Well, it is the time of the year again when people get crafty and artsy. It’s March Time, Craft Time! I just coined those words, to be honest. But who wouldn’t love the ring of it anyway?
March brings craftiness in people. It even draws families together. They may go on vacation just to enjoy a short time with one another. To make your time with your loved ones even more engrossing, here are simple Home DIY ideas to start in March.
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1. Making easter wreaths
What better way to adorn your door than colorful wreaths? When your family comes over for Easter Holiday, they will be first greeted by your door. So, why not make it more welcoming and cheery?
A perfect wreath to go is a Pom Pom Bunny Wreath. This is quite simple and timely, perfect for the month. You can make or buy your own pom-poms. You need 17 white of these. Attach them to a 12-inch craft ring with hot glue.
To make an impression of the bunny, you can cut two ears from white and pink felt. Attach them to the back of the craft ring and voila – a pom-pom wreath!
2. Put up your own Easter Tree
Gone were the days when trees were only common at Christmas. For centuries, people all over the world have been making their own cute, little tree for Easter. If you have not tried this yet, then take this opportunity to do it.
Start this DIY idea by getting any flowering plant or you can always come up with one as your foundation. Decorate the tips of the branches with plastic eggs.
You can always adorn it with other stuff just to give it a more alluring color. What matters in putting up your own Easter Tree is that you enjoy it.
3. Knitting Mittens
Another DIY idea to start in March is knitting mittens. There are so many resources online where you can get instruction.
Step up your own mittens by embroidering patterns of your choice. Or, you can always design it with your initials.
This is actually one perfect gift to someone as it has its personal touch. So, what are you waiting for?
4. Baking goodies
The best way to a woman’s heart is food and I think that applies to almost anyone. Food has indeed a soft spot in our hearts, most especially sweets. This March, try going on a baking adventure.
Make it fun by asking your family to bake goodies with you. Get creative and experiment with it.
Baking does not only give you joy but it is a form of self-expression. You get to discover your style of cooking while enjoying it.
ALSO READ: Easter baking recipes
5. Making your own scrunchie
Let’s do retro and make hair scrunchies! While these cute little scrunchies were things in the ‘80s, it would not be that bad to bring them in this century. So, why don’t you channel your feminine side and make your own scrunchie?
You just need two major things here – an elastic and fabric of your choice. You can always tweak and design it however you want. Scrunchies are perfect for March, no?
So, don’t pass up this chance to personalize your hair tie. Make yourself a cool scrunchie.
6. Cross-stitching ornament
Cross-stitching ornaments always brings back memories. It drives me down memory lane back in elementary. While it requires time to make an ornament, the process is just satisfying and relaxing.
There are cross-stitching kits you can find at your favorite Stationery Shops. They provide designs but you can come up with yours. Bring your creativity to light.
One of my favorites would be the snowflake design. Or, to go with the current holiday, design and cross-stitch a cute bunny.
Do you feel sick and tired of how dull your denim jacket is? Well, here is a simple trick to glamorize it – embroidery.
Embroidery is not just an art – it is a stress reliever and it boosts concentration. It teaches you patience as you have to go through long minutes to complete your design.
But don’t you love how embroidery takes a seemingly mundane and dull thing to the next level? Trust me, you will love it!
8. Candle making
I always have a thing for candles – especially scented ones. It diffuses this calming fragrance into the air. Lighting scented candles transform the atmosphere – you get to feel a whole new level of ambiance.
Thus, to spice up your hobbies, making candles could be a good way to go about this. It is not just rewarding and fulfilling, but it could give your surroundings an upgrade.
9. Making wine bottle vases
I bet after so many holidays, you have gotten yourself a collection of wine bottles. Why don’t you put them to use?
Grab some of your wine bottles there and turn them into lovely vases. You can wrap your bottles with anything you want. You can make a vase with a touch of minimalism.
Pinterest has a lot of designs to offer. You can check them out and make them as references.
10. Pot making
This may seem a bit fancy but if you are really into pot making, why not? You can always give something a chance.
So, channel your artistic self and get your dream pot into reality. This is quite perfect for someone who is into gardening.
Pottery helps in expanding your creativity. You get to design your own and explore your artistic side.
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What do you think of these home DIY ideas?
Home DIYS are in vogue nowadays most especially with the current situation. It is one way to cope with stress and burnout. Diving into various DIY projects provides you with an opportunity to explore new things.
As it requires you to use your hands, you get to come up with your own methods and techniques to piece everything together. Home DIYS are not just for the young – it is, in fact, an activity for all ages.
So, if you are thinking that you are too old to make a Home DIY attempt, then you are wrong. It’s never too late nor too old to try.
Which of these home DIY ideas would you love to try?