30 Thirty-Minute Craft Projects

Laundry machinesFeeling like getting your craft on, but you don't want to spend a week on just one project? Yeah. We've been there too. Here are thirty projects you could create with around thirty minutes of active crafting time. You're welcome!

1. Add charm to your washer and dryer with this simple tutorialPretty vases2. Fancy up a few recyled bottles. Instant pretty vase collection. Washi tape doorway3. Deck out a doorway with pretty masking or washi tape. This is an easy, renter-friendly (no paint!) way to add color to a plain white room.Cell phone case4. Check out these ideas for personalizing your cell phone caseFabric covered hat box5. Have a growing (and unorganized) hat collection? Use shoe boxes and instant photos to organize themFace vases6. We loved creating these Jonathan Adler inspired textured vases.Cute flask7. Add some personality to a plain metal flask. These would make a really fun bachelorette party gift! Wall clocks8. Create your own photo wall clockThread wine corks9. We loved making these crafty-inspired wine corks. These would be fun to gift to your favorite wine-loving bestie. Studded converse shoes10. Add a little shine to your favorite canvas tennis shoes with glue-on studs.Votive candle holders11. Add some color to your bookshelf, mantle, or tablescape with these painted wood candle holders. Too cute!Stamped tote12. Need something cute to carry your groceries in? Try adding a leather strap and quote to a canvas tote.Relief painting13. Create your own paint-by-number relief using this easy tutorialThree wall art ideas14. Here are three ideas (each can be made within about thirty minutes) for creating your own wall art. Soon you'll have enough stuff to fill up that gallery wall you've been dreaming of!Stamped napkin15. Make your own hand-printed cloth napkin setPersonalized mug16.  Customize a couple of coffee mugs. You can easily do this with this technique or this Sharpie tutorialPersonalized journals17. Feeling uninspired lately? It helps us to have a journal handy to try and fill with ideas (to help jumpstart our minds during those dry times). Here's an easy way to personalize your journal.Nail polish shelf18.  If your nail polish collection is out of control, customize a flag box to house your colorful collectionLeather stud bracelets19. Make your own leather stud bracelet.Hanging vases20. Add some color to a wall with this hanging vase displayGlitter tray21. Wanna host a fancy dinner party? You might be in need of a sparkly serving tray. Learn to make your own hereHeart jeans22. Update an old pair of jeans! It's better than buying new ones, right? 🙂Globe planter23. Learn to make your own geometric globe planter. Pretty!Glass etched salt and pepper shakers24. Create these frosted polka-dot salt & pepper shakers using glass etching cream. Frosted vase25. Speaking of frosted glass, check out this tutorial for creating a frosted phrase vaseCutting boards26. Add a pop of color to your favorite cutting boardFrosted mason jar27. Use glue to create your own frosted votive candle holders from recycled jars.Cheese labels28. Learn to make these metallic cheese labels. These are a real help to guests when you are serving a cheese board at your next get-together. Friendship bracelets29. Get your pals together and make your own friendship bracelets using this easy tutorialConcrete countertops30. Update your kitchen by adding your own concrete countertops in just thirty minutes.

Just kidding. This takes WAY longer than thirty minutes. I had you there for second, didn't I? 🙂

But seriously, why not make your own chalkboard paint (in any color!). This is, for real this time, a thirty minute (or less) project. Happy Crafting!!!!