No one predicted a lockdown scenario, let alone a pandemic quarantine almost a movie scene but it is hyperrealistic. And the nature got the best of us and now we’re all locked away at home. Being locked away for good, there’s something more you must do to maintain the sane balance of “work from home,” and enjoy “being at home.” This blog is dedicate to the best DIY projects ideas to try during quarantine. The dreadful “do it yourself” DIY is to identity a simplest idea to transform a simple thing to uniqueness, with different skill sets and backgrounds.
Here are some simple DIY ideas for you to try out —
Plant Propagation Wall
By the picture we hope you’ve already understood it; well the idea of plant propagation DIY has been making the arounds in the internet. Every minimal person, or the millennial love a plant wall, also, a green wall. They’re both very different yet very similar in likewise. This DIY project is very simple, cut out a plant specimen off a parent plant and breed them via natural process of light and water. The best material to use for this DIY would be recycled plastic bottles or glass tubes.
Wireless Pleated Lamp
This is more of a hack than of a DIY to be honest, but it’s still very satisfying to have it by the bed. A DIY ceramic base for a pleated lampshade, however, be sure to not drill into the bottom of the bottom on your own, get professional to help with the wiring. Simply plunk the shade on top of the vase and ceramic over coat it, but if you’d like a functional lamp rather than a decorative piece, there are plenty of wireless options out there, LED lights controlled by remote and what not.
For this DIY, you either bring out the artist in you or become an artist. These are some beautiful, dimensional pieces of art created with acrylic paint and modelling paste. It’s a perfect DIY concept for a bare wall or corner that just needs the subtlest touch of texture that will compliment its surroundings.
Well, liquid terracotta is a thing in the DIY world, however, they are not so easy to find. In this DIY project, grab a bunch of thrift store vases for cheap, and turn them into some of the lovely terracotta pieces. So specific liquid terracotta products aren’t available as we mentions, but to DIY in similar feels, check out calk paint recipe to give you a similar, textured ceramic terracotta look.
This handy little tool apparently can work wonders on old wooden furniture and decor items, or paint job. If you’re looking for a light, neutral, raw-looking texture and finishing, you might be surprised as the wood that could lurking beneath the shiny, orange-hued of lacquer or a dark, mahogany stained wood. And if you do uncover a beautiful rustic and antiqued wood underneath by using this “sander,” but still want a protective top coat, we recommend using a water-based, matte polyurethane. It’ll still look more raw and rustic plus the water-based poly’s are less prone to yellowing over time than of oil-based.
We hope it’s been fun reading this as much fun we had researching and writing this for you! We hope you’ve discovered odd DIY project you’d like to try in your home, especially during this awful quarantine scenario.