How Crafting Has Gotten Me Through Three Semesters Of College
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How Crafting Has Gotten Me Through Three Semesters Of College

Next time you are looking for something fun to do, go to Wal-Mart, and find you something crafty to make!

How Crafting Has Gotten Me Through Three Semesters Of College

When thinking about things that have had an impact on my college career thus far, I think about the amount of crafts that I have done in my first three semesters of college. As I look around in my dorm room, I realize just how many crafty things I have done.

1. Crafts work as a stress reliever.

Every time I begin to be stressed, I open my craft drawer and pull out something to make. After I make what I am going to make, I realize that I am a lot calmer and less stressed.

2. The make for great gifts for friends.

I would not be lying if I said all of my friends are receiving coasters with a picture glued on it for Christmas. It is a cheap, easy and quick craft that requires little to no time to make, and it looks super cute!

3. Crafts can be easy decorations to change up your room throughout the year.

Too many times I have been in my dorm room trying to determine a way to make it look a little different. Looking at the same thing all of the time can get really old really quickly. I make canvases to hang on my walls for the different seasons to create a little change to my room without spending a dramatic amount of money.

4. Crafting with friends can be a great bonding experience.

I have enjoyed getting my friends together to paint anything from letters to ornaments to pumpkins for cute decorations for our rooms. These are relatively cheap things that allow us to spend time together doing something different than eating or studying.

5. Crafting is just awesome.

Throughout my three semesters, I have learned that I really enjoy making crafts and they are a great way for me to relax.

So, next time you are looking for something fun to do, go to Wal-Mart, and find you something crafty to make!

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