hello! I’m Amy Christie & I am a maker.

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this heart of mine is a place for
inspiring DIYs,
kids crafts, recipes for good food
& stories about real life.
let’s make something.


here’s our latest posts!

Spread the Word #T1DLooksLikeMe

When life sent us on an unforeseeable journey, we had to decide how to respond. For us…

Art Workshop for Children | this heart of mine

Art Workshop For Children

If I haven’t said it before, I believe being creative is an imperative part of…

Scandinavian Gatherings

My friend, Melissa of Lulu the Baker, wrote a book called Scandinavian Gatherings and it’s beautiful! Her…

Weeknight Society + Beer Braised Brats

Let’s talk food! My friend, Ali, developed an awesome app you just must know about.…

Changing A Bit

Hello! I know. It’s been, like, forever. I’m still alive and well. Life is full…

How to Have a "Goods" Summer | this heart of mine

How to Have a “Goods” Summer

So. Summer is coming. I know that. But I might have put it a bit…

Hello! It’s Friday!

I know. It’s been a long time. Like, a long, long time. I’ve missed you…

Bold. Bohemian. Beautiful: Make a Coffee Filter Flower Crown | this heart of mine

Bold. Bohemian. Beautiful: Make a Coffee Filter Flower Crown

It’s springtime which means it’s the perfect time to make a flower crown. Now, it’s…

Trying to…Catch Up

Hello!! Did you have a good weekend?  How was your Easter celebration? Hopefully your baskets were…

How to Naturally Dye Eggs Red Hues | this heart of mine

Seeing Red? How to Naturally Dye Eggs Red Hues

natural egg dye red, orange, yellow, green & blue Here’s the last color of my…

How to Naturally Dye Eggs Orange Tones | this heart of mine

Orange You Glad? How to Naturally Dye Eggs Orange Hues

I’ve been dying eggs all the colors of the rainbow, loving each color a little…

How to Naturally Dye Eggs Yellow Tones | this heart of mine

Mellow the Yellow? How to Naturally Dye Eggs Yellow Hues

As I continue my trek through the rainbow of naturally dying eggs, first blue, then…