a Houseful of Handmade

Crafts, Tutorial, Wood Decor, Woodworking

DIY Metal Hexagon Wall Art

Today I sent my son off on his first day of school. He was so excited to be starting the second grade and is starting to act like he doesn’t need his mommy anymore. Of course, I walked him to the door on his first day even though he told me he didn’t need me to. I am not a sentimental mom, I have actually been looking forward to school starting so I can have some time to get things crossed off my list, but come on buddy, I still get to walk you to your class on the first  ...

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Wednesday Showcase

The Wednesday Showcase {46}

Welcome to the Wednesday Showcase! Tomorrow my son starts school! I am happy for the extra time, a little sad to say goodbye to the easy summer months, but super excited for the fall to come. It’s my favorite time of year. I know the coming month will mean lots of time spent preserving the harvest, but I love the process. Do you do any canning/preserving? I can’t wait to see what you have been working on. We are so glad you joined us. Bloggers, bring your posts and link them up  ...

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Crafts, Sewing, Tutorial

Easy Drop Cloth Pillow Cover Tutorial

Last week I decided to start testing the waters with a little early fall decorating. Nothing too crazy, no pumpkins or fall leaves just yet. I love to start the season with harvest themed decor. Last year I decorated our mantle with farmers market and apple signs. This year I am sticking with the harvest theme because I just love it so much. So last week I shared these fall farm printables and showed you how to put them on a pillow cover. Now today I am making your DIY fall decor even  ...

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Wednesday Showcase

The Wednesday Showcase {45}

Welcome to the Wednesday Showcase! Next week my little boy goes back to school (yes I am doing a happy dance)! My daughter is still in preschool so she doesn’t start until September. As much as I love summer, I am so excited for fall and the time I’ll have to get projects done while the kids are in school. And don’t forget pumpkin spice season! I get so giddy at the thought of a pumpkin spiced latte in my hands while I sit in the cool morning air with quiet all around. So  ...

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Digital Art, Fall, Free Printable

Free Printable Fall Farm Signs

I am not really ready to put out the fall decor, but when you get inspired you just have to go with it, right? I have been participating in the MIID summer school and the first brief had me thinking wheat fields and therefore, fall. As I was working on my design for that, I put together this oval of wheat that I thought would be perfect for some fall printables so I went for it.

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Home Ideas, How To, Our Home, Woodworking

How to Build a Woodshop on a Budget

I am working hard (or hardly working) on our master bathroom vanity! I spent the whole day in the garage on Monday, but it was such a mess from all the other projects I have been working on, so I spent the day cleaning and organizing instead of building. Now I have a place to build the vanity and this coming week there is nothing going on so I will also have time. I can almost smell the progress!

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