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These DIY books are a must for your next snow day

Whether we like it or not, cold weather is here to stay for a few months. Snow might make it hard to get around, but on the bright side, if we get hit with a winter storm, that means we're in for a snow day! If being stuck inside makes you cray-cray, we have the perfect way for you to make use of your day off. Discover these creative DIY books and you'll never get cabin fever again.

DIY Artisanal Soaps: Make Your Own Custom, Handcrafted Soaps!, $11
These soaps seem like so much fun to make and only consist of a few simple steps. The scents are gorgeous, too, and if you think ahead, you can DIY some birthday prezzies for your pals.  

DIY Braids: From Crowns to Fishtails, Easy, Step-by-Step Hair Braiding Instructions, $14
Chillaxing at home on a cold day is the perfect time for you to practice on all of those intricate hairstyles you’ve been dying to learn how to do. Grab this book, a brush and a few bobby pins and you’ll be good to go! 

DIY String Art: 24 Designs to Create and Hang, $15
This super artsy DIY makes for great room décor. Since you have the *whole* day, bring out your crafty side and create string art that's both fun to make and functional.

Make It Up: The Essential Guide to DIY Makeup & Skin Care, $18
Can’t get to the spa? No biggie! When you’re snowed in, what better way to spend your day than by DIYing skincare and makeup? Now *that's* what we call a productive use of a snow day.

A Hot Glue Gun Mess: Funny Stories, Pretty DIY Projects, $15
This book by YouTuber Kate Albrecht is a great getaway from schoolwork. It has endless DIYs that you can work on from personal style to home projects. Plus, the step-by-step instructions make everything so easy to create.

DIY Bath Bombs Made Easy, $10
A cold and snowy day is an ideal time to take a long, warm bath. Add some more glitz and glam to it by making your very own bath bomb. All of these bombs are so adorable, and you have a huge variety to choose from!

Redo Your Room: 50 Bedroom DIYs You Can Do in a Weekend, $12
New year, new you—new room? Fab up your bedroom with some of these DIYs straight from your GL editors that are adorable and easy to make (though we *might* be a little biased).

What DIYs are you going to try on your next snow day? Let us know in the comments below!


by Yasmeena Fakhouri | 1/26/2018
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