{The DIY Nest} Shibori napkins at the ready..

If you want to impress your dinner guests with a little DIY then look no further than this brilliant video that will teach you how to make Shibori Napkins from the brilliant peeps at Homes to Love.

shibori napkins

Even I could do this!

Find the video here -> Shibori Napkins

So get crackin’ today nesters x

{Life Hack Friday} Dutch Braid Ponytail

I LOVE good hair. Especially good hair that looks complicated, but in reality isn’t too much harder than identifying which Kardashian likes a good camera angle.

We stumbled across this fabulous little how-to from the gorgeous team at Barefoot Blonde dutch11

Twist. Plait. Tie. Done!

You can find details here -> Dutch Braid Ponytail How-to

Happy hair days Nesters x

{Life Hack Friday} 7 beauty hacks every woman should know

You know us, we LOVE to make Fridays just a little bit sweeter for you and today’s Life Hack is a cracker!

PureWow has compiled this list and it is fantastic.

7 Beauty Hacks Every Woman Should Know utilises a lot of products you already have access to in your handbag or bathroom and turns them into game-changers!


Happy Friday Nesters x

{The Nest DIY} Make your own bear rug for six bucks(ish)!

If you haven’t stumbled upon the whimsical world of Hannah and her blog We Lived Happily Ever After you don’t know what you are missing!

It is full of inspiration, DIY and general loveliness!

Today I wanted to share with you the cutest do-it-yourself I have seen in ages! (and trust me I Pinterest A LOT!)

The make your own bear rug for $6 is the sweetest thing ever! Plus, I am somewhat of a sewing/creative novice and I think even I could do this!

DIY Bear Rug

Thanks Hannah!

{The Nest Beauty} Quick hair ideas

We could all use more time in the mornings, some days my beauty routine consists of:

1. Brush teeth.

2. Put bra on.

3. Time’s up.

In my ideal existence I would have at least 30 minutes each morning to do my hair and maybe even apply some lippy!

The Every Girl have put together a wicked selection of quick hair ideas for those mornings where things aren’t quite running as smoothly as you like them to be!TheEverygirl_stylinghair92

Head over and checkout 10 quick ways to style hair, bookmark it! I guarantee one day you will be glad you did!TheEverygirl_stylinghair13

Happy hair don’t care!

{DIY Nesting} Could there be a prettier way to display your pretties?

I LOVE jewellery, but storing it can be a real pain in the neck(lace).

This fantastic idea from Emily Henderson allows you to channel your inner DIY goddess (I know she is lurking in there somewhere..) and create something pretty, practical and precious.

These gorgeous jewellery blocks are a fabulous way to store all your pretties in one location, on display and easily to access.

You will only need a few bits and pieces and you will be on your way. jewellery blocks

Happy crafting Nesters!


{Life Hack Friday} 8 ways to wear a black maxi skirt

This is the most comfy, easiest way to look on trend. From work, to lunch, to date night.

Source: Gurl.com

Source: Gurl.com

At the Nest we love a good maxi skirt.

Happy wearing Nesters!

{Life Hack Friday} Folding your scarf is a laugh..

Its getting cold in here, lets put on more clothes..

Tying a long scarf can be a real pain in the mittens – then we stumbled across this little beauty.

Source: Pinterest

Source: Pinterest

Happy winter Nesters!