If you’ve been spending more time at home lately, you may be looking for new ways to upgrade your space. Thankfully, not every piece of new décor has to cost an arm and a leg, and with a little creativity, household items can be re-invented to create entirely new objects.
The best part? Projects like this force you stop and take a moment for yourself, a sentiment that seems more pertinent than ever these days. More importantly, they’re fun, easy, and relaxing to make.
Indoor plants are definitely having a moment, and succulents are some of the easiest to grow. Bonus? A little greenery is also proven to be good for your mental health. Here, Homes To Love Digital Editor, Olivia Clarke, tells us how to make a truly unique creation that will also add a splash of color to your home — and it takes less than five minutes. Firstly, pick out your favorite glass jar. Tie a string around the rim of the jar, fill the base of the jar with soil and plant the succulent. Hang your succulent and enjoy!
Kids Fairy Light Jar
If you’re looking for a project you can enjoy with the kids that’s also easy and fun to make, all you need is an empty glass jar. As told by Nicole Byers, Editor-In-Chief, The Australian Woman’s Weekly, it’s simple to create a DIY kid’s jar fairy light. To start, pick your favorite glass jar and coat the inside with glue. Next, sprinkle glitter into the jar. Untangle the fairy lights and place them in the jar. Close the lid and admire your creation — your kids certainly will!
Rose Aromatherapy Bath Salts
For the ultimate indulgent pick-me-up, try this unique rose aromatherapy bath salts jar project. “After a long day, what’s nicer than a long, hot soak in the tub?” asks Nicole Byers, Editor-In-Chief, The Australian Woman’s Weekly. To follow her lead, simply pick your favorite glass jar, place salt into a bowl and add a drop of perfumed/aromatherapy oil. Add rose petals to the mix, then fill the jar with the rose mix and add to the bath. To finish, indulge in an aromatic bath that will de-stress you in no time.
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