Showing posts from January, 2014

Learn watercolor lettering with Jones Design Company

Learn the delicate art of painting watercolor letters with Jones Design Company. In the tutorial, the talented Emily teaches us step-by-step how to make watercolor monograms for crafting and decorating.

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Rolling Pin Recipe Printable from Cathe Holden

The most charming and gracious host/hostess gift idea is here! Cathe Holden designed a set of  rolling pin wrapped recipe card printables that's inspired by a tartan patterned vintage recipe tin box.  Get Cathe's DIY printable here.

Have a lovely week sweetlings!

In Neko Font

Meow, meow! I love cat things and this Neko Font is just too cute for words. Try the neko font generator for a dose of kawaii. 
May your weekend be filled with cute. Have a good one!

The Mollie Makes Shop

To all of  you Mollie Makers out there, the Mollie Makes Shop is now open to cater to all your crafting, sewing and knitting needs. 
Happy Friday!

Peg Dolls Winter Wonderland DIY

Here's a polar vortex inspired crafty printable from Mr. Printables- the purveyor of all things wonderful and whimsical.  Download the peg doll winter wonderland pattern and trace out from left-over brown cardboard.

Have fun and keep warm!

Have a Nap

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon."
-Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown's Little Book of Wisdom

Paper Cats and Dogs

Check out this playful menagerie of paper craft dogs and cats from Canon Creative Park. They would look so cute displayed in a sunny windowsill.

Have a lovely week!

Japanese catalog inspiration

I love the pretty and sweet catalogs of Japanese online retailer Felissimo. There is so much eye candy I thought I should share them.

Have a lovely weekend my  friends.

Crafts for the Weekend

Here are three adorable DIY crafts that are guaranteed to kick off 2014 to a great start. Wishing you all a crafty year!

Looking for this Japanese linen fabric

Hello fabric lover! Perhaps you can help me with this little fabric quandery? I've been looking for this Japanese fabric all over the web but I can't seem to find it. I thik it's an Echino or Kokka japanese linen fabric. If you can point me to an ETSY store or any online fabric shop carrying this fabric I will be so grateful! Thank you!

MT Casa Interior Design

MT Casa by MT Masking Tape offers a world of interior design possibilities for the home and office. The wildly popular washi tape can be used in various creative ways to add a burst of playfulness to any room, corner or design object.

MT Casa is available in the MT Online Shop or on ETSY.

White Chocolate Coffee Wands

Having fun with silicon lollipop molds from Daiso. I'm not a terrible sweet tooth but these white chocolate lollies I've discovered can double as hot chocolate or coffee stirrers. White chocolate lends quite a nice layer of flavor to your morning brew.

Have a wonderful week!

Recipe: Mini Bundt Pan Cake Donuts

I got myself a mini bundt cake pan this Christmas as I hoped to make mini plum puddings. The busy holidays just whizzed by and I never got the chance. Anyway, January rolled in nice and quiet and weekends have been crafty and productive so far. For a lovely afternoon tea, I made these easy mini bundt pan cake donuts adapted from The Prepared Pantry. You can download Prepared Pantry's collection of mini bundt cake pan recipes here.    


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup granulated sugar2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon nutmeg1 large egg1/2 cup butter, melted1/2 cup milk1/2 teaspoon vanillaCherry (no stems) Donut glaze:
1 cup confectioner's sugar1/4 cup hot water1/8 tsp meringue powderDirections:

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease mini bundt cake pan.
2. Mix flour, baking powder, 1/2 cup sugar, salt, and nutmeg together in a medium bowl with a whisk.
3. Beat the egg, melted butter, milk, and vanilla in another …

Moomin x Afternoon Tea Wallpaper

Decorate your January desktop with a special edition  Moomin desktop wallpaper from Afternoon Tea. The special Moomin site commemorates Tove Jansson's 100 years anniversary.

Happy January!

Happy Happy 2014!