We talk a lot about health. Health can be stressful and depressing, particularly when you or someone you know is suffering. Besides being a writer, I am also an artist. I like to be creative, and I am always doing something that acts as virtual meditation. So I wanted to share a few ideas of do-it-yourself projects that you can give as gifts or keep for yourself as reminders that you need to give yourself appreciation.
Whether it’s hope, beauty, love, or any other precious gift, take a DIY Day that brings you a few moments of peace and happiness. Here are some of the best blogs to help you get started!
This website has a good step-by-step on how to make string art. It’s unique and beautiful, and it’s something you can hang somewhere in your house. A little note: he talks about shaping your wood board; I would just go to an arts and crafts store and buy a wooden board in the shape that you like, and skip those steps.
Some of the jewelry projects on this list are kitchy, but a lot of it is pretty cool. I’m actually kind of making a list already of the ones I want to make! Play around, be creative, walk up and down the bead and jewelry supply aisle at the arts and crafts store and make your own using one of these methods.
Does it feel like your walls need a little something extra? Maybe you want to change it up a little to add a new look. Whatever the case, there are plenty of options to choose from to add to your collection.
There are cute coasters out there you can buy. Maybe that’s your thing. But sometimes you want something unique to put your drink on. Some of these could be a conversation starter.
Ever wonder how something is done? I could never figure out how they put photos on the wooden pieces. I think they are the coolest thing, and it’s so creative and different! Well, here’s the step-by-step!
Okay, this is a new one for me. But I thought it was interesting and wanted to share. Some of the ideas are really cute, and if you have teenagers, it could totally be used as a DIY day bonding moment. Or you could just add flair for yourself!
Do you love dreamcatchers? Some are simple, and others are very elaborate. I had one as a child, and I loved it. They can be a great decoration piece on a wall or just simply something fun to make.
If you have kids, this one is for you. Now your kids can never say they’re bored again! If they do, hit them with one of these cool DIY day projects.
Do you have a garden? Does it look like an eyesore? Here are some ideas to try to spruce it up! *Some of these are for intermediate crafters*
You always hear that the dollar store is a great place to get cheap supplies to make things for around the house. Here’s a website that has a long list of storage ideas using supplies from the dollar store. Have at it!