Category: Woodworking

Vintage desk makeover

Vintage desk makeover {Heather's Handmade Life}

Recently I learned that sometimes the first crafty instinct isn’t necessarily the best one. We have a sweet little vintage desk, which is part of a hand-me-down set of ’50s-era furniture we received when we moved into our house. It’s compact and classic, and…

DIY pallet porch sign

DIY pallet porch sign tutorial {Heather's Handmade Home}

I totally zoned out, not being too fussy with each swipe and swoosh of the brush. After all, I reasoned, this sign is going outside! It’s going to fade and get all weathered anyway.

When friends help friends DIY

Modernize a kitschy table to get a modern farmhouse table {Heather's Handmade Life}

It was an important reminder that just because I’ve painted a lot of furniture doesn’t mean it’s easy — or fast — for someone who’s new to it. I texted back apologetic Bitmojis and hoped we were still going to be friends once the project was over.