home: made [ concrete candle holders ]
With concrete still such a strong trend, it’s great to be able to make a DIY piece of concrete homeware.
We love this DIY from Design Mom which shows you simply how to create beautiful concrete candle holders.
Simple, effective and wonderful to make as gifts!
home: made [ wall clock ]
This week we feature this stylish wooden wall clock, and it’s really simple to make.
Using a round chopping board, leather strap, clock mechanism, a drill and some screws you can make something that is both pretty and practical.
See the full tutorial at thelovelydrawer.com
home: made [ ladder shelving ]
So much great creativity and ideas from DIY Enthusiasts to making shelving from a simple ladder. So many tutorials brought together.
Find the one that works for you and your needs whether it’s a free standing unit, wall shelving or something suspended from the ceiling.
All these ideas from a ladder. A ladder which can be picked up cheap from a DIY store, or search EBay for a bargain or even hunt down a vintage one from a flea market.
home: made [ faux woven cushion ]
We are loving textured and colourful cushions right now, so when we saw this tutorial on a beautifulmess.com we had to share.
Using a cushion cover, wool and glue you can create a fun, cozy, tactile cushion.
Check out the tutorial here
home: made [ embroidery hoop art ]
This is a quick, easy and very successful way to have instant art for the walls in s colour or pattern to match a room. It’s easily changeable, it’s a great way to make gifts, and it’s as simple as you need it to be if you not so confident with your creativity.
Hunt down fabrics from anywhere and everywhere – haberdashery stores, markets, old clothes, charity shops, use old bed linen or anything where you love the pattern or colour. Embroidery hoops are available from all good haberdashers, from Hobby Craft or other craft stores, on eBay or Etsy and you could even find second hand options and remove whatever is previously framed.
Head to DesignerTrapped for a great modern tutorial
We love the how-to from IAmAHomemaker to create wonderful hoop art
home: made [ leaf printed fabric ]
This gorgeous printed fabric is great to use as a table cloth, cushion cover or tea towel. Using real leaves, paint and a plain fabric you can create your own print and pattern.
Choose colours that work in your current space and keep it as simple as you like.
If you fancy giving it a go, head to we-are-scout.com for the full tutorial.
home: made [ laundry bags ]
A very handy little DIY to make laundry bags, from the creative people at Ideal Home (online).
These great bags could be used for all sorts of things – not just laundry; and made from any fabric to suit your decor. Hunt out vintage fabrics from flea markets, bargain fabrics from IKEA or even use sheets, duvets or other inventive ways to get great fabrics.