Category: My Handmade Home

Easy Impasto paintings for less than $10

My grandmother was a very talented oil painter in Scotland, and I like to think I inherited a bit of her talent for brushwork. But since I have so many creative interests — sewing clothes, woodworking, quilting, needlework, interior decorating, scrapbooking, pyrography — I…

Fabric panels are the new posters

Fabric panels are the new posters {Heather's Handmade Life}

The best part, for me, is that these fabric panels will have a much longer lifespan than a paper poster that would eventually get ripped and recycled. Fabric panels don’t get torn and ragged, and when you no longer want them on the wall, you can turn them into pillows, clothes, quilts, tote bags — anything!

Colourful makeover for an ’80s telephone table

The heart-shaped rainbow table looks so cute in our daughter’s bedroom. Mostly it holds her Alexa (Echo Dot) for her bedroom dance parties, but it’s also housed her painted Clay Cafe creations and her LOL dolls. It’s also served as a very fancy stage for her Barbies to perform on.