home: made [ crackers ]

home: made [ crackers ]

Time to start thinking about Christmas decorations and even the table decor for the big day. Start early and make your own! We love the idea of homemade crackers, filled with your own chosen little gifts.

We found a great tutorial from Pure Sweet Joy.

home: made [ woven paper basket ]

home: made [ woven paper basket ]

A perfect little home project, to use up all those scraps of paper – choose your colour, print, pattern, and use this great tutorial to make a woven recycled paper basket.

It could be made any size (although smaller would be stronger) and used for storage, a plant pot holder, make up brushes, trinkets… anything!

We love this guide from TheCraftoholicWitch !

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 [ 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 [ propagation planter ]

home: made [ propagation planter ]

This really cute DIY project will get you excited about propagating your own plants and watching them grow.

Using plywood and test tubes you can create these modern planters. Cut out your own design and make them individual to you.

For the full tutorial head to vintagerevivals.com

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 [ towel rail ]

home: made [ towel rail ]

If you are looking for a budget towel rail for your bathroom then look no further. This sleek black example is pretty straight forward to make and look great.

The modern design would look perfect in minimal bathroom, but it could quite easily be adapted and painted to fit other styles.

Head to hunker.com for all the details