Free printable: Self love wall art

  Free printable: Self love wall art (8.5 x 11) Amazon Prime recommended about a million sappy love stories to me this week. I started thinking about how so many rom-coms are about a couple that ends up falling in love after one of them has a huge makeover in order to impress the other. like She’s All That or… View Post

DIY Valentine’s Day Felt Heart Garland

DIY Valentine’s Day felt heart garland (Originally published 2/5/14)  Instead of traditional red and pink Valentine’s Day decorations, this year I wanted to decorate using materials that were more natural, textured, and well, subtle.  Inspired by the natural wool colors in my pom-pom wreath, I decided to make a felt heart garland for the fireplace. It’s a super easy and… View Post

Free Printable: Valentine wall art

A million years ago (2015!) I was a guest blogger on a popular budgeting site, where I shared a couple of free holiday art printables. Since that site is no longer available, I went to upload the old art to this site when I discovered how old and outdated it was. Not to be dramatic or anything but THERE WAS… View Post

Galentine’s Day 2021 Playlist

I made you a Galentine’s Day playlist on Spotify.  If you know me at all, you know that Galentine’s is my very favorite holiday of the whole year. It may not be an “official” holiday, but it’s legit. Ladies celebrating ladies. A day dedicated to female friendship. In non-covid years, my girlfriends and I celebrate Galentine’s with a potluck brunch, cocktails,… View Post

DIY: Friends peephole frame embroidered corner bookmark

I’ve been wanting to do a Friends peephole frame craft forever, especially one that could be shared with your friends. Enter the Friends corner bookmark – it’s quick, inexpensive, and you can add it to your favorite book and gift it to your bestie. Or for your Galentine’s Day crew as party favors. DIY: Friends peephole frame embroidered corner bookmark… View Post

Five last-minute Valentine’s Day projects

  Need some inspiration for a last minute Valentine’s Day sewing project?  Here are five adorable ideas to get your creative  juices flowing:             (Originally published in 2014; updated in 2020) View Post

Host an easy and festive Galentine’s Day brunch

My girlfriends and I have been throwing Galentine’s parties for six years now and we’ve run the gamut from super complicated, to going out to fancy brunch, to somewhere inbetween. Gone are the days of pulling out all the random stuff we’d received as wedding gifts but never used (chocolate fountain, anyone?) and complicated DIYs. Those parties were fun, but… View Post

Shop update: Galentine’s Day gift tags

  Add your favorite Leslie Knope compliments to your Galentine’s gifts! I Each set of six tags can be printed on white or colored paper (white and kraft paper shown in sample photos). Gift tags are for personal, non-commercial use only. -Instant download -6 different Leslie Knope compliments: -You beautiful spinster -You brilliant, powerful musk ox -You beautiful, rule breaking… View Post

Easiest Galentine’s Day cocktail ever

It’s the easiest because it’s not even a cocktail. This Galentine’s Day, toast your friends with a super simple glass. It’s just pink champagne and a few pieces of the red fruit of your choice – strawberries, cherries, raspberries, whatever.  Fancy mixed drinks are great, but some days you just need to cut corners.     If you prefer a… View Post