immediately impressed by the bright and colourful images on the cover.  It is a hefty size with 144 pages, and each of the designs includes both the written instructions and clear, well laid-out crochet diagram charts.  Tanya says that she enjoys using decorative and textured stitches while maintaining the practicality of the finished item by playing with colors and shapes.  This is evident in her book with all the projects that she has designed.  Let’s take a look at some of them!

Home Decoration in Crochet


I adore this Lemon Slice Rug and how bright and fun it is!  What a whimsical and fantastic way to be welcomed into a room!

Home Decoration in Crochet - Lemon Slice Rug

If you love corner to corner crochet, Tanya has this modern and lightweight baby blanket that would be fun in so many different colour combinations!

This Granny Square Cushion is very cute and a great way to add some colour into your home!

Hexi blankets are stunning, and Tanya has created this Modern Hexagon Throw for her book!  I’ve personally never made one, but they are definitely a labour of love with all the components and assembly!  They’re so lovely with all the different colours you can include!

This Elegant Purse is very cute with its textured stitches and bright pink colour!  I love the addition of the chain strap!

Tanya has also designed a Three Doily Set with a small, medium, and large doily that can serve as placemats and coasters or be used as decoration.

I crocheted a small doily using some Lion Brand Yarn’s 24/7 Cotton in my stash!  I loved figuring out what colours I wanted to use to create this beautiful piece.  I think these would be stunning on a wall, but they would be pretty coasters as wel!

Home Decoration in Crochet

This was a fun and quick project and it was delightful seeing the layers of colour build up!

Home Decoration in Crochet

If you love working with lighter cotton yarn and want to inject some colourful crochet touches to your home, check out Tanya’s brand new book!  It is brimming with bright and cheery designs that range from quick projects like the doilies and jar covers to projects that require more time such as the blankets and cushions.  The written instructions are clear with helpful chart diagrams for those who are more visual, and there are also basic crochet instructions and techniques at the end of the book as well.  The photography is beautiful and inviting, and you can follow Tanya’s choice of colours or substitute others to really personalize your items!  You can order your own copy of “Home Decoration in Crochet” on Amazon HERE or get an advanced signed copy in Tanya’s Etsy shop HERE!

It is very exciting because Tanya has generously offered to give away a hard copy of her brand new book to one of my readers!

***To enter this giveaway, leave a comment below telling us which project from “Home Decoration in Crochet” you are most excited to make!  This giveaway is open WORLDWIDE and will close on Friday, November 17 at 8 PM MST!  You can also enter through Instagram and Facebook for more chances to win!

Home Decoration in Crochet

[Note: Thank you to Tanya for providing me with a copy of “Home Decoration in Crochet” for review!  All opinions expressed are 100% my own!]

  • Sabrina Pedlar

    I’d love to make the elegant purse and lemon rug first. I need this book to brighten my home!

  • Michaela

    I would absolutely love to make the lemon slice rug. It is utter perfection 🙂

  • Vanessa

    The 3 doily set!!! 😻😻😻

  • Courtney

    I’d love to try the hexagon blanket first

  • Tanya

    The lemon slice rug is scrumptious. It would be perfect for the kitchen.

  • Patty Berlingieri

    The corner to corner blanket! Or the granny square cushion or the hexagon blanket. They are all lovely!

  • Rosalin A

    It’s really a tough choice cause everything is so beautiful! I love to make the hexagon blanket and the coaster as well.

  • Laura C

    I love throw pillows and have been wanting to make more so I am excited to see the cushion patterns.

  • Mary Clare Struthers

    That granny square cushion! ❤️

  • Claudia Merkel

    I’d love to make either the doilies or the teakettle cozy.

  • Erin Robins

    I’m ready to tackle some of those blankets!!

  • Noreen

    The lemon slice rug, it is just too cute

  • Debbie DiNoto

    I love the tea cosy!

  • Terrie Faria

    I like the everyday doilies. Then I would love to try C2C, I have heard so much about it!

  • Madelyn

    I love the corner to corner baby blanket. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Luke

    That lemon slice rug is awesome. I think it would look awesome for other citrus, too! 🍋

  • Sadie

    I would love to make a set of those little doilies.

  • lesley

    any and all baskets and jar covers

  • Tammy Huffaker

    I would start off with the cute doily!

  • Sherry Chase

    I would love to make the lemon slice rug. I would also do a lime and an orange.

  • Katherine

    The lemon slice rug is super adorable!

  • Bonnie

    I would love to try the small doily for a coaster and the mason jar cover!

  • Brianna

    I love that baby blanket! Also, the granny square pillow cover!

  • Raphaële Cilia

    Hello! Thanks fot this giveaway. This book looks fantastic! I’d like to make one of the mandalas. 😉

  • Naomi

    So cute! I would start with the corner to corner baby blanket! 🙂

  • kristi hsiao

    I would love to crochet the lemon slice rug.

  • Suzanne Robinson

    I’d make the citrus rug or the hexagon throw first, although all the designs would go on my wish list!

