clementine wine project coverHello! So excited to bring a project number 2 in my collaboration with musician Gina Cimmelli! Last month we kicked off our Arts & Lyrics project with this DIY Lyrics Bag, and today we are introducing a brand new project! For this one, Gina suggested that we take her song Clementine from her new album as inspiration. “Let’s do somethings with wine,” she said. The lyrics of “Clementine” start with “One glass of wine”…I immediately fell in love with this idea and my brain started to fill with ideas. Eventually, we settled on giving you a two part project: a free Clementine wine label printable and a spiced wine recipe!

Clementine wine label printable

I thought that creating a custom wine label would be a great way to celebrate this song. I have decided to keep it simple and clean with a chalkboard background and lyrics on the side. This will make a fun gift as well! I made this label into a free printable, so click here to print yours: Clementine wine label.

Clementine wine labelAll you need is a printing label sheet. You can get one at your closest office supplies store or online. After you print the label, simply cut it out, peel, and stick it on a wine bottle. I recycled a bottle of red wine I had at home- I just peeled off the original label.



clementine label wineFun, huh? I had such a blast working on this label, so I hope you enjoy it!

Spiced wine recipe

Now off to the second part of our project, spiced wine! This recipe is an original Czech recipe for hot, spiced wine and although it may be getting a bit too warm for a hot beverage, I think this one is a keeper! It’s not only delicious, but also very easy to make.


SONY DSCIngredients:

4 cups of red wine (I have heard of white wine version, but these spices and citrus fruit definitely pair up better with red)

spices (anise star, cinnamon, cloves)- about 3-4 of each

sugar (3 tablespoons, feel free to add more or less deepening on your taste)

a few slices of orange and lemon

SONY DSCBoil fruit, spices and sugar in about 1 cup of water for around 15 minutes. A lot of water will evaporate and that’s ok. You just want to create a very thick, sugary base that will absorb all the flavors. Then add the wine. Cook for just a few minutes; avoid boiling the wine, as all the alcohol would evaporate. (Unless you want to make a reduced-alcohol beverage, and that’s fine too).

SONY DSCThe wine tastes best when served hot, so feel free to sample it right away. As I said, this recipe is great for the winter, but it will be a great addition to your spring and summer night parties as well. Oh, and I drank mine with homemade naan pizza and it was absolutely delicious together! Cheers! Hope you enjoyed our second music collaboration, and definitely stay tuned for the next one! Xo, Marketa & Gina


SONY DSCPhotography: Bohemian Mint

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  • RebeccaMay 11, 2014 - 2:58 pm

    Cute labels! I will definitely have to try the spiced wine recipe. I LOVE spiced wine!ReplyCancel

  • Christina SMay 10, 2014 - 6:53 pm

    This is really cute! It’d make a great gift.ReplyCancel

  • MarinaMay 10, 2014 - 11:29 am

    Ooooh I love anise star too. (And cardamom!)ReplyCancel

  • AshleyMay 9, 2014 - 5:00 am

    I love the printable, and I can’t wait to try the spiced wine!ReplyCancel

  • FeliciaMay 8, 2014 - 2:14 am

    What a cute idea. I also label my jars this way.ReplyCancel

  • DinaMay 7, 2014 - 7:00 pm

    I love spiced wine. This printable could definitely be put to use.ReplyCancel

  • StacieinAtlantaMay 7, 2014 - 6:46 pm

    That looks so refreshing. I love the do it yourself label!ReplyCancel

  • Tatanisha WMay 7, 2014 - 5:12 pm

    Wow- very nicely done! And super creative at that– I love wine- I have never tried making my own so I will have to give this a try!ReplyCancel

  • AutumnMay 7, 2014 - 5:03 pm

    What a lovely idea! I enjoyed reading the wine label, too!ReplyCancel

  • DebraMay 7, 2014 - 4:27 pm

    That’s a super cool idea. IT would be great to make those for a summer party – fill bottles with Sangria – either share the recipe or a dish to go with it. I’m pinning this now!ReplyCancel

  • MelindaMay 7, 2014 - 2:11 pm

    handmade doesn’t have to look amateur. these are so prettyReplyCancel

  • Susanna @Zealous MomMay 7, 2014 - 9:44 am

    This is such a cute idea! My printer is on the fritz, but I’ve pinned for later use. This would be a great wedding shower or wedding gift.ReplyCancel

  • ChristieMay 7, 2014 - 3:32 am

    Wow, what a delish wine! I love the beautiful photos and the printable is chicReplyCancel

