March 23, 2020

10 DIY Crafts You Can Do at Home Right Now

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Have you suddenly found yourself with a lot of time on your hands? Got kids that are home from school and you have no idea what to do with them? Well, because March is National Crafting Month, the obvious answer is to just make some stuff. 

Bingeing Netflix is so 2019, and in the age of self-quarantine, the odds are you’ll probably have time to do that later too. Give yourself a screen break and make one of these 10 DIY Crafts. 

Making cool stuff and want to share it with us? Let us know by using the hashtag #CraftingCollective2020 or by tagging us on social media @creativenorthshore

Toilet Paper Tube Creations

Paper Quilling

11 Paper Quilling Patterns for Beginners – The Spruce


How to Make 6 Common Macrame Knots and Patterns – Yarnspirations

Cross Stitch 

29 Ridiculously Helpful Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Learn How To Cross-Stitch – BuzzFeed


150+ Free Beading Patterns – Interweave

Friendship Bracelets 

Friendship Bracelet Designs – Choose Friendship

Sock Puppets 

7 Super Fun DIY Sock Puppets – Handmade Charlotte


Scrapbook Ideas for Beginners: 25 Inspiring Layouts – CreativeLive Blog

Painting Eggs 

How to paint easter eggs – tips and tricks! – Colorful Crafts

Melted Crayon Art 

Melted Crayon Art – Instructables

Wednesdays from 7pm – 9pm

Where to get Curbside Craft Supplies and Ready-Made Craft Kits

Don’t have craft supplies just lying around your house? Don’t worry, here are some places offering curbside pickup of craft supplies or ready-made craft kits.

Disclaimer: With many stores being forced to close this week, take advantage of these offers sooner rather than later.

The Witchery Salem – Salem – Broom Making Kits

The Artful Life – Salem – Creative Calming Kits

Circle of Stitches – Salem – Curbside Pickup

EVENT: Virtual Portuguese Knitting Workshop – March 30

Hammer and StainBeverly – Crafting Kits

CLICK HERE to watch Hammer and Stain’s Live Stream

Create and Escape – Peabody – Curbside Pickup

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