Learn how to make a reverse canvas sign or wall art using an artist canvas, some paint or stain, heat transfer vinyl, an SVG design and your Cricut! In preparation for my grandson’s visit, I wanted to make some wall art that my daughter could hang or display in his nursery. When I saw the “dream big be brave” SVG file from The Summery Umbrella,
Don’t pay for cross stitch patterns when you can find so many beautiful and free cross stitch patterns for free from DMC and Country Living Magazine! I was admiring the latest free cross stitch pattern in my March 2019 digital issue of Country Living Magazine when I realized that maybe you weren’t aware that there are so many free sources for cross-stitch patterns available online.
Snickerdoodle cookies are soft, buttery, slightly chewy cookies that are covered in cinnamon sugar. But, the secret to perfect snickerdoodles is using chilled dough. I’ve shared several times now that Snickerdoodle Cookies are some of my family’s favorite cookies. They’re actually our son Owen’s favorite cookies. In fact, we just recently took a little road trip up to Baldwin Wallace University to visit him and,
Learn how to crochet The Birch Cottage Dishcloth using the moss stitch. The moss stitch creates a beautiful woven almost basket weave type pattern. Months and months ago now, I shared with you how to crochet the moss stitch. Then back in January, I shared with you how to crochet The Birch Cottage Dish Towel using the moss stitch. And, finally, today, I’m sharing with
Add a little touch of whimsy, fun and humor to your bathroom decor with these 12 free printable bathroom humor prints. Funny, light-hearted and free! I’m sharing something brand new here on the blog today. Something totally out of character for me. I hope you’ll enjoy the light-hearted humor as much as I did. Bathroom Humor on Etsy You see, I was browsing Etsy looking
These low carb and keto dark chocolate muffins are moist and sure to satisfy chocolate cravings and any sweet tooth. My husband is determined to be healthier by eating healthier. To him, eating healthier means eating low carb. He loves meat, protein, eggs, cheese, brussel sprouts and most things low carb. But, he also has an insatiable sweet tooth. So, I’ve been on a little
Add a touch of glam to your home decor as you follow along with this DIY tutorial to create beautiful waterproof painted glass, glassware and more! Ever since I shared the idea of how to spray paint a glass vase, I’ve really been wanting to find a way to paint the inside of the vase and have it be waterproof. Because, wouldn’t it be lovely
Download this free set of spring inspired yellow and green Bunco printables, including: score sheets, tally sheets and tent cards. Bunco! Since my Bunco printables were so popular back in December, I thought maybe a Spring inspired set of Bunco printables would be perfect to share with you this month! I love to play Bunco, even though I haven’t actually played in years. But, because
This cauliflower mac and cheese with bacon recipe is not only low carb and keto friendly, but it will quickly become a family favorite side dish! My husband was smoking a pork loin for dinner and I wanted to make something that was low carb and keto friendly to go with the pork. I had been wanting to try to make mock mac and cheese
Learn how to create an embroidery pattern using an image. This Always Stay Humble and Kind image is perfect for learning how to create an embroidery pattern Hello, dear readers! Today, I’m over on The Summery Umbrella sharing a tutorial on how to create an embroidery pattern using an image. I chose to use the beautiful Always Stay Humble and Kind artwork that was hand-drawn
This Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuits recipe is hearty comfort food at its best! Use frozen vegetables and homemade biscuits for a hearty one dish meal! I don’t know of any other dish that says good old fashioned hearty comfort food like homemade chicken pot pie with biscuits! It’s kind of funny, but I’ve been wanting to make my husband my homemade chicken pot pie
I entered the KitchenAid 100 Anniversary giveaway and I won a Limited Edition KitchenAid Heritage Artisan® Series Model K 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer! I still am in disbelief that I actually won a Limited Edition KitchenAid Heritage Artisan® Series Model K 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer ! Here’s my winning story… Way back in November, KitchenAid® announced that it was hosting a giveaway to
This Crustless Quiche with Broccoli, Cauliflower, Ham and Cheese is my favorite low carb recipe. So full of flavor and cheesy goodness, you’ll love it too! Are you looking for a healthy recipe that tastes good, too? Then you’ve got to try my Crustless Quiche Recipe with broccoli, cauliflower, ham and cheese. I’m not kidding when I say I eat this dish all the time.
Download this free Love Brings You Home Print and add a touch of charm to your home decor. Life takes you to unexpected places, but love brings you home. So, I’m finally getting around to decorating or at least trying to figure out how I want to decorate our home. My husband had already told me that he’d like to have a key holder by
Download these free printable Keep Calm and Balm On Valentine Cards and Lip Balm Wrappers for a sugar-free Valentines Day card for your children to share. If you’re looking for a sugar-free or candy-free alternative for your children’s Valentine’s Day card exchange, then you’re gonna love these “Keep Calm and Balm On” Lip Balm Valentines and Wrappers. Download Lip Balm Valentines and Wrappers Hi, dear
If you’re considering renovating your kitchen with butcher block countertops, you may be wondering where to find quality butcher block countertops for less. We’ve been working on renovating our entire house for what seems like forever. So far, we’ve completely renovated our bathroom, three bedrooms, hallway, living room, dining room and kitchen. Well, we’re still working on our kitchen, but it’s 90% complete. By far,
This traditional hamburger & rice stuffed peppers is comfort food at its best. Made with tomatoes, rice and ground beef, it’s sure to be a family favorite! Hamburger and rice stuffed peppers are one of my husband’s favorite dishes that I prepare. This recipe is what I think of as a traditional stuffed pepper recipe. It’s made with ground beef, tomatoes, peppers, onions, cheese and
A look back at the top 12 most popular blog posts of 2018. Come see The Birch Cottage readers favorite blog posts for 2018. Countdown of the Top 12 Blog Posts of 2018 Let’s take a look at the 12 most popular blog posts for 2018. I wasn’t completely surprised with the top 12 blog posts of 2018 for The Birch Cottage, but there were
Learn how to crochet The Birch Cottage Dish Towel using the moss stitch. The moss stitch creates a beautiful woven almost basket weave type pattern. Do you remember that I had previously shared with you how to crochet the moss stitch? I love the woven pattern this stitch creates! As you may recall, this stitch is also called the linen stitch or the granite stitch.
Learn to create printable Valentine’s Day cards using PNG files and Avery’s Design & Print Online! Say I love you with beautiful customizable cards! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! You can quickly learn how to create printable Valentine’s Day cards with PNG files from The Summery Umbrella and Avery Design & Print Online. Hi, dear readers! Happy New Year! Today, you’ll find me