Today we’re excited to share a guest blog post from the lovely Mel of Melanie Rose Makes blog. Mel is currently working on her amazing homemade home and we’re so thrilled to be a part of it! Read on to hear all about her latest DIY make, and discover how to make your own preserving jar soap dispenser from Crafting with Mason Jars and other Glass Containers by Hester van Overbeek.
Give your Mother’s Day bouquet a make over this year and get creative with your gift – your mum is bound to appreciate the homemade effort! This gorgeous string art project looks like flowers in a mason jar, but is made with wood pieces, nails and thread. Don’t be put off if you’re not a woodworking pro; the charm of this project is the rustic, handmade design, so a few wonky nails will only add to the effect!
Do you know a book lover? This project uses folded pages to create a heart shape book display, the perfect homemade Valentine's gift for anyone that loves to read.
Book art sculptures range in difficulty, from simple shapes such as this folded heart to more detailed scenes and intricate patterns. This is an easy book sculpture tutorial taken from Clare Youngs' latest book, Folded Book Art, so it's a great project to get you started!
Make a beautiful origami rose in bloom to give someone special or to decorate a table on Valentine's Day, or to show some self love this winter. With simple step-by-step instructions and photos to demonstrate each fold, even beginners will enjoy making this origami flower.