Archive of ‘Interiors & DIY’ category

DIY Lavender Teabags

Another great DIY from Laura of Lupin Handmade and Bugs and Fishes! I would find it hard to resist using these! Thanks Laura! – Rohini. These teabag-shaped lavender sachets are so sweet – a fun and quirky way of keeping your clothes smelling sweet and deterring those pesky moths [just don’t try to drink them!]. […] Read more…

DIY Festive Gumdrop Display!

This wonderful DIY made me laugh so much I just had to share it with you! Create this unique festive display by partially filling a large glass jar with sugar, and stand the figurines on flower pins in the sparkling ‘snow’. Slide gumdrops onto lollipop sticks to create the body of each lollipop. You will […] Read more…

DIY, Succulent Sachet from Lupin Handmade

I’d like to introduce a very talented lady Laura Howard, also known as Lupin [we featured her brilliant moustache disguises last week]. Laura makes an abundance of cute and quirky items out of felt – brooches and accessories, pincushions and masks, not to mention moustache disguises, in the hope of making people smile! Apart from […] Read more…

DIY printable Apothecary labels

Amy Moss is a graphic designer residing in Melbourne, Australia, and writes incredibly inspiring style ideas blog  Eat, Drink, Chic. Being a graphic designer she luckily for us, often gets the urge to share her clever DIY ideas with her readers and posts free downloads of her inspired creations. I wanted to share this beautiful […] Read more…

Receiver beware…

Perusing the wonderful Martha Stewart’s site for Halloween inspiration, I came across some fun and original DIY ideas aided by Martha’s easy to download templates [with this potential postal strike however, you might need to send them by Owl Mail. Hee!]. These ‘Message in a Bottle Invitations’ are so pretty yet sinister, Make these using […] Read more…

DIY Vintage Printer’s Blocks

Now I love the look of battered and worn vintage printers and letterpress blocks. The trend of displaying these letters as decorations, spelling out words on tables and mantelpieces still prevails – but wouldn’t it be great to put them to use? I found a great home made DIY project to take these letters and […] Read more…

Getting Started

When I was young I was always drawing, cutting, pasting and creating something. Christmas and birthday presents were always painstakingly made candles in tea cups, fabric covered notebooks or personalised painted mugs (of the highly sophisticated kind). Sadly all that seems to have been lost along the way… So it is with great pleasure that […] Read more…

Oh!

Feeling slightly re-juvinated this afternoon…i LOVE this simple DIY project from Design Sponge – turning a plain Ikea set of drawers into a Mid-Century desirable! Read more…

Revolutionary Road

A good interior to me is equal to how foodies feel when they put a spoonful of exquisite buttery pastry in their mouth, or watch the beginnings of a chocolate souffle on a cookery channel…that melting, swooning, contented, undulating emotion. I feel the same way when I see a breathtaking interior in a film or […] Read more…

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