home: made [ hanging wreath ]

home: made [ hanging wreath ]

Whether you fancy making a wreath for Autumn, or something more festive, this DIY tutorial is a great find.

Adapt the size and foliage to suite your look. This one uses dried grasses and wheat but you could use ferns or eucalyptus or similar.

Find the tutorial at hunker.com

home: made [ Halloween table setting ]

home: made [ Halloween ]

Layer up fabric, cluster old bottles, paint spiders webs in bleach, use pumpkins for vases… just some of the wonderful ideas collated by Good Housekeeping for weird, yet beautiful table settings and centrepieces for this weekend’s Halloween gatherings.

Try out their super ideas, lots of which are made from objects from around the house, items you could pick up at a local charity shop or bits and bobs from the supermarket!

[ all ideas/DIYs credited within the article. ]

home: made [ printed napkins ]

home: made [ printed napkins ]

This tutorial for block printed napkins from Almost Makes Perfect is so effective.

Choose your colour options, shape options and design unique napkins – perfect for any occasion for your tablesettings!

Such a simple project with very beautiful results.

home: made [ upcycled paint tin ]

home: made [ upcycled paint tin ]

Who could resist a great 15 minute craft that results in a unique piece of homeware.

Hey Let’s Make Stuff is a fantastic craft project blog and we love this great tutorial to make a stylish ice bucket from an old empty paint tin.

This easy upcycle would not only make a great ice bucket but the crafted paint tin could also be used for lots of other things and make use of all those old tins you may have lying around!

How about using it for a plant pot, utensil holder, or even storage for tiny toys (Lego, figures, building blocks)

home: made [ diy bedside tables ]

home: made [ diy bedside tables ]

We love this collating of DIY bedside tables on The Kindest Way. A great selection of modern well designed ideas and simple tutorials that would result in unique furniture for the home.

All can be adapted with size and colour to suit your interior, and often use very minimal materials and with easy to follow instructions, it’s not too scary for novice DIYers!

home: made [ balloon vase ]

home: made [ balloon vase ]

This tutorial from Simply Handmade Studios is a brilliant, simple and very effective way to make a water secure vase. It just uses plaster, a balloon and paint/decoration of your choice.

Follow the simple method to produce your own vase. It can be varied with size and shape of the balloon.

We also found a similar idea but swapping to coating the outside instead with plaster, pva or another strong bonding layer.

Design and decorate with paint, glitter, spray, beads or even gold leaf.

home: made [ woven basket ]

home: made [ woven basket ]

A wonderful tutorial from Design Sponge to make handy baskets to use around the home.

This simple how-two uses just basket cane and a few tools. Follow the simple directions and create any size storage to use for fruit, toys, toiletries… all kinds of home products.

home: made [ circular shelf ]

home: made [ circular shelf ]

Here’s a great tutorial guide to create a modern circular hanging shelving unit with just a few materials and basic tools.

It makes a great display area for quirky pieces, would work well in a bathroom, lounge or really lovely in a nursery with some chosen special baby ornaments or photos.

This easy DIY is from Decoist.com