10 Fun and Simple DIY Travel Projects

Guest Post by Chelsea Foy of Lovely Indeed

If you’re hitting the road for a travel adventure soon, be sure you’re stocked up on all of the accessories that make travel fun and easy. And better yet, keep your hands busy by making them yourself! HomeExchange.com member Chelsea of Lovely Indeed shares 10 fun and simple DIY projects to have you traveling in style.

1. DIY Leather Passport Holder

Even a novice on a sewing machine can whip up this cool case for a passport. Find a scrap of leather and some fun fabric and you’ll have a new passport holder in a matter of minutes.


2. DIY Headphone Case

Keep your headphone cords organized and tangle-free with this super-simple cord keeper. Bonus – it’s made from upcycled and repurposed materials!


3. DIY Travel Candle

Take a little serenity with you on a long trip by packing this handmade travel candle! If you’ve never made your own candle, give it a try; it’s much easier than you think.


4. DIY Polka Dot Luggage Tags

One sure way to guarantee no one has a similar luggage tag to your own is to make one yourself! Customize luggage tags like these and picking out your luggage at the baggage claim will be a snap.


5. DIY Travel Bags

These bags can come in handy in about a million ways. Whip up as many as you like to keep small pieces organized. They’re perfect for toiletries, accessories, and more.


6. DIY Travel Journal

I love keeping a journal when I travel! Compile a book like this one before you take off so that you can jot down all of your memories before they escape you.


7. DIY Travel Tech Organizer

Have a lot of tech gadgets? Keep them organized with this super-cool DIY project.


8. DIY Travel Art Kit

If you’re an artist, take your materials with you! This little DIY art kit will hold everything you need.


9. DIY Sewing Kit

A little sewing kit on the road can be a lifesaver. This one will keep your needles, threads, and more safe and sound.


10. DIY Camera Strap

A strap is essential if you’re traveling with your nice camera! Make one of these striped straps and keep your gear safe.

About the Author

HeadshotChelsea Foy is the maker behind Lovely Indeed, a DIY and lifestyle blog about all of the lovely things in life. Her work has been featured on Apartment Therapy, Buzzfeed, HGTV, Better Homes and Gardens, and more. She recently co-authored Make Your Day, a digital crafting book. Chelsea resides in Los Angeles with her adorable husband, where they spend their time exploring and looking for creative adventures. Find her on InstagramPinterestTwitter, and Facebook. 

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