Category: My Handmade Home

How to layer Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint for an aged effect

Remember these yellow stools in our kitchen? They lasted exactly six months before I was itching to redo them. I love yellow — really love it — but over time it felt like it was getting brighter and bolder. I could barely appreciate the…

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…