As the world battles the pandemic coronavirus is causing, as responsible individuals we need to do our bit of social distancing and imposing self-quarantine so that we can flatten the curve of daily cases that might put pressure on our health care system.
However, staying at home could lead to the lesser evil of boredom. To combat this, as décor enthusiasts we have listed out ten décor related DIY projects that you can do to make the most of this time.
1. Try Hoop Embroidery
Embroidered hoops look really beautiful when they are displayed on walls. You can create your own or if you are just starting out, you can look at purchasing these embroidery kits from Amazon.
If you have great décor ideas that the world can benefit from don’t shy away from sharing those. Start a blog, and who knows you might just become the next big blogger on the block. Our favorite design blogs are: Design Sponge, Design Milk, and Apartment Therapy – you can check these out for inspiration.
3. Organize Your Space
If you have been procrastinating your spring cleaning because of lack of time, well here’s your chance to declutter and organize your space. Check out “Tidying up with Marie Kondo” on Netflix for ideas on decluttering your space and tidying up in style.
Bring out your water-colors and let your creative side free! You can create a watercolor painting on paper and jazz up your wall by hanging it in a frame. Having a painter’s block? Try this tutorial to create a stunning art piece! (Acrylic paints are available on Amazon)
If you have been planning a doing up (or re-doing) your space, you can try using design apps that will aid you in your quest. Here are 15 apps that you can explore – most of them are free. Amongst these fifteen, we recommend Havenly. You can download it for free on iOS, and it connects you with an interior designer who will help you personalize your space.
Bring nature indoors by creating terrariums. A terrarium is an enclosure in which selected plants and sometimes small land animals, such as turtles or lizards, are kept. A lot of us have empty glass containers that we can transform into terrariums. Check out this easy tutorial for making one.
It’s time to push the buttons! You can create stunning visual button collages on thick paper or cloth that will instantly add a touch of quirk to any space. Check out this button and paper artwork below.