60 DIY Crafts for Adults

Get crafty with these fun DIY crafts for adults. From mason jar crafts to paper crafts, there are plenty of easy craft projects to choose from.

You will find a wide range of DIY projects for all categories of crafts including painting, knitting, candlemaking, jewelry-making, soapmaking, art, home decorations and much more. Whether you are looking for easy adult crafts for beginners or more advanced crafts, there are tons of different ideas regardless of your skill level.

Glassware and Planter DIY Crafts for Adults

Decorative Napkins Decoupage Pots

Decorative Napkins Decoupage Pots from Place of My Taste

Add some brightness to your home with these terra cotta pots made from decorative napkins. This is easily a customizable adult craft project because you can add any pattern, print, or style of napkins to change the look and make it your own!

DIY Etched Mason Jar Glasses

DIY Etched Mason Jar Glasses from Sometimes Homemade

These glasses make a great personalized gift idea for someone special in your life. It is a straightforward etching process with a detailed step by step tutorial to help you make it yourself.

Picture Frame Vase mason jar craft for adults

Mason Jar Picture Frame Vase from Home Stories A to Z

Upcycle a mason jar into this cute vase with a picture frame. It makes a thoughtful DIY gift for family or friends. Add some florals or a LED candle inside to complete the look.

painted mug craft for adults

Marbled Mugs from DIY Candy

These fantastic mugs are made with marbled nail polish and cost less than a dollar each to make! There is an endless variety of color combinations to use on your cups. Be sure to seal them with dishwasher-safe mod podge after you are done.

Faux Vintage Mercury Glass

Faux Vintage Mercury Glass from Little Red Window

Make your vintage mercury glass on a budget with this easy DIY idea that will allow you to turn basic Dollar Tree glassware into something gorgeous. This fun project only requires a few simple steps to make your glasses look vintage!

Gold Leaf Bowl

Gold Leaf Bowl from Why Don’t You Make Me

Give a boring bowl a classy makeover with this stunning gold-lined bowl. All you need is a gold leaf kit and to follow her simple tutorial.

Enamel Painted Vase

Enamel Painted Vase from Sugar and Charm

These DIY vases are budget-friendly and easy to make. You can even use Dollar Tree vases to make them. They will look cute on a shelf, table, or as a centerpiece. All you need to do is add some complimentary faux flowers.

Mason Jar Luminaries craft for adults

Mason Jar Luminaries from Mom Spark

Make beautiful glowing luminaries with a few dollar store supplies. They are great idea for interior lighting.

Mason Jar Tissue Dispenser

Mason Jar Tissue Dispenser from Day to Day Adventures

Transform your mason jars into these super cute tissue dispensers. This mason jar craft project for adults will also show you a great method of painting them so they don’t chip over time!

Plaster Flower Jars craft for adults

Plaster Flower Jars from Artsy VaVa

These creative jar toppers are made with plaster of pairs and faux flowers. They make great storage jars for the bathroom!

DIY Glitter Jars

DIY Glitter Jars from KA Styles

These sparkling glitter jars are a creative craft for adults to do. There are a lot of color choices and patterns that you can use with these jars to really make them your own. They would look great as centerpieces with flowers or storage jars.

Concrete Flower Pot Planters

Concrete Flower Pot Planters from Craving Some Creativity

Add some color to your outdoor space with these painted concrete planters. These plant pots are made with a super inexpensive cement and are self-watering.

DIY Home Decor

Topiary Trees dollar tree craft for adults

Topiary Trees from AKA Designs

You can make these beautiful topiary trees with a handful of dollar store supplies. It only costs about $5 to make so that you can get high-end-looking decor in your home without the high price tag!

Picture Frames Candleholder

Picture Frames Candleholder from Grosgrain

Make DIY hurricane lanterns out of dollar store picture frames. This lantern makes a great centerpiece for your dining room table or even a wedding centerpiece! Just add some candles inside, and voila! You have a classy-looking candleholder on a budget.

