home: made [ basket ]
We’ve just discovered A Kailo Chic Life blog and already in love. Such great projects, DIYs, ideas and interiors.
Our favourite pick is this project to decorate a basic felt basket with a weave and tassle look. It’s creative, colourful and makes a eclectic boho look.
Try Made, Amazon, and other online homeware stores for felt woven baskets that can act as the base for this DIY.
Explore the blog for this and further great projects.
home: made [ raffia mirror ]
We love this super easy diy project, transforming a basic round mirror into something fun and eye catching.
Using cut strips of raffia ribbon you can create a really lovely piece for you wall. It is also a great design for a kids bedroom.
Head to hunker.com for the full tutorial.
home: made [ copper shelving ]
This is a gorgeous DIY from Hey Lila Hey to make a cool copper wall shelf great for any room in the house.
Copper is still very much on trend and the design can be adapted for the size and style you like.
Details, how to and all needed materials are in their blog
home: event [ Jesmonite workshop ]
We love the growing popularity of working with Jesmonite and this workshop at The Barbican looks like another great one to book into.
August 13 – 16
Jesmonite Casting with Phil Cuttance £45
Learn how to cast your own Jesmonite stone vase with designer/maker Phil Cuttance.
Phil Cuttance leads this series of hands–on workshops, with his cool, contemporary take on an age old craft. Participants select the shape of their vase, assemble their own moulds and experiment with style and colour before casting their very own jesmonite vase.
home: made [ tie dye bedding ]
With marble still being a strong trend, why not try tie dying at home in black and white to create a similar monochrome look.
It’s simple and effective and all you need is the dye and some cotton plain bedding.
Try John Lewis, Argos or Dunelm for great plain bedding.
We love this effective method from HonestlyWTF but also our favourite A Beautiful Mess has a great tutorial too.
home: made [ wall organiser ]
This little project opens up so many options with colour and size, it’s the perfect make for a study or kids bedroom.
With some basic materials and tools you can create this great wall organiser for your home. We love the colour thelovelydrawer.com has used, but of course the choice is yours.
Head to thelovelydrawer.com for the full tutorial.
home: event [ candle making workshop ]
We found this great workshop with London Craft Club in central London. Enjoy 2 hours creating your own essential oil which you will then use to scent a candle & purfume.
‘Our guest expert teacher Alice Scott, from Scott’s Apothecary, trained as a nutritional therapist and is hugely passionate about creating natural, eco-friendly candles, beauty products, and cleaning products. She is incredibly knowledgable about the properties and benefits of the different essential oils, and full of tips on how to incorporate essential oils into your daily routine‘
Choose dates from July – October [ £49 ]