How to make terrazzo coasters

Terazzo Coasters DIY tutorial

Step aside marble – your speckled cousin terrazzo is taking the spotlight in interiors and homewares right now. Designer, Sophie Gibbons from Junk and Glitter, shows you how to make these clay coasters which are bound to fancy up your next drinks gathering.  Use neutral shades of polymer clay to keep it minimal, or swap in… Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets This Modern Life

This Modern Life

This Modern Life’s Suzanne Harmer shares her love of finding new designer-makers to create the ideal contemporary home

How to make a macramé plant hanger

Dangle potted succulents in 70s neon macramé plant hangers — ideal for brightening up indoor spaces or prettifying the front porch. Learn how to make your own with our easy step-by-step tutorial.

Giant donut crochet pattern

Go jumbo with our GIANT donut crochet pattern by Paula Risanto. This magnificent ring of two-toned goodness will put your ripple stitch cushions to shame. If you’re au fait with whipping up stacks of granny squares then this pattern will be a piece of cake! With only two crochet stitches to master (double crochet and slip stitch) beginners can… Continue reading

Free crochet pattern: How to make a crochet potholder

Stitch your own crochet cotton potholder to match your vintage-style kitchen décor! This unique texture is created by hooking in the back loops of your stitches only. Follow the steps below to see how it’s made…

Creative corners: Clever storage ideas and storage basket patterns

We’re looking at ways to give our creative spaces a bit of a refresh and today it’s all about getting organised. Let’s go Kondo on our craft supplies! Now’s the ideal time to get stuck in and straighten out our creative spaces – it is January after all. Here’s a look at colourful storage solutions for… Continue reading

Creative corners: Craft room ideas to pinch

This week we’re looking at ways to give our creative spaces a bit of a refresh. Whether you have a dedicated craft room or like making in front of the telly, these girl-bosses and designers have great ideas you can pinch for adding some pizazz to your own creative corner. A few good tips for your craft… Continue reading

Creative corners: How to make a sewing machine cover

If your sewing machine is the main feature in the crafty corner of your home, then how about a bit of a refresh? Put your sewing skills to the test with this jazzy chevron patchwork sewing machine cover by Mandy Pellegrin

Top designer prints to pep up your walls

A bit like wardrobes, we love to treat interiors to a seasonal makeover. Whether we’re crafting them ourselves or supporting our favourite designer-makers, upgrading those eye-catchers in each space really makes us fall in love with our home all over again. We’re not talking anything major: just a chunky throw here, a smelly candle there and a couple of designer… Continue reading

Luxe metallic cake decorating

Golds, sequins and sparkles, treat your bakes to a decadent makeover…