Fun things to do at home when bored (Self Quarantine)

Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful or to discover something that is true.

William Ralp Inge

Are you feeling bored?

You want to have some fun time and spend time for yourself instead of cracking your brain and trying to be more and more productive. I truly believe spending time with yourself is essential for everyone. Self-love is not selfish. So keep aside all your fears, take a break from your grid. Clear your mind, and enjoy some me-time.

Ready to take your alone time to next level?


The ultimate Luxury is being able to relax and enjoy your home.

Jeff Lincoln

Then here are some fun things that you can do at home when you are bored or feeling alone:

Paint your nails.

You see people with their fancy nails everywhere. With some patience, you can learn to do this at home. Spend time practicing this. Create an at-home spa experience with a mani-pedi when bored.

Declutter your clothes and donate the ones you no longer need.

 Go through your clothes to rediscover some old favorites. If you haven’t worn it in the past year, consider donating them to the ones who need it.

Style your hair the way you never did before.

Style your hair the way you never did before. Get creative!

Learn a New Language

If you were pro in a foreign language in high school but have since lost your magic or you’re a first-timer, now is a good time to download a language app like Memrise or Duolingo and start practicing. Or, if you’re not interested in learning a new language, sign up for another kind of online class.

Start a bullet journal.

The Bullet Journal is meant “to help you track the past, organize the present, and plan for the future.” It’s an amazing system that keeps a record of everything you could ever want to toss at it.

Start a bullet journal.

Listen to a podcast.

If you’ve never tried podcasts, you’re in for a treat. From true crime to comedy, there are endless options to choose from.

Put a mask on your face and chill.

Skin needs to be nourished to be flawless.  It’s no wonder face masks have grown in popularity over the years. It can also be made at home easily.


Take creative photos.

Try to get creative and show up your photography skills. Check out the photography ideas that can be taken at home easily.

Master New Makeup Looks

Just because you’re not going out lately doesn’t mean you can’t have fun trying out some new makeup looks. Look on the bright side: You’ll have plenty of time to master them before their public debut.

Watch series on Netflix. —–Binge-watching

Watch your favorite TV shows and movies on Netflix. Get whatever snacks you want, hoarding the couch, and laughing or crying as loud as you want: Movies make an excellent date for one.

Do an in-depth cleansing and skincare routine.

Building a skincare routine should be fun.

Have a relaxing bath.

Plan an evening where you can do an at-home spa night. Light candles, put on relaxing music, and make your atmosphere resemble a spa. You can do facials, manicures, and pedicures. You also can have bubble baths.

Social media detox.

Some studies have found that getting off social media can improve your mood since you’re constantly comparing yourself to others.

Print out a coloring page and color it.

Whether you like working with clay, or drawing, set up a little corner to start practicing art again. Crafting and getting creative is such a great way to get out of your head.

Try drawing or sketching.

Try drawing or sketching.

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Try Karaoke at home or sing along with your favorite song.

This is a great way to spend family time together. Everyone loves to sing…even those who might not have a singing voice like to bust out at karaoke.

Solo dance party.

Dance like no one is watching you.


Play board games.

Board games are an excellent way to have fun at home. There are so many options to choose from. The great thing about board games is that you are able to interact with everyone while playing. Let the games begin!

Read a Book.

More downtime inside = more time to read. You can even try listening to audio books.

Try a new recipe.

Stop opening and closing the fridge hoping new snacks will magically appear. Instead, make your own tasty dish.

Try a DIY.

There are, no doubt, plenty of things around your house that could use some sprucing up. Whether you’ve been meaning to reorganize the pantry, paint a door frame, or install floating shelves, these minor home updates will improve the environment, even recreating a new dress, new makeup look can lift your mood. Here is the one dress I’ve recreated from Pinterest.

Try a DIY on Pinterest.

Call an old friend / long-distance friend.

If you’re usually a text person, pick up the phone or video call a faraway friend. The extra connection really makes you feel closer.

Organize your desk.

If you know that corner that hasn’t been organized since you moved in? Use your free time to fix it.

organize desk

Create a bucket list.

Creating a bucket list can be inspirational. While you may not complete every item on your list, you will likely complete some, and get more out of your life than if you hadn’t created the list

Bake something.

Choose a healthy cookie recipe so you can feel good every time you reach for one.


Make a photo journal.

Print out some favorite family photos to frame and hang on the wall.

Redecorate a room in your house.

Even just rearranging your furniture a little will feel fresh.

Redecorate a room in your house.

Discover new content creators.

There are so many content creators all around the internet and even around you. Find the one you like…


Hope you enjoyed it. Share with us what is your favorite fun thing you do when you are bored. And also don’t forget to share this with your friends who might need it.

Until next time…





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