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the handmade home holidaisical hooplah tour

the handmade home holidaisical hooplah tour

holidaisical_hooplah_tour

A little holidaisical hooplah with our family this christmas.read more

five no-sew ideas for the home

five no-sew ideas for the home

Basic RGB

5 fun no-sew uses for the home!read more

decorating with photos : a custom cork board

decorating with photos : a custom cork board

kitchen

A simple project I’ve never shared if you’re new to DIY.read more

this year

this year

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In doing so, we’ve been looking back on this past year for The Handmade Home. Never have we been so excited about the year ahead, or so overwhelmed by your enthusiasm, inspiration and kindness.read more

handmade holidaisical hooplah roundup

handmade holidaisical hooplah roundup

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Today we thought we’d share our handmade holidaisical hooplah in review. Just a few of our projects from this month, that you may want to do with your own family.read more

buyer’s remorse anony

buyer’s remorse anony

We’ve all experienced it. If this were a buyer’s remorse anony meeting, I would totally be the prez. And it would be because you all love me, right? {Flutters eye lashes} No? Okay.read more

how to make a feather place setting (thanksgiving table ideas)

how to make a feather place setting (thanksgiving table ideas)

Hello to all of our favorite people! Today I thought we’d share a little how to on our place settings we featured yesterday in our painted fall tablescape.read more

a painted fall tablescape (fall table ideas)

a painted fall tablescape (fall table ideas)

Today, I thought we’d cover one of my favorite subject matters: With the age of our children, it isn’t really practical so I don’t get to do it very often… but every now and againread more

grandiose plans + grandiose failures

grandiose plans + grandiose failures

We have grandiose plans for the back yard. Epically grandiose plans, I tell you. But we hit a little bump in the road. And by little bump in the road, I mean we had a complete wipe outread more

diy metallic fairy tale pumpkins

diy metallic fairy tale pumpkins

Consumer Crafts really does have have wonderful prices and great selection. I wanted to do a different take on the typical ‘spooky’ look, with a little bit of a distressed glamourish kind of fairy tale approach with our home’s decor.read more

the lazy gal’s survival guide : the kid zone

the lazy gal’s survival guide : the kid zone


We’ve decided that if we’re ever going to get anything accomplished in this home on the organization front, we’ll be starting with the places that are screaming for help in the functional department. I can use a few more ‘smooth runnings’ in our every day.read more

handmade walls : a sneak peek

handmade walls : a sneak peek

We release our ebook one week from today. Writing a book feels a lot like having a baby. It took about nine months. I gained a few pounds. I’ve stayed up through the wee hours of the morning …with that last proofing segment and the final, tiny tweak…read more

the handbuilt home + how we painted the hutch

the handbuilt home + how we painted the hutch

Lately, a lot of wonderful people have been contacting us with questions about the hutch and console table combo we built for the fabulous Ana White’s awesome book, The Handbuilt Home. Here’s what we did.read more

the lazy gal’s survival guide : what’s working

the lazy gal’s survival guide : what’s working

Now that I’ve shown you our biggest nightmare failure in the history of bad housekeeping…read more

for richer or for poorer : happy homeaversary (a few tough topics)

for richer or for poorer : happy homeaversary (a few tough topics)

Hello lovelies! Well, I guess I have an obvious confession: I’m a little off my game right now. I was up …read more

sofa policies + why I’ll never go white again.

sofa policies + why I’ll never go white again.

Happy Monday, wonderful people! We hope this post finds you rested and refreshed! Lately I’ve been getting quite a few …read more

the lazy gal’s survival guide : I heart organizing

the lazy gal’s survival guide : I heart organizing

Hello lovely people! We’re back today with another installment in The Lazy Gal’s Survival Guide to Better Housekeeping! If you’ve …read more

the lazy gal’s survival guide : letting go of perfect.

the lazy gal’s survival guide : letting go of perfect.

Hey lovely people! First things first, We wanted to thank you for the wonderful, amazing, super kind comments, messages and support we received from you when we announced our ebook release on Monday. It seriously means the world to us. We’re so excited!read more

enough.

enough.

This summer was a little crazy for us, and we weren’t able to take a “family vacation.”  But this past …read more

the handbuilt home : budget-friendly woodworking by ana white

the handbuilt home : budget-friendly woodworking by ana white

Happy day to all our favorite people! So we have some exciting news to share with all of you today…we’re …read more