home: made [ printing ]
We discovered the amazing printing projects on Finnish photographer Kreetta’s blog Gretchen Gretchen, when browsing the Remodelista blog – and fell in love.
So creative and such simple printing ideas that are so very effective in creating beautiful modern print led patterns.
Create your own fabrics from her tutorials to in turn, make into table cloths, cushions, napkins, or even curtains – the ideas are endless.
home: made [ printing with leaves ]
Every so often we come across a truly beautiful diy project and this from We Are Scout is no exception.
To take such a simple idea of printing with leaves and fabric paint and produce such beautiful homeware is very clever
Follow their simple tutorial and get creative. This process will produce modern organic printed fabric – it could be used for a table cloth, curtains, cushions, tea towels – the options are endless.
It would also make a lovely design for a wrapping paper.
home: made [ desk ]
Head to themerrythought.com to be inspired to make this fab desk. Using an Ikea drawer unit as a base with the addition of a wooden table top and a pair of legs, you are good to go.
Obviously you will need to have some basic woodwork skills or at least know someone that has to complete this project, but it’s a great one.
We love the use of the drawer unit, it looks like it was meant to be part of the table and more expensive than it would actually be.
home: made [ plant pots ]
This is a great idea for turning some pvc pipe sockets into convincing granite pots.
With a little spray paint and some creativity, this simple make will look the part on any shelf.
Head to almostmakesperfect.com for all the details and the tutorial.
home: made [ concrete vase ]
Head to PaperNStitch blog for a great, simple tutorial for making a cool modern vase from concrete.
Concrete is still big in interiors and doesn’t look like that’ll end any time soon. It’s such a beautiful and versatile material which suits so many parts of the home.
home: events [ embroidery hoop workshop ]
Need to be amongst people on Valentine’s Day? What’s better than getting creative, learning a skill and getting to have something for the home as a result?
Love the sound of this workshop at West Elm on Valentine’s Day – book now HERE
Learn to cross stitch a felt heart onto 100% wool felt. In this workshop you’ll get to stitch three hoops, in the colour combinations of your choice. This technique is really easy so suitable for beginners, but more experienced crafters will find it really satisfying too. You’ll go home with the project kit, including a template and pen, so you can carry on stitching hearts, for friends and family. Each participant will receive a Cotton Clara goody bag and there will be drinks and snacks provided on the evening.
home: made [ blanket ]
During January there is nothing better than curly up on the sofa in the evenings wrapped in a warm blanket. So why not try making your own.
The last couple if years has seen arm knitting grow in popularity and its a fun way to create your very own chunky knit blanket.
Perfect for a bedroom or living room!
Give it a go by following the tutorial at woolcouturecompany.com