IKEA Christmas Tablescaping Workshop

Can you believe that it’s just six more Sundays until Christmas? I don’t know about you, but for me it feels like the months fly by quicker and quicker every year! Still, at least it’s nearly the holidays!

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Earlier this year I was invited to an IKEA tablescaping event with some fellow bloggers to preview IKEA’s Autumn / Winter range, as well as take a sneak-peak at some of IKEA’s scandi-inspired Christmas goodies. I’m a big fan of IKEA, and always try and fit in a visit before Christmas.

The event was held at 19 Greek Street – a modern white event space in Central London. I was thrilled to join some blogger friends – namely Hannah from Crafternoon Cabaret Club, Tasha from Graphique Fantastique, Rosie and Hannah from The New Craft House, and Emma from Emma Jane Palin.

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After an introduction from the IKEA bods who talked us through the four new autumn / winter trends, we were invited to have a leisurely peruse, and get hands-on with our own DIY tablescapes. A credit to the IKEA wares, we soon felt at home, and were all prepared to move in within minutes.

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Inspiration: DIY Wall Hanging

If you follow me on Pinterest you’ll know that I have a soft spot for interiors. As such, you can imagine my excitement when I came across these beautiful interior DIYs showing how to make your own wall hangings. Some are very intricate, but I’ll definitely give the basics a go – they look fab!

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There are also a number of artists selling their wall-hanging wares on the likes of Etsy such as this Peach and Gold Leaf Tassel Mobile by FleurLux, or any and all handwoven tapestries by jujujust.

For full DIY tutorials, visit these blogs:

1. Love from Ginger, DIY Easy Macrame Wall Hanging | 2. Fall for DIY, Woven Wall Hanging | 3. Simply Grove, Cinco de Mayo DIY | 4. All Sorts of Pretty, Inexpensive and Large Art DIY Wall Hanging