easter basket

  • 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
  • make your own: papier-mache baskets.

    For use on Easter, or anytime, here’s a simple project to make your own papier-mâché basket or bowl from a little water, a little flour, and a few recycled materials you probably have around…

    April 8, 2019 6 Comments
  • 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
  • archive dig: springtime projects.

    It’s spring break here in New York. Childcare is in short supply, the need for low-stakes projects to keep kids occupied is high, the springtime impulse to clean out and start fresh and pay…

    March 30, 2021 2 Comments
  • make your own: glow-in-the-dark stars.

    Adding glow-in-the-dark stars to the ceiling above your bed feels like something of a childhood rite of passage. Faye has been begging to take the leap for weeks, but I felt reluctant to buy…

    March 22, 2021 11 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 9 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. this hand-me-down bonnet. {for being already almost too small, but not quite.} 2. this bathing suit hung to dry. {and the borrowed car and the empty beach.} 3. this morning project {and the…

    June 19, 2020 1 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    1. these eggshell pots. {and their eager waterers.} 2. this paper banner. {cut from the sweetest stationery for a bit of springtime flair.} 3. this basket repair. {for being so easy.} 4. this empty…

    April 10, 2020 2 Comments