home: made [ a beautiful mess ]
We’ve spotted some great DIY projects using yarn at abeautifulmess.com.
Whether you are looking for a new wall hanging, some additions to a cushion or new art then there is something for you to try.
A lovely selection of ideas and inspiration.
home: made [ macrame ]
Looking for inspiration and ideas of filling time at home?
We love this new book from Isabella Strambio ‘Macrame For The Modern World’. Sixteen wonderful projects to try at home.
Plus head to her site for inspiring ideas and free tutorials.
Book available : £12.99
home: event [ Macrame Christmas Wreath ]
Take some time out to enjoy a macrame workshop with London Craft Club. This wreath making class combines the traditional with a modern interpretation.
You will learn all the techniques during the workshop and enjoy a glass of fizz. All materials are provided and of course you get to take your creation home with you.
Hurry. Only one date left – 7th Dec
[ £59 ]
home: made [ macrame table runner ]
This little make is a great way to bring interest to a table and gives a nod to the Seventies trend which is so popular right now.
With some basic skill and a little patience you will be able to create a gorgeous table runner from scratch. Just follow the tutorial from abeautifulmess.com
home: trend [ wall decor ]
Continuing in 2019, is the love for alternative wall art.
Not framed work, not prints, not original paintings – but creative visual pieces with colour and texture and a unique feeling that you might have picked it up at a craft fair, a market whilst travelling the world or been handed it down through the family.
Shop at Anthropologie or Urban Outfitters for a gorgeous range of options but also online small designer market places like Trouva and Etsy.
Keep eyes pealed at car boot sales, charity shops and vintage markets as this is where the real gems can be found with the most appealing prices.
Top row picture guide
Embroidery hoop, £54.99 Wayfair
‘Zaoma’ wall hanging, £16.75 Maison Du Monde
‘Workshop SY1’ hanging, £55 Trouva
Lower row picture guide
‘Ferm Living’ wall blanket, £124 Trouva
‘Cleo’ wall hanging, £598 Anthropologie
‘Kaleidoscope’ wall decor, £121.99 Wayfair
home: found this [ macrame light ]
We love a bit if Urban Outfitters and you can always be sure to find something a little bit different. This gorgeous macrame ceiling light will look great in any room and is really well priced.
urbanoutfitters.com [ £59 ]
home: event [ crafting class ]
Create a gorgeous macrame and wood hanging shelf, perfect for displaying chosen accessories and make a great little ‘shelfie’ plus enjoy a glass of fizz too, at this super crafting class offered by our favourite craft team – London Craft Club!
Three dates still available throughout the autumn leading up to Christmas so book in and create a new piece of homeware for your home.
Get in quick and get your place at this Thursdays macrame workshop at West Elm, Tottenham Court Road, London.
Learn how to create the most iconic of all macramé projects: the Plant Hanger. Brooke will show you how to create a hanger out of cotton rope tied into simple square knots and half square knots. This project is totally customizable and deal for beginner’s who are keen to learn the basic knots and techniques that will hold the pot perfectly
Thursday 28 June / 6.15pm – 8.15pm
home: event [ macrame workshop ]
Get yourself along to this fab workshop hosted by Lark & Fable at West Elm, Tottenham Court Rd. Learn how make a classic macrame plant hanger, acquiring all the techniques along the way.
A great evening spent learning a new skill and of course going home with a new plant hanger. Plus you can take your own drink along to enjoy throughout.
Get tickets from eventbrite.co.uk [ £25 ]
Thursday 28th June
Head to Bob’s Cafe, Muswell Hill, this 20th February – for a macrame workshop , if you’re in the north London area – book here .
Macrame is a great craft to learn and the end result? Producing a piece of homeware for you or a gift.
Muswell Hill, 43 Muswell Hill Broadway, N10 3HA London, United Kingdom
We’re really excited to have Forget-me-knots hosting an extra special Macramé workshop at Bob’s Café in Muswell Hill.
Macramé is a form of textile making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting and is a really exciting and versatile craft to learn.
Lead by the lovely Lian, you will learn a range of macramé techniques and knots whilst making your very own beautiful plant hanger.
You will also be able to enjoy a delicious brunch dish and a hot drink while you knot, which are included in the ticket price of £30.
This workshop is suitable for absolute beginners, and will run for approximately three hours. For more details and to book your spot, contact us at email@example.com
The workshop is limited to 8 spaces, please book early to avoid disappointment
Please note, pots and plants are not included, so BYOP (bring your own pot!)