Category: My Handmade Home

Cheap and easy DIY floating shelves

Cheap and easy DIY floating shelves {Heather's Handmade Life}

There once was a time when we’d buy cheap laminate bookcases if we needed more storage in a room. Now we just build our own wooden shelves, and there’s no going back. If we no longer need the shelves in a particular room, we…

Pink ikat recycled lockers

Pink ikat recycled lockers {Heather's Handmade Life}

When we built our daughter’s custom loft bed last January, I really reined myself in with the colours in her room. Muted mauve. Soft pink. Pale grey. Touches of gold, and a tiny bit of dusty rose. I loved the finished look and decided…

Can you paint fabric storage cubes?

Just about everybody has one of those “cube” organizers, whether it’s Ikea’s Kallax or one of the thinner knock-offs sold elsewhere. We had a cheap six-cube unit* that floated around the house for years — closets, bedrooms, different closets — before winding up in…