Arts and crafts projects are often synonymous with kids and their creative and often-times messy crafting. But arts and crafts aren’t just for kids!!
Yes, those little ones have more free time available, but it is also true that for adults who love to craft, it is important to carve out time to be creative.
Arts and craft projects are also calming and relaxing for many. It’s a nice break from the fast paced life so many live.
The benefits of arts and craft projects, besides the calming effects, are better sleep, less anxiety and depression, and better cognitive function as we age.
For those who love to do arts and crafts, free craft ideas are the best!
This page is chock full of different categories of free craft projects for all skill levels. Many of the projects include supplies that are easily obtained and most are not costly.
The categories of free arts and craft ideas are almost endless. Here are just a few of the categories to be found:
- Candles and Candle Holder Crafts- some projects include citrus soy candles, a cinnamon candle holder, a decoupage tea light holder, and tea cup candles, to name a few.
- Basketry- The free basketry crafts category includes such projects as coiled baskets, double rimmed storage baskets, woven totes, apple baskets with handles and so much more.
- Christmas Craft Ideas- This category is filled with over 60 free crafts to make for Christmas, like the Christmas gnome ornament, the Christmas lantern, holiday coasters, Christmas ornament wreath, and fabric snowflakes, for example.
- Macrame Projects- Bohemian mirror wall hanging, macrame bracelets and other jewelry, free macrame plant hanger, and macrame coasters are just a few of the free macrame crafts. Over 45 different free macrame project ideas on this page!
- Pet Stuff to Craft- Looking for free projects to make for your dog or cat? Try the cool cat condo made from a stool, the DIY dog snuffle mat, fun toys for dogs and cats and many other free craft ideas for pets.
- Wreaths for Any Occasion- Check out over 50 free wreath tutorials such as the fall burlap pumpkin wreath, Easter loop yarn wreath, embroidery hoop snowman wreath and many others.
- Weaving- This category includes an upcycled plastic bag garden mat, a basket weave cotton tote, the sha sha ribbon bag, and many more free weaving projects.
- And many more categories full of projects!
If you are interested in the many crafts using upcycled materials like the plastic bag garden mat, we have a page for reusing, recycling and repurposing the old to the new!
Think about gathering some friends together to have a fun craft night with the free craft projects below!
Or take some much needed me-time to unwind with an arts and crafts project on your own.
The choice is yours!!
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