Are you ready for winter? With inevitable snow days approaching, how will you pass the time stuck indoors? If you’re tired of surfing the internet and there’s nothing good on TV, take a screen break and try a new craft project. You could create something great or find a new hobby that you never thought you’d enjoy.
You can borrow any of the following craft books from JMRL to suppress the snow-day boredom:
Candy Aisle Crafts by Jodi Levine – A lifelong crafter provides step-by-step instructions for turning everyday sweets found in the grocery store—including gumdrops, licorice, cookies and cereal—into fun party favors, decorations and even wearable accessories.
Mason Jar Crafts: DIY Projects for Adorable and Rustic Décor, Clever Storage, Inventive Lighting, and Much, Much More by Lauren Elise Donaldson – Provides instructions for transforming Mason jars into a variety of home decor items and gifts, including a lamp, clock, terrarium, cake stand, piggy bank, and ornaments.
Sweet Paper Crafts: 25 Simple Projects to Brighten Your Life by Mollie Greene – Projects include mobiles, garlands, ornaments, wreaths, and more, and each reflects the author’s layered, collage-inspired approach to paper crafting.
Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids: 175 Projects for Kids of All Ages to Create, Build, Design, Explore, and Share by the editors of Martha Stewart Living – A guide for crafty parents and their kids mixes a kid-centric and family friendly design with a treasure trove of charming, beautiful, creative and educational projects that parents and their kids, aged 3 to 12, will love to create together.
A Green Guide to Country Crafts: 35 Beautiful Step-by-Step Projects by Nicola Gouldsmith – If you long to rediscover the homespun crafts of your grandparents’ era, let Nicola Gouldsmith and Jacqui Mann show you how. The techniques of yesteryear remain relevant today, with the current emphasis on thrifty living and a yearning to return to a simpler way of life. The 35 projects in this book can be endlessly adapted and will equip you with lifelong skills that you, too, can pass on.