Pinterest DIY Projects to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Everything from crafting and pottery, to candles and beeswax wraps

With more of us spending our weekends at home, coming up with activities to fill our days can be quite exhausting. We all know that feeling when you've organised the house twice, baked banana bread and binged an entire season on Netflix and it's only 10am! 

To help you make the most of your time at home, we've put together a list of Pinterest DIY projects that you're actually going to want to try out. From easy home decor ideas like terrariums and upcycled vases, to bath scrubs and candles to help you create your own at-home spa, you will be making your way through our DIY project list in no time.

Pinterest DIY Projects

Collective Gen
Textured Chalk Paint Vases

Give your vases a makeover with Collective Gen's DIY Chalk paint recipe. We recommend using warm, neutral tones to keep your vases looking modern and fresh. For extra flair, add some dried flowers to your vases once they're done. 

What you'll need:

  • A cup of water-based wall paint in any colour
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • A plastic container
  • A stick (For mixing)
  • A bristle or foam brush
Blissmakes
Minimal Clay Face Planter

Give your humble pot a bit of personality with this easy upcycling idea; think Picasso.

What you'll need:

  • 1 pack of polymer clay
  • A knife
  • A pan
  • Permanent, waterproof adhesive 

A Fabulous Fete
Sustainable Gift Wrap

Why not save money and waste by making your own reusable gift wrapping? Not only is it a lovely handmade touch to any gift, but it also helps reduce paper waste.

What you'll need:

  • Fabric napkins
  • Cotton String
  • Dried fruit
  • Dried florals 


Blissmakes
Pink Salt Rosy Milk Scrub

We're all about self-care and nothing is more relaxing than a hot bath at the end of the day. And this Pink Salt Scrub recipe will have you finding any excuse to draw a bath.

What you'll need:

  • 1 cup of dried milk powder
  • 1 Tablespoon of pink rosebuds or rose petals
  • 5-7 drops of rose essential oil
  • 1 cup of corse pink Himalayan sea salt
  • Mortar and pestle

A Fabulous Fete
Pressed Flower Place Cards

If you're like us and are already planning your first post-COVID dinner party, then you need to try this project out. These pressed flower place cards will bring a touch of elegance to any table setting.

What you'll need:

  • Acrylic Frames
  • Paint Pen
  • Pressed Flowers 

Jojotastic
DIY Hidden Crystal Candles

Combining two of our favourite home decor items, crystals and candles, this DIY idea makes a stylish addition to your homeor the perfect gift for a friend. The scent of the essential oils mixed with the calming vibes from the crystals makes this candle the ultimate stress reliever. 

What you'll need:

  • A wide-mouth versel
  • 1 pound of soy wax
  • Essential oils of your choice
  • Three wicks
  • Crystals
  • A microwave 
  • A blowdryer

Burkatron
Terrarium in a Jar

https://www.burkatron.com/2016/08/how-to-diy-terrarium-jar.html

Bring the outdoors in with the addition of this minimalist terrarium. Whether you prefer trendy succulents or interwoven ferns and ivy, these simple terrariums are an easy way to add a touch of greenery to your home.

What you'll need:

  • A large glass jar
  • Some gravel
  • Activated charcoal
  • Soil 
  • Plants
  • Pebbles

Jojotastic
Reusable Beeswax Wraps

This little DIY project is not only going to help you reduce waste and save money, but it's also a perfect opportunity to get in touch with your creative side.

What you'll need:

  • Cotton fabric
  • Fabric paint
  • Beeswax wrap bar
  • A potato (The bigger the better)
  • Parchment paper
  • A sheet pan
  • A paring knife
  • A paintbrush
  • A grater
  • An oven

Collective Gen
Leather Coasters

Cheers to these creative DIY leather coasters that will make a stylish addition to your bar cart or coffee table

What you'll need:

  • Some leather
  • A corkboard
  • Scissors 
  • E6000 adhesive 
  • A fabric marker


Inspired by our favourite Pinterest DIY projects and looking for more creative pursuits? Flex your culinary skills in the kitchen and take note from the best chefs and their delicious cookbooks, or learn something new by listening to the best podcasts.

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