Decorated Mason Jar Mugs

DIY Decorated Mason Jar Mugs

With summer in full swing, I’m looking forward to hosting backyard get togethers. I’ve been on the lookout for some fun, affordable glassware to serve my homemade cocktails in and was excited to discover this DIY over on Soul Makes. This project is perfect for anyone looking to add something special to their outdoor wedding,… 

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Baby Sock Coin Purse

Baby Sock Coin Purse

Baby socks are pretty stinkin’ adorable aren’t they? Teeny tiny socks in all colors with hearts and dragons, cupcakes and lightning bolts, flowers and robots… The socks that look like sneakers are just too irresistible, so of course I bought a zillion of them. Here is the other thing about baby socks I should say:… 

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Handsewn Strawberry Pin Cushions

Handsewn Strawberry Pincushions

I’ve been having a lot of fun working on little sewing projects lately. I had been eying this tutorial by Down Grapevine Lane for so long; I’m excited to finally be able to try it out. I enjoyed the time consuming hand-stitching involved as I have not practiced that in awhile, and it made for… 

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Father’s Day Gift Idea: Nautical Knot Keychains

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When it comes to brainstorming gift ideas, Father’s Day generally seems to give people more trouble than Mother’s Day. That’s why we’ve been on the lookout for clever gift ideas for dad so we can share them with you here, and we hit gold when we ran across this DIY Sailor Knot Keychain tutorial from… 

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DIY Art Kits for Kids

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Birthdays are so much fun, and even more personal when using a theme to celebrate. So, as I begin planning a birthday party for our special needs son, I’ve decided to create an artistic theme. In his special educational class, he has been exploring various artists and their works. He is so fascinated by each… 

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DIY Herbal Sachets + Free Sewing Pattern

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These sachet pillows are a simple sewing project and make perfect gifts for bridesmaids or wedding favors. The best part is that you can coordinate your fragrant herbs and fabric to match your theme, color palette and season. I chose to use lavender, chamomile and lemon balm for their relaxing effects and fresh spring scent…. 

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DIY Wool Felted Magnets

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There are a number of methods for felting wool. Needle felting is one way that is quite simple, and this project for felting little wool balls is a great starting point. Crafty older children could make these as teacher appreciation gifts or friendship gifts. Materials: Wool roving Felting needle or needle felting tool Felting mat… 

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Garden Twine in a Can

DIY Twine in a Can

Vintage and rustic gardening supplies are popping up at modern stores previously known for something other than gardening. Some have even created new stores to cater to the gardening crowd, like West Elm Market and Anthropologies’ sister, Terrain. I love that these shops are embracing the handmade look, and often even showcase Etsy sellers or… 

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DIY Easter Gift Bags

How to make DIY Easter gift bags for your friends and family

I love celebrating holidays and getting inspired to make something new each year. For Easter this year, I decided to make gift bags decorated with my own art doodles. I plan to fill them up with candy and strategically (and secretly) leave them for my friends and family to find. I hope these little surprises… 

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6 Tips for Hosting an Easter Gathering

6 Tips for Hosting an Easter Gathering

We love any excuse to host a gathering with friends and family, and Easter is no exception. It can be hard to come up with ideas, though, so we thought it would be fun to share a few fun elements we’ve put together at Evermine for an Easter dinner + Easter egg hunt extravaganza! Hopefully… 

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