home: nice price [ paper pumpkins ]
Feeling spooky? It doesn’t have to be scary or full of sweets, Halloween gives us another reason to add a little decoration to our homes.
These paper pumpkin decorations from Paper Dreams are simply beautiful and very effective to give a little pretty spooky decor.
Paper Dreams Honeycomb Pumpkins are made in Europe from sustainably sourced tissue paper and are designed to be reused. All our products are exclusively designed and handcrafted by ourselves.
This set consists of two honeycomb pumpkins, one is 25cm tall and the other 20cm in diameter.
Items come in plastic-free packaging which is intended to be kept storing items between use.
Simply open decoration and fasten with the enclosed metal pins. Unpin and close decoration for next time.
home: made [ Easter crafts ]
With Easter weekend upon us there is still time to make the best of the current situation. There are lots of craft ideas to try out and make your home feel like Easter this weekend.
From painted eggs, to creating Easter trees there is something for everyone. And we have selected a handful of websites to help you out.
Decorated eggs – countryliving.com
Handmade soaps – apumpkinandaprincess.com
Paper eggs – lefrufru.com
Easter tree – thehousethatlarsbuilt.com
home: made [ diy baubles ]
It’s easy to personalise and get creative with your Christmas decor. With so much inspiration across the internet for designs and patterns, and all the basic materials easily available.
Baubles can be used in Christmas trees, of course, but also hung from ceilings, ledges, branches – all to create a real festive feel across an interior.
Design and decorate your own baubles and make your own Christmas decor personal to your home.
For inspiration try:
And for materials head to:
home: made [ placemats ]
We are always looking for ways to make a statement for dinner parties with the place settings.
We found some incredible ideas on DIYS.com – with varying levels of skills needed, there’s all sorts of creative projects to make stylish placemats to finish of your dining place settings perfectly. These could be used for home or for a wedding, kids party or other function. There’s lots of ways to personalise settings with names, themes, and colours.
Special placemats at a wedding could also then be the wedding favour or personalise them for a kids party and then pop them in the party bags at the end!
home: event [ narrative tile making ]
Join artist & designer Yinka Ilori at the Design Museum for a tile making and decoration workshop.
‘Ilori’s work draws on both his London upbringing and Nigerian heritage and is often influenced by traditional Nigerian parables. Following an introduction to story-telling through design from Yinka, participants will create narrative tiles using fabric, paint and colour, drawing on motifs from Dutch wax prints for inspiration‘
Tickets are available from designmuseum.org
April 13th / 10:00 – 16:30
[ £90 ]
home: nice price [ room divider ]
This room divider from ikea.com is great piece of furniture and perfect for a bedroom or living room. Use it to divide a space or lean against a wall for decoration.
In a bedroom hang clothes and accessories from it, your favourite items within easy reach. In a living room or study lean against the wall allowing you to add hooks, hang your favourite items, or use clips to attach pictures.
The options are endless and what’s great is you can move it from room to room depending on your needs.
[ £35 or £25 if an IKEA Family member ]
home: found this [ wooden trees ]
Beautiful, simple and minimal, these bare wood small trees from Cissywears make a lovely festive decoration but also would be lovely to paint and decorate with children, personalise and play with.
Just £1.50 per tree. Group, arrange, layout how you choose and begin making your house feel festive.
home: made [ baskets ]
This year we are seeing rattan, bamboo and woven homeware making a huge comeback. A popular choice for many is baskets, now being used for more than just storage.
How about turning one into a light pendant, hanging planter or as decorative objects for the wall. We found some cool ideas at homestolove.com.au as well as a lovely woven basket wall hanging at casawatkinsliving.com
home: made [ concrete Christmas tree ]
With only 4 weeks to go till Christmas there is not much time to get your home decorated, presents bought and food prepared. We have found this really easy make using a concrete mix, card made into a cone and some paint.
These Christmas trees give a minimal look to a shelf or table. Choose the size and colour to create the perfect decoration for you.
home: event [ wreath making ]
Head to the Heals website and check out their events page – find a wreath making workshop near you. Create your own unique, festive wreath, a personal touch to decorating your home for Christmas with prices from £25 to £90 depending on location.
Catch the London workshop and join Abigail Ahern to get creative (November 18th)