Winter is on its way and when the festive time hits it makes families want to come together and create memories and keepsakes that will last for years to come. There are so many fun projects that you can do together it could keep you busy all winter long and if you make quality pieces and enjoy working together it could create an amazing side hustle to make extra cash as a family. Here are just a few of the cute and festive projects that you can create this winter.
Decorating the house around the holidays is always so much fun, not only does the family enjoy it but so do your friends and neighbours when they drive by. Outdoor welcome signs that stand around 6 feet tall have become very popular lately, you can make one for every season if you like. Simple stencils and high quality non-toxic paint is just the beginning of this simple project, you can add festive decor like bells, Santas, snowflakes and more to make the signs merrier. Using the best low odor paint ensures you and your family are able to do all the work inside while it is cold and snowy outdoors, seal it with beautiful stain and varnish for a professional look.
Simple wooden decorations make for amazing tree decor as well as stunning keepsake gifts. You can choose to cut the shapes yourself or buy them at the local crafting stores. Adding special touches like names and other festive features will make them pop and be unique to every person on your list. Seal them with stain and varnish so that they will last for years to come. You could even create decorations to hang on your outside trees to give your yard the ultimate festive makeover. If you are unsure of how to use varnish the employees at the hardware store will be glad to give you some tips to ensure everything is done correctly. According to Sweden’s Dampness in Buildings and Health study, children with multiple allergic symptoms, PGE-exposure nearly doubled the likelihood of developing allergic sensitivities to other allergens. You can avoid issues like these by using the highest quality paints for your DIY projects.
Christmas eve boxes are a tradition that every family should enjoy. Not only does it get the kids amped for Christmas day but it is a great DIY project and a great way to give a heartwarming gift that can become a tradition year after year. You can buy wooden crates at home improvement stores that can be personalized with names, paint and decorations unique to every person on your list. Use low VOC paint, clear coat for wood, stain and varnish to ensure they are sealed correctly and ready for years of use.
The holidays can be as memorable as you want them to be with fun crafting, DIY, and homemade gift giving. Have fun painting and decorating with friends and family this holiday season.