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Easy and inexpensive DIY’s

I love a bit of DIY and I thought i’d share some of my favourites which I have done over the last year, which are super easy and super cheap!




DIY-pompom-headband woodenflamingo.com

Cute DIY pom pom headband, super easy and super cute!! See the tutorial here.


Gold dipped journal! Why not spruce up an old journal? Tutorial here.



Geometric cork board,  I loved doing this, such a fun way to make your bog standard cork board colourful! See the tutorial here.


Ombre lampshade, a great way to spruce up lighting especially in rented accommodation. So cheap too! Tutorial here.


DIY confetti fun! I love confetti, who doesn’t and this was so much fun to do!! Tutorial here. 



Last but no least, lego, washi tape? what more could you ask for! This is so fun to do, and hopefully my instructions make sense! Tutorial here.

Hopefully you guys have fun with some mini DIY projects, if you do do some, leave a comment would love to see your guys projects!


Ta for now!


So some of you may or may not know but today is Earth Day. Here at Wooden Flamingo, caring for the environment plays a massive part in our creations. We source our wood from old pallets, discarded furniture and doors from industrial burn piles. We try to always find a way to re-use found materials and furniture, to save them from going on the landfill. We have even used builders left over concrete, and plumbing piping.

So I thought I’d show you some of the things we have saved from a burn pile (before it was lit), skips and curb-sides.


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