home: made [ palm fans ]

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.

thelovelydrawer.com

home: made [ napkin rings ]

home: made [ napkin rings ]

To long til the big day and if there’s no spare time to make or buy materials to create some stylish personal napkin rings then maybe these ideas will help.

We’ve scoured the internet for ideas that can be created with bits you’ll have around the house or could forage from the local area plus they don’t take long to make.

All ideas use bits of string, paper, ribbon, snippets of leaves and twigs, scraps of fabric and even beads from an old necklace.

Try;

Tasty Matters and Food52 for ideas.

home: made [ Christmas themes ]

home: made [ Christmas themes ]

Today we share with you some more Christmas dining table ideas, and in particular creating a theme or style.

Whether you like it rustic, modern, traditional or minimal there is inspiration at idealhome.co.uk.

Using materials and foliage from around your home and garden means you can bring the cost down. From simple to more elaborate, there is something for everyone to try.

home: made [ DIY Halloween ]

home: made [ DIY Halloween ]

It may be a little different this year, but we can all still create a little spookiness in our homes this Halloween.

We came across a great collection of DIY ideas at goodhousekeeping.com.

Loads of fun things to make including a paper bat garland, snake wreath & big art display.

Head to goodhousekeeping.com and start creating.

home: made [ pen holders ]

home: made [ pen holders ]

With her gorgeous home and constant inspirational DIY updates in her house as well as projects on her blog, we love the modern creativity of Grillo Designs.

Explore her blog and Instagram feed for all the back catalogue of super DIYs and collaborations.

Our pick today is a simple but very effective project to make pen holders, from the Grillo Designs blog.

In a climate where more and more of us are working from home, it’s become important to create efficient, beautiful and productive working zones in our houses. Little details, like pen pots, can make easy and affordable difference to lift the look of the work area.

home: made [ plant ladder ]

home: made [ plant ladder ]

With more and more of us indulging in the live if plants it is no suprise we find ourselves struggling for that last piece of shelf space or window sill.

Avoid the drama by creating your own plant ladder. A low level stand which can house a selection of your favourite plants.

Using some basic tools and pine board, follow a great tutorial at themerrythought.com and make a fab new plant storage solution.

home: made [ DIY mobile ]

home: made [ DIY mobile ]

This super cute mobile will be a great addition to any babies bedroom. The bold monochrome colours will engage the baby, and it looks so stylish too.

With an embroidery hoop, some wooden discs, paint and thread you can create this lovely piece in a few hours.

Head to earnesthomeco.com for the full tutorial.

home: made [ towel rail ]

home: made [ towel rail ]

If you are looking for a budget towel rail for your bathroom then look no further. This sleek black example is pretty straight forward to make and look great.

The modern design would look perfect in minimal bathroom, but it could quite easily be adapted and painted to fit other styles.

Head to hunker.com for all the details

home: found this [ peel and stick wallpaper ]

home: found this [ peel and stick wallpaper ]

If you are looking for a temporary design fix or perhaps in rented property and don’t want any long term style changes, then wall paper that isn’t permanently stuck may be the perfect choice.

Simple peel and stick this versatile wall paper for an instant style update for a interior. You could use on walls, cupboard fronts, stairs or even inside shelving to add pattern and interest.

Available in a variety of patterns, NuWallpaper from Dunelm, at just £24 a roll, is an affordable effective option.

They say;

Created with a peel and stick backing that can be easily applied to any smooth surface, the peel and stick wallpaper is perfect for renters as it is easy to apply and can be re-positioned or removed at any time without leaving behind sticky residue or damage. The paper is also great for DIY or upcycling projects as it can be easily cut and applied to bits of furniture to cover up old marks or simply to give it a refresh.