DIY Projects

DIY Painted Clay Tassel Necklace

Summer is our slow time of year here at Dear Handmade Life. It’s the time we finally get to take a break from back-to-back events and do some reflection as well as get back into our self-care routines. One of…

DIY Projects

DIY headband with wire

I have mixed feelings about hair accessories. In high school, I once had the most extravagant up-do “done” to my head for a dance, that I spent the entire post-dance slumber party ripping something like 50 bobby pins from my…

DIY Projects

DIY Seashell Necklaces

Earlier this spring, I met a fellow mom who was born and raised in sunny California, and recently moved her family to our New York City suburb. Like most conversations go here in the Northeast, we discussed real estate, property…

Inspiration

maker: Zoe of Girl with the Flower

A friend recently told me “I love looking around your house. There’s so many unexpected things to see. It’s always fun to find them!” I’m not sure if she was talking about my son’s lego creations on my mantle shelf,…