home: event [ candle making workshop ]
At this time of year we are gearing up for Winter and Christmas, and as the nights get darker our homes become lit with candlelight for cosy feels.
Treat yourself to a candle workshop this Autumn and create a scent to suit your home. With various workshops across London and the South,
Head to Obby.co.uk to browse the selection. This is a great website to find craft courses and workshops near you.
[ from £45 ]
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 [ coffee table ]
This weeks diy project we spotted is a good one, if a little bit complex.
This coffee table can be made if you have some basic woodwork skills, if not ask someone nicely to do it for you.
Either way this is an opportunity to design and make your own table, with wood choice you live and the dimensions to fit your space.
Head to themerrythought.com for the tutorial
home : made [ wall hanging ]
Simple and beautiful, it’s definitely worth trying out this easy DIY from Homedit.com to make a minimalist wall hanging.
All that is needed is some varying sized metal hoops, wooden beads and strong. All easy to purchase from craft stores, eBay or a haberdashery.
Vary the colours or size to suit your interior needs.
It would be lovely for a nursery or to give as a gift.
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 [ slat wall shelf ]
Today’s shelving tutorial can be adapted to suit your space and needs, which makes it a great project to try.
The simple design made from wooden slats is so easy to do and there are so many options to play around with.
Head to themerrythought.com to see how it’s done.
Love this great little DIY from A Pair And A Spare to make handy (and on trend) little concrete desk organisers.
It’s a simple and straight forward tutorial and can be adapted for your needs – just change the size or shape of the moulds.
Follow the great blog for other fab diy homeware ideas and projects.