Category: Organization

DIY living room credenza

This was one of the biggest custom furniture projects we’ve ever made together, and even though we (temporarily) wrecked the main level of our house with sawdust and piles of tools, it all feels worth it looking at the finished piece.

School lunch container tips & tricks

Today we’re talking about the best school lunch containers — what lasts, what’s worth the extra money, and what you can cheap out on — and how to store them!

Stuffed animal zoo re-do

DIY Stuffed Animal Zoo {Heather's Handmade Life}

The more time I spend making things for our home, the more I realize nothing stays the same. Kids grow, needs shift, tastes change, trends pass and what once felt beautiful or functional can suddenly stop being either. Longtime readers may remember that three… Continue Reading “Stuffed animal zoo re-do”

Skinny closet overhaul

Skinny closet overhaul: How rethinking its shelves changed everything {Heather's Handmade Life}

Thirty-four inches is not reasonable for a walk-in closet. But that’s the width of the ridiculous closet in our basement. It came with two skinny wire shelves, and we added a third at some point. For years I loaded them down with craft supplies… Continue Reading “Skinny closet overhaul”

Organized teen bedroom

Organized teen bedroom {Heather's Handmade Life}

Framed photos. Loose photos. Clay Cafe figurines. Medals. Buttons. Programs. Notes. Ticket stubs. Drawings. Posters. Lanyards. Stuffed animals. Jewellery. Tchotchkes. These are just a few of the items that might be cluttering up a teen’s bedroom near you. I was in the process of… Continue Reading “Organized teen bedroom”