9 Cool And Easy DIY Yoga Junkie Crafts

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Today’s roundup is especially for those of you who love yoga and practice it regularly. Here you’ll find yoga mats, yoga mat straps, yoga mat refreshers, mala beads, eye pillows and other necessary stuff, which you may need, let’s get started.

This tutorial will teach you how to make colorful yoga mats with different quotes. A black permanent marker was used to make funny inscriptions, copy them or write your own ones. There are also matching black straps for the mats, they are necessary to carry a mat.

DIY colorful yoga mats with prints and straps (via thecraftables.com)

DIY colorful yoga mats with prints and straps (via thecraftables.com)

If you do yoga, you definitely have a mat, and sometimes it needs being refreshed, especially if you like heated types of yoga. To freshen things up a bit, mix up your own yoga mat spray. It’s simple, natural and has a bright citrusy scent. Nothing says “clean” like citrus right? The perfect scent for cleaning up funky mats. To use just spritz some spray on your mat, wipe off with a damp towel and let it dry. If citrus isn’t your jam, feel free to mix it up with the essential oils of your choice.

DIY yoga mat spray with essential oils (via www.thebalancedberry.com)

DIY yoga mat spray with essential oils (via www.thebalancedberry.com)

Sometimes all a girl needs to feel more motivated is to work out because in a cool outfit and carry all the stuff in a cute yoga bag. This bag has straps for a mat attached, so you won’t get messy while carrying everything you need to the class.

DIY yoga mat bag (via www.alwaysrooney.com)

DIY yoga mat bag (via www.alwaysrooney.com)

Do you regularly clean your mat? If you’re moving your mat from studio to studio, or park to park, you’re likely picking up some really gross stuff. Some concerns include fungus, like the type that causes athlete’s foot. It’s more common for those types of infections to grow in damp, warm climates. Cleaning your mat can be as simple as using a wipe or spray and letting your mat dry fully. If you can, put your mat in a sunny spot so it can air out and dry after cleaning. Make this yoga mat cleaner and keep your piece perfect.

DIY yoga mat cleaner with vinegar (via simplemedicine.co)

DIY yoga mat cleaner with vinegar (via simplemedicine.co)

A strand of mala beads are kind of a yogi right of passage. They’re traditionally a set of beads used for prayer and meditation, similar to a rosary. You don’t have to belong to a religion to have or wear these. A mala necklace can enhance your personal practice and meditation, encourage a calmer state of mind, and ground you in mindfulness throughout the day. Find out how to make this necklace in this tutorial.

DIY mala beads necklace (via https:)

DIY mala beads necklace (via https:)

These straps are super easy to make, and should take under an hour to complete. If you can sew in a straight line, you’ll be able to make these. And if you’re like me and you have tons of scrap fabric, this is a great way to use them up.

DIY sewn yoga mat straps (via www.design-fixation.com)

DIY sewn yoga mat straps (via www.design-fixation.com)

No sewing here! This yoga mat strap is easy to knit and great for beginners as long as you know how to decrease and cast on new stitches. Pick some colorful yarn to accentuate your mat the best way possible.

DIY yoga mat knitted straps (via www.gina-michele.com)

DIY yoga mat knitted straps (via www.gina-michele.com)

Leather is always chic, whether it’s genuine or faux, so making these yoga mat straps are a cool idea. Make these cool and easy leather yoga slings and carry your mat wherever you want.

DIY leather yoga mat straps (via themerrythought.com)

DIY leather yoga mat straps (via themerrythought.com)

What should you use for the yoga mat spray? Tea tree oil for once, which is known to disinfect and which is an antiseptic. But it also smells pretty yucky e, which is where peppermint oil comes in! Not only does it smell nice and fresh but it’s antimicrobial, too. So win-win! Mix the two in some water and voila! You can finally get around to cleaning your yoga mat. Read the recipe below, but feel free to mix and match by adding other essential oils or changing the proportions.

DIY yoga mat spray with peppermint oil (via kittenhood.ro)

DIY yoga mat spray with peppermint oil (via kittenhood.ro)