Craft work and DIY projects to beat the stay-home blues

Ms Deepti Chadda turned the two-month stay-home period during the circuit breaker into "family DIY time".
Ms Deepti Chadda turned the two-month stay-home period during the circuit breaker into "family DIY time".ST PHOTO: GIN TAY

SINGAPORE - While others were grappling with the circuit breaker last year, Ms Deepti Chadda, founder of do-it-yourself (DIY) arts and crafts store Big Blue Trunk, was more interested in "circuit maker".

Together with her husband and four-year-old daughter, she turned the two-month stay-home period into "family DIY time" and worked on upcycling her daughter Maya's step stool, experimenting with shibori - a Japanese tie-dyeing technique - and making paper puppets.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.