Author Archives: ashley @ the handmade home

a {realistic} guide for keeping your house clean on the market

a {realistic} guide for keeping your house clean on the market

Keeping your home clean while it’s on the market can feel next to impossible. We think it’s important to keep it real, but here’s a few of our favorite tips for that in-the-meantime phase.read more

little boy nursery art {the giving tree}

little boy nursery art {the giving tree}

A sweet little something for a precious baby boy – and reminders on parenthoodread more

font snob club {may 2015}

font snob club {may 2015}

our next installation in the font snob club {may 2015} and of course, a little font humorread more

geology for kids

geology for kids

A look at a great starting point with geology for kids, minerals and learning more about rocks. Hands on science.read more

joss and main curator’s collection

joss and main curator’s collection

Our Joss and Main Curator’s collection – you’re not going to want to miss this!read more

handmade savvy saturday

handmade savvy saturday

Shared space inspiration, cool slides and more of our very faves from the www this week – happy handmade savvy saturday!read more

a super simple greenhouse for kids

a super simple greenhouse for kids

A super simple greenhouse for kids – and a great educational way to get them started on those veggies!read more

guacamole bar {and 3 fave recipes}

guacamole bar {and 3 fave recipes}

A guacamole bar {the best thing for impromptu parties, of course} and three of our fave guacamole recipes.read more

keepin’ cool with an arctic cove giveaway

keepin’ cool with an arctic cove giveaway

A few of our own backyard beat-the-heat options in the tropics of south Alabama with Arctic cove. Realistic, fun ways to keep cool and avoid that dangerous heat exhaustion!read more

the process of simplifying

the process of simplifying

The process of simplifying your life and home – and a few tips for keeping it real.read more

the handmade hideaway {awesome cottage edition}

the handmade hideaway {awesome cottage edition}

One of our very favorite things to see is where our readers absolutely put us to shame come up with beautiful versions of their own, after using ours as a bit of a launching pad. The handmade hideaway {awesome cottage edition}: a fabulous friend puts her own twist on the handmade home’s classic treehouseread more

kitchen inspiration

kitchen inspiration

When a sweet couple asked us for help with ideas in their upcoming kitchen renovation, we were more than happy to help! A few fun ideas with major character to really bring their space to life.read more

free

free

Our sensitive skin family + a great solution we’ve foundread more

lessons learned in making a house a home

lessons learned in making a house a home

And when we moved in, a few years later when we figured out what we really liked in a home, we realized it didn’t reflect us at all. Not a single thing. So then began our process.

And in retrospect this little house is probably the best thing that ever happened to us.

Lessons learned in making a house a home: looking back at each space and what it’s taught us.read more

handmade savvy saturday

handmade savvy saturday

From awesome kitchens to some cool home tours- a few of our faves from the www this week!read more

our very favorites in the history of ever {april 2015}

our very favorites in the history of ever {april 2015}

From painted cabinets to awesome hamburgers: A few of our favorites from the ghosts of Aprils past. Because old content deserves new round ups.read more

purging your home is a lot like marriage

purging your home is a lot like marriage

Purging your home is a lot like marriage, and what to do next when y you’re ready to start simplifying your life.read more

mothers day printables + how to make wildflower bombs

mothers day printables + how to make wildflower bombs

Some free mother’s day printables, and how to make wildflower bombs. You guys are going to want to check out this sweet little package!read more

a verizon mothers day round up {and giveaway!}

a verizon mothers day round up {and giveaway!}

Shopping for mom? Us too! An awesome look at all the gift options out there for her on the technology side of things, and a fabulous giveaway, just for you.read more

handmade savvy saturday

handmade savvy saturday

we hope you’re snuggled up in your fave spot for some great reading, because it’s time for another handmade savvy saturday!read more