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Try these unique and easy craft ideas for adults! These fun craft ideas include tutorials and free templates to make your own jewelry, DIY magnets, DIY coasters, and more fun arts and crafts for adults. Includes spring crafts for adults, summer crafts for adults, Christmas crafts for adults, and everyday crafts to make.

Paper bead jewelry DIY ideas – necklaces, bracelets, and earrings

Today I’m sharing my paper bead jewelry DIY ideas that celebrate spring. I designed four pieces of bright and cheery paper bead jewelry — paper bead necklaces, paper bead bracelets, and paper bead earrings — inspired by my favorite spring flowers: daffodils, hyacinths, violets, tulips, and azaleas. Keep reading to see how to roll paper …

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DIY Pom Pom Letter Ornaments | Easy Christmas Ornament

Make these colorful and cheery DIY pom pom ornaments for your Christmas tree. You only need three craft supplies — bright mini pom poms, floral wire and mini ric rack ribbon — to make easy handmade Christmas ornaments that double as merry DIY Christmas gifts. This easy Christmas craft project uses one of my all-time …

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Easy DIY Drink Stirrers for Cocktails

Planning a party soon? Make these easy DIY drink stirrers for your cocktails and mocktails. All it takes is wood sucker sticks, striped washi tape, cardstock paper, a 1″ round craft punch. You can personalize them with any image you like, and it’s quick to make a ton of drink stirrers in just one evening. …

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Easy DIY Coasters from Hexagon Marble Tiles

If I could renovate our 13-year-old kitchen tomorrow, I would choose classy Italian Carrara marble counter tops. Until then, I made myself some modern DIY hexagon Carrara marble coasters that cost just $5 each. See how to make these easy DIY coasters for yourself or a friend. This is a super quick DIY project. You’ll …

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Easy DIY Jewelry Organizer for Tangle-Free Necklaces

Tired of untangling necklaces? Make an easy DIY jewelry organizer using a piece of wood, cup hooks, decorative paper and Mod Podge in just a couple hours. This DIY necklace display uses curved hooks to keep necklaces tangle-free. And I’ll show you how to hang it up damage-free on a wall or dresser using my …

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Simple Polymer Clay Tips & Tricks for Beginners

Earlier this week I shared my DIY wedding gift project that features handmade clay tags attached to wine bottles using VELCRO® Brand fasteners. A lot of DIY sites make working with polymer clay look as easy as baking sugar cookies. Well, working with polymer clay like FIMO and Scuply is pretty easy but I definitely …

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Washi Tape DIY Christmas Candles – Cute and Cozy!

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is decorating our house to feel super festive and cozy. Chicago gets dark at 4:30 PM in wintertime (sigh) so I like using candles to add a warm glow and create a happy mood …especially these modern and whimsical DIY Christmas candles using washi tape and …

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See my Cross-Stitch Canvas in the “Washi Tape Crafts” Book – Plus a Giveaway!

Hey, I’m in the new book “Washi Tape Crafts: 110 Ways to Decorate Just About Anything” by Amy Anderson! Keep reading to see my Cross-Stitch Canvas and enter to win a copy of this book including 10 rolls of washi tape. Wahoo! This book is a super cute size and comes packaged with 10 rolls …

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Gold and White Painted Wooden Card Box DIY

Make a quick and easy DIY gift idea with a hint of glamour: a gold and white painted wooden storage box. And there’s a surprise inside: this cute little wooden box actually fits two decks of playing cards. Hooray, this is perfect for my bridge-playing mom! Are you making DIY gifts this season? Keep reading …

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How to etch a monogrammed horseshoe beer glass for the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes

Hey mint juleps, step aside. Make this monogrammed horseshoe beer glass to watch the jockeys race for the Triple Crown. All you need is a $3 beer glass and some etching cream to make a lucky glass. You can use a craft knife like I did or if you own a die cutting machine (lucky!) …

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DIY Bath Bombs for Mother’s Day with Free Printable Tags

Who wants flowers? Make DIY Bath Bombs for a Mother’s Day gift that your mom will love! And you can also make a few extras for yourself 🙂 My friend Sonya is a talented beauty blogger at Parlor who writes easy-to-follow, modern hair styling and make-up tutorials. She made this easy DIY bath bomb recipe …

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Stencil a DIY Infinity Scarf Using Recycled T-Shirts

I made this DIY infinity scarf from a recycled t-shirt in exactly one nap time. Cute, yes? It looks like I bought it at a Chicago boutique or Etsy or Renegade Craft Fair but all it took was a scallop stencil by Ed Roth from Stencil1, FolkArt Multi-Surface paint, and my husband’s old gray t-shirt. …

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Geometric Painted Pots Easy DIY Idea

Here’s an easy DIY geometric painted pots idea to get you in the mood for spring. This geometric painted planter is actually super easy to make yourself by hand. It may look complicated but it’s actually really simple for beginners. Keep reading to see how to make your own DIY painted pots in your favorite …

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Handmade Christmas Cards from Recycled Magazines

Thanks to Tesco for sponsoring this post. This DIY project and all opinions are mine. Although many Christmas cards are produced from sustainable sources, nothing beats making your own! Handmade cards are highly personal – both in terms of the uniqueness of the card maker and because they can be tailored to the intended recipient. …

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Festive Pot Luck Food Storage Containers

You spent all that time baking for holiday parties and cookie exchanges. Why put your goodies into plain storage containers? Decorate cookie tins and storage containers with this DIY paper wreath for holiday cookie exchanges – it removes easily to wash and re-use next year. This post is sponsored by JOANN Stores and VELCRO® Brand. …

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Thanksgiving napkin rings using recycled brown paper grocery bags

Here are some super easy fall napkin rings using recycled brown paper grocery bags that you can easily make the night before your Thanksgiving feast. And these Thanksgiving napkin rings double as place cards. Elise and I went grocery shopping for Thanksgiving dinner and I totally forgot to bring our cloth bags. We walked out …

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