This quick and easy DIY is a great way to fill up an empty wall or desk space. There are hundreds of beautiful free downloadable calendars on the internet. This straight forward DIY simply involves spray painting a clipboard. I would suggest doing this outside or covering a large table with newspaper to avoid any […]
If you are looking for an alternative approach to wall paper then look no further! I recently discovered a company called The Painted House who stock rollers with a range of beautiful patterns to choose from. All you need for this project is the roller applicator (handle and sponge roller which soaks up the paint) […]
I have wanted to make one of these travel organisers for ages but had to wait until my sewing skills were at least somewhat acceptable! If you don’t have a sewing machine there are other ways you can go about creating a similar organiser and I will talk through this option in my ‘Tips’ section […]
Photobooth Making a photo booth for a party is a great, relatively cheap way to add something memorable to the evening. My sister recently graduated from university so we threw her a graduation party at home to celebrate. Some of the props I made myself (tips below) and others we bought online. If, like us, […]
I, like many others, am a big fan of having candles everywhere. In fact, we have a whole cabinet filled with them. These teacup candles would make a great gift. Added bonus – they are cheap & easy to make! I used two tutorials for guidance when making my candle. This was my first attempt […]
I am a sucker for a beautifully wrapped present. The problem is, my wrapping skills are appalling. A child could do a better job. But last year I decided that I would make an effort with the wrapping and create my own gift wrap. Pinterest has so many wonderful ideas for this. I have a […]
Welcome to Made By M. My name is Mariah and I am a Brighton-based DIY enthusiast. This blog is dedicated to sharing inspiration, tutorials and tips. Follow me on Instagram @made.by.mariah to see what I've been getting up to lately.