As travel is still restricted in most parts of the world, travel lovers have to look for other ways to fulfill their yens to travel. Doing a DIY project with a travel theme is a great way to keep yourself entertained before traveling the world once more. The list below offers a few suggestions of travel-themed DIY projects.
Make Your Own Travel Box
Creating a travel box is a great way to store all of the items that you collect over the years from your travels. From unsent postcards to ticket stubs, your travel box can help you save items that you have collected that would otherwise get lost.
When it comes to creating your travel box, you can either go out, buy a keepsake box, or just use an old shoebox. Some people like to paint their travel box and write the names of the countries they have visited on the top.
Create a Travel Shelf
A travel shelf takes the idea of the travel box to the next level. With a travel shelf, you not only have space where you can keep items that you have collected on your travels over the years but a beautiful display piece too.
You can even create your own set of shelves exclusively for travel-related items, like travel guides or trinkets you have collected. Creating your own shelf isn’t too expensive or time-consuming. You can easily find all the materials you need at an online superstore like Tradefix Direct. There are lots of videos and guides online that you can look at to find out more information on how to build your own set of shelves.
Creating a passport holder is much easier than you might think. All you will need to create your own passport holder is a needle, some thread, fabric, and a pair of scissors. There are lots of guides online that you can follow to help you create your passport holder. Not only will the holder make your passport look great, but it will also help keep it safe.
A Wooden Map Painting
Creating your own wooden map painting is a great way to display your love of travel within your home. To create a wooden map painting, you first need to stain the wood you are going to use. Next, you will want to create your map image. To ensure you get the proportions right you might want to print this image out and trace it. Alternatively, you can free draw it into your wood for a more creative look. If you have printed your map image, you will then need to transfer it onto the wood. You can simply run a blunt object over the lines of the map, and it will create a relief impression on the wood below. Once these steps have been completed, you can begin the painting process.
A DIY Travel Photobook
Photobooks have somewhat gone out of style in recent years, as people use their phones to take pictures. While it is very useful to be able to take and store pictures on mobile, it has one distinct downside; people are far less likely to sit down and go through old photos together. Creating a travel photobook is a great way to store all of your photos in one location. The process of creating a travel photo book is a wonderful nostalgic activity that helps you to remember all of the different experiences you have had while traveling.
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