RECIPE: 5 Summer Recipes We Love

5 Summer Recipes We Love

Even though September is right around the corner, it still feels like summer here in the Pacific Northwest (as I write this it is 91 degrees outside!), so I thought I’d share some of my favorite recipes of the summer. My boyfriend, James and I love cooking together and these have been some of our… 

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RECIPE: Summer Veggie Pizza

RECIPE: Summer Veggie Pizza

Homemade pizza is often a weekly staple at my house. I found a dough recipe I love and can often find many combinations of toppings just by emptying our refrigerator. Every summer, I look forward to harvesting my garden vegetables for my favorite summer veggie pizza. Even though summer is usually the time of year… 

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SHOW + TELL: Paper Scrap Birds, from the Vault

We’re not happy unless we’re making things- which means we have a whole slew of projects from the time before A-i-M. We thought we take time now-and-again to share some of these projects from the DIY vault. This one’s more of a Show + Tell, but it’s a great example of how you can add… 

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RECIPE: Curried Pineapple Tomatillo Chutney

RECIPE: Curried Pineapple Tomatillo Chutney

My neighbor gifted me a bag of pineapple tomatillos (also called ‘ground cherries’) from her garden this week, so I decided use them up and make something delicious. After doing a bit of research (you can make pies, jam, salsa, etc. with these little guys), I settled on making a batch of chutney. This was… 

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6 DIY Projects to try before summer ends

DIY: 6 Projects To Try Before Summer Ends

I can feel summer quickly approaching it’s end, but there is still time to get creative and try some fun summer craft projects! It’s now or never people! Gather your crafty friends and family and get to making. We are loving all of these great project ideas from some of our favorite bloggers, crafters and… 

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TODAY: Heal a Creative Soul

The illustration above is from a college class assignment, and was one of the ways I dealt with some of the more negative critiques of art school. It was also my very first letterpress project, so even though it’s not the cheeriest subject, it lead to my biggest creative passion! A few weeks ago I… 

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RECIPE: Pickled Blackberries #summer

RECIPE: Pickled Blackberries

A few weeks ago, my friend Lindsay and I went out to my grandma’s to pick blackberries. Blackberries are my all-time favorite berry and I came home with 12 pints! I made a pie and some delicious blackberry syrup. While looking for other ways to use up my precious berries, I came across this recipe… 

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School House Craft Conference + A Giveaway

School House Craft Fall Conference + A Giveaway!

We are excited to team up with School House Craft this year for their 5th annual fall conference in Seattle, WA! Artists and crafters from all over the Pacific Northwest come together for 2 days of classes, hands-on workshops and networking. We’ve been attendees to this event for the past few years and we are… 

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DIY: Watercolor Affirmation Cards #tutorial

DIY: Watercolor Affirmation Cards

I’m currently reading the book, Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers. I’ve been stuck in a chapter that’s all about incorporating positive thinking into our everyday lives and shooing away the negative chatterbox we have in our heads. This is something I definitely need to work on! One step she suggests,… 

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DIY: Smudge Sticks

DIY: Smudge Sticks

Smudge sticks are small bundles of herbs that are bound tightly with string and dried. They are later burned and traditionally used as part of a ceremony or ritual. I like to burn sage whenever I’m cleaning my home or meditating to help cleanse my space and chase away any negative energies that might be… 

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Watercolored Business Cards

DIY: Watercolored Business Cards

Last week I combined a few of my favorite things and letterpress printed A-i-M cards on scraps of cotton paper. I wanted to make them super special (and representative of our creative spirit) so I pulled out my handy-dandy liquid watercolors and went to town.  I tried a few different methods, and wanted to show… 

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