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the homesteady
Northampton, MA
Everyday joys + real-life inspiration
Interests: DIY, knitting, crafting, cooking, zombies
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My brother sold some of his belongings before moving in with us this past summer, including an old, '70s-bronze bicycle -- to me! Luckily, he cut me a deal and I kept it for $40, but hated the color. I had read online about spray-painting bicycles, and figured I'd give... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at the homesteady
That's so great! What an awesome organization
So glad you like it, Care!! The Women's Bean Project especially seems like something you'd really like :) XOXO
Thank you Juliette!! :)
I wanted to introduce you guys to a company called Trade As One, a seasonal subscription box service that arrives every three months full of all kinds of products, from lip balm to snack foods. The best part? All the goodies inside are ethically produced and fair trade. By choosing... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at the homesteady
Hee hee xoxox
I had the exact same reaction when I learned about them -- like, why are these not already in my life?! BRB gonna write on everything...
Black! Classic and beautiful
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on a fall boot {giveaway}... at Oh Joy!
Isn't she the CUTEST??!?
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Here & there at the homesteady
Thanks Carla!! :)
Thanks Ursula!! I'm so happy to have you along :)
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on DIY gold leaf pumpkins at the homesteady
Thanks so much Carla!! Do you like the Office? It made me think of Classy Jim:
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on DIY gold leaf pumpkins at the homesteady
Did you know you can write and draw on French macarons?! I used these markers for the first time to draw gemstone designs on a batch of macarons I made over the weekend. I could barely fall asleep last night, I was so full of macaron decorating ideas! And feeling... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at the homesteady
How fantastic!! Congratulations girls :) You should be very proud! Please blog about it!! I take so much inspiration from your home/DIY posts (as evidenced by the homemade loom and partially finished rag rug in my living room right now) and I can't wait to follow along on this new adventure
More on Instagram There's something of a hair rennaisance happening in these parts. When I was in high school, I dyed my hair near constantly -- red, black, dark dark brown, blonde highlights -- you name it, I did it in a friend's kitchen. That pattern halted in college, and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at the homesteady
One of my dearest friends turned 30 recently, and I'm looking forward to him cashing in on the card I sent -- one evening of whiskey and conversation, on me. In case you have someone in mind you'd like to send this to, you can download it here. I recommend... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at the homesteady
I'm crazy about these dark, stylish pumpkins. This would work with any small gourd or squash, or you could even really commit and do a larger one. These pumpkins are classy. Like, this classy. To make your own, you will need: A few small pumpkins Black craft paint Gold leaf,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at the homesteady
Hi Brooke! I actually have no idea :( They were painted this color when we moved in. I'm sorry!
Toggle Commented Oct 14, 2014 on A new look for our living room at the homesteady
Copabikini for sure!!
Toggle Commented Oct 14, 2014 on a party polish {giveaway}...(now closed) at Oh Joy!
I took a breather after redoing our front porch and bedroom, but with the advent of chillier weather and more time spent inside on the couch, it seemed suddenly important to make our living room a little nicer to be in. We're taking our time, though. I was itching to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at the homesteady
Last weekend my brother, my sister, and one of our cousins and I all drove out to my aunt and uncle's house in Cohasset, where our grandpa lives. We were all there for two nights specifically to spend time with him. We nicknamed the weekend "Camp Grandpa." He's 92 years... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at the homesteady
Thanks Marilyn!! I know, it's so hard to remember to get it developed. I really like the first one, too. It's hard to see, but my sister is riding her bike on the road...
Haha thanks Amy!!
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2014 on DIY "Clueless" stenciled tote bag at the homesteady
Haha thanks Allison!! Way harsh...
Toggle Commented Oct 10, 2014 on DIY "Clueless" stenciled tote bag at the homesteady
Do you still take pictures using film? It can be frustrating for some of the little kids I know, who expect to see their photo right after it's taken on the back of the camera. The delayed gratification is pretty nice, though. These are some photos I took with the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2014 at the homesteady