5 Crafts for Adults to Inspire Your Creativity
Why should kids get to have all the fun when it comes to arts and crafts projects? Adults can benefit from crafting as a relaxing method of expressing creativity and channeling emotions. (Adult coloring books have surged in popularity for these very good reasons.) Beyond that, crafts for adults can yield incredible homemade results — for gifts, wardrobe, home decor, party and entertaining items, and on and on. You don’t have to be an expert crafter, either: We rounded up 5 adult craft ideas from bloggers around the web to inspire your creativity, whether you’re a novice or a highly experienced crafter.
1 Paper Chain Wallhanging
WHITE HOUSE CRAFTS
This project has its roots in a simple paper chain crafting notion you might remember from growing up. But it’s every inch a sophisticated take on the concept, rendered as a color-blocked wallhanging for grownups to make and enjoy.
2 Colorful Coupe Cocktail Glasses
A KAILO CHIC LIFE
Make these eye-catching cocktail glasses with just a bit of scrap adhesive vinyl and cheap glasses from Ikea or the dollar store. This project is super easy, but will create a dazzling result your cocktail party guests will be sure to admire.
3 DIY Lavender Soap
IT ALL STARTED WITH PAINT
Give yourself permission to use the fancy soap… by making it yourself. You’ll need just a few supplies: goat’s milk melt and pour base, dried lavender, lavender oil, and silicone soap molds. The result is pretty, indulgent, and gift worthy, too.
4 Graphic String Art
This easy graphic string art tutorial goes a step chicer with an ombre effect achieved using various shades of embroidery thread. Wrap up this idea in just an hour to yield a project with a message we all need to hear right now: “relax.”
5 Balloon Garland
TWO PURPLE COUCHES
If you’re going to be the hostess with the mostest, you’re going to need to learn how to make one of the hottest decor trends: balloon gardens. They’re reasonably easy to make using just a few supplies, and they pack a great decor punch on a wall or entryway. Make them your own using whatever sizes, shapes, and colors fit your theme.