The gift of handmade


a short hiatus

Hi everyone! We haven’t been posting much, I know. We’re just having a little problem with our website and can’t upload photos. We’re going to get everything working soon, but in the meantime, you can keep up via our Facebook page! We’ll keep posting there. […]

chrina’s bridal shower

We styled a bridal shower for Chrina a few weeks ago (congratulations, Mrs. Henson!). Here are some photos from the day: The party favors: The prettiest centerpieces that we wanted to take home: The sisters-to-be prepping the tables: Some bling for the napkins: And a […]

leafy greens

Hand painted cookies for your holidays!

Krispy Kreme and your holiday parties

Remember one of our first ever blog posts? Here’s a delicious way to fancy up your Krispy Kreme boxes for your parties! Cut two-inch circles from your Krispy Kreme box. Punch holes on sides of each circle cutout, and string with ribbon, yarn, or crochet […]

craft club// christmas edition

First order of business: painting snowmen families on mini canvases. Tongue-depressor mangers: Pipe cleaner halos: Lastly: snow kittens.

wrap it up

We hosted a gift wrapping workshop a few weeks ago, where we taught gift wrapping techniques and ways to save money, with little tips on throwing small holiday get-togethers and a little bit of Christmas traditions. Demonstrating some wrapping: Recycling: Learning how to make gift […]

o christmas tree

The fifth of December, and the Christmas decorating is well under way! Our theme this year is white, and we thought we’d show you our tree. Our ornaments are mostly handmade this year, with the wooden spools we wrapped in sheet music, and the ruffle […]

m + j

A few months ago, our friends Marco and Jam got married in New Zealand, and here are some snapshots of some of the details! The ring pillow: A hand-painted sign: I painted some wooden Lord of The Rings shields to serve as the groomsmens’ boutonnieres. […]

sparks homeschool art show

So, in case you didn’t know, we teach art classes to a 3 groups of homeschoolers every Friday. Group A: Grades 6-9, Group B: Grades 3-5, and Group C: Kinder-Grade 2. The other day, we held an art show and put every piece of art […]

father’s day

This is a late post, but we just wanted to show you what we did last month for Father’s Day at our church. They’re little boxes that have a chocolate bar inside!