Wintertime is always a good time to start a new do-it-yourself project. There are a variety of winter DIY projects to choose from that will suit your mood –from unique decor for your Raleigh home to create handmade gifts. This list of projects is suited for do-it-yourselfers of all ages and will keep young and old crafters alike amused throughout the winter season.
1. Winter Wreath
Simple and beautiful wreaths are a great addition to your home. The great thing about winter wreaths is that there are a ton of creative options to choose from. Even with simple materials, you could make a pine-bough wreath decorated with ornaments and ribbons, or a whimsical wreath of white willows and red cardinals. Colorful winter scarves make fun and interesting wreaths too! Let your imagination go wild with this winter DIY project.
2. Rice Heating Pad
Rice heating pads are a practical gift your loved ones will appreciate. Just toss these soft flannel pads in a microwave to enjoy hours of warmth to soothe aching muscles and warm cold fingers. With just some cloth, rice, and some simple sewing, you can make these small gifts for the people in your life.
3. Deer Lawn Ornaments
How about a beautiful rustic deer lawn ornament for your yard? This project makes use of rough-hewn logs and branches to make rustic deer for your exterior winter decor. You’ll need cut logs of different sizes, sturdy wooden dowels for legs, and smaller branches for antlers. Then drill holes and assemble your new outdoor decoration.
4. Paper Snowflake Garland
Aside from being really easy, paper snowflakes is a fun winter DIY project for all ages. You can turn those cut-paper snowflakes into a garland to deck your halls or tree! Just grab some paper sheets, scissors, and some string and you can finish this project in no time! By using your own patterns or ones you find online, it won’t be long before you have a blizzard of paper snowflakes to fill your house with.
5. Pinecone Door Hanger
If you want an easy, pretty, and inexpensive winter decor, look around you for some pinecones. Why not make a pinecone door hanger? Gather your supplies for this project: wide ribbons, some pinecones, and a hot glue gun Once you have glued a pinecone to each ribbon, tie the opposite ends of the ribbons together so they’re ready to hang. This project would look good on an entryway or the hallway. It would also make pretty gifts for the neighbors.
6. Faux Fur Throw Pillow
Give your Raleigh home a cozy feel with this winter DIY project. Faux fur throw pillows add a sense of softness to any room. With some faux fur fabric and a pillow form, you can easily craft something for your bed or favorite chair. Only the basic skills of measuring, cutting, and sewing are needed to fit the fabric to the pillow form and complete this winter DIY project.
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