home: made [ shelf bracket ]

home: made [ shelf bracket ]

This is a cool little make to start of the new year. Follow the tutorial at themerrythought.com to create these fun shelf brackets.

Using just a handful of items and tools you can build these brackets to your spec for the space you have.

Paint them up to suite your style, or leave them natural for a more subtle finish.

themerrythought.com

home: made [ Christmas wreath ]

home: made [ Christmas wreath ]

Today’s post is all about this gorgeous door wreath combining pine cones & leaves, which you can then decorate with vivid colours.

Pick the colour pallete that works with your home. By simply cutting the cones in half you create a really lovely flower design. You can then paint random cones as you like.

Full tutorial at thehousethatlarsbuilt.com

home: made [ pumpkin carving ]

home: made [ pumpkin carving ]

If you haven’t yet got your carve-on for tonight’s Halloween festivities then we’ve found some great inspiration for you to get creatively inspired.

Even an idea of not having to even pick up a knife – use a sharpie to draw on, use cut out paper to decorate or other mediums like paint, beads or washi tape.

See below for a great way to cut shapes with a knife and to also allow you to have elaborate cut outs.

home: made [ cane lampshade ]

home: made [ cane lampshade ]

Transform a old lampshade with this super easy tutorial from hunker.com.

Cane has become a popular choice in the home and is seen everywhere. This material is so versatile and can be added to existing furniture to give a boho vibe in minutes.

Head to hunker.com for all the details and start crating

home: made [ coffee table ]

home: made [ coffee table ]

This weeks diy project we spotted is a good one, if a little bit complex.

This coffee table can be made if you have some basic woodwork skills, if not ask someone nicely to do it for you.

Either way this is an opportunity to design and make your own table, with wood choice you live and the dimensions to fit your space.

Head to themerrythought.com for the tutorial

home: event [ terrarium workshop ]

home: event [ terrarium workshop ]

This September book a space at one of Heals terrarium workshops and create a wonderful table centrepiece.

Hosted in Heals, Tottenham Court Road, London you will learn the history and science behind terrarium building and then get the chance to make your own from scratch.

All materials are provided [ from £40 ]

Head to heals.com for dates

home: made [ slat wall shelf ]

home: made [ slat wall shelf ]

Today’s shelving tutorial can be adapted to suit your space and needs, which makes it a great project to try.

The simple design made from wooden slats is so easy to do and there are so many options to play around with.

Head to themerrythought.com to see how it’s done.