If there is one truth about crafting as a hobby, it would be that it is appropriate for any age group. In fact, it’s a rare example of an activity that can be enjoyed by participants of all ages, and this is exemplified by the way that all individuals from toddlers to senior citizens enjoy crafts.
Of course, teens are a demographic that is included in this. However, if you are a teenager, you can feel like you are stuck in a tough spot when it comes to crafting. Children’s crafts may seem too hard, and crafts that are intended by an older audience may seem too complicated or involved. What’s more is that, while there are many craft ideas designed for kids, it seems like these resources are harder to find.
Easy Crafts for Teenagers
Look no further — in this article we will present our favorite craft ideas that are perfectly suited for the teenaged creative!
These gemstone soaps from Happiness is Homemade are so beautiful that we wouldn’t be surprised to see them in the window of our favorite cosmetics shop. We would most likely pay top dollar for them, too! However, if you do not have the means to shell out a lot of money for a soap that looks too pretty to use, then you will want to follow these easy instructions to make these unique creations at home.
You don’t need to be a sewing wiz in order to make textile creations. One example is this easy-to-follow video tutorial that will show you how to make trendy accent pillows that look great on a bed set or on a couch.
Windchimes are the perfect craft to make to engage all of your sense — they don’t just look great, but they sound great as well. While windchimes can be quite expensive if you buy them at your closest retail store, you can make your own at home that are perfect for hanging outside of a bedroom window or in a backyard. Find out more over at Garden Therapy.
Decorative giant letters have become a popular household decoration in recent years, and while they usually have a rustic look and can be found in living rooms or family room areas, they also make a decorative, personalized touch when they are used in a bedroom. Find how to decorate a letter beautifully at Pure Joy Home.
Some crafters among us just prefer a craft that comes with a practical use! One such example is this rainbow slime from Little Bins for Little Hands, which will result in a fun putty-like material that you can play with and squeeze to reduce stress.
A coaster is not only a practical way to keep your surfaces free of stains and smudges —it is also another chance to add a touch of your personality to a room. We love how unique these DIY wool felt coasters from Inspired by Charm are.
Washi Tape Wooden Bracelet
Washi Tape is one of the most trendy supplies in the crafting world right now, and the possibilities of what you do with it is practically endless! If you are into DIY jewelry, then these washi tape wooden bracelets from Life With the Crust Off are not to be missed.
Cactus Pom Pom Craft
Cactuses and succulents are some of the beloved plants out there, mostly due to the fact that they are so easy to care for. However, even these non-fussy plants are still too complicated for some of us! Those who prefer a plant made of pom poms should consult this tutorial from —this one looks cute but doesn’t have to be watered!
DIY Pom Pom Garland
Speaking of pom poms, would anyone have ever imagined that there are so many different ways to use them? Another gorgeous way is with this yarn pom pom garland from She Saved, which makes a perfect accent piece for any bedroom.
DIY Scrunchie Holder
If you have caught on to the scrunchie craze, then chances are you need a place to store your growing collection! Look no further than this tutorial from Adventures of a DIY Mom — it’s easy-to-follow and practical.
These fabric keychains from Flamingo Toes get their inspiration from Kate Spad, so it’s no surprise that they come off as high-end and feminine. They are the perfect way to keep track of your house keys!
Painted Sea Shells
She paints seashells down by the seashore? It may not be the way that the old riddle goes, but it’s definitely what is involved in this craft from Color Me Happy, which shows you how you can use puffy paint to give the seashells that you find on the beach a grand makeover.
DIY Seashell Candles
While we’re on the topic of seashells, we have more crafts for you! These adorable DIY candles from DIY Projects for Teens may not involve the use of real seashells, but they still manage the capture the natural seashell’s natural beauty.
DIY Painted Terracota Plantholder
If you do happen to have a green thumb, then you will want to put your craftiness to the test to make a home for your favorite plants. This terracotta pot tutorial from the Beauty Dojo is the perfect choice for a succulent or cactus.
Fizzy Bath Bombs
Bath bombs are a special part of many of our self care routines! If you would like to make your own bath bomb at home, you can easily do it by following this recipe from Suburban Simplicity. Warning: you may get hooked on making bath bombs!
Rock Photo Holders
If you want to make sure that your memories are on full display, then you will want to get your hands on a photo holder of some kind. We love this DIY option from Sugar and Cloth that uses real rocks!
What could be better than a craft that you can wear? Show the world your inner style by adorning a pair of white canvas shoes with a beautiful design. Find out how from this video tutorial.
Here is one for the average audiophile. This DIY embroidery headphone keeper is not only a way to help you stand out from the crowd, but it also does an effective job of protecting your headphones from tears and bends.
Fabric Book Covers
The times have changed, and it is not usually mandatory for students to cover their textbooks with a protective paper or fabric covering (if you’re not familiar with this concept, look it up!) However, it doesn’t mean that you can’t add your own coverings for decorative reasons. Find out more from Two Twenty One.
This is a great DIY project for anyone who has one of those miniature polaroid cameras that are all the rage at social events! Share your photo highlights using this DIY frame idea from My Little Artichoke.
Rug Made of T-Shirts
This is the perfect craft for anyone who has outgrown their favorite t-shirts and isn’t quite ready to leave them behind! You can easily turn old t-shirt rags into a rug by following this tutorial from A Piece of Rainbow.
Ping Pong Ball Pendant
This has to be one of the most creative crafts we have ever covered! Who would have ever thought that ping pong balls could make such a beautiful (and cheap) decorative pendant! See how-to over at PoppyTalk.
Washi Tape Keyboard
Before you decide to shell out a lot of money for a customized keyboard, consider the fact that you can make your very own using washi tape! You can even change the colors and designs to suit your tastes. Find out how here.
Speaking of practical crafts, what could be more practical than a belt to hold your pants up? Find out how you can make your own beautiful fabric belt over at Versus Mag.
Crystals have gained increasing popularity in recent years, and keeping up with this hobby can be expensive! If you are just after crystals for their appearance, why not make your own that look just as convincing by following this tutorial.
Glitter Dipped Mug
If you are a coffee or tea fan, then this one’s for you! These DIY glitter mugs from Creative Green Living are dishwasher safe and look incredibly unique!
No matter what kind of crafting mood you’re in, there is always something new to make! We hope that the suggestions on this page help fuel your creativity so that you can make your day brighter.