Handicrafts, home-made soft furnishings and bargain accessories are high on this year's interior design trends. To investigate these trend further we've been taking a look at what others interior design blogs are saying.


Shelterness have provided an easy to follow pictorial guide on however to cover an Ottoman using curtain fabric and a few simple handy craft tools. The end result makes a real statement as well as a great storage space. A super weekend project for any home.

Haven and Home:

A great B& A feature showing that chairs of all shapes and sizes can be transformed into beautiful places to sit without being too loud or overpowering. Painting cane furniture can be frowned upon, but this chair looks simply stunning.


BELLE VIVIR celebrated Earth Day with a post on indoor and outdoor planters to suit all styles of gardens and patios. Not related to handicrafts as such, but well worth a mention.


Interesting post with images of how you can use bargain finds and treasure from around the world to furnish a home. This post shows that you don't have to spend a small fortune to create a home which is full of interest.


A great post looking at the use of wood within interior design, showing that old pieces can be given a home make-over with the end results looking chic and classy. Plenty of inspiration to get your creative juices flowing! From knitting, domestic upholstery and paint jobs there's lots of ways to bring individualism into your home.

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