You know all that extra stuff you have lying around your house that you can’t bring yourself to throw away and waste, but you’ve really had no use for? Things like old buttons, clothespins, cans, even toilet paper rolls? Now you can make them into some very beautiful decorations and re-purpose those items without waste!
Crafting helps strengthen dexterity of the hands and fingers, aids in hand/eye coordination, activates the creative part of your brain, and can help ease the symptoms of anxiety, depression, PTSD, and even dementia by getting those neurons to fire!
DIY Egg Carton Succulents – You probably have eggs in your fridge. Use the carton to make a simple decoration. Recycle, and have fun doing it.
Easy Clothespin Container – This can be put together in just a few minutes, and you can make multiples to hold just about anything you want. Order some different styles of flowers, and make several of them to put around your home.
Cupcake Liner Wreath – For this one, you’ll probably have to order a Styrofoam wreath ring if you don’t have one already, but the final product is cute, simple, and makes a really excellent decoration!
Button Tray – Do you have a bunch of buttons from old projects or clothes that you never used? Gather them all up and give this craft a shot. The more colorful, the better, so don’t be worried if all your buttons are different from one another.
Vintage Tin Can Vases – Give your flowers a little character, and reuse cans.
Heart Yarn Wreath – If you have a bunch of extra yarn around your house, this is the project for you. You’ll have to order the wreath frame, but it’s worth it. Use whatever color yarn you want—mix and match if you fancy it—and get to work!
Glitter Bulb Holiday Ornaments – Get ready for the holidays early by making some ornaments for your tree. They make great gifts too!