Author Archives: butterflyemily

About butterflyemily

I'm a stay-at-home mom who loves to be creative. Recently I decided to live my life using more recycled materials and green living ideas.

Moving to Blogger

I am in the process of moving this blog to Blogger. I am finding WordPress to be too constricting for me without paying for the ability to customize, and I am much more able to write my own code in … Continue reading

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Teacher Appreciation Gift

I can hardly believe that right now my son is at his last day of school. His first year went really well, and we are looking forward to next year, even though it’s at a different school. The teacher appreciation … Continue reading

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No Speak Chinese

I bought a spur-of-the-moment toy on Easter. My friend had an awesome flash on his awesome camera, and I asked him how he used it. He showed me, then found me a great deal on a used one online. It … Continue reading

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Baby Shower Gift – Turtle Blanket

(I wish I could come up with more clever blog post titles….) This particular project was one that scared the crap out of me, yet turned out to be pretty easy. It scared me because it 1) required me to … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Cards

I am trying to get on the ball a little earlier than normal this year in making cards for loved ones. Mother’s Day is coming up, and I have chosen to make a total of 6 cards: 2 for our … Continue reading

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Painting the Living Room

I have a confession to make. I’m a little obsessed with painting my living room. I want to paint it so badly that I have spent a LOT of time imagining what it would look like, and today I even … Continue reading

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