Valentine’s Day is approaching, and with that in mind hearts are on the forefront. I love origami “paper folding” and have always been fascinated with the Japanese art. There’s something about seeing a flat piece of paper come to life into a 3-D art form that I find so beautiful, and this is merely done by paper folding! Read more »
I have always loved experimenting with natural dyes. The colors found in nature, in flowers, plants, and vegetables are so much more vibrant and beautiful than artificial colors, and it’s extremely rewarding when you are able to capture that color on a piece of fabric and wear it. Read more »
Pressed flowers have always had my heart. They’re delicate and beautiful in the quietest way. I had never actually attempted to make some until now, and now I can’t believe I’d gone a whole 25 years without ever doing so. Read more »
If you hadn’t noticed, we’re kind of head over heels for fedoras right now. They have this magic ability to look good with everything, from a long, flowing maxi dress to jeans and a t-shirt. Read more »
I miss snail mail, I miss receiving hand written letters in the mail and small postcards from family and friends from their travels. It was always such a nice feeling having something handwritten and delivered to you, that you could keep and put on your fridge under a magnet or placed delicately on a shelf for you to glance at and pick up every now and again to read over.
I seem to have an abundance of dried flowers right now…I collected a bunch a while back and ever since, I’ve been coming up with ways to incorporate them into my home decor (see last week’s wall decor DIY). Read more »
Today’s DIY is more of an idea that I fell in love as an alternative to the typical New Year’s resolutions. I don’t know about you but I never remember my resolutions – by February they’re pretty much forgotten. In an attempt to remember them this year, I decided to make a dream jar. Read more »
Any last minute holiday shoppers out there? I’ve always thought that the best kind of gifts are the ones made by hand, with lots of love :). With that in mind, here’s a round-up of some great last minute gift ideas that you can make! Read more »
If you’re running out of last minute gift ideas for your friends and loved ones, we have a solution for you. Simply personalize a notebook or sketchbook and make it unique. I always carry notebooks and sketchbooks with me whether I go, just in case there’s an idea I need to jot down, a list I need to make, or something that’s worth sketching. I feel they become an essential in everyone’s daily life and will make a great last minute gift for someone. Read more »
I’m not sure what’s more fun – buying gifts for people that you love, or wrapping them! I’ve always loved wrapping gifts and it’s funny because I’m terrible at doing it the traditional way… Read more »
Get handy with DIY, a creative outlet that allows you to archive crafty bits and bobs. Get your mind busy with little tricks of the trade to make adorable keepsake objects that you can cherish forever.