2015 Flurry and Flax and Twine Events

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What a flurry 2015 has been so far! I received my first book dummy, that’s the first graphic layout of my book, right after Christmas. It was so exciting. Seeing all my hard work in page layouts is making it all feel that much more real. Two weeks chock full of checking and double checking, cutting READ MORE

adorable diy wood mobile

DIY Wood Baby Mobile with Elephants

I’m so excited for this sweet and easy DIY Wood Baby Mobile. Aren’t the little elephants so cute!? My cousin just had a beautiful baby girl, Olivia, and this is going to her along with a few other little goodies. I love the simplicity of the scalloped wood discs and the paper cut elephants. The READ MORE

diy tissue paper fringe tassel

DIY Tissue Paper Fringe Tassels

Looking for a little last minute holiday fun? Whip up these adorable tissue paper fringe tassels in a heartbeat. They are the perfect touch to a whimsical holiday deer. . . . yes, he absolutely NEEDED the tassels! Or, dress up that very special package!  Man, I love Christmas. This one is for my sister-in-law, who READ MORE

Baked Donuts

Eat & Make, Sweet Paul Book Review

Though Sweet Paul’s book, Eat and Make, came out a number of months ago, I wanted to share a book review with you now. One, because I’m getting ready to bake for a whole house load of holiday guests. Two, it would make a fantastic Christmas or hostess present. And three, because I was just so charmed READ MORE

Candied Pecans with Grapefruit Zest

Candied Pecans with Grapefruit Zest

Every year , I look forward to candied pecans at Christmas time. My mom made them for Holiday parties when I was young and they always seemed to add to the fantastic glow of the evening. They are so goooood, too!  I wanted to make them as teacher/friend/neighbor gifts this year but wanted to add a little READ MORE