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 Since that site is no longer available, I went to upload the old art to this site when I discovered how old and outdated it was.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

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

This week at Trader Joe’s: Valentine’s Day treats

It’s no secret – I love me some Trader Joe’s.  Especially their seasonal items- their Valentine’s Day items are here and they are just perfect for making a festive party spread or making a regular meal a little more special. Look how pretty these sparkling lemonades are – great on their own or as a mixer:   These fancy chocolates… View Post

New Galentine’s Day mugs are here + Free Printable

  The best of BFFs If you still need a Galentine’s Day gift for your besties, I’ve got you covered.  I’ve designed a Galentine’s Day mug that is covered in Leslie Knope compliments (aka the best compliments you can give) and hearts (because obvs) that will make your girlfriends feel all warm and fuzzy inside.   In case you need some help… View Post

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Knitters

Searching for a Valentine’s Day gift for your favorite knitter?  Look no further- these thoughtful gifts will make her feel the love. 1- Kelly Connor Designs:  “Nobody puts my knitting in a corner” bag 2- Knitty 34:  Circular Needle Case 3- Cobberson & Co.:  Handknit with Love gift tags 4- Fable Fibers:   Biography dk yarn   5- Giraffe Kiss: … View Post