Tissue Paper Flowers

Tissue Paper Flowers from The Craft Patch

These paper flowers are so much fun to make. You can make pom poms with them, hang large ones on the wall, create garlands, and much more. They are great as party decorations or cheap wedding decorations. The tutorial is easy to follow and even includes a video.

DIY Modern Flower Wreath

DIY Modern Flower Wreath from Lolly Jane

Turn an embroidery hoop into a gorgeous wreath perfect for spring and summer. This is a super easy and quick DIY project that will brighten up your front door or mantel.

Pomander Flower Ball craft for adults

Pomander Flower Ball from Pizzazzerie

These kissing balls made from paper flowers make incredible decorations for parties and weddings. You can either hang them or use them as centerpieces on top of candle holders. They are simple to make, yet elegant!

Yarn Pom Pom Wreath

Yarn Pom Pom Wreath from Mom Advice

This adorable wreath is an Anthropologie knock-off. You can either add seasonal colors or just keep it neutral for all year round. While this project takes a while to make, the final effect is lovely.

DIY Wall Hanging Macrame craft for adults

DIY Macrame Wall Hanging from Marching North

Make this boho wall art with this easy macrame wall hanging tutorial. Not only is it beautiful, but it’s really simple and quick craft for adults to make.

DIY Boho Wall Art

DIY Boho Wall Art from Crafted by the Hunts

Skip paying for overpriced wall art and make this super cute modern boho wall hanging, which only costs $10 in supplies! It’s a fun wood craft for adults that is made with plywood, stain, and yarn.

Marbled Resin Coasters craft for adults

Marbled Resin Coasters from Resin Crafts

Turn some wood slices into a dazzling DIY coaster using resin to create depths of layers and patterns that make it look 3D!

Acrylic paint Pouring Canvas Art craft for adults

Acrylic Pouring Canvas Art from Step-by-Step Painting

Acrylic pouring painting will create unique and abstract wall art. The actual process of doing pour painting is mesmerizing and is tons of fun!

Boho Coasters Crochet craft for adults

Beginner Boho Crochet Coasters from For the Frills

Create a cute crochet coaster with fringe! These modern Boho Coasters are easy and quick to crochet so they’re a perfect beginner crochet project. The pattern is free and has a step-by-step video tutorial to help you.

Wood Bead Garland

Wood Bead Garland from The Savvy Sparrow

This wood bead garland will look great with farmhouse decor and make a great addition to your tiered tray decor. And, they’re very easy to make and customizable for holidays. She also includes a great tip for how to paint your beads easily.

No-Sew Rope Basket

No-Sew Rope Basket from Happiness is Homemade

Give your basket a chic makeover on a budget. All you need is rope and some glue. You can even make these baskets using dollar store bins or baskets. You can even get creative with it and paint it or add embellishments.

Giant Dahlia Paper Flowers

Giant Dahlia Paper Flowers from Abbi Kirsten Collections

This paper flower craft will create a stunning backdrop for your walls. It will look great for both home and party decor.  These wallflowers are beginner-proof and kid-friendly!

Fabric Rag Wreath

Fabric Rag Wreath from Typically Simple

Use up your fabric scraps with this rag wreath. It adds a pop of color and texture to your front door! You can switch up the fabrics for every season too.

Stamped Clay Bowls

Stamped Clay Bowls from Gathering Beauty

Make your own beautiful stamped clay bowls using air dry clay. Not only is it strong and durable but there is no firing or baking required.

Marbled Clay Ring Dish

Marbled Clay Ring Dish from A Beautiful Mess

These ring dishes are cheap and easy to make. This craft project uses simple oven-bake clay to make these gorgeous dishes.

Easy DIY Pillow Covers

Easy DIY Pillow Covers from Something Turquoise

Give your pillows a makeover and switch up your covers with this easy step-by-step tutorial that you can make with a sewing machine. They are made out of drop cloth and stenciled. These pillow covers are an affordable way to decorate your home!

Gilded Edge Agate Coasters

Gilded Edge Agate Coasters from Making Lemonade

These beautiful DIY coasters look high-end. It only takes under 5 minutes to make and only costs $8 in supplies! They also make great DIY gifts for Mother’s Day.

