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Hi, I’m Whitney! I find that my life is a little bit lovelier when I make things by hand. Sometimes these efforts end in paper moths, other times chicken potpies.  I would love to share my creative adventures with you, and all the bits of life that happen in between. I’m on my way to the buckeye tree now. Wanna meet me there? 🙂

 

 


7 Home Remedies to Cure Your Sinus Pressure Blues

7 Home Remedies to Cure Your Sinus Pressure Blues

Here are a few things you may not know about me: 1) I don’t get sick often, but when I do, it’s usually sinus pressure related. 2) I hate taking…

DIY Rock Cairn Door Stop

DIY Rock Cairn Door Stop

Sometimes the very best souvenirs are the ones you snap in a photograph, scoop out of the sand, or pick up off a hiking trail. I’m not talking about trash;…

DIY no-sew leather key cap

No-sew leather key cap

Have you ever been to Francesca’s at your local mall? Excuse me, any guys who read this blog—if there are any—as I get a little girly for a second. My…

Kenyan Ginger Tea

Kenyan Ginger Tea

Did you know that the word ‘chai’ is Swahili for ‘tea’? So when people say “chai tea”, they are really saying “tea tea”. It will bug you from now on…

Printable Folksy Valentines

I feel like I just offered up some excellent fodder for a Jeff Foxworthy joke. “You might be from Appalachia if”…in this case, you feel loved when your significant other…

Dapper dressed up pumpkins

Dapper dressed up pumpkins

When it comes to pumpkins nowadays, I am all about eating them in as many forms as possible and less about finding elaborate ways to decorate them. Is that an…

Copper-dipped bamboo succulent planter

Copper-dipped bamboo succulent planter

What happens when you peruse Anthropologie’s website and watch too much “Fixer Upper”? You want everything to be copper, but you can’t afford to buy the copper stuff. So, you…

Painted wooden clothespin kitchen clips

Painted wooden clothespin kitchen clips

Quick! What do you do when you’re in the kitchen, surrounded by roosters, with a bag of plain, wooden clothespins in your hand? You paint roosters on the clothespins to…

Water bottle holster

Leather water bottle holster

Long time no see, friends! The last time we talked, I was looking forward to warmth and all the summery blog posts that I could write about camping; travelling; and…

Essential Oil Bottle Amulet

Essential Oil Bottle “Amulet”

Wow guys. The pollen! When spring brings along its sinus- wrecking clouds of yellow, I just wish I could travel around in a comfy little hamster ball with a ton…