Category Archives: Marimekko

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

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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How to Make a Unique Marimekko Bench

Using Paper Napkin Decoupage to Make a Marimekko Bench

How do you transform a grotty old garden bench? How about some cool decoupage with designer paper napkins and transform it into a Marimekko bench.   I am a huge Marimekko fan, I just love their fabrics and Scandi/Nordic style. For those of you who don't know...
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How To Use Wallpaper To Decoupage Table Top

Get A Designer Look: Decoupage Furniture With Wallpaper

My friend Wendy's dining room table is not just for eating on, she and her sons also paint and craft on it. The table is well used and as a result full of scratches, marks and even a great big dirty iron burn. It was time to...
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Mid Century Modern Orla Kiely DIY’s

Get The Mid Century Modern Look with Orla Kiely Crafts & DIY

I love the mid century modern look, which is very popular at the moment. One of the great ways to achieve that look in your home is to add a bit of Orla Kiely. Orla Kiely is a contemporary Irish designer, whose...
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