Other DIY Crafts for Adults

DIY Soy Candles

DIY Soy Candles from Paper and Stitches

Once you learn how to make these candles, you won’t stop because they’re so fun to make! They make great Mother’s Day and Christmas gift ideas particularly! Plus, they only require a handful of simple supplies to make so it’s a cheap and easy DIY craft project.

Crystal Soap

Crystal Soap from A Beautiful Mess

Make your own enchanting crystal soaps! They make excellent gifts or guest bathroom decorations.  These soaps look gorgeous displayed in decorative soap dishes.

Soap Bars Without Lye

Easy Soap Without Lye from Brown Thumb Mama

This is a lye-free soap tutorial that is fun to do with your kids. You can easily customize what scents and colors you want. It uses an easy melt-and-pour soapmaking process that is great for beginners.

DIY Poured Mason Jar Candles

DIY Poured Mason Jar Candles from Something Turquoise

This simple step-by-step tutorial will walk you through how to create your very own mason jar candles! They make a great DIY gift and are easy to customize for the occasion because you can switch up the scents and colors.

fairy garden craft for adults

Fairy Garden from Crafts by Amanda

Start a whimsical fairy garden of your own on a budget! It’s made from a cheap wooden birdhouse and natural materials. This fairy house makes a great spring or summer craft for adults.

Twisted Crochet Headband

Twisted Crochet Headband from Sarah Maker

This crochet headband pattern is not only beautiful but functional too. It will keep your ears warm and toasty in the colder months. Plus, the headband has a super cute knit-look stitch pattern!  This project is easy and perfect for beginners.

DIY Beaded Tassel Necklaces jewelry making craft for adults

DIY Beaded Tassel Necklaces from Made in a Day

This jewelry-making project will show you how to make your own DIY Necklaces in three different ways.

Dollar Tree Personalized Glass Bead Necklace from Little House of Flour

Transform a glass stone from the dollar store into a personalized pendant necklace that makes a thoughtful gift for friends and family on a budget.

Easy Ladybug Dot Mandala rock painting craft for adults

Easy Ladybug Dot Mandala Painted Rocks from The Things Well Made

Get into the painted rock trend and paint this beginner-friendly mandala rock. The rock painting tutorial is really easy to follow with lots of pictures included.

Easy Soup Bowl Cozy Sewing Project

Easy Soup Bowl Cozy Sewing Project from Crafty For Home

This is an easy sewing project for the kitchen. It only takes less than an hour to make.  It’s is made from quilting cotton fabric.

Fringe Earrings

Fringe Earrings from Made in a Day

Create these trendy boho fringe DIY earrings on a budget with only a few basic jewelry craft supplies. They also make a wonderful gift for a fashion-lover in your life.

Wood Photo Transfer Keepsake Craft craft for adults

Wood Photo Transfer Keepsake Craft from S&S Blog

Learn how to transfer a photo to wood with this DIY craft project. It makes a great keepsake or fabulous gift for special occasions.

Air Dry Clay Gnomes craft for adults

Air Dry Clay Gnomes from First Day of Home

Use air-dry clay to make your own super cute gnome figurines. Kids and adults alike would enjoy making this fun craft. There are video instructions included too.

ombre dyed tote craft for adults

Ombre Tote from Hi Sugarplum

Dip a tote in dye to create a stunning and unique ombre bag! It’s a great way to upcycle a boring tote and transform it into a cute and stylish bag.

Etched Wood Spoons

Etched Wood Spoons from Make it & Love it

This wood etching craft makes a great hostess gift for Christmas. It’s another quick and simple adult craft project for beginners.

Stamped Silverware Keychain

Stamped Silverware Keychain from Kelly Elko

This tutorial will teach you how to stamp silverware. These vintage keychains make great gifts too!

Garden Markers

Garden Markers from Playground Park Bench

Turn some wooden spoons into cute painted garden markers that are inspired by Lois Ehlert’s garden set.

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