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!

51 Artful Ways to Decorate Eggs This Easter

51 Artful Ways to Decorate Eggs This Easter

Each year, I look forward to unpacking our assortment of decorated eggs. There is something…

Paper Bunny Baskets: Simple, Easy & So Adorable | this heart of mine

A Paper Bunny Basket: Simple, Easy & So Adorable

I love the flow of color change throughout the year and I find myself loving…

A First Birthday Cake with Paper Balloons | this heart of mine

A First Birthday Cake with Paper Balloons

Pipsqueak turned one yesterday. He’s not aware of this milestone but I sure am. He’s…

Painting the House & Other Ordinary Things | this heart of mine

Painting the House & Other Ordinary Things

Happy Leap Year! I hope you are enjoying this extra day. I know it’s been…

A Recipe for Clementine Sorbet: Colorful, Yummy & Easy | this heart of mine

A Recipe for Clementine Sorbet: Colorful, Yummy & Easy

Hello again! Bring on the bright and sweet clementines, our winter-produce saviors! We are eating…

We Love Plum! | this heart of mine

Growing Well with Plum Organics®

This post is sponsored by Plum Organics® Grow Well When I was pregnant with Love…

Send a Sweet Message: Printable Chocolate Letter Wraps with Design Mom | this heart of mine

Send a Sweet Message: Printable Chocolate Letter Wraps

This project – printable chocolate letter wraps – is in the running for my favorite…

Monogram Cookie Gifts for Valentine's Day! with @designmom | this heart of mine

Give a Letter: Monogram Cookie Gifts for Valentine’s Day!

We didn’t just share our love of Valentine’s Day here on this heart of mine,…

Homemade Rainbow Silly Putty | this heart of mine

How to Make Rainbow Silly Putty [with Momtastic]

The last time my mom visited, she got all weird sciencey in the kitchen. White…

Stop. Talk. Listen. | this heart of mine

Stop. Talk & Listen: Like MC Hammer But Less Cool

No one listens to me. I say that a lot. While mom-ing, it often feels like…

5 Easy Tips for Winter Lips & Other Body Parts | this heart of mine

7 Easy Tips for Winter Lips & Other Body Parts

From Tuesday noon until evening, about  nine inches of snow fell in our area. Later evening,…

Easy Ribbon Napkin Rings | this heart of mine

Feed Your Valentine: Make Festive Ribbon Napkin Rings

One Valentine’s Day when I was young, my dad surprised my mom, my sister and…