Sculpting with Paper Mache clay

Sculpting with paper mache, using paper mache clay in place of other sculpting materials. I’ve had this project in mind for the last year or so but I went back and forth on what to use to make it. I like sculpting with polymer clay but it needs to be baked and for this project that wasn’t possible. I considered […]

Mountain Huckleberry scones, better than blueberries

Mountain huckleberry scones make the perfect late summer treat. Mountain Huckleberries Have you ever had a mountain huckleberry before? They look similar to blueberries and, while they come from the same genus, they are not the same. Huckleberries have a more complex flavor, they are sweet but have a slight sourness to them without being tart. Learn all about the […]

Simple sweet cherry pie with home canned cherries

Delicious cherry pie recipe using home-canned sweet cherries. Canned cherry pie filling has a crazy amount of added sugar. You can avoid all that refined sugar by canning cherries in an ultra light syrup or water and using this recipe to make a quick, simple and very tasty pie. You can jump to the recipe here, or you can keep […]

Two ways to make your own simple linen tea towels

Make your own simple linen tea towels with endless options! Tea towels are a great beginner project and make wonderful gifts! I love linen! Wearing linen, using linen, sewing with linen, name it! To me linen feels like such a luxury, the smell the feel everything. I’ve been sewing with linen the last couple years, making clothes for myself and […]

How to paint a foam mat with acrylic paint

Foam mats are hugely versatile but they are usually either bright primary colours or a plain black. Surprisingly foam mats can easily be painted with acrylic paints and customized to completely change a space. I live in an apartment building in the city making our outdoor space limited. To satiate my desire to garden I have turned my deck into […]