  • mystyk163

    I’m going to order the book if I don’t win. However, I love the doilies. I have several store bought that need to be replaced and would love to do so with my own.
    The Sliced rug also looks FUN!! I’d add that to my kitchen-right in front of my sink! I think I’d make it an orange slice though..

    Thank you, Stephanie, once again. Hope you have a great week!

  • Gigi O.Kaf

    That lemon wedge rug would be so fun to make and put in my kitchen!!!

  • Meghan

    LOVE the Granny Square Cushion and would definitely make that one first!

  • Debbie Mulder

    Looks like a gorgeous book 😍 I would love to make the lemon slice rug first…it sings welcome in a joyful, happy way!
    Would be a great birthday present for me 😉 (22 November) to receive this delightful book of treasures 🤗

  • Anna Westbrook Mursin

    I adore the modern baby blanket!

  • Ana Figueroa

    The Elegant Purse is stunning. I’d love to make it. Oh, and that Granny Square Cushion is gorgeous

  • Sarah

    I’m most interested in the hex blanket. Thanks for the review & giveaway!

  • Jacqui Jeffries

    I would love to do the Lemon slice rug, a finishing touch to my newly painted bathroom 😍

  • Anna Young

    The granny square cushion! And I’d probably end up making a throw 💜

  • DJohnson

    The Elegant Purse. It’s super cute!

  • Victoria Lee Woods

    The little lemon Slice Rug is the cutest project ever! I love how happy and fun it is. It could definitely cheer up my boring living room!

  • Jenn

    I think I saw some cute little mason jar cozies when you were flipping through, they look so fun!

  • Durbin R Amelia

    I like the doilies which can be made into coasters. I’m thinking of Christmas gifts.

  • Emilie Lafontaine

    This book looks really awesome 😍 I would probably do the grannie square cushion:)

  • Rosangela Robinson

    That lemon slice rug is adorable! (Although it may need to become a line slice for my daughter) I also love those doilies and pillows! Please don’t say I have to pick just one 😂

  • Verónica Álvarez

    The lemon slice rug seems a must. It’s sooo original. And I’d love to make all the blankets and throws. They look beautiful over any couch. Truth is, I’ve been working on one (on and off) for 5 years and at this rate it’ll take 2 more. If I engage on that beautiful hexi blanket, I guess I could consider this book a lifetime companion.

  • Christie Aguas

    I would love to make the baby blanket for my newly born neice Willa Jean.

  • tigerlilyx389

    Definitely the lemon slice rug! So bright and cute

  • Dawn Colbert

    I would love to make the doily set, they are so cute

  • Mark Folvig

    I would definitely make the Modern Hexagon Throw to brighten up my loungeroom.

  • minibea12

    I really like the Lemon Slice Rug.

  • Littlemommarie

    The Modern Hexagon Throw is so pretty, j would make that one for sure!

  • Imke Booysen

    I absolutely love the corner to corner blanket. Been dying to make one!!

  • Ellise Kim

    That baby blanket is sooo adorable and would be so fun to make for my many friends who are expecting!!

  • SL

    I would love to try the Elegant Purse! I’ve never made a bag before, and I love learning about new stitches to create different textures! 😊

  • Nat

    I’d love to make the mason jar cozies. They look very full of texture and a simple yet pretty addition to a desk!

  • JJ Wong

    I would love to crochet the doily set. They are beautiful and I need them for my coffee table!

  • Astuti Purbaningsih

    I would love to make the blanket, they are so cute and colorful!

  • Silvia Cappannari

    I would love to make the Lemon slice rug 😍

  • janet

    Hi i got the book a few weeks ago not crocheted anything yet i will make the doily set first

  • Lorraine Merrick

    Those Christmas decorations are so cute! I love the idea of the orange slice as a rug too but I’m more excited about trying those Mandalas! So bright and cheerful 😊

  • inasbasymeleh

    Doily!!! I don’t know why but i really love crochet doily. And figuring the colour for the doily is really fun like arrange a puzzle. Thank for the chance!!

  • Erika Drewke

    I would love to make either the hexiblanket ( Hi Im Erika and I´m addicted to making blankets) or the lemon slice rug! I think my littlesis would love the quirky lemon rug in her bathroom so that would be a great gift for her too!

  • Carolina Lopez Henao

    I would love to crochet the three doily set. Love all the colors. Thanks for the chance.

  • Lisa Marie Arseneault

    I would do the purse and the mandalas! Wow 🙂

  • May Cheang

    I would love to crochet the elegant purse.

  • Crystal Abney

    I would totally crochet the colorful mandalas and frame them!!

  • Suki-San

    I would love to make that lemon slice rug it look soo pretty and colorful!!!😄😄

  • Brenda B.

    I would love to make the hexi blanket or the mandalas! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Nicole

    I would love to make the hexi blanket, would be a great stash buster! Thanks for the chance 🙂

  • Bonnie Burkhardt

    I would like to make the Lemon Slice Rug. I have the perfect spot for it in my kitchen in front of the sink where the angle requires a semi-circle shape rug.

  • Deb Luckenbihl

    The Three Doily Set.