My New ETSY Jewellery Shop

Hello people of the planet! So the other day in a bid to be productive I decided to set up my own Etsy shop. I think I’ve always wanted to do something enterprising/creative of my own, so heck why not do it now?! Its very small atm but it’s best start it that way before it bellyflopsbackwards am I right haha.

With only a couple of pieces I have handmade myself they are effortless boho, choker necktie necklaces. My new Etsy shop is under the name The Daiisy Club (one i was already taken haha) -not blondewaves like my blog name, I just randomly thought of it and really liked it. I might even consider changing my blog name to that haha, what do you think?Anyways I’ll leave you to check them out and tell me what you think…

(…sneak peak below)

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Btw I’m also selling them on depop so go check that out too and give me a follow! My depop name is @lisamarial

 

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DIY Room Decor Ideas – Cheap & Easy!

Heya guys! How are you today?

So recently I have been feeling really creative and I can’t stop watching various DIY videos on youtube! One channel I recently discovered is Microscope Beauty and she does these amazingly addictive ‘Plan with me’ videos where she plans and decorates her diary for the week. She uses all the awesome stickers and really transforms the pages. It’s hard to describe but they are just so interesting to watch – you should definitely check them out!

Anyway a combination of that and DIY videos and pinterest has just got my creative juices flowing haha. I just want to decorate my room and organise everything really prettily haha. But… since I’m not at uni I can’t decorate my new room just yet, so I thought I would put together a collection of some of my favourite DIY room decor that are super affordable and easy to do! Lets pimp my imaginary room!!!

WASHI TAPE

Washi tape is absolutely amazing, I’ve seen it used to decorate so many things from laptops to lamps. One of my fav ways to use it is as a replacement for picture frames. If you don’t want to splurge on a big frame and your picture is fairly flat then washi tape is a great cheap alternative. You can get numerous colours and tapes on ebay or easy for only a few pounds!

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Socket Decor

I love the idea of surrounding ugly plug sockets with a colourful pattern. Simply print off your chosen pattern (or draw one) and cut it to fit the plug socket (making sure it doesn’t cover the actual socket). You can then stick it down with some double sided sticky tape!

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Water Colour Cushions

These DIY watercolour cushions are the perfect way to add some subtle colour to any room. They look so air and elegant! You can find out how to make these here with ellaclaireinspired

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This is another one of my favourite DIY ideas where you basically just paint a pretty pattern on a pebble! I think you go even further with this and for instance paint slates for drinks/place mats – the possibilities are endless. It’s also totally easy to find great pattern inspiration on the likes of pinterest and if you aren’t good at art you could simply print off a stencil!

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Shapes

Chose a shape, get some colourful paper (or even go minimal and use one colour like black) and chop it into lots of your chosen shapes. Then you can blue tack up on your wall or canvas in an arranged pattern or mosaic style or even totally random. This can be amazingly effective and its such a simple idea too!

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The Coolest Tea Light Ever!!

This is the coolest upcycling idea that I have seen in a long time and it is so so easy to do. Just cut off the bottom of a can (carefully aha) and poke holes around the letters using a needle – like in this Coke you can see below. Then you can use it as an awesome tea light! Don’t forget you can experiment with this by poking holes in different patterns such as circles!

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Which of these would you want to try? Comment and tell me – I would love to hear!

Don’t forget to follow me for more and so you can show/tag me if you’ve tried any cool DIYs lately!

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Thanks so much for reading! If you liked it why not go check out my last post?!

lisaxoxo