Winter and the holiday season is such a fun time of the year for crafts and DIY projects! If you’re looking to decorate with homemade projects or just want to get crafty, here are some of the best DIY holiday activities to do at home this year!
Wreaths – Is there anything more elegant than a beautiful wreath during the holidays? Instead of buying one at Pottery Barn, you can definitely make your own with the right tools. Easily order your supplies online at Michaels or Hobby Lobby (depending on where you live!) or head to your local craft store. Check out How to Make a Wreath – The Ultimate DIY Wreath Guide to learn how to make a variety of wreaths from foam, grapevines, wires, or straw, then decorate to your heart’s content.
Ornaments – Yes, you can even make your own holiday ornaments! There are so many DIY ornament ideas you can find online, you’ll just need the right supplies on hand like a glue gun, scissors, and ribbon. Head to your local craft store to find a variety of holiday trinkets to create your own ornaments.
Knitting – Looking for a new hobby to pass the time this winter and create something neat? Knitting might be perfect for you! Literally all you need is some yarn and knitting needles, and a Youtube tutorial if you don’t know how to knit. This is a hobby anyone can learn, it just takes practice, and you can become a pro knitter rather quickly!
Potpourri – Easily make your home smell delicious with your own homemade potpourri. Simply purchase flowers and plant materials that are already dried and fragranced and mix them up to create your own combo. Or you can dry your own flowers thanks to this potpourri tutorial.
Cookies – Instead of creating crafts, why not bake some holiday cookies to enjoy this season? There are so many delicious and traditional recipes to choose from. Check out Pinterest for ideas or stick with the classics like sugar cookies, snickerdoodles, or a gingerbread man.
Morning Pastries – The holidays are all about decadence and giving in those sweets you try to ignore the rest of the year! Well, if you’ve been dying for a homemade cinnamon roll, doughnut, muffin, or scone, now is the time bake a batch! Check out Pinterest for a never-ending list of recipe ideas.