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!

Make No-Sew Napkins - Perfect for a Summer Picnic! | this heart of mine

Make Easy No-Sew Napkins

The weather is warm, the grass is green and growing, school is out and we…

Trust the Timing of Your Life | this heart of mine

Trust the Timing of Your Life // word

Ugh. I haven’t especially liked the timing of recent events in my life. Okay. I’ve downright hated…

Make Your Own Edible Sprinkle Bowl for Ice Cream! | this heart of mine

Make Edible Sprinkle Bowls for Ice Cream

Whew! We made it through birthday season. I’m spent. It was Love Bug’s birthday this…

5 Things to Do On a Birthday | this heart of mine

5 Things to Do On the First Day of Summer

It’s the first day of summer! Hurray! It’s also Love Bug’s seventh birthday. I find it…

The Mom Uniform

Mom Uniform

It’s true. I wear a mom uniform just about every day. Kinda like the signature looks…

Pecan Shortbread with Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies | this heart of mine

Pecan Shortbread with Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies

When MJ went back to work after being home with us, after Pipsqueak was born,…

We Have a New Look! | this heart of mine

We Have a New Look!

Hello Blog Subscribers! I finally got the new-posts-email system set up. Only took me a…

May Link Love | this heart of mine

May Link Love

And all of a sudden, May is over. Sweet J finishes his preschool year today,…

Too Little Time | this heart of mine

Too Little Time

The pile that never goes away There isn’t enough time to do all the things…

Make a Rainbow Pom Pom Necklace! | this heart of mine

Rainbow Pom Pom Necklace

I find inspiration in so many places. I was inspired to make these rainbow pom…

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.…