I’m always on the hunt for new craft ideas. Check out some of these amazing craft ideas and craft projects that are on my crafting radar right now!
You’re going to want to give these new craft ideas a try…
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1. Tattoo Paper
Have you heard of tattoo paper? Not only can you make custom temporary tattoos, but a variety of other craft projects as well.
Check out this tutorial (and free download) from Persia Lou for these adorable DIY Maker Tattoos.
You can even make temporary tattoos for your kids…. or decorate beautiful Easter eggs.
2. Ice Dyeing
I’m not quite sure why, but I am fascinated by this time-lapse video.
Ok, but seriously. How beautiful are these pillows?
3. Embossing Paste
Embossing paste is for more than just card making and paper crafts. Use it to add a little texture to painted wood signs and crafts:
4. Image Transfer Anything
This is such a great way to use favorite photos, or customize pretty much anything that you want.
Check out these tutorials for how to transfer images to:
5. Fired Ink Art
Ok, I will admit that I might be a little afraid to try this one. But you’ve got to go check out the video tutorial. It’s fascinating!
(Fired Ink Art via It’s Always Autumn)
6. The Macrame Trend
With just knots and string, the possibilities are endless!
Start out with a simple plant holder.
(Easy DIY Macrame Plant Holder via Dwell Beautiful)
Or try your hand at a wall hanging.
7. The Felt Ball Bandwagon
I am obsessed with these colorful little felt balls. The crafting possibilities are endless!
8. Metallic Everything
Metallics have been super HOT lately! Between foil and paint, you can make pretty much anything have a metallic finish. Try one of these crafty projects.
9. Shibori Dyeing Method
Janet over at Shabbyfufu has 20 different ways for you to try out this dyeing method. Check them out!
10. Put coloring pages to use
Adult coloring books are nothing new. But what should you do with your creations after they are colored?
Check out these Genius ideas from Hello Little Home!
11. Farmhouse Signs
Painted wood signs are popping up everywhere, and they can be pretty easy to make. I made this “Bakery” sign for our kitchen without using a cutting machine or special stencil.
**If you want to make a farmhouse style sign with a complete quote, but don’t have a Silhouette or Cricut, then this tutorial from Unoriginal Mom is for you.**
BUT, when you’re ready to tackle vinyl sign-making, be sure to read these tips from Lemon Thistle:
I’ve heard that the technique can take a bit of practice to master, but once you do it’s totally worth it!
13. Upcycle Anything
Upcycle. Recycle. Repurpose. Whatever you call it, upcycling is a fun way to be a little more green with your crafting.
14. Hand Lettering
This one is at the very top of my “to learn” list, and I’m going to start with these FREE practice sheets from Here Comes the Sun.
15. Paper Flowers
I am fascinated by how real some of these flowers look!
What did I miss?
What’s on your crafting “to-do list” that I didn’t mention here? I would love to hear about your crafting plans!