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 Shaw home to create handmade gifts. Here is a list of winter projects that will keep do-it-yourselfers and crafters, young and old, busy throughout the season.
1. Winter Wreath
Simple and beautiful wreaths are a great addition to your home. There are many creative designs of winter wreaths to choose from. With a few simple materials, you could create a pine-bough wreath adorned with shiny ornaments and ribbons, or perhaps a whimsical wreath of white willows and red cardinals. Even colorful winter scarves can be turned into a wreath! There is no limit to how creative you can make this winter DIY project.
2. Rice Heating Pad
Rice heating pads are a practical gift your loved ones will appreciate. These soft flannel pads can be tossed into a microwave to provide hours of warmth to soothe aching muscles and warm cold fingers. With some cloth and rice, even the most inexperienced in sewing can make these small gifts.
3. Deer Lawn Ornaments
This deer lawn ornament adds rustic charm and beauty to your yard. Rough-hewn logs and branches make a gorgeously rustic deer that you can display as part of 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, assemble, and display!
4. Paper Snowflake Garland
Paper snowflakes are an easy and pretty DIY project for all ages. You can turn those cut-paper snowflakes into a garland to deck your halls or tree! You will only need a few paper sheets, scissors, and some string for this project. Snowflake patterns on the internet are easily downloadable, but you can also easily create your own. It won’t be long until you have a blizzard of paper snowflakes to string all over the house.
5. Pinecone Door Hanger
Pinecones are naturally beautiful, making them easy to incorporate into different kinds of winter decor. Why not make a pinecone door hanger? Just gather wide ribbons, some pinecones, and a glue gun for this project. Simply glue a pinecone to the ends of ribbons of different lengths, and then tie the ribbons together and hang. This project would make a good entryway or hallway decoration or even small gifts for the neighbors.
6. Faux Fur Throw Pillow
Give your Shaw home a cozy feel with this winter DIY project. Faux fur throw pillows add a sense of softness to any room. Just take some faux fur fabric and a pillow form and you can easily make an accent piece for your bed or 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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