15 DIYs You Can Bond Over with Your Best Friend

Put the mall date on hold and do these with your bestie instead!
by Melanie Santiago   |  Sep 17, 2016
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  1. Bestie Bucket List

Sit down with your best friend and brainstorm on what you'd like to do, it can be as simple as eating a certain dish you've never tried to traveling outside the country. Get creative and decorate your list, hang it or keep it in your journals.

  1. Watercolor Session

Try your hand at watercolor, this pin shows 6 different ways you and your best friend can do watercolor through artwork, pillow cases and even as a cake design.

  1. Hanging Photo Wall

Display your memorable snaps together and dedicate a wall to hang them on. Try this DIY for a minimalist look or let it inspire you to create your own version.

  1. Pom Pom Letters

Spruce up each other's room with cute pompom letters. You can opt to do just your initials or your whole names or fun expressions similar to this tutorial.

  1. Instagram Calendar

Get inspired by this tutorial and gather all your fave snaps on IG to create a personalized calendar together. This is perfect to do for 2017.

  1. Patterned Candles

Transfer each other's fave quotes, pics and designs unto white pillar candles and you've got yourself a personalized room décor that's simple to do and very gift-worthy.

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  1. Glittery Graphic Pencil Cases

Spruce up an old pencil case or DIY a new one. Play around with glitter, paint and fun phrases both of you use all the time.

  1. Memory Jar

This would be perfect to do at the beginning of the year, but it really shouldn't matter when you start, it's a simple but fun craft to when you jot down memorable moments. Set a deadline when to open the jar and use washi tape, photos and craft items to jazz up your jar.

  1. Lip Balm

Your kikay bestie will love this DIY! It features 18 homemade recipes that range from choco mint flavored pots to honey cinnamon and lavender lip scrubs.

  1. Picnic Blankets

This DIY is as simple as painting on cloth, and a perfect excuse to go outside and lie on the grass and have a gab session with your bestie.

  1. Frapuccino Inspired Pillows

If you're both coffee lovers, this frappe-inspired DIY projecy would make a cute addition to your beds. Make sure to stock up on glue sticks for this no-sew project.

  1. French Scarves

Try out this new trend with matching scarves, the style is inspired by French girls that look very très chic and easy to pull off.

  1. Best Friend Care Package

For that long distance BFF, why not send each other care packages, which are basically little gifts stored in a box and bond over what you got each other. The more diy gifts the more she’ll appreciate.

  1. Eye Mask

Create an animal eye mask for each other that you can only show once you've finished. Once done, both of you can explain why you chose that animal for them.

  1. Tote Bags

Step up you eco bags and create matching tote bags with your bestie. Use markers similar to this DIY or get creative with stamps and paint.

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Melanie Santiago
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Frustrated painter and writer, Melanie also takes time to drop by candymag.com and share the stories she comes across.
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