Spring Crafts

Celebrate the warm weather with spring crafts! Pops of color, flowers and outdoor crafts are just a few of the fun spring craft ideas we have that will give you hours of inspiration. Browse our spring decorating ideas and easy spring crafts below, and click on any project image for detailed instructions.

A Home for the Birds ::: DIY Birdhouse City

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After creating the little Gingerbread House Nightlight for Christmas in July, I was hooked on the meditative painting of little birdhouses.  I decided to use my gingerbread house as the jumping off point and create a whole DIY birdhouse city. Consumer Crafts has a whole line of adorable little wooden crafts and a variety of little birdhouses in particular.  I chose my favorites, but you should check out the whole selection HERE.  If you are looking for houses in particular {Read More}

A Stepping Stone for Grandpa’s Garden

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Father’s Day is just around the corner, and while I love to help my own kidlets put together a little something for my hubby, I can’t forget our own fathers – our kids’ grandfathers. Enter this beautiful handmade stepping stone. Grandpas (or Papas or Grandads, etc) are such wonderful and dear people. In our case, my daughters have a Grandpa who works very hard on his garden. And while he spends so much time keeping up his flowers and shrubs, {Read More}

The Art Of Bird Houses: DIY Aviary Sculpture

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Spring is here and I’m on a gardening kick!  I love lots of color and whimsy in my backyard, and I’m slowly putting together a garden area that’s inspired by the Mad Hatter’s tea party in Alice in Wonderland.  When I saw this garden sculpture at Anthropologie, I knew it would fit in with my “fantastical” garden.  The price tag ($498!!!) was wayyy out of my range, however.  So, I did what any other determined crafter does - made my own for {Read More}

Sugar Scrub Recipe: Orange & Brown Sugar

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Sugar scrubs are great for exfoliating dry skin and help to lock in moisture with nourishing oils. I’m known for always having sugar scrub containers around. My sisters often leave my house with my latest sugar scrub creation and make requests for their favorites. I’ve been making my own scrubs for years after realizing how pricey they can be to buy. Back in college, my friend and I sat down one weekend and experimented with different sugar scrub recipes and {Read More}

Personalized Stamped Metal Charm Necklaces

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Today’s craft is simple, easy to execute and so much cheaper than the inspiration, you might faint.  HERE is the inspiration piece.  It cost $130.  It is a very nice necklace and I, along with much of America, wanted one this past Christmas.  However, the price is steep for some stamped metal, so I decided to try stamping my own name necklaces. Supplies needed to make your own stamped metal name charms: Rectangle Frame Charms (These come in a variety of finishes) Thin Ball {Read More}

How-to: Iced Cupcake Gift Boxes

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Teacher appreciation week and Mother’s Day are both coming up!  Even when you give store bought items, it’s still fun to add a personal touch with a handmade card or gift bag. These cute cupcake gift boxes are a fun way to let someone know you think they are super sweet! Supplies needed to make your own cupcake gift boxes: Paper Mache Cupcake Boxes Alene’s True Snow Craft Paint Cabochons Seed Beads Scrapbook Paper Scoring Board Mod Podge in Gloss and {Read More}

Spring Challenge: DIY Rustic Chic Glass Vase Decor

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As part of the Spring challenge, I got to step out of my comfort zone a bit with these rustic craft supplies and this glass vase. I just love using unusual craft supplies to create something that fits with my aesthetic. I’m so excited to show you this Spring glass vase idea! Supplies needed to make your own glass vase decor and place card holders: Chicken Wire (I love that in comes in white!) Moss Twig Vine Garland Wired Sisal Vine Wire {Read More}

DIY Spring ‘Bloom’ Gift Bag

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With Spring well on its way, I am excited to plant flowers and a garden and hopefully enjoy a little warm weather soon!  So with a few simple supplies, I created a perfect spring gift bag idea for a neighbor, a friend, a wedding (or baby) favor or even for your mom for Mother’s Day!  Or, just because!  This ‘Bloom’ gift bag is a perfect way to brighten up someone’s day and the best part is that it was simple {Read More}

Gold Leaf Fence Planter Box DIY

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Mother’s Day is almost here and I have a gold leaf  fence planter box that is the perfect thing to make and give to mom.  Or make one (or a dozen) for yourself!  I mean they can’t all be gifts right? The rustic picket fence look of this little planter box was just screaming for a modern touch. So I added some simple gold leaf just to the tips of the pickets.  Get the full instructions and see just how easy it {Read More}