Do you know what’s great about DIY projects? Everything!
The beauty about making the items yourself is that you can choose projects that suit your own tastes, create them in your choice of colours/textures and then feel proud to showcase them to your friends and family.
Not only is there so much to embrace when making things by hand – the dedication, the uniqueness, the financial savings, the gift giving possibilities, the fact you no longer need to shell out to get the repairman in etc. – but there’s also the added benefit of knowing you’re helping to reduce the environmental footprint.
Reuse, Recycle and Repurpose – are three words to be thinking about to ignite your next DIY project.
All of us are born with an innate mission of becoming a builder and problem solver. As children we start learning through creating and playing – from lego cities to constructing robots out of boxes and loo roll centres, we love to construct and create. Even back in the beginning of time, humans have always had to create tools and solutions for problems in order to survive and find home comfort.
But for whatever reason, (probably our busy lifestyles) many of us lose the playfulness we had when were kids – and don’t spend too much time doing our own DIY. Don’t rob yourself of the joy of using your hands and mind – it’s truly fulfilling to work through all the thinking, planning, building and creating that comes with your own DIY project.
DIY is here to stay – so isn’t it about time you got creative?
Whether you’re looking to create a greener home décor, looking to dabble in craft projects or looking to start selling crafts of your own – embrace the opportunities that next DIY project offers you.
Alternatively we would also recommend taking a look at the website All Things Thrifty. This is a DIY blog written by Brooke Ulric who transforms spaces and pieces of furniture – perfect for those of you looking to revamp on a budget.