With more time being spent indoors, focusing on creative pursuits can help temporarily relieve stress from the outside world.
As the country spends more time indoors with their interiors, and searches for DIY increase by 148% since this time last year, there’s been a better time to embrace mindful DIY projects.
Rebecca Snowden, Interior Style Advisor at Furniture Choice, shares her top five home DIYs that inspire mindfulness and innovation in the home.
Tassel Wall Hanging
“Tapping into the art of mindful living during difficult times helps inspire moments of peace and calm.” Rebecca explains: “This crafty DIY project encourages these aspects of mindfulness by bringing a carefree and relaxing atmosphere into the home.
“Tassel wall hangings have been making a comeback over the last few years with a more modern look while still keeping to its bohemian roots.”
This step-by-step guide will put your creative skills to the test and teaches you to improvise with a ball of yarn and a wood dowel.
Staghorn Fern Living Wall Display
With limited outdoor access, a burst of lush greenery is essential to boosting your overall wellbeing.
Simply follow this guide to add an eco-friendly decorative touch to your home.
Comic Book Chair
To inject a dose of fun and nostalgia into the home, why not try this decoupage superhero chair?
“Using old comics, PVA glue, scissors and a wooden or metal chair of choice, this DIY can be easily personalised to suit different styles and taste,” says Rebecca.
Shibori tie-dye napkins
Give home accessories a nautical-inspired update by evoking the breezy coastal blues of the sea.
Shibori is a Japanese tie-dye technique that involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth together then dyeing it indigo.
You can create your very own at home using this tutorial.
Art Deco Feature Wall
Bring a glamorous twist to the living room with an Art Deco-inspired feature wall that adds texture and interest to the room with its sophisticated yet subtle lines.
“Make your artwork stand out by choosing contrasting wall colours,” Rebecca advises. “This gives you the opportunity to decide whether you want to create a bold or neutral aesthetic based on the colours you choose.”