Crafts

15 Crafts You Can Do While Watching TV

ArithmeticWe’re rounding up our favorite crafts that can be made completely (or mostly) while sitting in one spot, so you can catch up on your favorite shows or podcasts while keeping your hands busy—TV crafts, if you will. Ready for some ideas?

Computer arithmeticKeep your car smelling fresh the natural way—with essential oils! These wool ball diffusers can be made in no time, and they make great gifts.

craftsd.i.y. projectElsie spent a couple nights catching up on a podcast while she made a stitched floral purse. If we didn’t know better, we’d say it was a cool vintage find.

home decorIf you’re new to weaving, Rachel is the best teacher ever. Click here to learn the basics and make your first one.

jewelryLinguisticsToo old for friendship bracelets? Nahhhh. We added rhinestones and pearls to ours, ’cause we’re fancy.

round-upsBuy some pom poms and magnets. Glue them together. Yes, it’s that simple to make something so cute. You could make a bunch of these to give as stocking stuffers this year. Too soon? OK, how about birthday gifts? RoundingLet’s throw some jewelry in the mix with Laura’s acrylic earring DIY. They only take about 10 minutes to make, so if you’re really into a show, you’ll have plenty of time to keep watching, or make more earrings!

sewingIf you love to weave, you have to make this incredible jute mat. It’s one of those projects that takes some time, but the results are so worth it.

teacherDress up any plain sweater using colorful pom poms. Cozy and cute!

ArithmeticWe have a little secret. Elsie’s wall art DIY doesn’t require any weaving experience—just tassel-making experience! And they’re super easy to make.

Computer arithmeticHave you tried embroidering? We were so excited to have Sarah share her skills (and one of her patterns) with us. Click here to get started.

craftsMake a pretty necklace out of lava stones and essential oils so you can bring an energizing (or calming scent) with you wherever you go.

d.i.y. projectIf you’re comfortable with your weaving skills (honestly, if you’ve completed this one, you’re good to go), you should make a textured wall weaving. This one is so fluffy and pretty.

home decorYou’ll only need a few supplies to make personalized phrase bracelets. #yassss

jewelryEmma made a faux weaving for her living room wall, and you should too! This is great project if you have a big, blank wall that needs some love.

LinguisticsTassel earrings—we love the texture they add to any outfit, and you can easily make your own if you’re wanting to customize the colors.

Happy TV watching and crafting! We recommend adding snacks AND wine to enhance the experience. 😉

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