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!

T1D Q1 2016 | this heart of mine

TD1 Q1 2016 + Printable Diabetes Lunchbox Record

T1D Q1 stands for Type 1 Diabetes Quarter 1 Back in October, I shared about…

Make Your Own Colored Mercury Glass Votives | this heart of mine

Banish the Winter Blues with Colorful Mercury Glass Votives

It was -10 degrees the other night. 10 degrees below zero buuuuuuuut, the windchill made…


Goals for 2016

While utter chaos for me personally, 2015 brought about steady growth for this heart of mine.…

How to Make Transparent Text in Photoshop | this heart of mine

Top Posts of 2015 (and How to Make Transparent Letters in Photoshop)

Before we totally write off last year, let’s reminisce. It’s a joy to look back through…

How to Make Stocking Hats for Plastic Animals | this heart of mine

How to Make Stocking Hats for Plastic Animals

Our world is white and we are feeling silly. To keep our plastic animals friends warm,…

fierce lady friendships

Fierce Lady Friendships

When Sweet J was two, we enrolled in a family education class together. It’s the same…

How to Make Snowman Marshmallows | this heart of mine

How to Make Your Own (Darling!) Snowman Marshmallows

Hello! Happy new year! Happy 2016. Tell me. How was your holiday and break? I…

The Easiest Real Evergreen Garland Ever | this heart of mine

The Easiest Real Evergreen Garland Ever

I tend to be a bit of a spending fool at this time of year.…

Recipe for OREO Cookie Balls! | this heart of mine

Making OREO Cookie Balls for the Neighbors, Delivery Guy & Myself

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are…

Snowy Mugs for The Holiday Collective | this heart of mine

Snowy Mugs for The Holiday Collective

We have no snow. Not one drop. It’s been mild and overcast for days and that…

Foil-Wrapped Paper Mache Stars | this heart of mine

Make Foil-Wrapped Paper Mache Ornaments for Your Tree

I’m going to level with you. Our Christmas tree looks awful frightful horrendous It’s an…

It's a Livie & Luca Shoes Giveaway! Hooray! | this heart of mine

Win Livie & Luca Shoes! – The Holiday Collective Giveaway

It’s giveaway day! Hooray! Last month, I hosted a Livie & Luca giveaway through my…