home: made [ circular shelf ]

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 ]

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.

They say;

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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 ]

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.