home: event [ the basics store ]
In London this December? – a definite stop-off for shopping is the beautifully curated Christmas concept store at 40 Earlham Street, London.
‘Give + Receive’ has been curated by Marina London and Appear Here, and brings together some beautiful homeware and lifestyle retail brands under one roof for almost a month long pop up shop.
Runs from the 8th – 23rd December
home: made [ Christmas tree decorations ]
It’s that time, to put up the tree and decorate the home for Christmas. Its a perfect opportunity to get crafty and make some decorations from scratch. Cut down on the cost and also a chance to make something personalised to you.
We have found some lovely ideas to share with you, which can be adapted to your style.
Scandi foliage baubles – burkatron.com
Paper geode ornaments – liagriffith.com
Fabric covered ornaments – aliceandlois.com
Donut ornament – studiodiy.com
home: event [ M. Y. O ]
M. Y. O [ Make Your Own ] is a creative space for adults to take part in workshops, work on your own craft or just hang out and relax.
With studios in Borough and Peckham, M. Y. O offers you the chance to learn some new creative skills, in a great environment with no pressure.
Creative classes include, ceramic painting, decoupage, pottery, calligraphy and illustration. It’s a great place to take a group of friends for an afternoon, and you can bring your own booze!!
Head to myo.place for classes and bookings.
home: event [ glass etching ]
This Autumn is the perfect time to try a new craft or start a new hobbie, and the easiest way is to try out a one-off workshop.
There are so many great London based workshops available to try and one of our favourite hosts are London Craft Club. Our pick is their Acid Etching workshop.
Learn the techniques of etching into glass and creating you town designs. You will get to practice on mirrored tiles and glass tea light holders.
Head to londoncraftclub.co.uk to book a place on various available dates. [ £49 ]
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 [ 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: event [ pyrography ]
If you fancy learning a new craft, then why not try pyrography at London Craft Club.
Learn the techiques for creating patterns and shapes in wooden and leather objects. You then get to take home your designs.
‘You don’t need any experience at all If you can hold a pen then you’ll be able to do pyrography. There are 19 different iron tips to choose from. Some tips allow you to draw or write freehand just like a pen. You can either make up your own design, or use our templates to create patterns or words‘
Go to londoncraftclub.co.uk for bookings