easter

  • MAKE/DO: For Easter

    + Colorful Easter Eggs. Purple cabbage for blue, turmeric for yellow, beets for red, you’ll have the deepest jewel-toned eggs on the block (or, if you time it right, the palest pastels). + Spring bulbs.…

    March 19, 2018 11 Comments
  • jewel-toned easter eggs, naturally.

    This weekend we dyed Easter eggs using three ingredients that could be turned into dinner and eggs that we could fetch easily at the farmers’ market. Brown eggs plus vibrant vegetable dyes made for richly…

    April 10, 2017 11 Comments
  • pastel-colored easter eggs, naturally.

    I’m not usually one to care much about what color Pantone decrees to be color of the year. But when they announced the double whammy favorites of rose quartz and a pale periwinkle blue…

    March 23, 2016 26 Comments
  • a clutter-free easter basket.

    In case you’re on the hunt for easy and clutter-free (or waste-free!) gift ideas for filling up an Easter basket this weekend, here are a few ideas.Simple, sustainable, and, some of them: free! +…

    March 22, 2016 29 Comments
  • sprouted easter eggs.

    Last week, a happy little experiment to prove that sometimes a fussy DIY doesn’t take so much fussing after all. Full instructions for these sprouted easter eggs over on Gardenista. Now, excuse me while I…

    April 17, 2014 3 Comments
  • natural easter eggs: botanical blueprints

    I’ve said before that I prefer my Easter eggs to be au natural. At the Goddard’s Barberry Hill Farm where James and I got married, they have chickens producing eggs in more beautiful shades…

    March 18, 2013 36 Comments
  • make your own: hand kite.

    A bit of whimsy never hurt anyone. The only detail of Faye’s birthday party that she really seemed to care about was the execution of a Fairy March, fairies (friends) marching behind their queen…

    May 29, 2019 5 Comments
  • make your own: tiny woven pouch.

    In case you need a tiny project to keep you company on a long train ride this week, or to help you quiet your mind and transition from work to wonder, here’s a tiny…

    April 16, 2019 8 Comments