home: made [ concrete candle holders ]

home: made [ concrete candle holders ]

With concrete still such a strong trend, it’s great to be able to make a DIY piece of concrete homeware.

We love this DIY from Design Mom which shows you simply how to create beautiful concrete candle holders.

Simple, effective and wonderful to make as gifts!

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home: made [ ladder shelving ]

home: made [ ladder shelving ]

So much great creativity and ideas from DIY Enthusiasts to making shelving from a simple ladder. So many tutorials brought together.

Find the one that works for you and your needs whether it’s a free standing unit, wall shelving or something suspended from the ceiling.

All these ideas from a ladder. A ladder which can be picked up cheap from a DIY store, or search EBay for a bargain or even hunt down a vintage one from a flea market.

home: event [ Happy Houseplants Workshop ]

home: event [ Happy Houseplants Workshop ]

This is the perfect workshop, if like us you end up killing all your houseplants. Learn the techniques and ways of caring for them at Botany, London.

‘We will cover the history of houseplants, what will thrive best in which situation and what might be going wrong with your plants. Learn about different light and water requirements, how and when to pot on and finally we will then guide you through how to propagate different sorts of plants’

Head to botanyshop.co.uk for tickets [ £45 ]

home: made [ laundry bags ]

home: made [ laundry bags ]

A very handy little DIY to make laundry bags, from the creative people at Ideal Home (online).

These great bags could be used for all sorts of things – not just laundry; and made from any fabric to suit your decor. Hunt out vintage fabrics from flea markets, bargain fabrics from IKEA or even use sheets, duvets or other inventive ways to get great fabrics.

home: made [ wall hanging ]

home: made [ wall hanging ]

We love a good home project and HomeyOhMy blog is at the top of brilliant projects to inspire you.

This modern tassle wall hanging is a great tutorial to follow and creates a really super wall hanging when complete.

With very simple and easily accessible items the project is straight forward and easy to follow.

Follow their blog for other great DIY inspirations.

home: made [ laundry basket ]

home: made [ laundry basket ]

As functional as a laundry basket is, it’s not always easy to find one that works in your space. So why not make your own!

This tutorial from abeautifulmess.com takes you through the steps of making a cotton and canvas bag with handles. It will stand in a corner of a room or you can hang it off the back of a door.

Personalise it with your choice of fabric for the perfect practical accessory.

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home: made [ painted plates ]

home: made [ painted plates ]

Head to DIYnCrafts to find 25 great diy ideas to design and get creative with plates design.

Create unique, personalised, colour specific, pattern specific, or even event specific – for that perfect gift, to create to perfect place setting or to match in with your home decor.

You could use a fun image and the name to personalise for a kids party or christening gift. Or you could design a pattern in the colours perfect for your wedding. Or even for a home dinner party customise each plate so it’s personal to the guest using it.