home: found this [ lampshade ]

home: found this [ lampshade ]

This gorgeous woven banana fibre lampshade from IKEA is a great choice for a bedroom, as a side lamp or main pendant.

These hand braided shades have small holes allowing the light to shine through slightly creating fun shadows.

Part of the LOKALT range [ £25 ]

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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: found this [ raffia placemats ]

home: found this [ raffia placemats ]

Bring colour and texture to the dining table with these beautiful dyed raffia placemats from Our Lovely Goods. A set of two costs £30.

They say;

Handwoven Raffia Placemat, woven and hand dyed by local artisans in Abuja, Nigeria.

These place mats are a beautiful statement piece for any dining table. These would also be lovely as a wall hanging or decoration

Each individual mat has a beautiful and unique design woven into it.

home: nice price [ jute basket ]

home: nice price [ jute basket ]

We love this jute basket from IKEA for the shear fact it’s useful, looks great and is only £2.

Use in your kitchen to store food or tea towels, or perhaps your bathroom for cloths & sponges. Whatever you want to use it for it will bring a bit of rustic charm to a room.

Unfortunately this is unavailable online currently, but fingers crossed we can get back into stores soon.

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home: made [ macrame ]

home: made [ macrame ]

Needing a new project for January? Need to fill those long hours of lockdown with a project? Or just fancy making something personal for your home or for a gift?

Learning macrame can be therapeutic, enjoyable and result in a new skill.

We found some great tools to help you on your journey.

My French Twist is great for teaching the basics to start you off on your making – snd of of course, with a French twist.

The Spruce Crafts help you to master the seven basic knots to master macrame.

We love this beautiful inspirational Macrame book from Wish at just £14.

And for modern approach the Emily Katz book available from Amazon is great. It’s the ultimate guide, bursting at the seams with ideas to create items for the home.

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: featured [ Bohemia ]

home: featured [ Bohemia ]

A favourite for natural, handmade homeware, Bohemia is a must visit store. With gorgeous woven baskets, printed cushions and more, their collection is beautifully collated.

‘Working collaboratively with artisans in Morocco, India, Kenya and Turkey we produce timeless collections of functional objects. Gaining a deep understanding of the techniques and processes of each craft is fundamental to our design process and we spend many many hours in the company of our partners quietly observing in awe of their skills’

Check out the range at bohemiadesign.co.uk and fall in love.