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Home Projects to do in Quarantine

by Kendall Swanson

Stuck in the house? Find some ways to make your living space better while also curing your boredom!

Rearrange furniture

If you want new furniture or a new look to your room, try moving the furniture around! This could give you that fresh look you are looking for or even give you more space to breathe. Make sure you get some help from family members if the furniture is heavy.

Do a closet cleanout

It is the perfect time to clean out your closet with all of this time at home. Get rid of some clothes and donate them to people who will get some good use out of them! 

Make a scrapbook

Gather up all your pictures and memorabilia and make a homemade scrapbook. Color it, use different kinds of paper, or even put stickers on it! There are tons of ways to make it creative, and it is an easy project to do with your family. This is a great item to have so you can cherish these memories you are making at home.

Have a house cleaning competition

Does your house need cleaning now that everyone is in it all the time? Make this a fun project with your family by dividing up the tasks and making it a competition! See who can make each room the cleanest or see who can clean the fastest. This will get the whole family involved and make a chore more fun!

Paint!

Whether you want some new wall decor or you want to paint a room, now is your chance! Use paper, canvases, or even an old picture you want to paint over to start your masterpiece. You can also decide to paint a room that new color you have always wanted. Get creative solo or get your family involved!

Make a key holder

If you misplace your keys often, this is the craft for you! Learn how to make a DIY keyholder for your house here.

Knit or Crochet a blanket

Fill your time by knitting a blanket for a bedroom or living room. It can be very relaxing and it is a great way to pass the time! Learn how to knit here.

Make a Sharpie Mug

Decorate old or new mugs with your favorite quote, picture or symbol! Just grab a sharpie or permanent marker and draw away! For directions, click here.

Make your own bulletin board

Use old wine corks to put together a bulletin board! This is a good way to use recycled material and have a place to hang what you want! For directions, click here.

Make No-Sew Curtains

If you have some old fabric laying around, now is your chance to use it! Learn how to turn the fabric into fun curtains here. No sewing is required!

Make your own Chalkboard

Make your own chalkboard paint, so you can put a chalkboard wherever you want! Make the paint and then once it dries, you have a brand new creative outlet! Make sure to clean the surface you use before painting. Some good options for a chalkboard surface are wood and plaster. Directions can be found here.

Bleach Tie-Dye

Tie-Dye old clothing, towels, or fabric with bleach to make a cool design! Instructions found here.

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