Instagram
13   338
7   172
10   77
11   433
7   257

Follow on Instagram

Atlanta Based, Howard University Alum Teaches DIY Style and Home Decor

Atlanta Based, Howard University Alum Teaches DIY Style and Home Decor

Ever wanted to learn how to be handier or do DIY? Today’s feature is a Howard University alum that is doing just that through her digital brand, The Handy Homegirl LLC. She is a Youtuber and Blogger embracing her love of all power tools and decor. If you are looking for inspiration for your next DIY project or pursuing your dream read about the story of this Atlanta, GA based influencer.

 

Name- Ashley Spearman

Title- Blogger and Youtuber

Company/Org- The Handy Homegirl LLC

Hometown- Chicago, IL

Alma Mater- Howard University

Sorority- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

 

Favorite thing about being southern: Well, I’m a born and raised Chicago girl but I have been living in Atlanta, GA for almost 4 years.  I absolutely love showing my family and friends my new sense of southern hospitality.

What is your personal life motto: Create the life you love!

What is the most challenging professional obstacle you’ve had:  The most challenging professional obstacle was starting my blog, staying committed, and consistent.  I have started several businesses before blogging and I always gave up when things got a little tough.  Luckily this time I have an even titanium strength support system that will not allow me quit and I finally love what I do.

Who is your favorite character on a “Different World” Whitley! Definitely. She was posh, strong willed, a fabulous dancer and hilarious. I especially love the meek and mild lovestruck woman she became when Dwayne got her in check every once in awhile.

If you could do any job, what would that be? Easy. Beyonce’s backup dancer. Next question? lol

Who do you wish you could meet? Again Beyonce. If I don’t have a mental breakdown first. #iamastan #andimproud

What would your best friend say is the best/most annoying quality about yourself? My best friends would say my best quality is my creativity and loyalty. My most annoying quality would be my stubbornness and when people text me I look at the text, respond in my head then won’t actually text back for like two days.

What advice would you give your younger college self? Don’t worry girl, it gets better. You are going to graduate even though you think college is pretty hard right now.

Where can we connect with you? You can connect with me on Instagram: @thehandyhomegirl , Twitter: @Handyhomegirl14 and Facebook: The Handy Homegirl

5 Favorite DIY Projects from The Handy Homegirl

The Handy Homegirl is a DIY, Home Decor and Lifestyle Youtube channel and blog. Since 2015 The Handy Homegirl (THHG) Youtube channel and blog has created weekly home improvement tutorial content and has grown an audience of over 8,000 subscribers.  THHG is hilariously entertaining and attracts renovation enthusiasts and home decor DIYers all over the world.  Viewers come to The Handy Homegirl to learn how to build the most creative projects, where to shop, how to find bargains, what items work the best and to get motivated to start and finish their dream home.

DIY Mid Century Modern Desk

 

DIY Bathroom Vanity IKEA Hack

http://thehandyhomegirl.com/ikea-hack-bathroom-vanity-with-bekvam-kitchen-cart/

Loveseat Upholstery

Dollar Tree Decor

http://thehandyhomegirl.com/dollar-tree-challenge-diy-home-decor/

DIY Chandelier Makeover

http://thehandyhomegirl.com/homie-hook-up-diy-chandelier-makeover/

 

Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

More Posts

1

Comments

comments

Follow:
Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes :)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Instagram
13   338
7   172
10   77
11   433
7   257

Follow on Instagram

Shop Our Favorites!
Yaheetech Set of 2 Weave Arm Chair Mid-Century Metal Dining Chair Y-Shaped Backrest Hemp Seat, Black
Sweet Jojo Designs Pink, Green and White 84-inch Window Treatment Curtain Panel Pair for Olivia Collection – 42 x 84
Jani Sara Green and Pink Flatweave Rug – 5′ x 8′
‘Beyonce’ Graphic Art Print on Wrapped Canvas Size: 18″ H x 26″ W x 1.5″ D
A Tale of Two Cities Throw Pillow
HBCU’s Canvas Print
Quilted Patchwork Cotton Throw Blanket – Indigo Blue Shibori Dye Indian Decorative Super Soft & Warm Blanket for Sofa and Couch 50 x 60 Inches
Woven Wicker Rattan Wall Decor, Round Seagrass Boho Kitchen Decor, Minimalist Rattan Chargers & Placemats for Dining Table & Wall Art, Rattan Wall Decorative Basket
Mud Pie Rattan Serving Utensils
ColorBird Stripe Tassel Tablecloth Cotton Linen Dust-Proof Table Cover for Kitchen Dinning Tabletop Decoration (Rectangle/Oblong, 55 x 120Inch, Blue)
carol&frank Josie Indigo Pillow
Finnhomy Sideboard Buffet Cabinet, Kitchen Storage Cabinet with Rattan Decorated Doors
Kouboo 1110141 Manhattan 2-Tier Console, Natural Rattan End Table, Brown
A Different World (TV) 11 x 17 TV Poster – Style A
(27×40) Eve’s Bayou Movie Samuel L Jackson Lynn Whitfield Original Poster Print
Yes. Jesus Loves Me (Religious) – Katherine Roundtree 16×20 Black Framed
Dancing in The Living Room (Girls) – Katherine Roundtree 24×32 Black Framed – African American Black Art Print Wall Decor Poster
The Goodbye Kiss (Buffalo Soldier) – Katherine Roundtree 24×32 Black Framed – African American Black Art Print Wall Decor Poster
‘Inspirations’ Note Cards by Jonathan Green
‘Southern Imagery’ Notecards by Jonathan Green
Amanti Art Funeral Procession Framed Art Print
Willow Row Multi Colored Ceramic Coastal Decorative Jar – Set of 2
Stratton Home Reddish Brown Tulum Woven Lantern Stand
Safavieh Noely Coastal Writing Desk
Estaugh Ikat Black/Gray Indoor / Outdoor Area Rug Union Rustic Rug Size: Rectangle 8′ x 11′
Set of 4 Natalya Ikat Stripe Placemats Gray – Ballard Designs
Unique Loom Greek Key Machine-Made Rug
Alfred Greek Key Ottoman Dakota Fields Color: Lilac
Suzanne Kasler Greek Key Sham – Ballard Designs
Doric Upholstered Wingback Arm Chair Red Barrel Studio Body Fabric: Skylar Antique Blue
Slowtide Beach Towel
Goddesses by Synthia SAINT JAMES Canvas Wall Art 3 Piece
Whitewash Wood Draped Bead 4 Light Chandelier by World Market
3pc Taper Candle Holder Set Gold – Threshold
Screen-Door Nightstand – Black – Nate Berkus
Brass Wall Frame – 14″” x 18″” Matted for 8″” x 10″” Photo – Room Essentials, Gold
Solid Bathroom Wastebasket White – Opalhouse
5qt Cast Iron Casserole Dish Cream – Hearth & Hand with Magnolia, White
Minsmere Caned Accent Table Natural Brown – Opalhouse
227 – TV SHOW 80’S CLASSIC SHOW PRINT, GIFT FOR BEST FRIEND, FOR MOM, HOME DECOR, BLACK ART POP ART, FEMINIST
Shop Now

Click to Shop!

Shares
• powered by chloédigital