Arts and crafts have long been deemed passé–confined to ladies knitting groups or after schools clubs. However, I’ll have you know that this handmade look is now trendy and taking over the interior world.

Mad for macrame

Macrame has been given a modern twist. You’ll find this technique used to create artistic wall hangings or suspend plant pots from ceilings.

Navy-Dipped Kilim Tapestry Wall Art & Macrame Pom Pom Hang 

Moroccan Tufted Pouf & Macrame Plant Hanger

Woven wonders

Reinvent rattan with fun light fittings or hanging seating.

Rattan Pendant & Boho Rattan Pendant

Broste Copenhagen Hanging Chair & HK Living Rattan Indoor Chair

Bountiful beads

Remember that beaded curtain you had over your bedroom door when you were a teen? No, it is not making a comeback–but there are other bead-inspired accessories that are on trend.

Teardrop Shell Chandelier & Klaylife Barrel Floor Lamp

Mini Shell Baskets & Lourmarin Beaded Chandelier

Top photo credit: Losari