With summer in full swing, you might be looking for some projects to keep you and your little ones entertained. Like many Americans, you might also be finding yourself tempted to declutter your home, as studies show that homeowners are more likely to make renovations and changes during the summer months in comparison to any other time of year.
Switching up the look of your home doesn’t need to be a major renovation process; it can be as simple as swapping out your decor or adding a few accents to give your home a brand new look and feel. Since houses are getting expensive, the renovation process also costs a lot. DIY crafts are a great way to save money on decor or other items that you can easily make yourself, while also having a fun, hands-on activity to complete with your family or friends.
Whether you’re looking to stay occupied while recovering from a procedure at ThriveMD or just want a project to complete on a lazy Saturday afternoon, here are a few ideas for DIY craft projects with will give you some brand new decor for your home.
This classic craft project was popular during the 1970s but is making a comeback in a big way. Kits can be purchased at the local craft store that gives you a simple outline to follow based on the design you choose – this can be completed throughout the course of one afternoon, but will look great hanging in your home forever.
Faux Floral Wreath:
Add some beauty to the outside of your home with a brand new wreath. Grab some fake flowers from the dollar store and secure them together with hot glue in the shape of your choice – whether you want a traditionally shaped wreath or a floral arrangement in the shape of your family’s initials, the possibilities are endless with this simple yet beautiful project.
Recycled Cork Board:
If your family goes through a bottle or two of wine fairly often, start saving your corks! Reuse them by making a corkboard that can be hung in any room of the house to hold post-it notes, memos, artwork, etc. This is a great way to make a practical piece of art out of an item that would otherwise end up in the trash!
If you’re looking to stay occupied during a lazy day off while simultaneously dreaming of upgrading your home’s decor, try these 3 simple DIY crafts.