You could run out of things to do while you practise social distancing, but this could be a good time to pick up a new skill. Decoupage is the art of decorating an object with colourful paper cut-outs and combining it with special paint effects - a good way to re-purpose old items or furniture. Quicker than knitting, crochet is a lovely 19th century fashion trend. Add a vintage vibe to your wardrobe with a self stitched piece that you'll be proud of. Create some calm and comfort at home by making your own scented candles. Candle making, they say, is a stress-busting wy to spend an afternoon or evening. You can take digital lessons and even shop for starter kits online.