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Crafting Tips and DIY Ideas to Enjoy

Crafting and DIY projects are a great way to relax, be creative, make useful products and enjoy new challenges. The great thing about crafting or building your own products is you're in total control! Want a cool new bookshelf? Build it. Maybe you're tight on money, but have several parties coming up and need to get gifts. Make them!

Read on below to get a few ideas in your head that will help jumpstart your creativity. If you think you're going to stick with it, make sure to read directly below for ideas on setting up a crafting corner.

How to Set Up a Crafting Corner in Your Apartment Home

Everybody has a hobby. At least, everybody ought to have a hobby. Some hobbies could be considered "passive engagement." These involve things like reading, crossword puzzles, movie watching and knitting. You can pretty much do those types of hobbies anywhere. Then there are the "active engagement" types of hobbies that require more participation on your part. We're talking arts and crafts. That could be quilting, decoupage or woodworking. For those kinds of hobbies, it helps to have a crafting corner in your home. How big and detailed that corner will be depends on your chosen hobby. Here are some steps on how to set up that crafting corner without breaking the bank. Read more...

Homemade Scented Oil Diffuser to Scent Your Home

Scent is perhaps the most important of all the five senses. It's a powerful memory trigger; it can conjure strong emotions and warn us if our milk has gone bad. Using scents to alter moods, relieve stress and to help psychological or physical well-being has been in use for centuries. This type of scent therapy is commonly referred to as aromatherapy. Read more...

8 New Ways to Use Clothes Hangers to Tidy Up Your Home

Just when you think you have no use for the extra wooden and wire hangers taking up space in your closet, we've rounded up a few awesome ways to repurpose them. Let these clothes hanger life hacks inspire you to make those ready-to-toss closet accessories work for you. Read more...

Take Your Blanket Fort to the Next Level: Indoor Camping With Your Kids

It's the perfect time for winter nesting in a blanket fort. All you have to do is join the children's make-believe world. Set up camp indoors any time of the year, and as often as they want to. Foul weather or fear of creepy crawlies need not keep you away from camping fun. Discover the joys of family bonding, cocooned in cozy make-shift tents pitched right in the living room. Read more...

We hope you enjoyed some of these crafting ideas and more importantly have fun creating them!