New Beginnings

By  now, the secret’s out of the bag.  I changed my name.  I’ll still answer to Oh My Gluestick, but after a long deliberation and lots of soul searching I finally made the switch to Little Ashwell House.  When I started “my little craft blog” over six years ago, I did so with the intention of {Read More…}

Super Easy Succulents

I used to have a greenish thumb and did pretty well growing and keeping plants alive.  That was bk.  Before kids.  Now, I murder every poor plant that falls into my black thumbed hands.  It’s shameful.  Faux plants are beyond me as well.  They collect dust and then look worse than dying flowers.  That is, {Read More…}

Chairish Design Challenge: My Dream Office

Our family is currently in the middle of what we fondly call “The Great Purge of 2015”.  It’s been intense, frustrating, and invigorating all at once.  We are taking back our home and space while eliminating clutter and becoming better organized.  On paper, this sounds super easy, but this movement has challenged me to really {Read More…}

Transformation Tuesday {Hand Lettered Signs}

Welcome to Transformation Tuesday, a place where Monday’s junk is transformed into glammed up treasures.  I collect lots of goodies on Mondays, but one of my favorites is tossed out wood.  I find lots of good unfinished wooden boards left over from projects or builds that are perfect for distressed signs.  If I see them, {Read More…}

Junky Monday Roundup

Welcome to Junky Monday Roundup. Here is where I dish on the best junky finds after a trip to my favorite shopping place. The curb. One man’s trash is this chic’s treasure and I’m bringing it to you every week. Stick around until Transformation Tuesday to see how I glam the stuff up. It’s my {Read More…}

Tranformation Tuesday: Making Over Monday’s Junk {A Sweet Nightstand & Major Frame Lot Makeover}

Welcome to Transformation Tuesday, a place where Monday’s junk is transformed into glammed up treasures.  Today, we have sweet, sweet Jane the nightstand and a plethora of frames desperate for a makeover. Frames: A sweet friend was cleaning out her mama’s house and was just about to lose her mind with all the junk that {Read More…}

Transformation Tuesday: Making Over Monday’s Junk {Three Tables & a Mirror}

Welcome to Transformation Tuesday, a place where Monday’s junk is transformed into glammed up treasures.  Today, we have three tables & a mirror. Buffet: This table was brought to me by a client {Hi, Miss Barbara!} for a shabby makeover.  As her husband put it, they wanted it to look like “it fell of the {Read More…}

Junky Monday Roundup

Welcome to Junky Monday Roundup. Here is where I dish on the best junky finds after a trip to my favorite shopping place. The curb. One man’s trash is this chic’s treasure and I’m bringing it to you every week. Stick around until Transformation Tuesday to see how I glam the stuff up.   1. {Read More…}

Dollhouse Peg Dolls

It’s been a week since I showed you the little Alexander family of dollhouse wooden peg dolls I made.  Since then, the kids and I have cranked out a ton more.  We have been sitting down at the kitchen table with the little kit we put together and cranking these babies out.  It is both fun {Read More…}

Transformation Tuesday: DIY Peg Dolls

Welcome to Transformation Tuesday, a place where Monday’s junk is transformed into glammed up treasures.  Today’s transformation is different from my usual.  I’m not using Monday’s junk today.  Today, I am transforming little wooden pegs into dollhouse dolls.  I’d love to say I scored some on a junk run, but the truth is, I bought {Read More…}

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