home: made [ dying bed linen ]

home: made [ dying bed linen ]

We love this DIY for dying bed linen from A Merry Mishap Blog.

Straight forward and concise, this great tutorial will produce on-trend looks for your bed linen.

Get creative with old plain bed sheets and pillow cases or pick up plain bedding from high street stores including Argos, John Lewis or go for bargain bedding from eBay!

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home: made [ concrete lighting ]

home: made [ concrete ]

One of our favourite diy sites, Brit + Co, has another amazing project to try. With concrete being so stylish and on trend, we absolutely love this straight forward tutorial to make cool, concrete lighting. Perfect for an industrial or minimalist interior, these shades follow a reasonably easy process to make, with equipment and materials all available at your local high street hardware store.

home: made [ magazine rack ]

home: made [ magazine rack ]

A magazine rack is such a useful piece of homeware so create your own, which can be personal to your style, suit your room with colour or design, and be unique, with any one of the handy DIY tutorials available online. We’ve rounded up our favourite three sites with a huge range of projects to follow;

Homedit

Country Living

WonderfulDIY

home: made [ hanging banners ]

home: made [ hanging banners ]

Following the trend of macrame wall hangings last year as well as the ever popular typography in art, we are now seeing the two combined with hanging banners with quotes.

Perfect for a kids bedroom, or kitchen why not create your own banner with a personalised message. Hang on a wall with a mixture of prints and photos and it her wall decor for an eclectic look.

We have found some fun tutorials to inspire you.

homedit.com

butfirstcoffeeblog.com

alittlecraftinyourday.com

coolcrafts.com

home: featured [ John Lewis ]

home: featured [ John Lewis ]

Head to John Lewis for a new look for the home. If you love bright colours, we’ve collated our favourite current pieces currently in-store and online.

A colourful look is great with a retro twist. Stick with hues that are similar shades of a few bright colours, with turquoise, burnt orange and red for a midcentury twist. Keep sofas, armchairs or other main furniture pieces in statement plain bright colours and opt for patterns in home accessories. Look for quirky additions like the John Lewis ‘On Air‘ light box and mix fun patterns like geometric and block printing in curtains, throws and cushions.

home: made [ staircases ]

home: made [ staircases ]

Time to get creative with your staircase. Across the internet there are so many creative ideas for designing unique looks for a staircase.

From blending colours upwards, stair by stair; using favourite Pantone colours on each tread; mixing treated real wood with a shade that suits your home; using a graphic inspiration quirky design across the stairs.

Have a peak at ;

DIYNetwork.com

ZipperedInfo

DesignerTrapped

home: made [ baskets ]

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