Styling Ideas For Double Sided Picture Frames

Double sided picture frame collage Decorator's Notebook shop

Nothing makes a present feel more thoughtful than an element of personalisation, but making something from scratch isn’t always possible. I think that’s why our double sided picture frames are so popular in the Decorator’s Notebook shop as they make it really quick and easy to make a special gift using photos, postcards, invitations, pressed… 

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15 minute make: tasseled bag charm with quick mini pom poms

How to make a tassel bag charm with pom pom - Decorator's Notebook blog

Last week we were invited to pop-up next to the ethical clothing company Nomads at their new season press launch at Hart’s Bakery in Bristol. While Joe showed off the new Decorator’s Notebook shop collection, I ran a little workshop teaching the lovely bloggers and journalists who attended how to make a colourful tasseled bag charm… 

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15-minute make: Mother’s Day brunch flower vases

Homemade vases for mother's day

Here’s a super-simple DIY idea to make your Mum feel extra special this Mother’s Day. I’ve made one each for Mum and Granny and will pop them in their places on the table for Sunday Brunch. You will need: Mustard jars or small jam jars Dymo machine and tape Ribbon A handful of garden flowers… 

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How to dip dye curtains

dip dye curtains how to guide DIY

A couple of weekends ago we decided to make the most of this spell of sunny weather and have a day of crafting and DIY in our new little garden. Since we moved in, I’d set myself the task of bringing a splash of colour into our room by dip dying the plain white cotton… 

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DIY: hanging bedside table

HangingTable DIY

There’s something incredibly pleasing about natural wood against a fresh white wall. This idea for turning a slice of tree into a hanging bedside table by Caitlin from Merrythought is so simply brilliant I had to share it. She used a piece of black walnut wood that was hanging around in her uncle’s barn, but… 

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DIY: concrete planters

DIY concrete planter Growing Spaces blog

I have a little nugget of good news today – I’m soon moving house again and this time I’m going to have a garden! Maybe it’s the spring sunshine, but I’m getting super excited about this prospect. Until now, a few disasterous months of allotmenteering and three window boxes are the closest I’ve ever come… 

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Make a pretty floral wreath from wallpaper scraps

wreath-made-from-greenery-and-wallpaper

I loved creating my flower crown from garden blooms and blossoms last week but was a little sad to find it didn’t last more than a few hours. Today I came across this beautifully simple craft project by The House That Lars Built and thought my fellow floral craft fans might be keen to try… 

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DIY: how to make a spring flower crown

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It all started with a Friday afternoon twitter chat. You know the sort: when everyone’s an hour or so away from pouring their first G&T and avoiding the last few tasks they should be finishing for the week. The conversation turned to having pictures of ourselves on our blogs. If you’ve been reading for a… 

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