5 Days of DIY

Hey, Belles! In today’s post, I tried DIY for five days. Keep reading to see how it went.

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5 Days of DIY

Lucie Fink, who inspired this series, “I Tried Something New,” tried 5 Days of DIY back in 2016.

In her video, Lucie, DIY’d for five days. She made gifts for others, and she learned how fun it could be to make something.

Scroll down to see how I spent five days of DIY–and how you can too.

Day One

I made DIY hair and face masks. Masking was a fun way to relax, and it benefited my skin and hair. Below are some homemade masks you can make.

A Mask for…

 

Day Two

I made infused water with cucumbers and strawberries. Infused water is great for your skin and to detox. Here are some more infused water recipes>>

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Day Three

I made greeting cards for my third DIY. Here’s how to make them:

DIY Greeting Cards

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Gather:

  • stemless, faux flowers
  • plain cards
  • markers in green and black
  • hot glue

Do:

  1. Draw a vase and stem on the card.
  2. Glue the flower on top of the stem.
  3. Write a friendly or encouraging note.
  4. Repeat as many times you would like until you have a desired amount of cards.

(Or you can buy them here.)

Day Four

For day four I made a super cute DIY canvas. Scroll or swipe down to see how you can make it too.

DIY Flower Canvas

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Gather:

  • Faux flowers
  • canvas
  • black marker or paint
  • X-Acto knife
  • hot glue

Do:

  1. Draw or paint a vase with stripes (or whatever design).
  2. Cut the canvas at the top of the vase with the X-Acto knife.
  3. Glue the flowers to the front of the vase with the stems behind the slit in the canvas. Next, glue the stems of the flowers to the back of the canvas.
  4. Hang on a wall for fabulous decor!

Day Five

On day five I made another DIY that others can enjoy–memory cards. You can make memory cards for little ones to enjoy on card rides, for game night, etc. Below are easy instructions that you can follow. For a twist, you can have the kiddos help make these.

DIY Memory Cards

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Gather:

  • plain colored paper
  • paint
  • paintbrushes
  • scissors

Do:

  1. Paint four designs on the paper.
  2. Next, cut each paper into playing card shapes.
  3. Enjoy on the on the go or at home!

Conclusion

DIY is totally fun, and anybody can do it!

THOUGHTS?

Did you enjoy this “digital journal”? What is your favorite DIY? Do you have any ideas or requests for me to try? Let me know in a comment! I love hearing from y’all!

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2 thoughts on “5 Days of DIY

  1. Marsha Stateham says:

    Hi Halle, I enjoy your posts so much!!!
    I’m saving my favorites to do when I retire.
    I am going to make some greeting cards next weekend. Thanks for sharing 😀😀

    Liked by 2 people

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