Crafts are enjoyable to me, but I don’t have a lot of time to work on them. When I do decide to be crafty it needs to be easy and not take a lot of fancy craft things that I just don’t have and don’t want to buy because they will sit around and collect dust until the next year I decide to do a craft. Here are some simple crafts that you can make in minutes with basic craft supplies and not a lot of expense. The main items in each are toilet paper tubes and a family can collect a bunch of those in no time!
Wall art with flowers:
10 projects from striking to silly that can be used for many occasions. They include: mini pill boxes, wreaths, wall art, advent calendar, fun creatures, ornaments, mini photo album, organizers, and napkin rings. [You don’t really need to have the volume on for this video; it’s only music playing. The words are all in captions.]
Do you like science things? Make a spectroscope from a toilet paper tube and a cd:
Perhaps you like to garden – you can use toilet paper tubes and newspaper to make seed starters and get a head start on your tomatoes:
Some butterflies to make with the kids for Valentine’s Day, Easter, spring, or summer…you get the idea:
So what do you think? Would you – or have you already – made any of these?