darty and pike
Hand knitted Zig-Zag throw BUY AT OUR ONLINE SHOP darty and pike Summertime is here and whatever the weather, you will want to spend some time outside. Let's face it in the UK the temperature is likely to be a bit brisk at times. Unless, you are going to haul deckchairs to the park, a blanket on the ground as Dolly Parton (I think) suggested is much easier. This one is a wool mix and easily washed at 40 degrees in a washing machine. Here is a selection of what we still have available. Welsh…
Wine Crate Shelving for Bathroom Storage
Wine crates are a popular starting point for DIY projects, and with good reason. They are made of solid wood, have clean lines and are inexpensive.I have had little luck finding them for free, but most local wine shops will let you buy them for a nominal fee. This project was my boyfriend’s invention and fits in well with his sparse, industrial style. Or as he calls it, “hobo chic.
Beautiful DIY Shelving Made Easy
I hope you all have been enjoying my posts last week inspired by Design Camp, but hope you didn’t miss my DIY adventures too much. In case you did, I decided to start the week on a DIY note, with some beautiful DIY shelves. Let’s be honest: most of us have way too much stuff […]
stealing and tailoring ideas
We were interested to see Ikea's blog Livet Hemma's recent take on an idea we posted months ago: clipping boxes together with big binder clips to make somewhat freeform and sculptural shelving. We looked at their iteration of the idea, wondering if they'd seen our post, or if they'd just thought it up themselves. We were reminded of the startling way that an idea can shoot up like spring crocuses in many places at once, as though it were in the air. And that part of the nature of creating…