home: made [ boho mirror ]
This lovely DIY project is pretty straight forward and a great way to put your own mark on a room.
Using a basic round mirror, a wood craft circle and some yarn you can begin to plan your design.
This mirror would be perfect for a kids room or bedroom. And the great thing is you can make it any colour you like!
home: made [ macrame ]
Needing a new project for January? Need to fill those long hours of lockdown with a project? Or just fancy making something personal for your home or for a gift?
Learning macrame can be therapeutic, enjoyable and result in a new skill.
We found some great tools to help you on your journey.
My French Twist is great for teaching the basics to start you off on your making – snd of of course, with a French twist.
The Spruce Crafts help you to master the seven basic knots to master macrame.
We love this beautiful inspirational Macrame book from Wish at just £14.
And for modern approach the Emily Katz book available from Amazon is great. It’s the ultimate guide, bursting at the seams with ideas to create items for the home.
home: follow friday [ Venner ]
London based Venner is an independant store full of wonderful sustainable gifts, homeware and lifestyle goods.
Stocking a large amount of UK based designers & makers, Venner showcases gorgeous ceramics, prints & more, all with great design and materials.
‘Venner is the Norwegian word for friends. With our fondness for Scandinavian design, and Tiff being half-Norwegian, we think it’s a name that perfectly describes us, our suppliers, our neighbours and our customers’
Head to venner-store.co.uk and keep up to date on Instagram for all the latest news & products launches.
home: featured [ Patina ]
This small but perfectly formed homeware store is a delight to browse. With gorgeous ceramics and soft furnishings to lust over, we would like one of everything.
‘Patina champions slow craft and sustainability, born out of a growing concern with fast consumerism and the throwaway culture. We believe in buying less, but buying better’
With lots of handmade goods from all over the world, Patina changes its lines regularly which means you can get yourself something limited & exclusive.
home: featured [ Bohemia Design ]
If you like you homeware handmade with Moroccan influences then you must pay a visit to Bohemia Design.
A gorgeous website full of baskets, cushions, throws and more, all made with natural materials and traditional techniques.
‘We believe in handmade; perfectly imperfect wares crafted slowly from natural materials locally sourced. Pottery, basketry, weaving are processes as old as human time, containers for storage and carrying, cloth for warmth and protection. Goods made by hand bear the character of their creator, the nuances and eccentricities integral to each piece.’
A great site to get some gift idea inspiration.
home: featured [ Sugar + Cement ]
All the joys of colour and our beloved cement, rolled into one in this super, independent homeware store – Sugar + Cement.
A mix of homewares made from one of our favourite materials – concrete. With added splashes of colour (in Farrow and Ball tones no less!) the collection includes plant pots, trays, candle holders and coasters. Explore their Etsy for the full range.
home: featured [ Akojo Market ]
This gorgeous online market place is full of homeware, jewellery and fashion from independent African designers.
Choose from hand woven blankets, baskets, soft furnishings and more, full of beautiful colour and pattern.
‘We champion small, independent businesses. Our designers not only meet our criteria for ethical sourcing and manufacturing, but they go above and beyond to provide skills training and employment opportunities for their workforce and artisans as well as engaging in philanthropic and social impact projects locally in Africa‘
Be sure to head over to akojomarket.com and explore.
home: made [ plant stand ]
With everybody buying more indoor plants than ever before, often you can struggle to find fun and interesting ways of displaying them.
We found this lovely plant stand DIY from themerrythought.com. Allowing you to stand two plant pots on this compact wooden stand will make a great addition to any room.
Follow the tutorial at themerrythought.com
home: favourite thing [ set of baskets ]
Ticking the boxes for practicality and design, these gorgeous baskets are perfect for office storage, in the kicthen or as planters.
This set of 3 handmade baskets from southwoodliving.com would make a lovely gift or a treat to yourself.
[ £48 ]
home: found this [ animal hooks ]
Browsing arket.com we spotted these gorgeous felt animal head hooks, the ideal wal decor for a kids bedroom.
Designed by Fiona Walker, England, each animal is hand made and ethically sourced.
[ Priced from £18 ]