Fake It ‘Til You Make… Grain Sack Sachets

Fake It ‘Til You Make… Grain Sack Sachets

Vintage French grain sacks are SO desirable…and therefore pricey if you’re lucky enough to even find one. But that quintessential look- either the offset stripes in red & blue, or faded print/text- can be replicated with some crafty ingenuity. So, I headed out to the thrift store with a defined agenda- find something in the linens section that could pass as linen/burlap/grain sack material.Read more ›

Small Batch Mother’s Day: Favorite Handmade Gift Ideas

Small Batch Mother’s Day: Favorite Handmade Gift Ideas

I can seriously hardly believe that the end of April is here and it’s time (almost past time!) to shop for Mother’s Day! I’m just about ready to declare 2015 as the fastest moving year ever.

Last December, I did a “12 Days of Etsy” series on my Facebook page, featuring 12 of my favorite Etsy shops. Ya’ll know I love to find new makers- vintage, upcycling, and handmade- and I especially love sharing their shops and pages for all to see! So in honor of moms everywhere, here are 12 fantastic shops offering fun, unique, and handmade gifts for Mother’s Day.Read more ›

I’ve Bean Hiding Things…

I’ve Bean Hiding Things…

Seeing as I don’t have children (other than our cats, Wrigley and Cottonball), I don’t do many crafts that would be considered “Kid Crafts”. And not that this project is completely kid-friendly (there’s a box cutter involved), but the idea of it might appeal to the kiddos. OR, if you’re like me and enjoying have secret hiding places (I blame Harriet the Spy), then this is the project for you! This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.Read more ›