Category: My Handmade Home

DIY “fake” nightstand: How to trick your eye with a faked matching set-up

From a distance, you’d think we had two identical nightstands to go along with our two identical lamps. NOPE! We have a sneaky secret.

DIY daybed with faux planks

Upcycled DIY headboard {Heather's Handmade Life}

Not only was our basement pull-out couch totally uncomfortable as a guest bed, it managed to be both sharp and lumpy as a couch. Rather than buy a replacement sofa bed, I reasoned, why not build a totally awesome custom daybed? My husband thought… Continue Reading “DIY daybed with faux planks”

Transfer letters without stenciling

Put down your coffee cup, because this is officially your cue to turn to the person next to you and say “Um, did she really need to label the door to her powder room?” Nope, but I wanted to! That wasn’t my plan all… Continue Reading “Transfer letters without stenciling”

DIY canopy bed with rainbow curtains

Twenty-two metres of fabric and a lot of love went into this DIY canopy bed with rainbow curtains, perfect for our little princess.

Easy stenciled holiday sign

The plan was to make a vintage sign with faded letters but without multiple coats of paint and stain and distressing. Because this is a really busy time of year, am I right?