Category: Organization

Can you paint fabric storage cubes?

Just about everybody has one of those “cube” organizers, whether it’s Ikea’s Kallax or one of the thinner knock-offs sold elsewhere. We had a six-cube unit* that floated around the house for years — closets, bedrooms, different closets — before winding up in our daughter’s… Continue Reading “Can you paint fabric storage cubes?”

Upcycled wood and metal lockers

A few weeks ago I shared how I turned old sticker-covered lockers into cool toy storage for our seven-year-old son’s bedroom. Now I’m showing you how I took more of those same grungy lockers and gave them a completely different look for my new… Continue Reading “Upcycled wood and metal lockers”

Let’s get rid of ALL THE STUFF

Every year when I’m taking down the Christmas tree and packing away the decorations, it feels like a treat to get the house back to normal. “This is MY Christmas!” I’ll caption a photo of my clean, clutter-free living room when all of those… Continue Reading “Let’s get rid of ALL THE STUFF”

Upcycled lockers for toy storage

Upcycled lockers for toy storage {Heather's Handmade Life}

When my husband texted me a photo of dirty, rusted lockers and asked if we wanted them — for free — of course I replied with “Yes! How many can you take???” His lunchroom at work was about to be renovated, and employees were… Continue Reading “Upcycled lockers for toy storage”

iPhone hacks for parents

iPhone hacks for parents {Heather's Handmade Life}

I have a separate Google calendar that lists all of the dates local restaurants have a “kids eat free” promo. It only took a minute to set up — “Kids eat free at the Big Stop” repeats every Tuesday, for example — and it’s handy to have.