home: made [ paper shapes wall art ]
If you are looking for some new art for your walls, why not make your own.
We found this fun DIY tutorial from Sugar & Cloth using cut out pieces of paper.
Choose your paper and create your own design using a few simple materials.
Head to sugarandcloth.com for all the details.
home: made [ diy books ]
Explore bookstores, online or in person for great aids for DIY and creating the perfect home for you.
We’ve scanned the shelves for our favourite picks.
Making A House Your Home / Amazon £14.99
DIY Furniture/ Amazon £4.14
The Girls Guide To DIY / World Of Books £7.19
The Interior Design Handbook / Amazon £14.99
DIY Art At Home / World of Books £4.79
DIY Furniture 2 / Amazon £13.70
A Well Crafted Home / John Lewis £19.99
home: made [ faux concrete wall ]
With concrete still being a strong feature in interiors and homeware, we love this faux concrete paint finish created with the great tutorial from Song Bird Blog that step by step leads you through the process to create an effective concrete look wall in your home.
home: made [ IKEA Besta hack ]
Mouldings and fluted edges are big news right now and seen all over furniture. Softening sideboards and cupboard doors.
Rather than paying the price for this new trend, why not create your own version.
We found this great IKEA hack from abeautifulmess.com to get you started. Learn the basics and adapt to any door fronts.
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 [ 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.
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 [ 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 ]
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 ]
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.
home: made [ palm fans ]
We absolutely love this little tutorial from The Lovely Drawer. Make yourself some gorgeous wall art by creating a palm fan.
Using an embroidery hoop, natural raffia, paper covered wire, brown paper and a glue gun, you can have fun designing and making your own fan.
A lovely way to decorate a wall in any room, and this tutorial shows you a couple of difference design options too.