It doesn’t matter if you have kids or not, there are always projects that can be done around the house to improve it and make it more comfortable. Unfortunately, many of these DIY projects never get finished because they are tedious and require that you invest time and energy into them to complete them, but there are still ways to add improvements without requiring a lot of time or money. Here are 8 fun and productive home crafts you can do this weekend!
1) Home Decor
There are many productive home crafts you can do to spruce up your living space. A few simple projects include painting a room, hanging new curtains, or adding some greenery. These projects can be done in a day or throughout a weekend, and they will make your home feel more inviting. Another productive craft that’s great for keeping kids busy is making soap bubbles with liquid dish soap. You’ll need a large pot, dish soap, water, and one tablespoon of glycerine. Put the pot on medium heat until it boils and then add 1 tablespoon of glycerin while stirring constantly.
2) Scented candles and oils
Scented candles and oils are a great way to make your home smell nice, while also being productive. You can make scented candles and oils yourself with a few simple ingredients. All you need is some wax, a wick, essential oils, and a heat source. Mix the wax and the oils in a glass or ceramic container, attach the wick to the side of it, and place it on a plate with water under it for insulation purposes. Once you light the candle or oil lamp and let it burn for an hour or so, your house will be filled with pleasant aromas!
3) Self-care products
We all know how important it is to take care of ourselves, but sometimes it’s hard to find the time or money to do so. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to pamper yourself without spending a lot of money or time. These skin care products will help nourish your skin, naturally, deodorize your room, and make your clothes smell fresh again. They’re also great for last-minute gifts!
4) Aromatherapy bath bombs
Aromatherapy bath bombs are a great way to relax after a long day. You can make them yourself with a few simple ingredients and they’re a lot cheaper than the store-bought kind. Plus, they make a great gift for friends and family. If you want to go above and beyond on your next DIY project, try painting your walls in different colors! It will brighten up any room and it’s easier than you think. Pick up some paint chips from the hardware store or just take photos of your favorite color so that you can experiment before deciding on one color. Then grab some tape and start taping off sections of your wall so that each color has its own space.
5) Homemade soap
There’s nothing like a bar of homemade soap to make you feel pampered. And the best part is, it’s not nearly as difficult as you might think to make your own! With a few simple ingredients and a little bit of time, you can easily create luxurious, personalized soap right in your kitchen. Keep reading for more productive home crafts you can do with ease.
If you’re looking for some projects to do at home, these five are a great place to start. Remember that the key to doing something at home is to find something that’s going to be rewarding in the end, even if it takes a little bit of work.