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4 Reasons to Try DIY Projects

Try your hand at crafting and a few activities that can beautify your space

Photography: William Ong

When shopping for home decor, it can be a bit frustrating when you can't find "the one." You've already visited three or five stores—including online shops and yet you're left with nothing.

If you are ready to experiment and showcase your creativity, you may want to craft your own home decor! Do-It-Yourself solutions give you total control on the look and materials to be used.

If you're still not convinced, here are four reasons why you should start a DIY project today:

It's practical

The good thing about working on your projects is—you are in charge of the budget! If you have extra paint or spare fabric at home, you can use these to create your decor piece. By working with what you already have, you get to save on costs plus it lessens your trips to the mall to buy materials.

You can personalize your space

Surely you want to live in a space where your personality shines the most! With DIY, you can turn your space into a home filled with things that you love and cherish. If you want to hang a quirky artwork, you can do so. You can even bring out old tables and chairs that you repainted on your own! 

It allows you to de-stress

Coloring, papercutting, and painting can help relieve tension and stress. Aside from spending your weekend with your favorite book or TV series, why not learn something new? You don't have to spend the entire weekend on one proect! A few hours will do. 

It makes your home unique

Even if you love viewing different pegs online, you need to make sure that your space is truly yours. Do this by displaying the things you made and pieces you love. Add a quirky touch so your home won't look stiff and plain.

Want to learn how to craft painted glasses for the dining area? Click here for the complete guide.

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