DIY: Heart Bath Bombs (For Valentine’s Day)

Happy February! Today we are sharing a BONUS project on how to make pretty Heart Bath Bombs for your friends and family this Valentine’s Day. Alison and I got together with some friends to make these and they turned out wonderful! We used all natural ingredients and scented them with pure essential oils of lavender… 

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Winter Projects

DIY: Target My Heart Pincushion

About 12 years ago I stitched together a utilitarian pillow stuffed with cloth scraps and called it a pincushion. It was my sad companion through many a sewing project, and as much as I wanted to replace it I never made the time. Well! The time has come. Seeing as it’s February and Stitches + Threads… 

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SHOW+TELL: A Rainbow of Faux Embroidery

I have spent quite bit of time working on my studio lately, and in the process have embraced a few truths about my personality. 1-I like to turn chaos into order 2-I love clean visually simple spaces with little subtle details 3-Rainbows are the best. With that in mind, I set out to turn this… 

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DIY: Heart Embroidery Sampler (For Beginners)

Embroidery is one of my favorite craft mediums. It’s the perfect ‘lap’ project to work on while watching a movie and I love that I can pick up my project, work on a few stitches and just as easily put it down again. I first learned embroidery from my grandmother, who taught me to sew… 

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DIY: Washi Tape Tea Lights

I’m sure I’m not the only person out there with a washi tape obsession. I just love collecting all the different colors and patterns. I decided it was time to start using my collection and started researching some fun craft projects on Pinterest. I stumbled across this post and wanted to try it out. Not… 

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Three Healthy Drink Recipes

This year it seems like I’ve caught a minor cold (lasting about 3 days) every other week! After the second one runny nose kicked in, I knew it was high time to bring out my cold fighting, immune boosting, and homemade concoctions. It’s so easy to ignore feeling tired and rundown, or push through daily… 

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RECIPE: Preserved Lemons

Up until recently, I knew nothing about preserved lemons beyond seeing it listed as an ingredient in recipes and swiftly substituting for fresh lemons instead. But, as my culinary adventures continued, I became more and more curious about them. What did they taste like? How were they actually used? Preserved lemons are primarily used in… 

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DIY: Heart Stamps from Stuff your already have.

Creativity isn’t always about going to the craft store and stocking up on the newest trendy supply- sometimes it’s about getting clever with what I already have. I save money (by using the things I have and might otherwise throw away), save time (by avoiding a shopping run), and tickle that part of my brain that adores a challenge. Fortunately,… 

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Three Valentine’s Day Dinner Menus

I love any excuse to cook up a fancy dinner (or better yet, have my guy cook a fancy dinner). We both love to cook, especially together, so this year we are planning a Valentine’s Day feast. Creating menus is just the first step to a night of homemade bliss. Here are three menu ideas:… 

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RECIPE: Strawberry Sprinkle Cookies

I’ve had my eye out for something special to make for Valentine’s Day this year. When I spotted this recipe for Strawberry Sprinkle Cookies I couldn’t resist giving it a try. Not only are these cookies PINK but they’re also strawberry flavored and have a white chocolate center! These cookies are another spend-all-afternoon-in-the-kitchen type of… 

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RECIPE: Raspberry & Rose Infused Vinegar

I enjoy making my own concoctions at home. Infusions are very easy to make as you simply combine ingredients in a jar and let it sit for a while. I came across this post and couldn’t resist trying out a raspberry infused vinegar. The color looked so pretty and after doing a bit more research… 

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