Get Inspired by our Blog

Featured Designer: Sabine Michael Ovesen

This season we are excited to showcase Sabine Michael Ovesen as our Featured Designer! Sabine loves spreading smiles with her whimsical characters reflect the beautiful area in which she lives and sells her work printed on various products including Craft Basics Tea & Flour Sack Towels. Having been born and raised in Denmark, surrounded by […]

READ MORE

How to Host a Recipe Swap Party

Throwing a Recipe Swap Party can be such a fun and creative way celebrate with something everyone loves, FOOD! And not just any food, these parties are where those favorite family recipes come out, along with their “secret ingredients”, funny backstories and precious memories of loved ones. Hosting a recipe swap party is also a […]

READ MORE

Types of Kitchen Towels

Over the years and around the world, people have used a variety of tools to help cook, clean and decorate their kitchens. Among these, the most useful and versatile tool, the towel has helped to keep families healthy and happy by allowing us to do simple but vital tasks. Whether it is for cleaning, drying […]

READ MORE

6 Hacks for Spring Cleaning with Kids

  How do you get Spring Cleaning done with kids?   Did Summer, Fall and Winter already come and go? When you are raising kids and running a household, the time seems to fly by! Here we are again welcoming a brand-new Spring season into our lives, our social calendars and our homes… Although we […]

READ MORE

Featured Designer: Andrea Garvey Art

We are happy to showcase Andrea Garvey as this season’s Featured Artist!  After 20 years of working in Corporate America, she was determined to follow her passion and build her own business. While working part-time and being a mother, Andrea was able to turn her dream into a reality.  Inspired by her life by the […]

READ MORE

6 Things to Make and Give to New Mothers

  What is the best gift for a new mom? Of course, we want to give a thoughtful gift that will be loved and actually put to use! If you have a family member or friend who is expecting a child or has recently had a baby, we are here to help… Cotton Creations has […]

READ MORE

Featured Designer: Ginger’s Breadboys™

We are happy to showcase Virginia Bramante as this season’s Featured Artist! Virginia’s admiration for gingerbread cookies began over 30 years ago. Her persistence to craft a great cookie and share it with others encouraged her to launch her own brand of gingerbread cookie kits, Ginger’s Breadboys™, in December 2017. 1. Can you give a […]

READ MORE

ANDREA GARVEY – Watercolor Artist

  We are happy to showcase Andrea Garvey as this season’s Featured Artist! Andrea was inspired to leave her longtime corporate job and pursue her passion for art. She took her love of California nature and her artistic abilities and successfully blended them into a new career. Andrea enjoys gathering inspiration from the colorful world […]

READ MORE

Part 4: Winter Seasonal Produce Guide

With all the trees having shed their leaves and many plants dormant for the season, it may seem like winter is devoid of life — and seasonal fruits and vegetables. While the options certainly aren’t as plentiful as during the spring, summer or fall, you can still find a variety of produce available. Winter is […]

READ MORE

Part 3: Fall Fruits and Vegetables by Region

Fall’s cooler, lengthening nights and transition from the hot summer days are a refreshing reprieve for many — and it is also the time to finally enjoy all the fruits and vegetables that were ripening throughout the summer. While you may no longer find raspberries, blueberries or watermelon, there is still no shortage of seasonal […]

READ MORE