Author Archives: ashley @ the handmade home

diy spa kit {salt soak recipe}

diy spa kit {salt soak recipe}

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An easy diy spa kit – and a few great recipes + free printables for your own last minute gift ideas!read more

vulnerable hospitality

vulnerable hospitality

vulnerableI’ve been thinking a lot about the art of hospitality, probably for the past year. The idea of it. It’s something that southerners pride themselves in, and in our little culture, we run the high risk of becoming walking Stepford Wife stereotypes melded with the fried chicken Church Lady with a dash of Steel Magnolias. Something I find both strangely comforting and terrifying all at the same time.

It’s something I only thought I understood.read more

easy handmade ornaments for kids

easy handmade ornaments for kids

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It was ornament mania at our house, this Saturday.read more

handmade savvy saturday

handmade savvy saturday

Happy Handmade Savvy Saturday Y’all! We hope this finds you a bit un-frazzled by the holiday rush, and little more …read more

it’s a wonderful life art

it’s a wonderful life art

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how to make your own it’s a wonderful life sign for your homeread more

it only gets better

it only gets better

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“Just so we’re clear,” I announced to anyone who would listen, “I will be celebrating 35, from here on out.”read more

easy handmade coasters {& a ryobi giveaway!}

easy handmade coasters {& a ryobi giveaway!}

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easy handmade coasters – a great gift idea!read more

tips & tricks for easy christmas decor

tips & tricks for easy christmas decor

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Easy tips for holiday decor!read more

handmade savvy sunday

handmade savvy sunday

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A few of our favorite finds from the www this week.read more

kitchen sources

kitchen sources

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All of our sources from our kitchen refresh!read more

tailgating style : a recipe round up

tailgating style : a recipe round up

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A few of our favorite recipes for tailgating, and what it means to love your team traditions.read more

confessions of a total christmas slacker

confessions of a total christmas slacker

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I had good intentions, and that counts for something.read more

kitchen refresh

kitchen refresh

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Once upon a time, we had a {nightmare of a disorganized} pantry.read more

our very favorites in the history of ever {nov 2014}

our very favorites in the history of ever {nov 2014}

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our very favorites in the history of ever – because old content can get buried, and deserves new round ups. The best from November. Ever.

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a good run

a good run

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He chose her that day, at the shelter, because she vaguely reminded him of his childhood dog. -We had a good run, Chloe.read more

lamps plus gift guide {and a giveaway!}

lamps plus gift guide {and a giveaway!}

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Our favorite source, few of our fave finds, and your chance to win something!read more

free advent calendar {refrigerator advent}

free advent calendar {refrigerator advent}

We love the idea of advent calendars, but with limited wall space, we’re never quite sure where to put them. This year, …read more

the beauty of contrast

the beauty of contrast

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Three simple ways to use it in your home, and why it should be your new best friend.read more

easy entryway hooks

easy entryway hooks

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An easy project to add lots of wonderful space and functionality to your homeread more

handmade savvy sunday

handmade savvy sunday

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A few of our faves from around the www.read more