Category: My Handmade Home

Replace broken drawers with shelves

Replace broken drawers with shelves

Broken drawers? Missing drawers? Not a problem! We’ve all had a cheap dresser at some point, and we all know what that means: The broken drawers suck and they eventually fall apart. That was certainly the case with this one. Remember, a couple of…

Vintage desk makeover

Vintage desk makeover {Heather's Handmade Life}

Recently I learned that sometimes the first crafty instinct isn’t necessarily the best one. We have a sweet little vintage desk, which is part of a hand-me-down set of ’50s-era furniture we received when we moved into our house. It’s compact and classic, and…

Laminate furniture makeover

Laminate furniture makeover -- How to turn old laminate furniture into AMAZING pieces {Heather's Handmade Life}

I felt like I’d been duped. Could I really redo laminate furniture? I was pouty that despite being as heavy as promised, it wasn’t real wood.