There’s no time like the soul-destroyingly pandemonious netherworld AKA Black Friday for hibernating inside your apartment with jumbo Tupperware containers of delicious leftovers (this, friends, is why you always agree to have Thanksgiving dinner at your place). And if you’re looking for something to do in between taking bites of perfectly soggifying pie crust, a craft session is the perfect way to expend a little energy without getting changed out of your sweatpants. Below we’ve rounded up the 10 best Christmas party-apropros DIYs to get you in the mood for making an effort.
1. Studded Collar
Easiest thing ever. Tutorial (if you need one) here.
2. Crystal Studded Nikes
Who said sneakers can’t be NYE appropriate? Tutorial here.
3. Feather Anklet
Or if you’re after something more showgirl chic…
4. DIY Tattoo Tights
This is so accidentally ’90s it hurts. Add glitter for the festive edition.
5. Hermès Collier de Chien Snap Back Hat
$70 for a hat? Ain’t nobody got time fo’ dat.
6. Obi Gemstone Belt
Take your dresses from boring to blingtastic.
7. DIY Embellished Tights Tutorial
This technique is not recommended for sufferers of poor hand-eye coordination.
8. DIY Cat Sweater
Approximately 917 times less annoying that cat ear headbands. Tutorial here.
9. Embellished Shoulder Sweatshirt
This one is supposed to be for a gift, but obviously it’s actually for keeping yourself.
10. Vintage Chanel-Inspired Pearl Sunglasses
Not just for daytime. Tutorial here.
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