15 Best New DIYs & Crafts To Try In 2021!

10 of the best new DIYs and craft project ideas to try out in 2021! If you’re looking for creative inspiration (or some of the best lockdown crafts!) make sure you bookmark this list.

Hello, beautiful people and welcome back to my corner of the web! Today’s post is a fun roundup of my favourite DIYs and crafts of 2020 . . . and maybe a sneak preview at some of the fun crafts I have coming your way in 2021. So, if you’re in lockdown at the moment, here’s all the creative inspiration you need in one handy place!

CHECK OUT MY MOST RECENT 2021 CRAFT PROJECT IDEAS BELOW (THEN WE’LL GET TO THE ROUNDUP):

I’ve been seeing so many fabulous 2020 roundup posts over the past few weeks.  To tell you the truth, I don’t even remember if I set any New Year Resolutions to stack last year up against! So a goal checklist was off the table. However, while I may have tossed productivity out the window last year, your girl really embraced creativity! During our almost six month lockdown, I had the chance to learn all kinds of new skills, from candle making to sewing. It was kind of a good time!

(Okay, it definitely wasn’t a good time. But nobody I know has died of COVID and neither my partner nor I lost our jobs, so I’m viewing our experience as a lot more positive than others. And I got some cute crafts out it – silver linings.)

THE TRENDIEST 2021 DIYs TO TRY . . .

Rather than checking off my 2020 goals, I figured I’d check off all the crafts I got to make this year. Hopefully this compilation will help anyone that’s in lockdown find inspiration for some fun things to try! Without further ado . . .

10 BEST NEW CRAFT PROJECTS FOR 2021 TO TRY

1. BOHEMIAN FAUX CRYSTAL TABLE (IKEA GLADOM HACK)

Our first craft has to be this gorgeous IKEA Hack. It’s everything I love in a good DIY: affordable, easy and practical. Whatever your artistic ability, this beginner friendly craft is achievable for you. (And requires surprisingly little in the way of supplies. All you need is a resin kit and some spray paint!)

You can use this table as . . . well, as a side table, or a plant stand. The top is removable too, so it also functions as a tray. Or (and I’m a big fan of this) you can just sit on the floor and stare at how beautiful it is. Have I got a handy Pin ready for you to save for later? Of course I do!

2. Velvet Urban Outfitters Inspired Floor Cushions

Next up, has to be these beautiful velvet floor cushions. These were actually part of a collaboration with Anika from Chapters Of May and they’re the perfect addition to any cosy reading nook.

Bonus points on the price: these come in at a whopping $8 each! If you’re willing to invest some time into making, you save $42 off what they retail for in Urban Outfitters!

3. Upcycled Marble Plant Pots with Acrylic Pour Paint

2020 was the year where I discovered acrylic pouring paints and . . . well, I’m never looking back!

One of my favourite (and most popular) DIYs of the year, was this easy hack for painting old plant pots. It takes all of 2 minutes, requires no painting ability and always turns out beautiful!

4. Anthropologie Inspired Faux Agate Trinket Dish

Have you ever seen something so bohemian and beautiful? Because I have not.

This agate-inspired trinket dish looks like it’s straight off the shelves of Anthropologie, but is so easy to make it’s almost criminal. Plus, unlike loads of crafts I’ve seen where the “craft” is literally buying pieces of agate and just painting the edge, this is made using resin so it’s wonderfully affordable.

5. Pressed Flower Bathroom Organiser

This craft was actually a thrift flip, but you could just as easily mod a box you already have or purchase one. It takes all of 5 minutes, but is a fantastic way to add some bohemian cuteness to any room. (Plus . . . does anyone else literally need a skincare box? If I don’t have it all chucked in one place, my skincare will end up under the bed somehow!)

The tutorial for this is in this video, if you prefer to watch over read.

6. Activated Charcoal DIY Bath Salts

I think 2020 was the year we all collectively realised we need to prioritise self care and our mental health. So of course a relaxing DIY to decompress with!

Back in October, I ran a mini-series of self care DIYs . . . and I think these activated charcoal bath salts are a must try! Their deep colour is all the witchy vibes, but the soothing properties of the salts is perfect for days when you just need to unwind.

