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Easy Instagram Tips {filters and so much more}

I love my Canon 5D Mark ii. I really do. I have been cheating on it for awhile now though and I am not ashamed. I use the inferior camera on my iphone everyday and I use Instagram to document our days. It is not just the ease of Instagram that has me hooked but all the awesome apps that you can purchase to instantly change your photos. That whole instant thing is pretty fun and convenient. I thought before …

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Nothing About the Perfection. All About the People. Still About The Pretty.

When I came up with the idea for Creatively Made Home it was pulled from my own journey with my home. Creatively Made started as an art class. Became a way to build a Creatively Made Business and now has allowed me to share about my passion of home and family. The past two e-courses I have hosted and then brought in creative friends to generously share. This course I have asked four of my brilliantly, creative friends to join …

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Ramblings of a crazy woman!

The photos will be as random as my words. You’ve been warned! First off I want to thank all of you that left comments on the last post about France ideas and all of you that emailed me privately! I loved your suggestions! Have you ever tried to plan a trip to France, order curriculum for your kids, run a business, attempt to get your home from going into utter despair, pay bills, call a friend or two a month………? …

15 days but who is counting? {Weigh in With Your Best Suggestions}

15 days until I leave with Kelly for Paris! This will be my second time in France but my first time in France with my husband. This is my 40th birthday present. This took a lot of hard work and saving to make it happen but now that it is really here I am giddy with excitement. I have barely thought about the trip because of being busy with the home, children, school planning, business….but now my mind is all …

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Creativity Takes Courage {Serena Berry}

This is the first post in a new series I am starting. I am so, so excited for this. I will have interviews with different artists and creative women that I ADORE! I am surrounded by the most talented friends and I just want you to get to know them in a more intimate way. Believe me….who you think these women really are is just scratching the surface. For this first installment of “Creativity Takes Courage” I wanted to talk …

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Up Close and Personal {The Sophie}

When we have a brand new bag that we are launching I like to give you a closer look at the bag. I hope this is the next best thing to you being here at our studio. Today I want to give you a closer look at the Sophie Leather Messenger Bag. Here are some of the sweet highlights of this gorgeous handmade bag. The Sophie * made from soft buffalo leather * closes with a substantial rounded flap * …

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Are You The Winner? {Come and Find Out}

Thank you for everyone that has been loving on our new Vintage Collection! Thank you for telling your friends and family. {vintage yellow dress} Thank you for sharing it through Facebook, Twitter and your blogs. Thank you for all your pins on Pinterest. We are a small business that has the honor of constantly growing because of YOU! {Lucy Ruffle Tote} We have been crazy busy over here lovingly wrapping up hundreds of orders. Packages are being shipped all over …

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It Pays To Give {thank you}

{How cute are they? Pure yumminess} Whether you gave to Barb’s wall or helped spread the word…thank you. She still needs your help so I hope there is something (no matter how small) that you can give. Everyone that spread the news about helping build the wall in Uganda or gave anything towards the effort was entered into a giveaway here on my blog. I know that so many of you gave and never entered the giveaway so thank you …

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When Your Memories Start To Fade

{My mom is the little blonde second from the left. One more was added to the family when my mom was in high school} We have all had those experiences that you wait for the memories to fade. In fact, people will tell you that the memory will fade someday. People will promise you that someday you won’t think about it every second of every day. Who hasn’t had their heart broken or a dear friendship fade or lost someone …

You Ask {I Spill}

First off I want to thank you for your overwhelming response to our new collection. When you put so much of yourself into something and then it is loved by others……that is one of the most rewarding feelings in the world. Thank you! There is still time to enter our $500 giveaway package. Go HERE to find out all the details! ************ Follow this link to my last You Ask {I spill}. Now onto your questions. Bess asked… That little …