Personalized Birthday Garlands

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When I was about to turn four, my mom asked me what kind of birthday party I wanted, and I told her, “a rainbow birthday!” Dutifully and creatively, my mom crafted a painted rainbow made of cardboard, linen and flour glue. To my four-year-old sensitivities, it was just glorious — the rainbow was a big… 

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Succulent Terrarium Centerpieces

DIY Succulent Terrarium Centerpieces | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

It’s been a few years since the succulent terrarium idea hit it big, but it’s got some staying-power. Succulents are inexpensive to buy, easy to care for and they are endlessly interesting to look at. The glass containers required for a cool terrarium can also inexpensive and be easy to find—I’ve found a seemingly unlimited… 

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Mermaid Bath Salts

DIY Mermaid Bath Salts | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com #gift #handmade

I’ve been learning more and more about homemade bath and body products these days. This was my first try at making bath salts, and I have to say, they were a lot of fun to create! The ingredients and process are simple, and you can customize your salt with color and scent for any occasion…. 

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Chinese New Year Ideas

Chinese New Year Roundup | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

The Chinese New Year is coming right up (February 19th), and we’ve got some DIYs you might like to try to celebrate the festivities. Click one of the links below for the full tutorial: 1. These DIY Chinese Paper Lanterns by Rachel 2. These Handmade Paper Fans from Zoe 3. This recipe for homemade Fortune… 

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Baby Shower Gift Idea: Gluten-Free Playdough

Baby Shower Gift Idea: Gluten-Free Play Dough | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

Did you know that making gluten free play dough at home can be super easy? Though I’ve made it before, making play dough always seems like an intimidating task. Turns out, it’s simple stuff, and it’s somehow intrinsically fun to watch powdered ingredients, water, oil and heat turn into a delightful, pliable, non-sticky dough. To… 

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Pompom Love Bugs for Valentine’s Day

Handmade Pompom Love Bugs | Evermine Blog | www.evermine.com

I love Valentine’s Day for three reasons: I love the color pink, chocolate is usually involved and I have an excuse to make something sweet for the people I love! This year, I decided to put my obsession for making pompoms to good use by making these adorable Pompom Love Bugs! Pompom Love Bugs for… 

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