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Jumpstart Your Day: 5 DIY Projects that You Can Do in 5 Minutes or Less

Be creative and productive by doing any of these crafts


We all want to add a unique personal touch to our space. From choosing the furniture to picking the right set of decor pieces, we want to be involved every step of the way. If you're thinking about adding more personal details, trying your hand at a couple of DIY projects is also a good idea. 

As much as we'd like to work on arts and crafts for the home, we are always faced with budget constraints and finding time to work on them. Fortunately, there are projects that you can do that don't cost much and will just take five minutes! Here are a few ideas to try.

Source and Photos: Architecture & Design.

Inkblot Table Napkins

Prepare quirky napkins just in time for the next get-together at home! For this project, you would need: fabric paint, solid-colored table napkins, and a paintbrush. Make sure your chosen colors go well together. Click here for the complete guide.

Photo from Paper & Stitch.

Metallic Planters

Metallic geometric planters will surely give your mini garden a chic update! If you are working with different plants, you would need lots of scrap cardboard. Experiment with the sizes depending on the size of your plants. Click here for the complete guide.

Photo from Curbly.

Wood Coasters

Got plain wood coasters at home? Update its look and pair it with your new table napkins using stencils and spray paint! Be creative with the patterns and experiment with different shapes. Click here for the complete guide.

Photo from The 36th Avenue.

Erasable Memo Board

Have a special board where you can leave messages or write grocery lists! This simple project requires an old photo frame, pretty paper, and dry erase markers. Click here for the complete guide.

Photo from One Good Thing by Jillee.

Duct Tape Candles

This strong adhesive comes in different colors which can be used to decorate your plain candles. Simply wrap it around the candles then you're good to go! Click here for the complete guide.

Photo from Something Turquoise.


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