While we are all doing our bit by practising social distancing and staying indoors, it is equally important to keep our spirits up despite being cooped up in our homes and what better way to do that than to create something beautiful.


Here are a few DIY craft ideas that you can create from objects that might already be lying around your house.

1. Ornaments made from scrap wool

Learn how to make it here.

Learn how to make it here.

2. Decorative bowl from old magazines

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3. Braided rug from old T-shirt

Learn how to make it here.

4. Flowers from jute or coir rope

Learn how to make it here.

5. Tealight lanterns from old jars

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6. Photo frames from cardboard

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7. Bracelets from plastic bottles

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8. Flowers from nail polish and some wire

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9. Decorative dolls from old newspapers

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10. Decorative mugs from old ceramic mugs

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Creating something out of nothing is a great way to reclaim some sense of control in these uncertain times.


BRB, gotta go raid my mother's knitting kit.