home: made [ plate design ]

home: made [ plate design ]

Continuing our love of use of a Sharpie marker pen – we found an array of ideas from Ideas.com to get creative with patterns and wording on plates.

This would be great for Christmas place settings to use festive imagery as inspiration, words like ‘Noel’, ‘twinkle twinkle’ or other Christmassy wording or even personalise each plate for each place setting with a name or phrase…

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home: favourite thing [ ceramics ]

home: favourite thing [ ceramics ]

London based, Italian ceramicist Virginia Balistreri, creates the most beautiful thrown pottery. Great homeware for every day use, would make perfect gifts or treat yourself.

Choose from a broad range of pots, bowls, hanging planters, plant pots, candle holders, tea pots, cups and more. All the range are in beautiful natural tones of greens, blues and beiges.

With prices from £15, head to her Etsy shop to discover more.

home: event [ Pompom wreath making ]

home: event [ pompom wreath making ]

Feeling festive ? And want to get creative for your Christmas decorations? Head to West Elm and book up for one of their Pompom wreath making classes and create something unique and personal to hang on your front door !

home: made [ headboard ]

home: made [ headboard ]

It may just be part of your bed, but the headboard has the opportunity to stand out creating a focal point and lift the room. It can also be as functional as it is attractive.

With various options, why not try making / adapting your own. We have found some tutorials to inspire you and guide you to creating your perfect headboard.

Plywood headboard / burkatron.com

Padded headboard / by stylebyemilyhenderson.com

experthometips.com

apartmenttherapy.com

home: made [ Christmas wreaths ]

home: made [ Christmas wreaths ]

It’s coming up to that time of year again. The ‘C’ word is getting closer.

The wreath is a symbol of Christmas and one of the first decorative items to start appearing on homes in the lead up to the big day.

Beautifully crafted ones aren’t cheap to buy so if you want to invest and have the satisfaction of making your own why not try a wreath making class? Be taught by the professionals and come away with a beautiful wreath ready to adorn your front door.

Head to EVENTBRITE and explore by area to find a class near you!

home: made [ ladder shelving ]

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 [ plant pot ]

home: made [ plant pot ]

We love these little alternatives to a standard pot for a cactus or succulent. The simple balsa wood boxes are a great way of hiding the standard ugly plastic pots and you can make it to fit any size.

Paint or draw on any design you like, we love the scalloped print, made using a cut potato!

Head to curbly.com for the full tutorial