Four DIY Spring Crafts: Ideas To Try At Home
Spring is a time for getting creative, making plans and new challenges. So to get you inspired, I’ve collated some of our favourite thoughtful makes into one blog post. Read on to discover four DIY spring crafts that you can easily do at home.
Four DIY Spring Crafts To Make At Home
DIY Terrariums with London Terrariums
Last summer we were lucky enough to have a lesson in the art of terrarium making, from London Terrariums. Rather than using the more simple containers – where you just open the door and place your soil and plant in, we were given the challenge of creating terrariums using vase-like containers with a fairly small hole at the top. Using all sorts of equipment from chopsticks to broken plant pots, we learnt how to carefully assemble our very own, beautiful terrariums, which emulate a whole little ecosystem in a jar. To learn how to get green-fingered and create your own, click here.
DIY Weaving Tutorial: Lucy’s Upcycled Bedsheets
Rather than throwing out your old bedsheets, why not upcycle them? One of our new contributors, Lucy of Peas and Needles, recently shared a wonderfully creative tutorial showing how to recycle bedsheets to make a placemat or wall-hanging. Learn how to make your own here.
Vicky’s DIY Hanging Plant Tutorial
There’s something therapeutic about flourishing leafy plants (and the odd bunch of fresh flowers) in the home. And if you’re short of space or just want to try something new, then our thoughtful friend Vicky has just the thing. Why not try making your very own versatile, hanging planter out of an old embroidery hoop? This simple but effective idea will brighten up any room! Click here to learn how.
DIY Upcycled Shirt Tutorial: Make Your Own Tote
If you don’t have a charity shop nearby to donate your clothes to, an alternative option is to upcycle them. In one of our earlier blog posts, Victoria shared an easy how-to tutorial which shows you how to take apart your old shirts and create a beautiful tote bag – perfect for carrying your shopping! To discover how to make your own, click here.