home: made [ mud cloth throw ]

home: made [ mud cloth throw ]

If you are looking to bring some pattern and colour to your bedroom or living room, why not try this little DIY project.

Taking inspiration from mud cloth designs, The Lovely Drawer has created a tutorial to help you achieve the same look.

Try it out on a bedspread or perhaps a throw for the sofa.

Head to thelovelydrawer.com to find out how to do it.

home: made [ pen holders ]

home: made [ pen holders ]

With her gorgeous home and constant inspirational DIY updates in her house as well as projects on her blog, we love the modern creativity of Grillo Designs.

Explore her blog and Instagram feed for all the back catalogue of super DIYs and collaborations.

Our pick today is a simple but very effective project to make pen holders, from the Grillo Designs blog.

In a climate where more and more of us are working from home, it’s become important to create efficient, beautiful and productive working zones in our houses. Little details, like pen pots, can make easy and affordable difference to lift the look of the work area.

home: made [ plant ladder ]

home: made [ plant ladder ]

With more and more of us indulging in the live if plants it is no suprise we find ourselves struggling for that last piece of shelf space or window sill.

Avoid the drama by creating your own plant ladder. A low level stand which can house a selection of your favourite plants.

Using some basic tools and pine board, follow a great tutorial at themerrythought.com and make a fab new plant storage solution.

home: made [ bamboo mirror ]

home: made [ bamboo mirror ]

Design Sponge, has always been at the top of blogging great ideas, diys and projects.

With bamboo being such a favourite material to have in the home right now, we love this bamboo sunburst mirror tutorial.

Simple but very effective. It could be done in varying shapes or sizes. And if a few were made they’d be great grouped together.

home: made [ concrete furniture ]

home: made [ concrete furniture ]

We love the use of concrete within the home. It’s an affordable, versatile and a very beautiful material.

Concrete fans will love the collation of great DIYs with concrete that Remodelista have brought together.

Some are so simple purely using the weight and strength of concrete to create the structure.

home: made [ Baskets ]

home: made [ Baskets ]

A beautifully created book to teach the art of basketry. Tabara carefully walks us through the projects to create some unique basket designs to fill your home.

Get your copy of this wonderful book direct from La Basketry for just £15

They say;

This book will teach you how to master the versatile art of basketry. Each of the four chapters tackles the different materials and their subsequent techniques, including grasses, rope, twine and cane. Learn how to add pattern and colour to your woven wonders as you create a colourful collection of 15 storage accessories of your own. The projects include laundry baskets, baskets with lids, rope bags, a picnic basket, a gorgeous woven lampshade and a stylish collection of patterned tableware.

Discover more about this tactile craft as Tabara N’Diaye explores its history and origins through her Senegalese roots. With clear instructions accompanied by the beautiful lifestyle photography and illustrations throughout, Baskets demystifies the art of basket-making for makers at all levels.

home: made [ plant stand ]

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: made [ kids crafting ]

home: made [ kids crafting ]

In the current situation we are in there is a lot of time needed to entertain kids and adults alike. Are you running out of ideas?

No fear…The Merrythought has created a selection of super fun craft ideas to pass the time. These really cute objects are all made from household recycling.

Head to themerrythought.com for the full tutorials and all the details you need.