Category: My Handmade Home

DIY Disaster Diary: The two-toned deck

Halloween is coming up, so this weekend I shared my version of a DIY horror story: the two-toned deck. Like all horror stories, it starts off cheerfully, but then there’s a lot of screaming and crying and it ends on kind of a dark…

Home province/state string art

The last thing my house needs is more wall art. Well, I suppose if we’re getting technical, the last things it needs are wooden monograms, dust, fabric stashes, and crayons with the labels ripped off. Anyway, that certainly doesn’t stop me from making new…

Disappearing farmhouse benches

DIY farmhouse benches for below a coffee table {Heather's Handmade Life}

Every fall and spring, there’s a special week when you can score free furniture. Sure, it’s from the curb, but sometimes you can get great pieces from people who don’t want to bother trying to sell it. I’ve mentioned before how we went years…