Do you know what’s nice regarding DIY projects? Everything. When you make things yourself, you’ll be able to choose comes that fit your tastes, create them in your selection of colors/textures, and then use them to your heart’s content.
Whether you’re aiming for efficiency, decoration, fun, or self-sufficiency, there’s a awesome DIY project just looking forward to you. Here are just a few that you may like to attempt out:
1. Bird Feeder Wreath
A circular mold, wide ribbon, some birdseed, and a few melted suet are all you wish to help feed our feathery friends over the winter months.
2. Upside-Down Tomato Planter
Simply save your plastic soda bottles, cut the bottoms off, ease during a tomato plant seedling, and pour in some earth. Then droop it up, water it regularly, and watch your tomatoes grow! This additionally works well for herbs and peppers.)
3. Yogurt Cheese
Place a few layers of cheesecloth in an exceedingly colander, pour in plain yogurt, and let it drain overnight: you’ll have a creamy cheese once you come to life the next day.
4. Yarn-Wrapped Painted Jars
Wrap some yarn or twine around a jar, paint it, and peel the yarn away once it’s dry: you’ll be left with a gorgeous luminary for tea lights or candles.
5. Baked Salt Dough Tags
Excellent for Valentine’s gifts, baby/bridal showers, or any different occasion.
6. Leafy Stepping-Stones
It’s easy to create beautiful stepping-stones for your garden with massive leaves (like rhubarb), cement, and a trowel.
7. Shoe Holder Planter, via GreenUpgrader
Use an recent over-the-door shoe holder to grow all kinds of plants. This is great for growing herbs outside your kitchen, or on a balcony wall.
8. Tea or Coffee Cup with a Message
Grab a teacup and a Sharpie marker, write a message on the inside bottom of a cup (or on the facet of it), and bake for 30 min at 350 F to form the writing permanent. Nice for bridal party gifts!
9. Pebble Placement
Use a hot glue gun to glue flat beach pebbles to circles of felt or wood. These placements are good to use beneath teapots and heat serving bowls, and they look nice at garden parties.
10. Hanging Garden Basket
A wire basket, some moss, and a few seedlings are all that’s needed to form a gorgeous hanging basket of edibles. Strive a mix of lettuce, herbs, tomatoes, or maybe strawberries!’
Hopefully some of these will inspire some creativity at your end, and if you find yourself in a hardcore DIY headspace, a great place to find more projects is on Pinterest: either do a search for your craft of choice, or just type DIY into the search field to see what piques your interest.