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21 DIY Projects That Are Perfect For Rainy Days

If those April showers are keeping you (or your family) cooped up, may as well spend that time making something awesome!

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1. Upcycled Rain Boot Holder

Upcycle a palette to make the perfect place to stash those muddy rain boots after a good puddle splashing.
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Upcycle a palette to make the perfect place to stash those muddy rain boots after a good puddle splashing.

2. Puppy Rain Jacket

Make sure your best friend stays dry and cozy during the rainy season, too.
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Make sure your best friend stays dry and cozy during the rainy season, too.

3. Beach Terrariums

Dream of sunnier, beachier days to come by potting up some quick and easy terrariums.
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Dream of sunnier, beachier days to come by potting up some quick and easy terrariums.

4. Scandinavian Coffee Mugs

Enjoy your favorite coffee and tea while staring out at the misty rain with a set of sleek Scandinavian Mugs.
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Enjoy your favorite coffee and tea while staring out at the misty rain with a set of sleek Scandinavian Mugs.

5. Polymer Bead Necklace

Roll and bake your way to a new necklace to wear when the flowers finally start to bloom.
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Roll and bake your way to a new necklace to wear when the flowers finally start to bloom.

6. Fruit Slice Umbrellas

Upgrade your basic umbrella with some serious fruit punch and take on those raindrops in style.
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Upgrade your basic umbrella with some serious fruit punch and take on those raindrops in style.

7. Embellished Rain Boots

Just because it's raining doesn't mean your shoes can't be cute! A few simple swap-outs and you've got yourself a chic new pair of wellies.
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Just because it's raining doesn't mean your shoes can't be cute! A few simple swap-outs and you've got yourself a chic new pair of wellies.

8. Polka Dot Rain Hat

Weather-proof your 'do with a cute (and waterproof) rain hat!
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Weather-proof your 'do with a cute (and waterproof) rain hat!

9. Rain Boot Liners

Add a bit of extra warmth to your rain boots with a pair of easy boot liners.
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Add a bit of extra warmth to your rain boots with a pair of easy boot liners.

10. Crochet Little Raindrops

Embrace the rain and put your crochet hook to work with these sweet little yarn raindrops.
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Embrace the rain and put your crochet hook to work with these sweet little yarn raindrops.

11. Cloud Garland

Puffy little felt cloud garland will brighten up even your gloomiest rainy day.
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Puffy little felt cloud garland will brighten up even your gloomiest rainy day.

12. Donut Coasters

Craving donuts? Paint up a cool set of coasters instead!
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Craving donuts? Paint up a cool set of coasters instead!

13. "Porcelain" Pottery

Spruce up your home decor with some unlikely elements.
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Spruce up your home decor with some unlikely elements.

14. Animal Bookends

Get your book situation organized with some fun animal bookends.
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Get your book situation organized with some fun animal bookends.

15. Gold Dot Mugs

Give a 24-carat sparkle to your tried and true mugs with a little bit of gold paint and your oven.
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Give a 24-carat sparkle to your tried and true mugs with a little bit of gold paint and your oven.

16. Coiled Rope Basket

Make a place to stash your odds and ends with chunky coiled baskets.
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Make a place to stash your odds and ends with chunky coiled baskets.

17. Tiny Cork Planters

Don't waste your time feeling bad about all that wine you drink, just turn the corks into cute little planters.
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Don't waste your time feeling bad about all that wine you drink, just turn the corks into cute little planters.

18. Note Hanger

Organize your lists, post-its and receipts with a gilded note hanger.
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Organize your lists, post-its and receipts with a gilded note hanger.

19. Homemade Face Mask

Take some time for yourself and whip up one of these 6 facial masks you can make with ingredients straight from your kitchen.
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Take some time for yourself and whip up one of these 6 facial masks you can make with ingredients straight from your kitchen.

20. Rainy Day Cocktails

You don't have to have a sunny day to kick back and enjoy a yummy springtime cocktail.
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You don't have to have a sunny day to kick back and enjoy a yummy springtime cocktail.

21. Instagram Pop Blocks

Make memories by printing out your favorite Instagram photos and making fun little photo cubes.
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Make memories by printing out your favorite Instagram photos and making fun little photo cubes.

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