Arts & Crafts is my little online studio filled with creative ideas, inspirations, and how-tos for all kinds of projects. It also includes the front of my virtual refrigerator where you’ll find quotes, checklists and other printable stuff on display. As a graphic designer, making things that are both lovely and useful just makes me happy. Sharing those things makes me even happier.
Let me start by saying these are far more than little heart baskets made from paper. These Julehjerter are Christmas therapy. They're a key to recapturing the nostalgic Christmas celebrations you long for. I have a theory that what makes us feel like Christmas has lost some of its magic isn't ... Read More about How to make Beautiful Danish Heart Baskets – Free Template
Ages before you had an Elf sitting on your shelf, Danish children had the family Nisse. Milly spent last year in Denmark, and assures me that the Danes know better than anyone how to celebrate Christmas. She was absolutely enchanted when the family and guests danced around the Christmas tree, lit by ... Read More about Introducing An Adorable Danish Nisse – Free Printable Tags!
She called them her "fancies." Other children collect pebbles. Or seashells. Milly collected glass bottles of every shape and size. Now, after nearly a year and a half in the storage closet it's time to unpack them, dust them off, and figure out what place they have in a grown woman's room. In ... Read More about How to Make Classy Chalkboard Vases from Old Bottles
You're in an awkward position. Mom has asked you not to get her anything for Mother's Day. She already has way too much "stuff." Seriously, though, you can't be the only one at dinner without a gift! Never fear! We have the perfect solution. This upcycled brag book is by far the easiest of the ... Read More about How to Upcycle an Inexpensive Brag Book for Mother’s Day
Although last week's Aromatherapy Dough gift idea is definitely a simple DIY with impressive results, this week's gift idea is an even easier way to pamper Mom! Sugar scrub recipes are certainly not difficult to find on the internet, and basic ingredients are sugar and oil. You can easily experiment ... Read More about Make This Luxurious Sugar Scrub Gift for Mother’s Day
We've been mixing up and giving away aromatherapy play dough for a few years ago, and making it for ourselves. The scent can be calming or invigorating, and there's something just so therapeutic about the texture and motion of squishing and shaping the dough. I've tried many different recipes over ... Read More about Aromatherapy Play Dough For Mothers (and their children)