June 7th, 2011 § comments
Father’s Day, June 19th, is just around the corner. Do you know what you (or the kids) are giving the special dad(s) in your life? If not, maybe this free Printable of Father’s Day coupons I designed can help. Just print, trim, fill in and give. The set includes 4 coupons, one in each colorway seen below, but you can print as many sets as you like. Would he like his car washed, lunch at his favorite eatery, attending a baseball game or maybe an uninterrupted nap?
Tied together with Divine Twine orange baker’s twine makes a quick and sweet presentation. You can make this gift as simple or as fancy as you think Dad will like and the kids can have fun thinking up what to give Dad.
Click HERE to download the Father’s Day printable.
May 31st, 2011 § comments
We just stocked the shop with quite a few Divine Twine kNots (especially in Brown Sugar). What are kNots you ask? kNots are spools of our bakers twine that did not quite make the cut in terms of presentation or size. Are they perfect? Well, no. They may be scuffed or wound a wonky or be on the small size, but there is still plenty of high quality bakers twine on each spools (at least 200 yards). They are priced at $10 each (a 33% savings) and they sell out fast so hurry on over to the shop of you’re interested.
Click HERE to see what we have in stock.
December 17th, 2010 § comments
Jan Ely has struck again and Oh My! she has blown me away with her creativity. Check out these cupcakes she made using Divine Twine as her inspiration.
She covered a styrofoam ball with Cotton Candy Divine Twine and topped it with silver bugle beads and a wooden cherry.
This one she made from Orange Divine Twine and topped with orange paper circles (from a hole punch), white glitter and a sparkly orange sphere from her craft stash.
Green Apple Divine Twine wrapped and glued around a styrofoam ball and topped with brown paper circles and a “candle” made from a wooden dowel. I love how she used one strand from the twine to make the wick. So clever!
She even made a cupcake stand from thrift store finds: A clear glass candlestick, a small white dish and a clear glass tumbler with a glass knob glued on top.
Thanks for sharing Jan!!
December 13th, 2010 § comments
Tanya Roberts of Snap and Tumble let me know how she’s using her Divine Twine. I must say I think it’s a match made in heaven. Letterpress and Divine Twine. Yum! I adore letterpress items. There’s something so satisfying in touching the indentations the press makes on the super thick cotton paper. (I have a fantasy of one day learning how to create letterpress goodies.) Take a look at Tanya’s creations and visit her blog to learn more about letterpress. Thanks for sharing Tanya!
photos by: Tanya Roberts
December 7th, 2010 § comments
The day that seemed like it would never come, has finally arrived. I practically sprinted out to meet the delivery truck. The four new Divine Twine colors are in stock; Blueberry, Air Mail, Brown Sugar and Plum. Thank you to everyone who left a nice comment or signed up to be notified. It’s hard to believe what started with 5 colors a little over a year ago has grown to 12 color family. Knock me over with a feather. No lie.
Here’s a little teaser. I’m working on a new product I hope to have in the shop in January. No, it’s not more twine. Stay tuned…
December 4th, 2010 § comments
One more bakers twine color will be added to the Divine Twine posse. Introducing Blueberry, a pretty navy and bright white combo. Click HERE if you’d like to be notified when it’s available.
All the new colors Blueberry, Air Mail, Plum, and Brown Sugar should be in stock by December 9th. The waiting is almost over. Yea!
November 22nd, 2010 § comments
Jan Ely strikes again! Check out this miniature bottle brush tree she decorated with Divine Twine candy canes and popcorn garland. It makes me smile each time I look at it. The “how-to” is after the photos.
Here’s how she made the candy canes;
Cherry Divine Twine
Skewer or tiny dowel
Cut the twine in 1″ pieces. Coat with white glue. Lay on wax paper. Using the blunt end of the skewer bend one end of the piece in a u-turn shape to create the top of the candy cane. Let dry 10 minutes or so. Place skewer across two cups/cans/jars to create a horizontal pole. Hang the candy canes from the skewer to dry. The candy canes are pliable at this point and you may want to tweak the shape a bit if needed before they totally dry. After they are completely dry (about an hour), trim the frayed ends with scissors.
Lemon Divine Twine
Working off the twine spool, tie a knot every 1/8″ – 1/4″ until you have the length you want. This is one of those projects that is perfect to do while watching TV or a movie.
November 8th, 2010 § comments
Another color will soon join the Divine Twine family ~ Plum. This shade of purple lands somewhere between grape and eggplant, but a little softer. It should be available by the end of the year. If you’re interested, you can visit this page on the website and sign up to receive an email notification of when it’s in stock.
November 3rd, 2010 § comments
I’m happy to introduce another new Divine Twine color coming soon, Brown Sugar. The color is a yummy medium brown like milk chocolate and looks great with kraft paper. It should be available by the end of the year. If you’d like to be notified when it’s in stock, click HERE and click “Request re-stock notice” and we’ll send you an email when it’s in.
Brown Sugar Divine Twine
October 8th, 2010 § comments
The extra talented illustrator Mariah De Marco used Lemon Divine Twine for her son’s birthday celebration. She created these fantastic invitations that were hand delivered + a fun goody box.
photo credit: Mariah De Marco
She also created a twisty toy for the kids to play with.
photo credit: Mariah De Marco
Mariah is so generous she’s offering a fun bunny twisty toy download on her blog. I printed out a sheet and made one. There is a different image on each side of the toy and when you twist the twine, magic happens. Good times, good times. Click HERE to get the download and instructions.
Thanks for sharing, Mariah!