We know that being a transitional mom isn’t easy, and sometimes, it’s fun to have a project or hobby to take your mind off things when you’re pregnant. While recently talking with a friend entering her second trimester, she told me she finds herself at home with a lot of time on her hands. This got us thinking about fun DIY projects we would want try during our transitions through motherhood.
Where did we go to search for these projects? None other than the infamous Pinterest, know for their beautiful, enticing photos and DIY project galore. We found a couple of fun and easy DIY projects that can be useful during and after pregnancy. Check them out and let us know which ones you like best!
DIY Maternity Sash
We think these DIY maternity sashes are absolutely adorable, and just in time for the spring months ahead! These are cute ideas for maternity announcement photo shoots or accent pieces for a baby shower outfit. Here is the link for the step-by-step tutorial on how to make these darling accessories.
DIY Nursery Mobile
How cute is this colorful nursery mobile?! It’s a perfect gender neutral project for those who don’t know the sex of their baby yet. This project costs as little as $12 and takes about 2-3 hours + drying time, according to the online tutorial at Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine. Check out this easy project here and get crafty!
No Sew Door Latch Cover
Since we’ve given you a couple fun DIY projects, we thought we had to throw in at least one functional one. This door latch cover will help muffle the sound of the door clicking shut, or slamming shut so that your newborn can sleep more soundly, and so can mom. With just a couple of basic materials, you can have a simple, brilliant mechanism that solves an annoying household problem. Read the tutorial and materials needed here.
We hope you find some joy in trying out these fun DIY projects!