I had an amazing time creating this macrame necklace! It’s a beautiful fusion of macrame, upcycling, and natural dyeing techniques. I’m particularly passionate about natural dyeing, and in my book, “Macrame for the Modern Home” I dedicated a whole section to teaching readers how to dye strings using leftover food items like avocado and onion […]
Last week, I had the incredible opportunity to spend a week in the heart of London creating a large art rope installation for a gorgeous townhouse. Collaborating with the amazing and inspiring Leslie Ann Wigon was an absolute dream come true, and I was honoured to be able to execute one of her designs for […]
I don’t know you but I have been obsessed with the TV series Daisy Jones and the Six. I read the book by Taylor Jenkins Reid last summer in 3 days and I was super excited about seeing one of my favourite books of 2022 on screen. What I loved was seeing the styling of the […]
I am very excited to talk about this topic, close to my heart, with Paola Pani the founder of www.luxiworld.com a mindfulness facilitator in Italy, a dear friend of mine and part of my team. I have asked Paola to share with us her top tips on how to awaken your creativity. ” I might […]
I have been doing macrame since 2016 and can you believe that in the past 3 months, I have discovered 2 new macrame tools that now I consider essential for macrame makers and weavers too? We are always learning and it’s very important that we keep looking for ways to make our making process smoother […]
I have been making macrame since 2016, I fell in love with this craft from the very first knot! I was so addicted to macrame and the benefit of this craft that I felt a calling to share it with others. It started with a few friends and colleagues and then in October 2016 I […]
I have gathered my best macrame colleague around the globe to ask them about their predictions on the macrame trend for 2023.
I was so thrilled when I got asked by Search Press Publishing to write a second macrame book all about jewellery. The first book ‘Macrame for the modern home’ was one of the best seller macrame books in the past two years and I got really excited about the opportunity to share more macrame projects […]
Many of my students that join my 12-week group program ‘From Creative Overwhelm to Business Success‘ struggle to decide on a name for their creative business. A bit like naming a baby, you want to make sure to get it right! Today I want to share my top tips on how to pick a timeless […]
This simple and easy-to-follow macrame Christmas tree pattern is ideal for anyone trying macrame for the very first time. These adorable macrame Christmas trees can be used to decorate a Christmas tree, as gift tags or as table-setting decorations.
I am so excited to introduce you to the ultimate Macrame Community Christmas Guide 2022 for art & craft lovers. The guide offers a collection of stunning macrame DIY KITS, home decor, Christmas decorations and stocking fillers to treat yourself and the people that you love. Unique gifts that fit every budget, taste & style […]
October 2022- The reality is that we are going through a challenging time, we have been for the past few years and it seems like it is not ending anytime soon. It’s easy to get caught up in the media’s negative narrative and forget how well you have done in the past 3 years. I […]
SIX expert tips on how to decorate home interiors with macrame, by modern macrame artist Isabella Strambio. Just recently I was asked to contribute to a Redfin’s article together with other talented artists and designers from all over the world where I gave my tips on selecting accent pieces for small spaces, will you guess […]
Select your favourite Halloween macrame project from this curated guide.
After the success of last year’s blog post, ‘Different ways to use a macrame plant hanger’ I have thought to share a similar post about Different ways to use a macrame table runner. Macrame table runners take longer to make, for example, the one I did during Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas TV show in the UK […]
Here I want to share with you my favourite Macrame Summer Projects.
I don’t know you, but I love to switch things around my house, I have a particular spot that I love to play with, the fireplace in the living room. Do you have a special corner? I thought to share with you how you can use macrame in the various seasons to style different corners […]
You all found me via different social media and sometimes I forget to remind you of ALL the ways you can start and improve your Macramé skills with me.
Below is the list of the 13 ways you can improve your Macramé from beginners(B), intermediate (I) to advanced (A) level.
The moment you have a new experience which you feel to the deepest core of your being you are able to evolve discovering a new layer of your light. Authenticity comes naturally in each of your identities without betraying yourself because remember by being faithful to your values -which also with time can change – you are authentic to each one of them!
Let’s talk about creativity, my favourite subject!
r the lucky few that were born with it, but I am telling you everyone is creative whether you call yourself an artist or not, and you have just forgotten how to use it. Maybe you were shamed, maybe you were told you were not good enough or that it was just silly to even think you needed to carve time for yourself for such mundane activities.
I have always wanted to make an XL macrame beach bag, the bag where you can throw in all the towels, straw hats and your favourite book. I was very excited when Bobbiny_UK sent me one of their latest products, the 9mm 3-ply cord. The quality is always superb as well as their colour selection […]
Owning my own business is one of my biggest accomplishments and it has been an incredible journey. Like most of you, it started as a hobby and as the passion grew I started looking into how to turn it into a business. Once I started my side hustle I then began to look into how […]
A simple macrame angel to decorate your Christmas tree and home this festive season.
This project is a collaboration with Hobby Craft. I have been working on various fabulous macrame projects with them over the past few years, but this has certainly been the most enjoyable even though it’s also been the most time-consuming. To make this beautiful macrame playhouse I have used over 1800 meters of strings and […]
I can’t just sit still and watch, it’s just no me, so yesterday I made a macrame wreath with the peace sign. It’s my way to express what I feel with what I have. Macrame and flowers.
How many macrame plant hangers can you have? Never enough! If you are a plant lover, macrame hangers are great to add more plants to your interiors and also a great way to spread them around your rooms. If you are not good a keeping your plants alive, you can find some great artificial indoor […]
I have been asked many time how I store my macrame? As you make more and more macrame for your small business you need to find ways to store them properly to keep them fresh and dust-free. You might keep them hanging on your rail for a few days to make sure they are finished […]
Macrame is a wonderful craft and what’s even better is that when you start macrame you don’t really need any specific tools or equipment. However, like your love for macrame grows and you make macrame more frequently, there are 3 tools that will improve the way you work and will make the macrame-making process easier […]
This year I wanted to share a macrame heart wall hanging tutorial, not just for Valentines but for any occasion. Here in the UK, we are in lockdown #3 and I feel it’s so important to share little gifts with people we care to show them how much we love them, even though we can’t […]