Author Ashley Ludwig's Recession Home

From sweet to romantic suspense, join me as I craft my happily ever after…

The art of doing stuff…why do we do what we do?

Every dollar I save by doing something myself is money I can put towards something I can’t make or do myself. Can’t wait to see what her lessons are… Read … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

Frozen Fractals – how to plan your Frozen Birthday party using Pinterest ideas, etsy, and inspiration

Frozen is out, for download, on We watched it on Saturday night, all cuddled up with the girls’ Olaf’s and Svens… It was a popcorn, girl-food fiesta! and when we … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 8 Comments

Sevenly proves people are the core of business – This week’s Kind Campaign – what one company can do to raise money for a good cause

The climate of purchasing is changing. Companies like Sevenly are changing the face of the core behind corporations. The people. How can a company that sells t-shirts turn around and … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

A look back, Last Year’s Farm Party with Petting Zoo — corral fun for all

When Ray decided she wanted her farm party, I wanted her to have all that and more. It’s all about the entrance. My hubby came on board with the enormous painted windmills… … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Planning the Minecraft Diamond Armor Wolf Quilt

Oh boy. I’m behind. Perhaps you saw our other minecraft quilt project? The pig? That one was a cakewalk compared to the multifacets of the Minecraft Wolf wearing diamond armor … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pinterest Pins of the day: What a Tangled Web we weave…

How does romantic suspense author Ashley Ludwig end up spending the large part of her life making tangled lanterns?   You may be surprised. I started my Etsy store in 2009, following … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pallet Transformations — making the world a better place through pallet design

Here is how we are using pallets in our garden…. This project is EASY. It requires no demolition, deconstruction, reconstruction, or hammered thumbs. Just the simple pallets, leaning and secured … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

Spinning a Summer of Fun with Alpaca Fleece and Fiber

Yesterday we made a trip to One of my daughters has always dreamed of being a farmer. My other daughter has designs on trying everything this world has to … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 4 Comments

Pin of the Day: Rapunzel Tangled Party Decoration – the Cast iron pan cake plate

Originally posted on Author Ashley Ludwig's Recession Home:
Cast iron pan plate, a photo by ashleyludwig on Flickr. Here’s what we’re making today, on — Even Rapunzel will…

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pin of the day: Can you make this windowseat/bookshelf combo with Ikea Billy Bookcases?

Originally posted on Author Ashley Ludwig's Recession Home:
This morning, a pinner suggested that the look inspired by below image could be accomplished with Billy Bookcases… Inspired from Pinterest…

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

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