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!

Lemon, Parm & Pecorino Want-To-Eat-It-All-The-Time Kale Salad | this heart of mine

Lemon, Parm & Pecorino Want-To-Eat-It-All-The-Time Kale Salad

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

Never & Always: The Tragedies of the Ridiculous & Sleep Deprived | this heart of mine

Never & Always: The Tragedies of the Ridiculous & Sleep Deprived

The other morning I was thinking about psychological torture, as one does when they sit…

Make an Amazing Photo Wall in Your Home | this heart of mine

Everything You Need to Know to Make a Photo Wall

Almost immediately after we moved in, I imagined a photo wall on the narrow wall…

Love Potion No. 9 Bubble Valentines | this heart of mine

Easy Peasy Love Potion No. 9 Bubble Valentines for School

It’s Valentine time! The stores are filled with reds and pinks and hearts and I…

Before We Go... | this heart of mine

Before We Go…

Whew, y’all. How was your week? Was yours a wild and crazy, jam-packed blur like mine?This…

Mostly Healthy Chicken Tacos - Easy Weeknight Meal | this heart of mine

Simple & Mostly Healthy Chicken Tacos for Any Night of the Week

Weeknight meals are rough. Everyone is tired from the day, there isn’t a lot of…

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…

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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,…

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Fierce Lady Friendships

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