Francesca Stone

DIY Contributor
DIY fiend, Francesca writes the blog Fall For DIY a blog about creativity and DIY's. She loves a good project to get her teeth stuck into.
DIY Concrete Planter Box For Succulent Plants Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on March 19, 2021

DIY Concrete Planter Box For Succulent Plants

Plants have always been a go-to in interior design, but over a decade or so they became second to a more man-made alternative. Art, ceramics, and flower bouquets became a preferred alternative to decorate tables and window ledges. Instead of green, we have gone for man-made. But now these two worlds are combining. A shift...

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How To Craft A Christmas Star Banner From Felt Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on December 16, 2020

How To Craft A Christmas Star Banner From Felt

Can you believe it!? Christmas is almost here! We’re getting our decorations ready to create a festive filled house. But before you say it’s too early to decorate, it’s never too early to start making the decorations. Although this garland is quick and easy to make, planning and preparation are always key to a successful...

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Painting The Traditional Wire Clothes Hangers Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on December 16, 2020

Painting The Traditional Wire Clothes Hangers

I’ve always been a fan of the simple wire clothes hanger. It combines minimalism with just enough material that gives its function. It does this whilst at the same time creating clean lines that are aesthetically pleasing. It’s so simple and perfectly designed there’s no need to mess with the form at all, but instead we can...

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Hanging Rack – DIY Rope Magazine Holder Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on November 25, 2020

Hanging Rack – DIY Rope Magazine Holder

Magazines these days can be works of art. So much time and effort goes into creating covers that are visually stunning and eye-catching so why hide them away where no one can see them? I usually keep my magazine collections on shelves in files where I have to make an effort to see them. This...

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DIY Air Dry Clay Pineapple Planter Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on November 24, 2020

DIY Air Dry Clay Pineapple Planter

It’s that fantastic time of year when everything starts getting green again. The world becomes a more hopeful place and we start to make summer plans. It’s also the time when prints and designs become much more summery as well. First, off we move away from the muted colours of winter and the pastel pop...

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Simple Galvanized Plant Bucket Hack Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on November 24, 2020

Simple Galvanized Plant Bucket Hack

It’s the small details that can make an item fit with a carefully styled room or stand out in it. Softer colours will blend easier and bold pops of colour will draw the eye and make a statement. In this tutorial I wanted the planters to give background colour. Something that was interesting but that...

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Yarn Wall Hanging – DIY Fringe Art Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on November 24, 2020

Yarn Wall Hanging – DIY Fringe Art

Fibre art has taken over our homes. It’s no longer good enough to keep our warm woolen pieces in our wardrobes, we must now feature them as throws, cushion and very 70’s inspired wall hangings. Weaving is a trend that is not going anywhere fast, but if you don’t have the patience for warp and...

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How To Use Transfer Paper –  DIY Festive Winter Tree Print Cushion Full tutorial

Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on November 23, 2020

How To Use Transfer Paper – DIY Festive Winter Tree Print Cushion

It shocks me each year how quickly Christmas comes and then how it disappears into the past just as fast! The whole season is about preparing so much for just one day which can sometimes seems like a waste of time. So to stop myself becoming the worlds biggest Scrooge I like to make winter decorations...

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