Christmas Decor

Designers Face Off: Mikey VS Carmi

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

I am Michael Sellick, known online as 'Mikey', I am the founder and leader of The Crochet Crowd. I'm a 'hooker' at heart with the passion to crochet and play with yarn.

21 thoughts on “Designers Face Off: Mikey VS Carmi

  • February 1, 2015 at 5:31 pm
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    Bang on article. Looks like it was great fun, and yes everyone can create with the skill sets they have.

  • November 14, 2014 at 12:45 pm
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    Oh, Mikey! I laughed so hard I could barely see through the tears running down my face!!!!! Your deer was DEVINE!!!!!!! I loved it!!!! AND…..If a story could be Yarnbombed then you succeeded in that too!!!! The more I read, the FASTER I read all the way to the very end!!!!! I also liked how you took a step back and then were willing to make changes that actually improved your overall presentation!!! Keep it ALL up please!!! I look forward to “hearing” from you every week!! To be able laugh at yourself all in good fun in something I love to experience through you!

  • November 13, 2014 at 3:40 pm
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    Fantastic project and WOW results! I adore Carmi (got here from her site), but you clearly win since you’ve also decorated your entire house for Christmas already!! Kudos for a job astonishingly well-done!!

  • November 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm
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    always lots of fun waiting and watching what you come up with. Love you, your patterns and your sharing of them. Thanks and keep up the good work to you and the team!

  • November 12, 2014 at 11:44 am
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    I love them both but it’s like comparing apples to oranges. Some crafts take longer than others. Crochet is like hand sewing or knitting by hand compared to collage which is more like machine sewing or using a knitting machine. Both have unique looks for the same project but one is quick, one is slower. Whatever method is used, I appreciate both as gifts because it shows someone cared enough to take the time to make something special for me, not just grab something off a shelf most likely made cheaply in china.

  • November 11, 2014 at 10:46 pm
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    Another thing about the two styles… Carmi’s design looks very up state. Sort of a fashion statement for an art gallery window. But Mikey’s creation look like something made for a family to bring out every year and pass down as part of the Christmas holiday feel. Sort of warm and loving. Yes Carmi’s has great creative ‘bling’, but I’ll take warm and loving every day of the year!

  • November 11, 2014 at 10:36 pm
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    Bang Mikey! I love your creativity. I love creativity period! I can’t follow a recipe without sticking my thumb into the mix, I can’t follow a pattern without trying my “what if I”s either. Doing my own thing has been with me since I was a small kid, and I (and obviously you), will never outgrow the need and fun of it. Bomb on Mickey, bomb on!

  • November 11, 2014 at 3:38 pm
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    Bang On my friend!

    • November 11, 2014 at 8:27 pm
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      Although I appreciate the work and talent that went into both I must say that the yarnbombed is my choice. The yarn gave it a texture that made me think of the fur that would be on a real deers head.

  • November 11, 2014 at 3:36 pm
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    I loved both. Each has a unique individual appeal to for diverse styles of decorating. It’s a tie–a draw–both are winners!!!!!

  • November 11, 2014 at 2:27 pm
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    BANG!
    FANTASTIC

  • November 11, 2014 at 6:02 am
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    It was breathtaking to read your article. I liked your creativity, choosing colours of yarn and mostly the eyes of your deer! Very characteristic and added humor. Thanks for sharing.

  • November 10, 2014 at 11:51 am
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    Loved this! I am definitely going to be shopping Michael’s with bigger scope of possibilities!
    I am totally team Mickey! The deer and wreath are gorgeous. Well done!

  • November 10, 2014 at 11:08 am
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    Laughed so much reading this article! Both deer heads are fabulous, what a great showcase of different talents.

  • November 10, 2014 at 12:10 am
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    Love the article., I appreciate the dear, Deer Head even more now.

  • November 9, 2014 at 11:37 pm
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    Very clever, unique. I love how your personality shines through brilliantly in all your artistic creations!

  • November 9, 2014 at 11:36 pm
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    Love,love, love this article. It says it all 🙂

  • November 9, 2014 at 11:07 pm
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    I think BOTH heads are exquisitely done. It depends on your decor for preference. As for the other things poor Mikey had to go through to get done, wow… temperatures are pretty intense!! I am glad you and Cami are good friends and this was more of a design challenge than war… you are both very talented in your own art forms! Hugs!

  • November 9, 2014 at 10:40 pm
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    This was fun to read and I LOVE your deer head.

  • November 9, 2014 at 10:08 pm
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    With you all the way, Mikey.
    Except for the rectal temp.
    Not even gonna ask Daniel to do that, honey. 😉

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