Don't let cold weather get you down. Beat boredom with our treasure trove of creative winter crafts. These projects will keep you busy during the cold months and even help you decorate your home!
Make yourself a thick, soft rug out of thrift-store wool sweaters.
Cut up your old, torn and battered shirts to make this rug.
Transform old, unwanted T-shirts into a one-of-a-kind braided area rug.
Make these galvanized steel candle covers with simple sheets of steel, nuts, bolts and pieces of wire from the hardware store.
Create elegant candles from the stubs of old candles.
Celebrate special occasions with homemade vanilla-scented soy wax candles.
Clean, simple lines give these round candles the versatility to blend in anywhere.
Make over leftover candles by embedding fresh wax, coffee beans and other embellishments.
This beautiful display of fiery candles amid ice is elemental magic at its most basic.
Large dots of vibrant wool give tired old blankets new life.
Don't let a holey sweater get you down. Turn it into a warm woolen throw this winter!
Protect yourself from cold winter winds with homemade mittens, hats and blankets.
Stop cold air from entering your home with this homemade draft blocker.
This pretty, practical breakfast tray is fashioned from the top of a discarded suitcase.
Make a cheerful headboard by repurposing old chairs.
Turn old luggage into extra seating with this suitcase chair.
Wear your heat in your sleeve. Make this easy hot water bottle cover.
Bring some life into your home this winter with a homemade treasure chest filled with natural goodies.
Have fun this winter making natural soaps in various scents—perfect for gifts and party favors!
Create a stunning wreath from natural, found materials.
Brighten up a room with a lamp made from repurposed, nonrecyclable CD jewel cases.
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