The excitement of the 4th of July has come and gone. It’s back to the weekly routine which can feel more like a weekly rut when you still have fireworks on the brain and barbecue in your stomach. To avoid post-holiday depression this week, why not get crafty? That’s right, change up your plans, and schedule some DIY-time. Not only will it help you ease back into the real world, it will make your real world a more aesthetically pleasing place!
Whether you’re feeling empowered to conquer your own DIY project or still looking for inspiration, celebrating the visionaries who came before you is a great place to start.
Looking for new ways to spend a Saturday afternoon? Why not hit up a flea market or garage sale and go bottle hunting. Yes, you heard me right, bottle hunting. A vintage bottle can double as a unique vase and is a great way to brighten up your home.
What to do with your left over ribbon, what to do… Why not make some adorable bracelets. Sure they’re not Silly Bandz, but let’s be real, you’re too old to be wearing neon animals on your wrist anyway.
And if you’re feeling really ambitious, why not put all of those old magazines to good use, and reuse clippings as wallpaper. Let your creativity run wild and who knows, you may find yourself the Michelangelo of magazine wallpaper…