20 One Afternoon Craft Ideas

Paint inside your cabinetsHere are 20 of our very favorite one afternoon craft projects! What's a "one afternoon" project? It's any project that can be completed in one afternoon. So basically, it's an easy project! Most of these have a minimal number of supplies and steps. These are just for fun, simple projects to try out next time you have a lazy afternoon.

Try painting the inside of your kitchen cabinets. Hello pop of color! (If your cabinets are not white to begin with this could possibly stretch into a two-afternoon project. But hey, it's so cute!)Song lyric wall artAdd some personality to your space with a song lyric wall artIPhone casesCreate your own cell phone case. You could use, nail polish, leather, paper, glitter… the list goes on. 🙂Cloth napkinsMake some pretty cloth napkins. Use less paper. Add color to your table. Impress your mother-in-law. Just do it. Cacti planterMake a simple cacti planter for your back porch or living room mantle. Personalized artMake a few super simple personalized pet art (of your dog or cat!). Aged mercury glassesWe love this simple technique for making aged mercury glass candle holders. Constellation scarfMake your own constellations scarf. No sewing machine required!Hanging plantersCreate a few DIY hanging planters for your windows or front porch. ClipboardsMake your own clipboards on found wood. This is a fun way to dispaly art in your home.House stamp journalMake your own stamp to personalized your next journal. Kitchen artCreate some easy kitchen wall art with this simple but fun technique. Salt + pepper shakersUse glass etching to create your own modern salt + pepper shakersPersonalized playing cardsPersonalize a deck of cards for a fun gift idea!Washi tape doorwayUse colored (washi) tape to add some temporary color to a doorway. Wax resistUse this wax-resist teachinque to create a few cute scarves.Photo covered journalUse your own photos to personalize a journal coverInstagram calendarDo you ever print your smartphone or Instagram photos? Make a mini wall calendar of your favorites!Stamped napkinsSpend an afternoon stamping a few cloth napkins with a geometric shape, polka dot or monogramed letters. Tricked out shoesIt's no secret that we love tricking out our shoes. Yep. This is such an easy way to add a little more color or pattern to a simple pair of shoes. Check out these: 1/2/3/4/5

Happy crafting!

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