Small Projects To Do While You're Stuck at Home

Social distancing got you going stir crazy? Avoid getting too bored by crafting, creating, and decorating.
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Create a cozy book nook

Book Nook Sitting Area

If you've been craving a quiet corner for reading and relaxing, now's the time to get creative. Follow these five easy steps to craft a sweet space, sans technology distractions!

Read: 5 Ways to Create a Cozy Book Nook

Try alllll the egg decorating ideas

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Easter is just around the corner, so get a head start with the cutest colorful egg decorating ideas we have. Think emoji patches, glitter bombs, ombre, and marble—whatever it takes to spice up boring days at home.

Read: 12 Totally Insta-Worthy Egg Decorating Ideas for Easter

Makeover your mudroom

mud room organization

With the kiddos all home and everyone working remotely, your fam's stuff is probably everywhere. Clean it up by mastering the mudroom once and for all.

Read: Easy Ways to Makeover Your Mudroom

DIY a March Madness pillow case

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The games may have been canceled, but you can still show your school spirit with this DIY project—and basically all you need is a t-shirt and a pillow. If you're not a die-hard fan, switch out the team tee for any color or pattern of your choosing.

Read: DIY March Madness Pillow Cases

Build a beautiful terrarium


A sure-fire way to boost your happiness—even when you're stuck inside—is to add a bit of nature to your space. If you're not sure where to start, this expert advice will get your green thumb going.

Read: 6 Tips for Building a Beautiful Terrarium

Organize your pantry

pantry organization

You may or may not have just bought months' worth of groceries—and now comes the challenge of fitting all that food into your kitchen. Fear not! We've got just the trick (well, five, actually).

Read: 5 Ways to Organized Your Pantry

Get your home office, living room, and kitchen in order

organize home office book

Revamp your space—including that cluttered desk you're using to WFH—with these pro-tips. (Literally, our experts wrote the book(s) on organizing).

Read: How to Organize Your Home Office, Living Room, and Kitchen, According to the Pros

Improve your home office

bamboo lap desk

Speaking of your super cluttered desk—clean it up with these genius products, like a bamboo lap desk and geometric pencil cup. You'll be turning out top-notch work in no time!

Read: 10 Products for a Productive At-Home Office