Amanda's Barnyard Bash Invitation

Amanda’s Farm

It’s funny how unexpected projects often turn out to be the most interesting ones to work on. Take, for instance, the time I helped design stationery and decor for a two-year-old girl’s farm-themed birthday party. Sure, it’s a little different from the kind of work I’ve been doing lately, and no, I don’t think I do know any two-year-olds personally, …

Modern Mom's reinbeer

Roundup: Last-Minute Holiday Inspiration

Here is a list of the things I still believe—however delusional it may sound—that I still have a chance to do before Christmastime is over. 1. Put a hat on something. Two years ago, Erica of Erica’s Sweet Tooth put two dollops of frosting and a strawberry on top of a brownie and changed my life forever. I, too, want …

Customize your boots with fringe!

Make fringe for your boots!

I wanted fringe. I didn’t want to buy new boots. I already liked my boots, with or without fringe. They were red and comfy and I got them at an estate sale for $15. A new pair of boots with fringe would run me a lot more than that, and I wasn’t willing to spend that money when I already …

My green dickey gives dresses a new look.

Shirty little secret

Everyone laughed when I said I was bringing dickeys back. Then they were all, hey, nice shirt! and I was like, WHAT SHIRT, BITCHES? Dickeys. Cost effective. Space saving. Easy to make. Cute. Hilarious. (I had just asked my mom if the pictures she was taking were going to highlight my dickey. You would giggle too.) But wait, no! Dickeys …

Spider? I hardly know her

I don’t usually decorate for Halloween. I love Halloween, and I love holiday decorating, but Halloween decorating doesn’t really suit my style. When I decorate for a season, it’s to invite more beauty and sparkle into my home, not so I can pee my pants every time I walk into the living room and see a scarecrow standing there pretending …

Quantum Leap shots: Starbright Project

Oh, boy! A Quantum Leap-inspired shot and the ThinkGeek winners

Yeah, I made up a drink about Quantum Leap. I dunno. It sounded like a good idea. It tastes like a good idea, too, so I’m giving it to me. It’s sweet, quite sweet indeed, and easy to drink, with layers of banana, chocolate-orange, and almond cordial. The colors are inspired by the handlink used on the show by Al …