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How cool – Conrad Botes, who designed these lovely stencils for his daughter Nell’s room – has very kindly made some of them available for free download here at Elle Decoration.


via Craftzine

The rePly chair project provides free downloadable plans for making your own chairs from scrap plywood.  The project was launched in 2006 in response to the growing problem of plywood waste generated by the construction industry.  The plans are available on the rePly website, where there is also a gallery for DIYers to submit pics of their completed chairs.




via Haute*Nature

The BBC Open University are offering Darwin’s Tree Of Life, a fully coloured and beautifully illustrated poster free to households in the UK and Republic of Ireland – get yours here.darwin tree of life poster

via Homebug


These sweet designer desktop wallpapers are available to download for free right now on Grain Edit … I got the one at the top 🙂

By Maxim Dalton

By Maxim Dalton

Sigrid and Hans Lammle Cityscape #1

Sigrid and Hans Lammle Cityscape #1

Sigrid and Hans Lammle Cityscape #2

Sigrid and Hans Lammle Cityscape #2

Canon Creative Park has literally hundreds of gorgeous, high quality papercraft downloads – from stationery to giftcards, paper models, calendars,  scrapbooking, greetings cards, 3D decoupage patterns, chiyogami and origami – and they’re all free!

Have fun! 😀

canon cactus papercraft

canon envelope

canon jaguar e type

canon notepaper

canon origami

canon wave papercraft

More freebies – this time some lovely patterned wrapping paper from ScrapbooksEtc.  There are several brightly coloured, festive patterns to choose from, and they’re freee!

free downloadable wrapping paper from scrapbooksetc

You can download a free papercraft cover for your iPod, using a picture of your choice on this site.  Yay?  Nay?  If you used decent enough cardstock, you could have fun making some cute covers to protect yours 🙂

ipod papercraft

via Papermodelz

There are lots of free downloadable sewing patterns on Amy Butlers website – the portfolio cases and little cat pillows are particularly cute.  Download the PDFs’ here.

amy butler cat pillow

amy butler portfolios

amy butler card wallet

Wordle:  A free online tool that lets you make your own word clouds.  Be careful though – it’s addictive 🙂

This is what ‘Us & Them’ by Pink Floyd looks like in word cloud formation…

wordle us and them

via Making It Lovely

Arash & Kelly have made the plans for their Illuminati lightshades available to download for free.   Get them here and get D-I-Y-ing!

illuminati poster lights plans

via Grassroots Modern

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November 2020