home: made [ stencilled walls ]

home: made [ stencilled walls ]

If you love the look of modern patterned wallpapers – dots, arrows, paint daubs, triangles, or Victorian and Moroccan prints – but need a more affordable options, try stencilling.

There’s been a huge rise in modern style stencils available, especially on Etsy, that offer an affordable creative way to achieve great feature designs on a wall without having to use wallpaper.

The advantage is it’s easy to change as you can paint straight over the paint, as opposed to painting over wall paper or stripping the wallpaper!

We found some great options to buy online to create a unique look for any room

Geometric Nola Tile from £8.11

Honeycomb from £4.67

Dalmatian Spots £32.58

Medina from £14.99

Herringbone from £34.62

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home: made [ clay hanging planter ]

home: made [ clay hanging planter ]

This diy project looks so good it’s hard to believe it’s handmade.

Spotted it on fallfordiy.com, create and make your own clay hanging planter that can go in any room.

Use Air Dry Clay for this make, along with some basic craft tools, some rope and of course a plant to put in it after.

For the full tutorial click here

home: event [ M. Y. O ]

home: event [ M. Y. O ]

M. Y. O [ Make Your Own ] is a creative space for adults to take part in workshops, work on your own craft or just hang out and relax.

With studios in Borough and Peckham, M. Y. O offers you the chance to learn some new creative skills, in a great environment with no pressure.

Creative classes include, ceramic painting, decoupage, pottery, calligraphy and illustration. It’s a great place to take a group of friends for an afternoon, and you can bring your own booze!!

Head to myo.place for classes and bookings.

home: event [ glass etching ]

home: event [ glass etching ]

This Autumn is the perfect time to try a new craft or start a new hobbie, and the easiest way is to try out a one-off workshop.

There are so many great London based workshops available to try and one of our favourite hosts are London Craft Club. Our pick is their Acid Etching workshop.

Learn the techniques of etching into glass and creating you town designs. You will get to practice on mirrored tiles and glass tea light holders.

Head to londoncraftclub.co.uk to book a place on various available dates. [ £49 ]

home: event [ Interior Design and Lifestyle workshop ]

home: event [ Interior Design and Lifestyle workshop ]

Fancy learning how to create a new scheme for your home? Want some inspiration and ideas?

This 3 hour workshop hosted by Interior Designer Aarti Popat is the perfect way to make your ideas a reality.

Saturday July 14th

Head to eventbrite.co.uk for tickets [ £45 ]

  • Pull together a design concept and learn how to use it in the creation of your space.

  • Create a mood board for a room of your choice using interior design fundamentals, inspirations, colours, fabrics, patterns, furnishings and great tips and tricks from Aarti.

  • Create a floor plan and assess what the needs and requirements of the room are.

  • Learn how to make the best use of your space.

  • Q&A: ‘Ask the expert’ to solve your decorating dilemmas.

Saturday July 14th
Head to eventbrite.co.uk for tickets [ £45 ]

home: made [ Halloween wreaths ] 

home: made [ Halloween wreaths ] 

Not content with just having something creative and beautiful adorn your door at Christmas, why not also look to getting creative for Halloween. 

With different levels of complexity, there’s a plethora of tutorials across the internet for Halloween DIY wreaths. 

Country Living has pulled together 35 of the best diy wreaths (see main image) giving you great inspiration – and the tutorials to follow. Whether it’s something ghoulish and fun or more stylish and autumnal there’s designs to suit everyone. 

We also love the explosion of colours and textures from the fun wreath diy from TheWreathDepot (top right main image)