Category: My Handmade Home

Building a huge L-shaped desk

When you’re buried in surface clutter, sometimes one desk is better than two. My office used to have a small kidney-shaped desk ($60 from the office supply store) and an art desk in the corner for crafting and sewing. It seemed like the perfect…

Make a giant paper mâché letter

DIY giant paper mache letter {Heather's Handmade Life}

Here’s something you should know about me: my projects don’t always turn out like I’d planned — sometimes they totally bomb — but I’m just stubborn enough to keep working on them until they turn into something decent. This, my friends, was one of…

DIY Lego play table with storage

DIY Lego table {Heather's Handmade Life}

There’s no pain quite like stepping on a Lego, is there? Although they’re sharp underfoot, I think I’m probably more bothered by the appearance of a bunch of tiny toys littering the floors. My kids have inherited my love of miniatures, so we have…