Make It Your Own

Make It Your Own

  • Have you been homeless or are you care experienced?
  • About to move, or just moved into your first tenancy?
  • Struggling to make this house feel like your home?
  • Feeling lost as to where to start?

Make It Your Own can help you to gain creative, practical and life skills to help sustain your tenancy.


Ages: 16+

We will work with you to explore how you can turn a house into your home.


Almost 100% of people sustain their tenancies long term following Make It Your Own support.

A creative interior design programme that provides bespoke support to help you take ownership of your tenancy and to decorate it in your own style so it feels like yours.

You’ll benefit from practical decorating support and equipment.  We will also help and support you to find your own style; design and make items for your home such as cushions, throws, upcycled furniture, accessories and artworks for the walls; a home improvement budget; life-skills training and development (e.g. financial management, CV writing, setting routines) and support to set goals for the future.

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You will also:

  • Receive £150  home improvement budget
  • Receive a welcome pack that is tailored to you and contains creative and practical materials
  • Have weekly one to one sessions with the tutor, where they will work with you to set out tasks for the week ahead. Including a tour of your home and discussions to establish what you would like to improve while creating mood boards.
  • Have the opportunity to attend weekly private Facebook live sessions to allow you to join in a creative activity, ask questions and have the opportunity to share your creative creations with other people on the project
  • Remain part of the Make It Your Own community after sessions are complete
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