DIY Projects

DIY headband with wire

I have mixed feelings about hair accessories. In high school, I once had the most extravagant up-do “done” to my head for a dance, that I spent the entire post-dance slumber party ripping something like 50 bobby pins from my…

DIY Projects

DIY Sleep Mask

  “Ugh! Sleep is SO overrated!” Said no one, ever. The problem is that sleep is hard to find! We so often prioritize work and other projects and are scurrying to meet deadlines. Often the transition from awake to asleep…

DIY Projects

DIY Fabric Bucket

6,045 pounds. If you took all of the scraps of fabric that I’ve accumulated over the years and weighed them, that’s the number you’d get. Okay, so I totally made that up. But it sounds pretty compelling. I recently cleared…

DIY Projects

Simple DIY Fabric Wallet

Editor’s Note: We’re so excited to welcome Ashley Nickels of Alphabet Summer to the Dear Handmade Life team. Ashley is a seasoned maker and awesome sewist who’ll be sharing an array of sewing and DIY projects here. Welcome Ashley! -Nicole…