home: made [ faux woven cushion ]

home: made [ faux woven cushion ]

We are loving textured and colourful cushions right now, so when we saw this tutorial on a beautifulmess.com we had to share.

Using a cushion cover, wool and glue you can create a fun, cozy, tactile cushion.

Check out the tutorial here

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home: made [ wall hanging ]

home: made [ wall hanging ]

This Mexican inspired ‘gods eye’ wall hanging is a lovely piece of art for any room. It’s really easy to achieve and simply uses various yarns, dowls and a pair of scissors.

By setting the dowls in a cross you can then weave the yarn around to create the pattern.

Head to almostmakesperfect.com for the tutorial.

home: favourite thing [ throws ]

home: favourite thing [ throws ]

Trying to keep warm this week? Need some new blankets or throws? Then why not treat yourself to one of Anthropologies gorgeous selection. Choose from cotton mix or wool, embroidered or fringed all with a lovely Spring colour pallete.

Available now at anthropologie.com

Clockwise from top left :

Palo Alto throw £118

Edna blanket £118

Santana throw £48

Shape Study throw £138

Rani throw £88

Delphine throw £158

home: found this [ Zara Home ]

home: found this [ Zara Home ]

Zara Home has just launched it’s new seasons collection and it’s rather good. We picked out this bohemian style of pouffes and wall hanging.

Continuing in popularity this style is a great way of bringing soft tones and pattern into your home, as well as adding global influences.

Available now from zarahome.com

home: found this [ blankets & throws ]

home: found this [ blankets & throws ]

As Autumn is in full swing and Winter around the corner, now is a great time to invest in the perfect blanket. We have found a gorgeous selection at thefuturekept.com

Choose from blankets & throws in Merino lambswool, recycled wool and eco wool. All ethically made in the UK or Sweden.

[ Prices start from £18 ]

Head to thefuturekept.com to see the full collection.

home: made [ pom poms ]

home: made [ pom poms ]

The pom pom has grown in popularity in recent years and this year it has appeared on everything from shoes & clothing to garlands in the home. Appearing a lot on cuhsions, bedspreads and curtains pom poms bring a lot of fun to a room, also adding texture.

We all remember making pom poms at school, using a donut shaped piece of cardboard and a lot of wool. Although quite time consuming the result was worth it.

These days there are other ways to get the perfect pom pom and we have found some tutorials to show you how, plus different uses for them.

Pom pom basket / abeautifulmess.com

Pom pom garland / taradennis.com 

Making quick pom poms / homemade-gifts-made-easy.com

 Pom pom doorknob garland / designsponge.com