a Houseful of Handmade

How To, Remodel Updates

How to Patch and Texture Ceiling Drywall

I do not have a remodel update for you today. With two long weekends in a row out of town, there just hasn’t been any time to to work on the remodel. I still have to paint the stairway and sand/seal the new rustic railings before we can get the new carpet in the living room. I also need to set aside a couple days to build the vanity in  ...

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Crafts, Tutorial, Wood Decor, Woodworking

Easy DIY Earring Stand

Even thought the temperatures have been close to or in the 100s, I have still been itching to make some easy woodworking projects. I love building more elaborate things like our coffee station and rustic railings, but I also love a project that I can finish in an hour. This easy DIY earring stand was the perfect project for a hot afternoon  ...

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Wednesday Showcase

The Wednesday Showcase {41}

It’s time for the Wednesday Showcase link party! I can’t believe the summer is almost over. I am seeing back-to-school supplies and sales in all the stores and starting to see all kinds of back-to-school posts too. Luckily we have one more month of lazy summer days before my kids go school. I will be sad to say goodbye to summer,  ...

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Crafts, Tutorial

15 Easy DIY Beach House Decor Tutorials

Sadly, I don’t live by the ocean because I am obsessed with all things coastal and nautical. So instead of actually living on the beach, every summer I fill our home full of coastal and nautical decor so it at least feels like we live on the beach. I have been working hard this month creating all kinds of fun coastal and nautical decor  ...

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How To, Tutorial

12 Tips for Decorating a Living Room on a Budget

Hi! My name is Ashley and I blog over at athomewithashley. Thank you to Kati for letting me guest post on her blog today! Kati and I used to work together and I always admired her for her energy and her ability to lead and get things done. Oh, and her cute high heels :). I wanted to share my top 12 tips for decorating a living room on a  ...

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Wednesday Showcase

The Wednesday Showcase {40}

Come join us for another great week of the Wednesday Showcase! Today I finally got to pick my first zucchini out of our garden. I am so excited (I know it’s silly to get giddy over zucchini but I do). The cherry tomatoes are starting to turn red too. I’m ready for dinners full of fresh produce and I can’t wait to see all your  ...

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