24 Cozy DIYs That Will Make Winter Way Better
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24 Cozy DIYs That Will Make Winter Way Better

‘Tis the season of frigid weather, icy conditions and snow days. And what better time to work on our #31daysofdiy than all curled up with a blizzard blaring outside? Make some hot chocolate, put on a good movie and pick one of these cozy DIYs to finish before the next #snowmeggedon. Whether you’re in the mood for a few no-sew winter accessories, some all-natural spa treatments or want to make your home extra cozy, we’ve got 24 fun DIY projects to entertain you while the storm carries on.

1. Mittens from a Sweater: We all have a sweater or two that we know we’ll never wear, but for sentimental reasons just can’t bear to part with. Instead of stuffing it in the back of your closet for another winter, give it a new life as a cute pair of mittens. (via Brit + Co)

2. Faux Fur Trapper: We’re all about that fur, the faux stuff of course. Wouldn’t this trapper hat be adorable for the kiddos? (via See Kate Sew)

3. No-Sew Beanie: What’s better than getting snowed in with your bestie? Making custom matching beanies of course. (via Brit + Co)

4. Heart Patches: Even if there aren’t holes in your sweaters, these heart patches are too cute to say no to. (via EmerJa Designs)

5. DIY Tea: From licorice and peppermint to lavender white tea, we’ve got several amazing mixes that’ll keep your hands and heart warm during the next blizzard. (via Brit + Co)

6. Grapefruit Lip Scrub: Winter is notorious for drying out your lips, so whip up some of this tasty sugar scrub to fight off that dry, chapped feeling. (via Julie Ann Art)

7. Bleach Dye Joggers: Getting snowed in means you can wear whatever you want, no judgement. Not that you would get any judging looks when you wear these fancy dyed joggers out on the town. (via Brit + Co)

8. Heart Hand Warmers: These are definitely the cutest way to keep cold hands at bay. Tuck them in your coat pocket to keep warm after your epic snowball fights. (via Hello Natural)

9. Pom Pom Ear Muffs: We’re bringing ear muffs back. A matching pair is also required for your pet, of course. (via Brit + Co)

10. Copper-Dipped Mug: Dress up some plain dollar store mugs with a sleek metallic makeover that’s totally dishwasher safe. (via Design Improvised)

11. Arm Knitting Infinity Scarf: No idea how to knit? That’s ok, all you need to make this chunky scarf is two balls of yarn and two arms. Even the least crafty of us has those things lying around. (via Brit + Co)

12. Mini Zen Garden: Combat cabin fever with a pretty little zen garden. Gather some of your favorite objects, like crystals and succulents, and enjoy some personal meditation time while the storm blows outside. (via The Merrythought)

13. Sequin Top: Dress up an old sweatshirt you’ve forgotten about with some sparkly sequin writing. The hardest part of this DIY is deciding what word to wear. (via Spark and Chemistry)

14. Sugar Body Scrubs: Being snowed in is the perfect time to pamper yourself with some homemade spa goodies. Make these sugar scrubs to give yourself the royal treatment. (via Flair)

15. Teddy Bear Pom Poms: Whether you want to add them to hats, pillows or blankets, you’ll want the fluffiest pom poms possible. Looking like cute teddy bear tails, these super puffs are great for all cozy crafts. (via Fall for DIY)

16. No-Sew Beanie: We adore a solid, no-sew project, and this one is a fab way to salvage a sweater that has become unwearable. Dress it up with a pom pom or bejewel it if you’re feeling extra ambitious. (via The Wonder Forest)

17. Shaggy Yarn Tassel Rug: Floors feeling a bit chilly? Settle down with a good movie and make a fluffy shag rug to keep your toes warm. (via Urban Sleek Blonde)

18. No-Sew Blanket Scarf: You can never have too many scarves, right? With just a bit of fabric you can make this trendy scarf with practically no money and no time. (via The Chic Country Girl)

19. Fur Scarf: If you’re nervous about crocheting because you don’t want to make mistakes, then working with faux fur is ideal. The fluffiness will hide any little imperfections, leaving you with a perfectly fabulous scarf. (via Delia Creates)

20. Woven Circle Mat: You crafty types know that sometimes you just have A LOT of yarn sitting around. If you’re looking for a unique project that doesn’t involve crocheting or knitting, try making a funky, uber colorful floor mat. (via A Beautiful Mess)

21. Bronzing Caffeine Body Butter: Let’s be honest, we could all use a little bronzing action this time of year. Coffee and coconut oil make this lotion a cellulite-fighting superpower. (via Hello Natural)

22. Lace Sweater Insets: If you don’t want to cut up an old sweater to make mittens or beanies, just add some pretty lace insets for an easy makeover. (via Sincerely Kinsey)

23. Chunky Tassel Throw: Winter cold is the perfect stage for some epic snuggling. Dress up a tired throw blanket with some oversized tassels. (via Craft Berry Bush)

24. Peppermint Soy Candle: Peppermint can boost your energy and relieve headaches, and can also help with allergy and cold relief. So, not only will your house smell wonderful, you’ll actually be improving your well-being without even leaving the house. (via Sincerely Kinsey)

What are your favorite snow day DIYs? Talk to us in the comments below!