237 posts tagged home diys
I’m starting to see these hanging planters everywhere at the moment, but they’re mostly in neon colours. Not that I have anything against neon, but it doesn’t really fit in with my decor! I really love these hangers - soft and pastel and pretty. The cups are called ‘bleached bell cups’, dyed with kool aid and the plants are air plants - etsy has a great selection of air plants.
I super love this garland! It’s soft, sweet and so easy to make. But it’s going to take a while to create something similar to the one pictured - 1000 filters! Wow. This would be gorgeous as a backdrop for a wedding, but I would love to hang this in my bedroom (but I’d make it in blues & greens). Time to get started on it now!
I’ve been thinking about getting a new bedside table but there are quite a few things to take into account - a cat will inevitably jump up on it, i have to be able to store a bevy of magazines in it, my bedside table lamp is incredibly heavy and….I want it to look nice! So when I saw this DIY I was so excited, because not only is it a practical table, but it’s really pretty! Oh and not too hard to create (a bonus when it comes to projects like this)
I love the combination of embroidery and fabric paint on these pillowcases! Because the design is just on the edges of the cases it doesn’t overwhelm the rest of the patterns on the bed. If you wanted you could make these in colours to suit the linens you already have, or if you’re looking for a challenge you could use these as a jumping off point to making your own bed set!
If you’re wanting something to decorate your room but are not keen on bunting or pom poms, how about a pretty yarn chandelier? This would be so fun for a craft room, or for a baby’s room! In HGTV’s DIY, they create the ball entirely from yarn, but if I was doing this, I’d buy some foam balls in different sizes and use those as my base to save on yarn.
If you’re the kind of person who likes projects you can do in front of the telly (my hand is up!) then you’ll like this - cut out as many flowers, leaves and petals you want in whatever patterns & papers you want using the free templates and then use them to create this pretty wreath! Other uses for these pretty flowers? Stick them around a mirror or use them to decorate your gifts!
Though this zig zag blanket stitch might take a bit of practice (my mum and I just had a ten minute conversation about how to do it, along with her drawing on her palm as a guide!) I still really want to have a go at creating this piece. If you’ve always wanted to make yourself a blanket then this is a great jumping off point, and great for practicing your embroidery skills (oh yeah, and it’s pretty too!)
This is one of my favourite IKEA hacks because honestly, unless someone told me that the cupboards were from IKEA I wouldn’t have known! The addition of the trim takes it from basic to classic - I’d expect this to cost a lot more than it ended up being. HPB painted the back of the cupboard with paint too which gives a nice depth and is a great backdrop for the books & decorative items. If you’re not keen on painting but want a similar effect, you could use wallpaper or wrapping paper tacked to the back (and you can remove it and change it up when you want to!)
This high-impact heart is one of the easiest things to create - all you’re going to need is some neon paper & a white frame. Perfect for a baby’s room, to add to a set of artwork you already have, or even for a bathroom as you won’t have to stress about heat/moisture affecting it!
If your new year’s resolution is to send out more snail mail, then this is the perfect craft for you - a little box to store your cards, envelopes, postage stamps, etc. Of course, this pretty little box could be used for just about anything - and is really easy to create! This would also make a really lovely gift for a bridesmaid - make it with her monogram and then fill it with bridesmaid essentials or even put the jewelry you’d like her to wear on the day inside.
The other day I was thinking about what my ‘design style’ is. And it’s funny because honestly, my taste in design is all over the place (kind of like my taste in music!). I love Danish Modern, kitschy 50’s, glitzy glam, sleek modern, vintage, hippie and country! So I love pieces that fit into many different slots like this mirror. The design is pretty simple - a plain circle encrusted with amethysts - but could fit into so many different interiors. If you’re not keen on amethysts, you could try malachite (green), rose quartz (pale pink) or the beautiful chalcopyrite which is also known as ‘peacock stone’. Just make sure you have a good hanger on the back and a sturdy hook to hang it on!
If you’re like me and change your mind on what you like every five minutes, art hangers are a great way to decorate without fuss. Hang a few of these glitter covered hangers on your wall and swap and change your favourite pics to suit your mood or decor!
Though for some people doilies bring up memories of visiting Nanna’s dusty house, they are really fun to craft with. From lacy earrings to lacy bunting, they can bring some retro fun to your home (and ears). I’ve seen bowls made before from doilies but what I like the most about this DIY is the added pastel colour to the edges. Great for holding all your little bits and pieces, these would also make a great gift!
I’m not sure why I love this little chair so much, but I do. Maybe it’s the fact that it’s upcycling something in a way I would never have thought of myself? For whatever reason, it’s so much fun and would make a great kids chair.
p.s. Home Story is a German website, so the link to the DIY is translated through Google but the link to the website will point to the original German site. Just paste website into Google and you can have a look around!
I’ve quite often seen those DIY clock kits at Spotlight & Lincraft and wanted to try one but hadn’t had much inspiration as to what to turn it into! Well this is perfect and so easy to make too. Simply download the incredibly cute free cuckoo clock printable from HC, and then follow the directions to make your own faux clock.