How to decopatch jam jars

Jam jars, so handy in so many ways… how about this for a pretty display made from fabric off-cuts and ordinary jam jars? Claire Dalglish from Fellow Fellow has popped in today to share her cute and thrifty idea with us…

Cross stitch interiors

After all the oohs and ahhs over Eline Pellinkhof’s gorgeous painted rose mural in the current issue of Mollie Makes, it got us thinking, what other inspiration is out there for DIY cross stitch interiors? So, we’ve tracked down some inspiration. What about this cushion – so easy you could do it yourself…

Moodboard Monday: Chinese New Year

Today marks the first day of celebrations for the Chinese New Year. And why would Mollie Makes want to miss out? We’ve found beautiful crafty things inspired by the Orient. Read more to find out how to bring Far Eastern charm to your projects as the Year of the Dragon begins…

Moodboard Monday: Watching the clock

The countdown starts here… Mollie Makes issue ten will be on the newsstands this Thursday. Hurrah! Oh, what’s that, you can’t wait that long? You’re in luck… We can help the week fly by with our timely selection of clocks. Read more for details on the makers and stockists…

Moodboard Monday: Your Mollie-inspired decorations

If you weren’t feeling all that festive yet, you are now.

How to make felt coffee cosies

We’ve seen a bundle (is that a good collective noun for these?) of our cover star tea cosies knitted up this month, but perhaps we can interest you in a little something different for your coffee? We couldn’t resist sharing this tutorial with you from our namesake, ‘Molly’s Sketchbook’ on The Purl Bee.

To make 16 felt cosies:
One fuscia felt bundle – available from Purl Soho or choose some colours from your local haberdashery
100% cotton thread

Adorn your walls

Look at this uber cool collection of wallpapers from Anthropologie – a wonderful way to add colour and personality to a room.  

We LOVE these owls

The butterflies in Colour Flight look stunning in pencil sketch and watercolour.  

Cranesbill Castle will brighten up any room its sunny yellow

Colour Blazing Poppies will set a wall abaze!