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The Guide to Inserting Pillow Fills into Pillow Covers

The Guide to Inserting Pillow Fills into Pillow Covers

A guide you didn’t know you needed but which will come in handy!

Here at Mae Woven, we install many fluffy pillow inserts into close fitting covers.  There’s just something about a really fluffy, soft, choppable pillow. We believe that we have perfected the method of putting the least amount of strain on zippered or any other type of opening.

(This is also to help prevent that “Uhh, my zipper has broken”, which we then will hear about 😉)

The following is a 6 step pictorial tutorial..

1.  After unzipping your cover (just short of all the way). Fold your fill in half and hold it until we say to release it!
  

2.  Put the folded insert through the middle of the opening all the way to the far side.
  

3.  When the insert is entirely inside, release, and push the far corners of the insert into the cover corners.
  
  
4.  Then, work the near insert corners into the near pillow cover corners.
  
  
5.  Zip the cover gently and shake the pillow to fill all sides, turning and shaking.
  
  
6.  When it is evenly filled, set your beautiful pillow somewhere nice, chop the center and admire how it truly enhances your décor.
  

 You are welcome!! And here is a direct link to our fantastic Down Alternative Fills!

 

Alexis X Mae Woven

Alexis X Mae Woven

For the month of March, we have chosen to highlight bohemian goddess, Alexis Jade Kaiser. She has the kindest, most gorgeous family and is the queen of pulling off every hair color in the book. She is so positive and all in all – the sweetest, most inspiring mama you'll ever meet! You'll always feel good vibes when you're around her. 
  

Tell us a little bit about yourself... 

Hi, I'm Alexis Kaiser! I'm 26 years young, an Aquarius, and born in Overland Park, Kansas. I was raised in Kaysville, Utah for the majority of my life. I love my sweet babies Billie Stone (girl, 18 months) and Jude Grey (boy, 2 months) and my sweet hunk of burning love, Adam. We currently live in Utah. We have 2 fur babies and life is pretty great. I love laying on the beach with salty skin and hair and feeling the suns warmth on my skin (lol I live in the wrong place). I also loving playing with fun hair colors and fun hair styles! I also really love toying with fun and unique fashion. I dislike dry heals on sheets when I get in bed... is there ANYTHING worse?!


Mira Cactus Silk & Remy Cactus Silk & Bebia Moroccan Wool

What are some small things that make your day better?   

A hot cup of coffee (mostly drink lukewarm #momlife) , listening to my favorite jams in the kitchen and going on walks with my mini's. 
  

What do you want to be remembered for?  

Honestly, this has changed so much the older and older I get. But I want to be remembered for how I made people feel. And hopefully that's a good feeling :) 
  

Mira Cactus Silk & Remy Cactus Silk & Bebia Moroccan Wool
  

If you had to give this chapter of your life a title, what would it be and why?  

The chronicles of a mama to two under two. I'm in a crazy season of life right now! But it's abundant and rich in love. My two mini's keep me so dang busy but their 
little souls radiate wherever they go. I'm incredibly lucky to be their mama.
  

Mira Cactus Silk & Remy Cactus Silk & Bebia Moroccan Wool
    

What is your favorite genre of books or movies? Why?  

Definitely true crime. Give me a documentary or podcast and I will binge listen/watch until it's over. Speaking of true crime have you seen Abducted In Plain Site?! omg omg omg.
  
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Orange Crepe Stack Recipe

Orange Crepe Stack Recipe

Here at Mae Woven, we love a good treat. I mean, who doesn't?! Today we are getting in the kitchen and sharing one of our favorite recipes that is sure to tickle your taste buds – with a special appearance from our gorgeous Turkish hand towels. If you are an orange lover like us, this one's for YOU!

Crepe Recipe:

1 cup all purpose flour

2 eggs

½ cup milk

½ cup water

¼ teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons butter, melted

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour and eggs and whisk until well blended. Slowly stir in the milk and water. Add in the melted butter and salt, then beat until smooth. If the batter appears too runny, add more flour. If it appears too thick, add more water/milk.
  2. Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat. Pour, using a ⅓ measuring cup, onto the warm pan. Tilt the pan in a circular motion to ensure the batter coats the surface evenly.
  3. Cook for about 1 minute (or until the sides start to lift off of the pan). Loosen around the edges with a spatula, then turn and cook the other side. Start stacking each complete crepe on top of another.

*To get the same outcome as photo shows, quadruple this recipe!

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Orange Icing Recipe:

1 ¾ cups powdered sugar

¼ cup orange juice (squeeze from orange)

1 tablespoon orange zest

1 teaspoon butter, melted

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar, orange juice, and orange zest. Whisk until lumps have vanished.
  2. Add the melted butter and whisk together until smooth. If the icing is too thick, microwave for 30 seconds.
  3. Let mixture sit (if microwaved) for a couple minutes, then pour over crepe stack.
  4. Add powdered sugar and orange & lemon slices for extra touch. 

ENJOY! Our Turkish kitchen towels make the cleanup process easy. We swear by them! They are made with high-quality cotton which makes them soft and highly absorbent. Perfect for any messes made in the kitchen.

Not only do our Turkish towels know how to clean up, but they also make the perfect kitchen accessory. Hang them up on your towel rack or lay them under your hot dish full of delicious Orange Crepes.

Be sure to tag us in photos so we can see your dreamy Orange Crepe Stack! #maewovenmunchies