home: made [ woven basket ]

home: made [ woven basket ]

A wonderful tutorial from Design Sponge to make handy baskets to use around the home.

This simple how-two uses just basket cane and a few tools. Follow the simple directions and create any size storage to use for fruit, toys, toiletries… all kinds of home products.

home: nice price [ outdoor wine glass ]

home: nice price [ outdoor wine glass ]

Outdoor dining? We love these beautiful ombré plastic wine glasses from Matalan to ensure your alfresco drinking is both safe snd stylish.

The ombré style creates a smart, on-trend look, far superior to the super low price – just £3 per glass.

Pair with a table setting of eclectic florals or block colouring for a beautiful tablescape.

home: made [ circular shelf ]

home: made [ circular shelf ]

Here’s a great tutorial guide to create a modern circular hanging shelving unit with just a few materials and basic tools.

It makes a great display area for quirky pieces, would work well in a bathroom, lounge or really lovely in a nursery with some chosen special baby ornaments or photos.

This easy DIY is from Decoist.com

home: made [ wood paneling ]

home: made [ wood paneling ]

We are seeing a lot of feature walls in homes that are incorporating wood paneling and battening.

Using strips if wood on your wall allows you to create geometric shapes and brings interest to an otherwise flat wall.

Keep it traditional, or try something modern like this tutorial from lovecreatecelebrate.com. Painting everything one colour also adds extra style.

With some basics tools and materials you too can make your own wood accent wall.

home: made [ pottery kit ]

home: made [ pottery kit ]

Ready for another creative project at home? We love this pottery kit from Sculpd. It’s ample set with enough for two people to get stuck in to a good bit of creating pottery at home.

They say;

A Sculpd Pottery Kit contains everything you’ll need to sculpt, carve, paint and seal your own pinch pots, succulent plant pots, trinket dishes, vases, candle holders, sculptures, wall hangings, coasters, pendants and everything in between.

Every kit contains enough clay for two people. You can create 4 or more pinch pots or 2 larger plant pots with plenty left over for the finishing touches.

What’s in the kit?

2 Packs Premium Air-Dry Clay

Step-By-Step Beginners Pottery Guide

Pottery Carving, Shaping and Cutting Tools & Tool Bag

White Acrylic Paint

Glossy Varnish / Sealant

2 Paintbrushes

– Sponge for Smoothing

We use a premium air-drying clay that is soft, supple, easy to manipulate and dries a lovely light grey colour with a smooth surface making it a joy to paint on. We’ve tested every air-dry clay we could get our fingers into, and this clay is hands down the best.

home: made [ side table ]

home: made [ side table ]

We have seen quite a lot of fluted circular tables over the last year, along with DIY versions and we love them.

This tutorial we found uses pine moulding and a birch wood top. A really lovely natural finish with no need to paint.

We found this tutorial on hunker.com and it’s really simple to follow. Give it a go!

home: made [ mini trellis ]

home: made [ mini trellis ]

This super cute mini trellis is really easy to make and will be a great addition to your planters or garden boarder.

Once you have the basic design sorted, you can scale up your trellis to the size you need. This is a lovely practical item to make.

Head to themerrythought.com for the tutorial

home: made [ garden lamps ]

home: made [ garden lamps ]

Definitely looking forward to spending more time in our gardens as the weather gets warmer and being able to to entertain friends and family – why not start adding small accessories and details to enhance the alfresco life.

We love these creative and colourful DIY garden lamps from HelloGlow – A simple and easy way to create candle lamps for the garden with old glass jars and some colourful tissue paper. Using Mod Podge glue to make a safe durable finish, layering coloured tissue over the outside of your jar and resulting in unique glass lamps you can dot around your outdoor lounge area.

home: made [ clay vases ]

home: made [ clay vases ]

If you like getting your hands dirty and creating something personal for you and your home, then this clay vase tutorial is for you.

Using air dry clay, and some basic tools you can make a bottle vase, and an arch vase. Once you have mastered the techniques you can experiment with other designs

Head to thelovelydrawer.com for the full tutorial.