  • Sandra (at) Coasahmom (dot) comMay 7, 2014 - 12:01 am

    This is unique for sure and that printable is adorable. I’ve never made anything like this before and I love trying new things.ReplyCancel

  • Liz MaysMay 6, 2014 - 10:50 pm

    That is such a classy looking printable. I also love the recipe a lot!ReplyCancel

  • valmg @ From Val's KitchenMay 6, 2014 - 10:41 pm

    I have never had warm wine. I can’t even imagine what that tastes like.ReplyCancel

  • Jenn @ The Rebel ChickMay 6, 2014 - 10:41 pm

    What an interesting idea! These would make gret gifts!ReplyCancel

  • Mommy2jamMay 6, 2014 - 10:29 pm

    Wow these look amazing I would love to do this.ReplyCancel

  • VeronicaMay 6, 2014 - 10:23 pm

    I love the wine label. Very nice. I would like to try thatReplyCancel

  • ShellMay 6, 2014 - 10:14 pm

    Yum! This sounds delicious! And the label is so cute!ReplyCancel

  • I love this label! I don’t drink wine very often but it IS perfect for gift giving or special dinner dates at home.ReplyCancel

  • Beth@FrugalFroggieMay 6, 2014 - 9:12 pm

    How fun to print your own wine label!1 I bet the wine is delicious!!ReplyCancel

  • KarenMay 6, 2014 - 8:19 pm

    I love the wine label, it came out great! That is such a great idea to do for favors or for a dinner party.ReplyCancel

  • Amy DesrosiersMay 6, 2014 - 8:17 pm

    This is such a nice idea! I never thought to brew my own spices to add to wine! Gonna suggest this to the hubs.ReplyCancel

  • KrystalMay 6, 2014 - 7:09 pm

    As a fellow wino, I’m in love with this idea (and your photography!). I’m totally pinning this for later!ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey @ Redhead Baby MamaMay 6, 2014 - 7:09 pm

    I love the wood round that you presented on. Unexpected and lovely!ReplyCancel

  • TraceyMay 6, 2014 - 6:43 pm

    That’s a really great idea. The labels are really cute.ReplyCancel

  • LouidaMay 6, 2014 - 6:02 pm

    What a very creative idea! You can give it has a personalized gift to family and friends!ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth NortonMay 6, 2014 - 5:09 pm

    That is pretty amazing. It looks beautiful. I wonder if I should do this for our anniversary dinner.ReplyCancel

  • JaimeMay 6, 2014 - 4:07 pm

    What a cool idea! I’ve done bottle labels for water bottles, but never a wine bottle and it would be so neat to do this for a party.ReplyCancel

  • KrissyMay 6, 2014 - 2:47 pm

    What a great idea – thank you for the printable, I actually think that will go great for the Mother’s Day gift I got my Mom.ReplyCancel

  • JennMay 6, 2014 - 2:19 pm

    So clever! Love the chalkboard look.ReplyCancel

  • Carly BellardMay 6, 2014 - 1:23 pm

    This would make a great gift! Great drink recipe too!ReplyCancel

  • beckaMay 6, 2014 - 1:20 pm

    I love the look of the label. Great job!ReplyCancel

  • JessicaMay 6, 2014 - 1:16 pm

    LOVE the labels! This is such a wonderful idea especially if you are gifting someone special a bottle of wine. This would make a good teacher’s gift too!ReplyCancel

  • RoseyMay 6, 2014 - 12:59 pm

    How fun to have a printable. That would be fantastic for gift giving.ReplyCancel

  • Virginia @thatbaldchickMay 6, 2014 - 12:12 pm

    What a pretty label. I’ve never used Anise Star in anything!ReplyCancel

  • sarahMay 6, 2014 - 11:18 am

    What a cute label, I have to say I love your photos, making me thirsty!ReplyCancel

  • Robin (Masshole Mommy)May 6, 2014 - 9:44 am

    I am totally loving that wine label printable!! Thank you so much for sharing it. I am definitley using it!ReplyCancel

  • ChelseaMay 6, 2014 - 7:22 am

    Very cool! I love the idea of printing your own wine label. The recipe sounds fantastic too 🙂ReplyCancel

  • MelissaMay 6, 2014 - 3:15 am

    Thank you for the printable! I love the idea of a custom wine printable. Great use of the song.ReplyCancel

  • MitchMay 6, 2014 - 1:27 am

    What a great idea! And an awesome way to personalize the label for giving as a gift. Seems quite crafty to me!

  • aimee fauciMay 6, 2014 - 1:12 am

    That looks great! I wish I was that talented and creative.. SEriously it turned out great!ReplyCancel


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