Paper Palmers


I surprised my Valentine with a Foldable Me yesterday, then I surprised him with a Foldable He, too! The paper pair starred in our very first Vine video yesterday. If you’d like to check it out just click on the photo below: If you listen closely, you can hear the non-paper version of my Valentine working on […]

Spoon Art and a Love Story Sliver

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We’re coming up on our 9 year wedding anniversary this June, but it’s been 10 years since I saw him standing there. Across the room, with his back to the wall…one knee bent up, and the bottom of his sneaker planted up against the wall behind him. He had his hat on backwards. I’ve always […]

Valentines Day Crafts – Paper Fortune Cookie


Alright, now that you’ve met my partner in crime aft, Mr. EGC, let’s get this Valentine’s Day decorating ideas party started, shall we?! First up- our paper fortune cookie tutorial… You’ll need some pretty, double-sided scrapbook paper. I got mine at Hobby Lobby for .99 cents per 12″x12″ sheet. I also used a piece of old […]

Valentines Day Crafts


Question: What do you get when you cross an Evan Garrett Cooper with a Lettered Cottage Layla in the month of February? (pictured above: Evan Garrett Cooper, the “wonder wall” in our dining room, and an Etsy calendar ) Answer: A dining room decked out in sweet, Southern-style DIY Valentines Day decor, and lots of YUMMY cupcakes! Evan […]

Graffiti Love


The following emails were exchanged between me and my Mom, a couple weeks back, regarding a birthday gift for her husband, Randy… Three days later, I received one of Randy’s train cars… …along with a little note from my Mom… So I printed out some letters from to use as a guide… …and (nervously) […]