7. DIY Goddess Candle

If you’re looking for a little 2021 side hustle, these DIY goddess candles are absolutely fab! I sold them on Etsy over Christmas and managed to pay most of my rent for the month with them. They’re incredibly easy to make and, well, you can see for yourselves just how stunning they are too!

8. Handmade Mindful Colouring Book

Lockdown is prime time for prioritising your mental health. (After all, it’s the time that it’s pretty prone to taking a nosedive . . . )  This easy craft project is the perfect way to encourage mindfulness through colouring – so not only is it pretty, but it’s  practical!

9.  Pantone Gallery Wall With DIY Boho Art Prints

This one just managed to squeak in under the radar, being published on the 27th December, but it’s one of the easiest crafts on this list . . . and it’s a fun addition to any room! We’ve all seen those trendy gallery walls floating around Pinterest, but why not try your hand at creating the artwork yourself?

(Side note: I honestly think this is my favourite Youtube video I’ve ever made!)

10. Crystal Planters

And, last but certainly not least, I have to include my crystal planters! And how could I not? They feature two of my favourite things: plants and crystals. Plus, they’re incredibly easy to make.

And with that, my top 10 DIYs of 2020 are all rounded up! It may have been a bad year, but it sure was a creative one! If you guys want a sneak peek at some of the crafts coming your way this year, make sure to have a watch of my latest DIY compilation . . .

Alright, lovers, let’s end at the end! I hope you enjoyed this little roundup of my favourite lockdown crafts for 2021! Would you try any of these? Which was your favourite? Let me know your thoughts down below!

Peace,

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10 thoughts on “15 Best New DIYs & Crafts To Try In 2021!”

  1. Corinne – United Kingdom

    The planters look amazing! I’d love to have time to do some crafts this year but with the baby I barely have time to brush my hair haha.

    Corinne x

  2. Margot – Sicily – Margot, 25 ans, styliste, vous livre un joli jeu de pages entre tendances mode, créations, voyage et tourisme... Tout juste expatriée à Bahreïn pour deux ans, j'aime partager avec vous mes tenues, créations, voyages et mes nouvelles découvertes mode et beauté. Bienvenue dans mon univers ♥ Vous pouvez me contacter sur mon adresse électronique : margot.richomme@hotmail.fr Margot, a fashion designer of 25 years old is all about fashion trends, DIY, travel and all others cute things.. Expatriate in Bahrain for 2 years. I love to share my outfits, sewing projects, travels, my inspirations and my favorite beauty products.... Welcome in my universe ! You can contact me on my email : margot.richomme@hotmail.fr

    I love to see all you DIY creative ideas.
    My favorite is the cushions. I love the color of fabrics you used.
    xx
    Margot
    https://troughthepasturesofthesky.com

  3. K.M. Sutton – I am a country girl living on the Upper East Side of the concrete jungle. My friends call me a modern day Renaissance woman. I have dabbled in a little bit of everything, from being a yoga instructor to holistic chef, to skating coach, to glorified nanny, to student. I am a self admitted coffee junkie. A wannabe mermaid. A wanderluster who dreams of other countries. A fashionista who really does need a bigger bank account. But most important of all, I dream of living in a bungalow by the ocean and being a published writer (in style of course) sipping coffee in the morning and a martini in the evening. I love to meet my readers, so feel free to comment or email me. Happy reading!

    Girl you are a DIY Goddess! seriously I am in awe of all you created! And you have inspired me to get more artistically and craftily creative! I hope you have an amazing 2021. I can not wait to see what you create this year! <3

  4. Nancy – Check out my blog at https://mdrnminimalists.com

    These lockdown DIY projects look exciting. You can never go wrong with getting your hands on and making something exciting. The plant pots look pretty cool!! Thanks for sharing these great ideas~

    Nancy mdrnminimalists.com

  5. Keri Elaine – Hi! My name is Keri and I am a working actress. Welcome to my corner of the internet, where I talk a ton about mindset, share some travel highlights, the arts, life experiences with a splash of fashion. If you appreciate the arts, fashion, mindset, comedic skits, and open conversation, then this is the site for you!

    This is a great reminder to refresh your space in a personal and affordable way.

    https://kerielaine.com
    Keri Elaine

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