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3 DIY and Craft Trends to Try in 2021

by Pure RealtyFebruary 03, 2021

If the home is where the heart is, then wouldn’t it make it make sense to decorate it from the heart?

We like to think so!

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and get creative with these three trending crafts!

Embroidery

Wouldn’t you love to have a lovely throw pillow with a unique, embroidered design?

It seems like just about everyone would!

According to MarthaStewart.com, “searches for embroidery projects and kits have increased by 148-percent in the last three months.” Similarly, “embroidery hoops are also taking off, with a 65 per cent in news searches,” according to Tatler.com. There are several reasons for this, including the popularity of Netflix fan-favorite Bridgerton, a historical drama set in Georgian England.

Here are some beautiful ways to incorporate this trending craft into your home:

Pillows:

Table Runners:

Wall Décor:

Acrylic Paint Pours

Sources from Martha Stewart to Craft Warehouse cite this abstract painting technique as one of the most popular methods of painting out there. As the latter says, “The Pour Painting popularity matches and coincides with the trend in marbling and geodes. The cool thing about abstract art being on trend is that it’s easy to do it yourself and you can’t really mess it up.”

Acrylic pour, in summary, is the method of mixing various colors and a pouring medium, like Floetrol, onto a flat surface to create a unique, colorful, and absolutely beautiful piece of art.

A few ways you can incorporate this into your home are:

As a painting:

Furniture:

Global Crafts

“Global crafts” is a pretty generic title, but we’d be remiss to not mention it. According to Pinterest’s 2021 Trends Report (their “not-yet-trending” report), “Global-inspired hobbies will be on the rise as Pinners expand their interests and look for new ways to get crafty.”

What does that look like?

Irish Quilts:

Japanese Carpentry:

Persian Calligraphy Art:

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