DIY: Marble Paper with Oil Paints

Whenever Rachel and I get together there is always a lot of making. We hang out, paint, draw, and then we party (ie: DIY TIMES). In anticipation for this visit, we made lists of possible crafts, and “Paper Marbling” appeared on both lists. Done! We’d seen several methods, but we had almost all the supplies… 

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DIY: Culinary Herb Wreath

Herb gardening has become one of my favorite hobbies and this year I’m growing over 25 different types of herbs! There’s nothing better than a backyard garden full of fragrant edible plants. Now that it’s harvest season I’ve been researching ways to use them. I mainly use fresh herbs in cooking. Last year I made… 

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DIY: Convertible Harvest Apron / Produce Bag

There’re still a million and a half things to do around here, but the garden has been calling. (Literally. The robins are LOUD.) More often than not I find myself walking around with a hose and eating vegetables right off the plants like an animal; but the harvests are getting to be too big for me to… 

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DIY: Simple Flowers from Old T-Shirts + Free Templates

I’ve been in a major cleaning and organization mood, so most of my projects have been focused on “using up” materials I have around. One giant project used a bin full of old printed t-shirts (I’ll show you when I’m done!) and I ended up with so many colorful t-shirt scraps that I over-ran my… 

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RECIPE: 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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