15-minute make: graphic painted tablecloth

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If you can paint a straight line, you can paint this tablecloth. Now that’s my kind of DIY! {Photograph and project adapted from Tina Fussell for A Subtle Revelry} Graphic painted tablecloth Cotton tablecloth or flat sheet, washed without fabric softener and dried Black fabric paint (eg: Dylon) Paintbrush Iron 1) Iron the tablecloth, lay… 

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15-minute make: heart shaped paperclips

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Whether you’re planning to send a love letter to a secret admirer, give a little bag of homemade chocolates to your best friend or pop a bookmark in a page of the Kama Sutra, these adorable heart-shaped paperclips will make your message that little bit more loving. {How About Orange} This must be one of… 

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15-minute make: twiggy plant markers

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Here’s a lemon squeezy little craft project for you to try out over the weekend. Spring is just around the corner so I’ll be adding a few green-fingered ideas over the coming months in celebration (anticipation). Twig Plant Markers Twigs about 20cm long and a little thicker than a pencil Sharp craft knife and cutting… 

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Homemade clay Christmas decorations

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Last year I made these snowflake decorations from air drying clay – this easy to use material was a revelation to me, so I wanted to share another lovely idea with you. {via DillyPad} You can buy DAS air drying clay in art shops or from Amazon. To make these tree decorations you could simply… 

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Easy peasy handmade notecards

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There are many advantages to making your own cards. In my case, the decision to send handmade Christmas thank you cards was mainly based on the idea that the recipients might not notice how late they are if they get something that looks like it’s taken time and effort to create. Brilliantly, these button cards… 

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