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!

Chipboard Mirror | this heart of mine

Chipboard Mirror: Mirror Makeover

When I brainstormed how to makeover this mirror, I knew I wanted to add a…

Learn to Work in the Rain | this heart of mine

Learn to Work in the Rain // word

We’ve had some big changes this year thus far. A new family member, a move.…

Birthday Cake Flag | this heart of mine

Birthday Cake Flag + Real Birthdays

We had ourselves a birthday this weekend – our Sweet J is now four. He…

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

How to Make Party Hats for Plastic Animals

We have birthdays on our minds here and since we love our animals, we want…

Clorox in the Kitchen | this heart of mine

The Clean Kitchen

This post is sponsored by Clorox—helping you clean on the go for a happier home. The…

Paper Cake | this heart of mine

Paper Cake

It’s birthday season at our house and I’m not sure who’s more excited, Sweet J and…

Handmade Porcelain Mirror with Air-Dry Clay | this heart of mine

Porcelain Mirror

In my purse, one of the most coveted items to play with for my children…

You Made the Best Baby Ever | this heart of mine

You Made the Best Baby Ever // word

That’s what Love Bug’s card said, the one she gave me when she and Sweet…

Easy Bud Vase | this heart of mine

Bud Vase

This bud vase has been in my mind for a long time. The inspiration came…

Printed Fabric Appliques with Sprout by HP | this heart of mine

Printed Fabric Appliques with Sprout by HP®

This post is sponsored by HP® Sprout I’ll admit: fabric appliques do bring about visions of…

Essentials for Moms of Infants | this heart of mine

5 Essentials for Moms of Infants

In all honesty, I haven’t felt the shift from two children to three to be…

design-mom-book

The Design Mom Book

Have you heard? Gabrielle of Design Mom wrote a book called Design Mom: How to…