home: follow friday [ the mamahood ]

home: follow friday [ the mamahood ]

A wonderful find, with it’s bricks and mortar home in London, The Mamahood is a modern curated mix of homeware, kids goods, gifts and more… founded and run by mothers.

You can also shop their online store and find out about the latest news and products on their Instagram feed!

home: made [ DIY tools beginners guide ]

home: made [ DIY tools beginners guide ]

If you are looking to start doing more DIY around the home or you have already started and need some advice on the best tools to use, then we have found a great online piece to help from grillo-designs.com

Medina has created her 11 Must Have DIY Tools For Beginners post and it’s the perfect place to start to get ideas and know-how on which tools you will need for projects in the home.

Build up a starter kit and you’ll be ready to go!

home: featured [ The Bristol Artisan ]

Based in Clifton, Bristol, The Bristol Artisan was founded by Sophie Rees. In the charming old ‘butchers shop’ she curates a beautiful retail selection of artisan makers and designers under one roof.

They say;

The Bristol Artisan is a curated space for contemporary design and craft. Selling work from over 70 independent Bristol and UK based designer makers.

We stock a range of ceramics, jewellery, homewares, lighting, clothing, cards, candles, wrapping paper, original prints, beauty products and dried flower bouquets.

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: favourite thing [ storage boxes ]

home: favourite thing [ storage boxes ]

These beautiful natural wood storage boxes from HobbyCraft would make perfect handy storage in a kitchen for herbs and spice jars, a bedroom for jewellery or small accessories, a bathroom for make up or even playroom or nursery for baby bits or small toys!

They are lovely left in their natural wood tone, but easy to customise to suit the room – with colour, pattern or text you could personalise the boxes.

£20

home: made [ DIY Valentines ]

home: made [ DIY Valentines ]

With a couple of days to go until Valentine’s day, why not add some extra love in your home with a personalised gift.

Make and craft some fun Valentine’s inspired gifts & decorations for your loved ones. It’s also great for getting the kids involved.

Check out goodhousekeeping.com with loads of easy tutorials.

home: made [ macrame ]

home: made [ macrame ]

Needing a new project for January? Need to fill those long hours of lockdown with a project? Or just fancy making something personal for your home or for a gift?

Learning macrame can be therapeutic, enjoyable and result in a new skill.

We found some great tools to help you on your journey.

My French Twist is great for teaching the basics to start you off on your making – snd of of course, with a French twist.

The Spruce Crafts help you to master the seven basic knots to master macrame.

We love this beautiful inspirational Macrame book from Wish at just £14.

And for modern approach the Emily Katz book available from Amazon is great. It’s the ultimate guide, bursting at the seams with ideas to create items for the home.

home: made [ wall hanging ]

home: made [ wall hanging ]

Bring a pop of colour to your work space or kids bedroom with this great idea for a wall hanging.

Using just coloured paper, glue, a cardboard tube and some rope you have the makings of this fun DIY project. Design your pattern and choose yours colours to make it individual to you.

If colour isn’t your thing, then how about a monochrome version!

Follow the tutorial at whitehousecrafts.net