It is the last month of spring and summer and there are many flowers and herbs. You can select some of them, press and use them to create cool summer home decor. Do you need ideas and DIYs? Here you are!
Works of art
Pressed flowers are great for creating works of art in spring and summer, although such pieces are topical all year round to remind you of summer. For this craft you will need a cute flower with roots and two glass frames to put the flower in between. The resulting piece looks modern and very creative as it contains roots. Find out the details about this craft and make a cool piece of art for your mom or any other girl – it’s amazing for everyone!
These pressed floral art pieces look very chic and sophisticated. They were made with an old phone book, some frames, herbs and flowers. I absolutely love the way the frames look and accentuate the flowers and herbs – create your own beautiful combinations to give your home a summery feel.
I totally love this modern and bold piece of art! It’s a black piece with the word “hello” completely covered with pressed flowers and herbs. Do you see that little juicy point? So cool! Choose the brightest flowers you have as they will create contrast and be clearly visible in the black background.
This gorgeous hanging glass frame became the base for this home decor craft. The idea is to buy the same frames that look like this and then fill them with delicate flowers and herbs. Then hang these frames on the wall to create a fantastic summer arrangement. Wow, they are sure to give your room a sophisticated summer feeling!
Would you like to give your room a summery yet very modern ambience? Make and arrange these pressed flower presentations. You will need clear acrylic, wood blocks, and mirror clips. Two types of displays are given in the tutorial. Check out how to make these amazing pressed flower displays and make the room summery!
This pressed flower art looks totally vintage thanks to the unique frame and the parchment used. The whole idea of the craft is roughly the same: press flowers, attach them to parchment and frame the whole piece. Choose a nice and chic frame to make the artwork even more beautiful!
Here is a very simple piece of art with pressed flowers. It looks cute and casual thanks to the simple kraft paper and some cherry blossoms. The frame is also very neutral so the flowers could be a centerpiece here. Get inspired!
The last work of art for today is a shadow box with pressed flowers, which thanks to the position in the box look like a flutter in the air. Such an art is sure to prevent the flowers from being eaten by your pets. What a great idea! It can also save your children (or children from these flowers) and it guarantees that your flowers will not fade from direct sunlight as quickly. Get inspired!
Trays and serving dishes
Create a beautiful summer-inspired tray with pressed flowers, petals and herbs! Choose the most neutral tray you can find to highlight the brightly colored petals as much as possible and cover them all with epoxy. So cool, fresh and summery!
Here is another pressed flower tray, but it’s uncoupled and has cool petal patterns on it. Decoupage them very well to make sure the petals are well attached. Create all the patterns and looks you like and enjoy!
Serve food on these amazing serving dishes made with pressed flowers! Take a few simple dishes and plates and attach dried and pressed flowers and herbs to them. Epoxy resin guarantees the safety of the patterns and looks you create. Your food will look more stunning on such trays and dishes. Impressive!
These glasses and decanters make your home bar very delicate and exquisite and are sure to surprise your guests. The idea is to pin these flowers and herbs to the bottom of the entire set, create unique combinations, and search for each jar!
In this tutorial you will learn how to turn a normal pillar candle into a romantic summer candle. There are instructions on how to attach pressed flowers to the candle. Read how you can quickly make such candles and give them away or indulge yourself with summer aromas!
These candles are meant to be made by you from start to finish. Read how to make simple mason jar candles with lavender on the inside and how to attach lavender on the outside too. A nice gift for everyone and wonderful summer fragrances!
Pamper yourself with a beautiful bouquet of flowers! With flowers pressed right away, you can easily conjure up these magical beauties and hang them up anywhere you want to spice up the room and make it more summery. Read on to find out how to make these gorgeous sun catchers and how to buy some in any room you like.
We usually use cloth napkins for parties, but paper napkins are a convenient item in everyday life. Between spilling yogurt at breakfast, spilling orange juice for lunch, and spilling it all during witches' hour for dinner, napkins are a necessity. Where can you keep them? Make a holder that can be placed on any table for easy access. Here are some tutorials you might like.
Pop your napkins with this simple rustic wooden napkin holder. With just a few supplies, you can add an unexpected rustic touch to any table or food bar. Perfect for your Thanksgiving table landscape or even everyday use. So roll up your sleeves and get ready to make a napkin holder before dinner. I love the chalkboard look of the holder, you can leave any messages on this chalkboard.
This elegant and simple napkin holder is a cool idea for any modern or modern table landscape and any room. Made from white Corian and brass rings, it's pretty easy to make, and fits many spaces - from minimalist and Scandinavian to mid-century modern. It's not difficult to do, and if you don't have Corian on hand, skip it and take what you have - concrete, wood, or anything else. Read the tutorial and get inspired!
Make a modern wooden napkin holder with this simple DIY tutorial. This asymmetrical design is easy to make and looks great! It gives the room a geometric touch and flair and fits into a modern, contemporary, Scandinavian or any other room. I love the bold look of the holder with black napkins - so modern and bold!
This cute tufted do-it-yourself napkin holder is a wonderful addition to any table. You can play with colors if you want to keep the shape bold. The possibilities of different napkin or paper plate holder designs are endless. You can make modern chippendale shaped or cute ones for a kids party like a mermaid or a unicorn!
A napkin holder is one of those everyday eating utensils that you only think of when you need it. And napkin holders are usually not that exciting to look at. Unless you make one yourself! This is a fun, super easy project that will improve your napkin game exponentially. It's a trendy napkin holder with a snowy mountain motif, but if the snowy mountain theme isn't your thing, just switch colors and try different angles of tape for a color-blocked look. This works with both small and large paper napkins so you don't have to stick to one size.
Make this simple scrap wood napkin holder and your napkins will no longer fly around in the garden. I love the patriotic look of the napkin holder and if you go for striped napkins you will love the look even more. Ideal for a picnic on Independence Day!
If you don't have much time but have some scrap wood on hand, you can easily make a cool napkin holder. This tutorial will show you how to make a quick wooden napkin holder without a lot of decoration or anything like that. If you are missing some details, you can dye or paint them as you like.
Here are cute triangle napkin holders! They are very easy to make (no wood cutting) and the results are great. Of course, in case you don't have triangular pieces of wood, you'll have to buy or cut these out, but if you do it's a quick project. Vary the colors to match your kitchen decor.