Archives for July 2013

Hookin Up with HoH #159

I'm frantically washing loads of laundry and trying to pack for the Haven Blog Conference this weekend. As usual, I wait until the last minute to pack (I loathe packing). Anyone else gonna be at Haven? Also, as usual, I won't be posting about the conference on my blog (too many people get annoyed with blog conference recap posts) so if you are curious about all the Haven happenings you can follow along on my instagram feed here (or just look me up - houseofhepworths). ** So, are you new here? I throw the Hookin' Up with HoH Party every week to give all of you a chance to find other … [Read more...]

I Am My Beloved’s custom artwork sign

So, ya, I made another sign. It wasn't for me though. A friend asked me if I could replicate some art she found on pinterest. I had her send it to me and decided I'd take a stab at it. Here is the original art she sent me: It's from a blog called My *PINK* Life. Isn't it such a pretty piece of art? Well, here's how mine turned out. My friend chose teal paint for the lettering instead of black. She also changed the reference from "Song of Songs" to "Song of Solomon". I think it's a pretty good replication if you ask me. We were both happy with it at least. My friend came … [Read more...]

How to Gold Dip by Jess from Bright Green Door (guest post)

While I am busy frantically painting every room in my house I've asked Jess from Bright Green Door to share a fun tutorial with you guys! ***** Hi! I'm Jess and I blog at BrightGreenDoor where I write about living in an oil boom town in North Dakota where I love to thrift, sew, cook and craft. I've learned so much from all of Allison's awesome tutorials that today I am SO excited to share my tutorial here with you. One of my favorite current design trends is all the gold that is popping up everywhere. I love how it can be so classic and so modern at the same time. Recently I … [Read more...]

Hookin Up with HoH #158

It's that time of the week again! Hookin' Up with HoH time!! ** So, are you new here? I throw the Hookin' Up with HoH Party every week to give all of you a chance to find other awesome blogs to read. Below you will find several hundred mini links to other people's blog posts. Have fun browsing through the links in search of new ideas. Also, if you are a blogger, please feel free to add your own links to the list! Please refrain from posting links to shops and stores. Please note: RECIPES/FOOD is a separate link. Please make sure you are linking in the appropriate section. … [Read more...]

Give builder-grade cabinets a custom look with Kristi from I Should Be Mopping The Floor

I am blown away by this cabinet upgrade. I would never have thought you could make a builder-grade cabinet look so great! I think you guys will all be amazed with the following tutorial as well. ***** Hi, y'all! It's Kristi from I Should Be Mopping The Floor. So happy to be hanging out with my friend, Allison, over here at House of Hepworths. I had the pleasure of hanging out with Allison at Blissdom in March and we had such a blast. We are both native Austinites and have a passion for DIY fun {but you probably already knew that about her!}. Over at my place, we're … [Read more...]

Lemon Crinkle Cookie recipe by Tanya from twelveOeight (guest post)

Let's wrap up this week o' guest bloggers with a cookie recipe that had my mouth watering the second I saw the picture. Tanya from twelveOeight is sharing Lemon Crinkle Cookies with you, and this one looks so delish I suggest you just pin it right.this.second. ***** Hello fellow HOH readers! My name is Tanya and I am super excited to be sharing  one of my all-time favorite cookie recipes with you today. Most days you can find me chasing toddlers around, crafting and creating  at twelveOeight.  I would love for you to stop by and say … [Read more...]

A planked wall by Alicia from Thrifty & Chic (guest post)

Today I am lucky enough to have one of my long time favorite blogs here, Thrifty & Chic! Alicia is not only beautiful, she is also a crazy good DIYer and builder. Her home is decorated so perfectly and is full of furniture that she made herself. Her post today is no different. She planked the wall in her living room and she is here to show it to you. ***** Don't you just love Allison? I love her charisma...and not to mention her wonderful DIY projects :) I'm so happy that she's letting me steal her show for today! I guess I should introduce myself, I'm Alicia, voice behind Thrifty and … [Read more...]