Category Archives: Marimekko

Marimekko and mid-century patterned and themed crafts and DIY’s

How to Make Gorgeous Nordic Christmas Decorations

DIY Marimekko Nordic Christmas Decorations 2 Ways

After a visit to the lovely Skandium shop in London last month, I felt inspired to make my own Nordic Christmas decorations. As usual, I couldn't leave the shop without buying yet another pack of Marimekko paper napkins.     Marimekko designs are a favourite of mine I love...
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Easy Marimekko Decoupage on Wood Bowls

How to paper napkin decoupage on wood

I bought these 3 wooden bowls for £1 in my local charity(thrift) shop. I took them home and transformed them with a Marimekko napkin decoupage on wood. I've already talked about my extensive paper napkin collection and recently used them to make some ridiculously colourful Read more

Easy Upcycled Marimekko Decorative Tin Can Planters

DIY Colourful Spring Decorative Tin Can Planters

Every time I go into a Scandinavian/Nordic interiors shop I wander around swooning over all the beautifully designed furniture. I can't afford the furniture but don't want to leave empty handed so I buy a pack of Marimekko paper napkins.   Marimekko prints are a favourite...
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Unique Marimekko Christmas Wall Art Made From A Table Top

Mid-Century Modern Christmas Wall Art Tutorial

I'm so easily distracted, my creative mind never seems to switch off. The other week whilst I was making my salvaged wood Christmas tree, an old wooden table hiding at the back of the garden caught my eye. I was compelled to do something with it. I wanted...
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Easy Steps For A Unique Red Cabinet Upcycle

TV Cabinet Upcycle With A Hint Of Marimekko

I really don't like the cabinet that the telly sits on. However, it is the right size and the cupboard is great for hiding away the computer and stuff that runs with it.   The heavy mango wood of the cupboard just doesn't go with the rest of the...
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