Claire Wilson

Claire Wilson

DIY Contributor
Claire Wilson is a blogger and designer maker who is passionate about handmade living and organisation. Claire is a lover of simple DIYs and has a soft spot for spray paint projects and yarn crafts.
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Posted in DIY Projects | by Claire Wilson, on February 21, 2017

DIY Tassel Wall Hanging

Wall hangings are definitely having a moment, so I wanted to share a quick DIY tassel wall hanging that you can make from a few simple supplies. This is a great project because you can adapt it to suit your yarn weight, dowel size and color scheme. You could even make this DIY with rope or...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Claire Wilson, on January 11, 2017

DIY Copper Foil Planter

I have a terrible black thumb and struggle to keep plants alive. This year I was determined to work on my plant caring skills and managed to grow this succulent plant. It came in an uninspiring terracotta pot, so I decided to make this DIY Copper Foil Planter project to give it a classier feel. You...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Claire Wilson, on August 16, 2016

DIY Gold Painted Crockery

Decorative items for the home are some of my favourite DIY projects to do. Especially if they involve metallics! This painted crockery project is really affordable, but gives some really stylish results. Here’s what you will need to make a painted polka dot mug and a scalloped bowl: Plain white mug Plain white bowl Gold...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Claire Wilson, on June 1, 2016

DIY Gold Stripe Flower Vase

Today I want to share a tutorial with you for using porcelain paint to make this Kate Spade inspired DIY Gold Stripe Vase. Spring is my favourite time of the year and it’s peony season, so I needed an excuse to DIY something to display some pretty blooms in my studio! In our neighborhood we...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Claire Wilson, on May 19, 2016

DIY Lino Print Cactus Napkins

Gone are the days of plain table settings. Plant and botanical prints are huge right now, so I wanted to bring this trend to the dinner table with a tutorial for these DIY Cactus Print Napkins. Here’s what you will need: Lino block Lino carving tool (gouge – I used a small and large) Marker...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Claire Wilson, on April 1, 2016

Simple Canvas Abstract Wall Art

Each room in our house has a different style for the art we display. Our living space shows classic art pieces and the studio is where I display more playful pieces and work from my favourite illustrators. This is where I have also decided to experiment with some abstract wall art pieces. Making an abstract art...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Claire Wilson, on March 30, 2016

Metallic Votive Candles

We rarely use store bought candles in our home as making candles is so simple and inexpensive. I have been noticing metallic candle holders in a lot of my favorite interior stores lately, so I wanted to share with you a DIY version you can make from dollar store votives. You will need: Glass Votives...

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice | by Claire Wilson, on March 21, 2016

DIY Rolled Edge Fabric Lampshade

Making your own rolled edge lampshade is not as difficult as one might imagine and only takes around 1 hour. This is the second lampshade I have made for my home and I love that I can choose a fabric which compliments my home decor and neutral color schemes. I’ll show you how to make...

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