10 MOST IMPORTANT TOOLS FOR A DIY PROJECT !!
Everyone is born creative. But very few actually pursue their creativeness. Don’t get me wrong, I agree that creativity comes in various forms and is required in each and every field. What I am talking here about is the type of creativity we need in making simple DIY Projects. Apart from creativity, all you need to start your first (second, third etc. etc.) DIY project is the right tools. Many a times, creativity is amplified if you have the right supplies.
Brit Morin, widely accepted as a DIY expert as well as founder & CEO of Brit+Co says that no matter if one has a unique and remarkable plan for your project or one is just building his/her toolbox for his /her new hobby, it is quite important to have a solid starting point to let the creativity shine. Morin also adds that everyone needs to start somewhere or the other. Morin who also authored the famous book on DIY – “Homemakers” says – that she joined a DIY shop in San Francisco named “TechShop” to make all kinds of decorative pieces for her wedding. And even before she knew, she had started using laser cutters, 3D printers and what not.
Photoshop is one of the best software programs to edit photographs and let your inner artist come outside. Photoshop is useful not only for editing pictures but also to design projects with a little basic program knowledge.
Unlike its name, Baker’s twine is not only useful for baking but also perfect for quite many projects. The twine can be used for giftwrapping, giving texture to your home décor, designing jewelry and plenty other projects too.
Card Stock and Origami Paper
For any beginner to start the easiest DIY project is to do a paper craft. It is quite important to keep these stuffs even for other projects to decorate and add texture.
There is nothing better or more perfect than paint pens for artwork, projects or other decorations.
Hot Glue Gun
This is one workhorse tool that no one should start without. Hot Glue Gun is too functional a tool not to have while doing a project. It also helps that the hot glue works on almost all type of materials.
It is quite a tedious task to keep projects neat and tidy when one uses different types of paints. Painter’s Tape is also perfect in case one wants to attempt color block trend.
Painting your project is the most obvious things to do. But who would not love that seamless& perfect finish whenever you paint? Spray Paint is quite effective for all your painting needs.
Everyone needs a proper cutting tool. Scissors are not always effective. The X-acto knife is your best buddy if you love to craft with paper, jewelry or any similar delicate work.
Needle Nose Pliers
There’s a saying – “Great things often comes in small packages”, Needle Nose Pliers are a great example of the same. It’s a great tool for opening and closing rings, to bend wires, to secure crimp beads as well as ribbon ends. The pliers are also the ‘go – to’ tool for cutting through things.
The Washi Tape is the superstar of DIY tools. This versatile tape made of paper has adorable designs that one can use for paper crafts, decorate stuffs as well as spice up your stuffs.