Here 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!)Add some personality to your space with a song lyric wall art. Create your own cell phone case. You could use, nail polish, leather, paper, glitter… the list goes on. 🙂Make some pretty cloth napkins. Use less paper. Add color to your table. Impress your mother-in-law. Just do it. Make a simple cacti planter for your back porch or living room mantle. Make a few super simple personalized pet art (of your dog or cat!). We love this simple technique for making aged mercury glass candle holders. Make your own constellations scarf. No sewing machine required!Create a few DIY hanging planters for your windows or front porch. Make your own clipboards on found wood. This is a fun way to dispaly art in your home.Make your own stamp to personalized your next journal. Create some easy kitchen wall art with this simple but fun technique. Use glass etching to create your own modern salt + pepper shakers. Personalize a deck of cards for a fun gift idea!Use colored (washi) tape to add some temporary color to a doorway. Use this wax-resist teachinque to create a few cute scarves.Use your own photos to personalize a journal cover. Do you ever print your smartphone or Instagram photos? Make a mini wall calendar of your favorites!Spend an afternoon stamping a few cloth napkins with a geometric shape, polka dot or monogramed letters. It'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