Engage Your Crafty Side With These 5+ Random DIYs

Diply 20 Aug 2018

If you love to be creative, it's always super important to find time to engage your crafty side. DIYing is a great way to relieve stress and unwind after a long workday, and if this is something you're in desperate need of, you've come to the right place. Below is a fun collection of random craft ideas anyone can do. Take a peak, find something you like, and start crafting that stress away!

1. DIY Laundry Bag

DesignLoveFest | DesignLoveFest

Just because laundry isn't fun doesn't mean the bin you collect it in can't be! A handmade laundry bag is the perfect way to add both color and personality to your bedroom.

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I think this polka dot design by DesignLoveFest is too cute for words!

DesignLoveFest | DesignLoveFest

To see how easy it is to make one, head over to the blog and check out the tutorial.

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2. DIY Floor Cushion

A Pair And A Spare | A Pair And A Spare

Floor cushions are great for two reasons: first, they can provide extra seating for pretty much any space, and second, they can be made using a variety of shapes, sizes, patterns, and fabrics, which means you can customize them to suit your style needs.

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The creative minds behind A Pair And A Spare put together a set of easy-to-follow instructions that demonstrate how to make a simple floor cushion.

A Pair And A Spare | A Pair And A Spare

As long as you know your way around a sewing machine, you'll be able to whip up a few of these in no time.

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3. DIY Shimmery Unicorn Balm

Soap Deli News Blog | Soap Deli News Blog

Adding the word "unicorn" to anything makes it infinitely better, don't you think? Seriously, who would be able to resist something called unicorn balm?! It sounds so dreamy and magical.

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If you're someone who's totally on board with the unicorn trend that's taken the world by storm, this DIY is going to speak your language.

Soap Deli News Blog | Soap Deli News Blog

Pay a visit to Soap Deli New Blog to find out how to treat yourself to a batch of luscious unicorn balm.

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4. DIY Mossy Potted Plant Cover

Love Maegan | Love Maegan

Have you ever had a super cute planter and a super cute plant that weren't perfectly matched in terms of size? I've run into this problem a couple of times, but always assumed it just wasn't meant to be!

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But after seeing how simple and creative this idea from Love Maegan is, I'll have no problem remedying any future houseplant-related dilemmas. 

Love Maegan | Love Maegan

Using nothing more than some cardboard and faux moss, Maegan was able to create the perfect plant cover!

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5. DIY Felted Pom-Pom Mobile

Say Yes | Say Yes

Every nursery needs a fun and colorful mobile that gives the space a welcoming, whimsical feel. It doesn't need to spin on its own or play music, either — it just has to look pretty!

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Take this felted pom-pom creation Liz of Say Yes came up with as the perfect example.

Say Yes | Say Yes

It isn't overly complicated. It doesn't do anything fancy. And it didn't cost an arm and a leg to make. That makes it a winner in my books!

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6. DIY Zippered Throw Pillow

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

For those who enjoyed the floor cushion DIY from earlier, this homemade pillow idea is also worth pinning for later. And you can thank the lovely ladies over on A Beautiful Mess for sharing it with the world.

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Simply find one or two fabrics you think will compliment the space you're making the pillow for and pull out your sewing machine that's been collecting dust for far too long.

A Beautiful Mess | A Beautiful Mess

Once you have all of the materials, follow the simple how-to that can be found on Elsie and Emma's blog.

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7. DIY Faux Neon Sign Art

A Kailo Chic Life | A Kailo Chic Life

When I saw that this DIY by A Kailo Chic Life was going to show me how to make a faux neon light, I didn't know what to expect. And when I realized the effect was achieved using nothing more than hot pink clay, I was delighted!

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Not only is working with clay an incredibly easy thing to do, it's also extremely inexpensive and versatile.

A Kailo Chic Life | A Kailo Chic Life

That means you can let your imagination take the wheel when it comes to figuring out what you want your faux neon sign art to say!

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8. DIY Tiered Baseball Dessert Stand

Hometalk | Celebrate & Decorate (Chloe Crabtree)

Baseball fans (or those who have baseball fans in their life), this project is for you! If you're planning on hosting a party this summer, it has to have one of these amazing dessert stands.

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Who wouldn't love to take a treat from one of these?! 

Hometalk | Celebrate & Decorate (Chloe Crabtree)

I like baseball, but I wouldn't call myself a fanatic, and yet I still want to make one! Huge shoutout to Hometalker Chloe Crabtree for coming up with such a cool concept.

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