DIY Crafts While Social Distancing

Social distancing is a new normal for us during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is difficult but can be a time of creativity! I’ve put together a list of crafts you can do while you are at home using items you probably already have laying around! Check out these great tutorials and give one or two a try!

Super Easy Cardboard Basket Weaving – I watched a DIY 15 minute Instagram story the other night that showed how to make cool woven baskets made out of a cereal box and yarn! Here is the tutorial and a link for the template.

Toilet Paper Roll Pillow Boxes – Now that your whole family is home, you are probably going through a lot of toilet paper! If you are a typical crafter, you probably have a stash of interior toilet paper and paper towel cardboard tubes. I found this tutorial to make these super cute toilet paper roll pillow boxes. A great way to “wrap” a small gift. All you need are scissors, glue, decorative paper, and a ribbon! So simple!

Upcycled Egg Cartons – Here are two ideas for upcycling egg cartons. The first is for lovely egg carton roses. The other is for these beautiful Flower Fairy Lights.

Mini Book out of Soap Wrap – I love this idea! There is so much wasteful packaging, why not make something useful and beautiful out of it? Let’s make a treasure out of trash! Check out this great video tutorial!

Creative Ideas for Recycling Cereal Boxes – Make something cool with cereal boxes, cake mix boxes, you name it. So many ideas with this tutorial!

Altered Altoid Boxes – Who doesn’t have an assortment of Altoid and other tin boxes laying around? I love making altered tin boxes and this tutorial is fantastic!

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