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.
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Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on September 9, 2015

DIY Clay Picture Stand

Art is such an amazing way to create a home decor that is seamless and current. Buying prints from small, independent designers is a great way to always have something new and fresh in your home without having to make any major changes. Buying inexpensive prints and using them to brighten up your home also...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on August 19, 2015

DIY Hanging Gold Frame Leaf Art

With house prices rising and it becoming harder for younger people to get a foot on the ladder more and more of us are choosing to rent these days instead. We’re living in rented accommodation over longer periods of time which makes it difficult not to see these houses as just temporary spaces rather than...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on July 29, 2015

DIY Marbled Trinket Box

There’s been a shift in home design to emphasise minimal design and effortless style. It’s a really easy look to accomplish if you don’t have any belongings. Otherwise keeping everything you own either immaculately tidy or out of sight is a constant struggle. I think most of us would love to downsize our lives to some...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on July 15, 2015

DIY Painted Mason Jars

When you’re looking to decorate on a budget it’s the small details that make the biggest differences. It’s often the case when you’re renting or buying for the first time that you don’t have a lot of spare cash for purchasing furniture. You don’t buy those statement pieces that will last forever and enhance the...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on June 26, 2015

DIY Concrete Succulent Planter

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....

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on June 10, 2015

DIY Copper Pipe Magazine Rack

I’ve recently been hearing a lot of talk about inspiration. Where it comes from and how we use it to creatively decorate our homes and ourselves. Whenever you have a conversation about inspiration these days it inevitably turns to Pinterest. The site that continues to grow in popularity and users at an astounding rate since it...

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Posted in Best Of | by Francesca Stone, on May 27, 2015

Design Excels in London at May Design Series

As trade shows go, in only it’s third year May Design Series is still a playful child, finding it’s feet, exploring the world and growing in confidence. To put it in perspective, the ICFF is in its 27th year. Making it a veteran compared to May Design Series. Running from Sunday 17th May – Tuesday...

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Posted in DIY Projects | by Francesca Stone, on May 22, 2015

DIY 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 of...

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