25 Genius Craft Ideas

If you love making things you should take a look at these 25 Genius Craft Ideas! Some of them use repurposed items and transform them into something new and useful. You can decorate your home or office with the many crafts you can create with very little time or effort. Whether you are itching to make something cool or you want a project your kids can help with, there are several things to choose from. Get ready to get your craft on with these unique ideas.

1. Repurposed Crib

Transforming old items into something useful is fun and on the verge of genius! For example, if you have an old crib sitting around or find a good deal at a yard sale, you can create the most awesome children’s art table.

Repurposed Crib Transforming old items into something useful is fun and on the verge of genius! For example, if you have an old crib sitting around or find a good deal at a yard sale, you can create the most awesome children's art table. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: A Little Learning For Two

2. Marker Caddy

Learn how to make an insanely easy marker caddy in under ten minutes with very few supplies! Not only is it completely functional, but it looks fantastic on your desk too.

Marker Caddy Learn how to make an insanely easy marker caddy in under ten minutes with very few supplies! Not only is it completely functional, but it looks fantastic on your desk too. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Aunt Peaches

3. Yarn Wrapped Painted Jars

Add a stylish look to your mantle or shelving with these yarn wrapped painted jars. They are simple to make and the result is awesome! Plus, you can even hand these out as gifts too.

 Yarn Wrapped Painted Jars Add a stylish look to your mantle or shelving with these yarn wrapped painted jars. They are simple to make and the result is awesome! Plus, you can even hand these out as gifts too. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: The Forge Style 

4. Polka Dot Mirror

Forget boring mirrors, transform an inexpensive dollar store mirror into a work of art. This polka dot mirror is easy to make and is perfect for a beginning DIY’er.

Polka Dot Mirror Forget boring mirrors, transform an inexpensive dollar store mirror into a work of art. This polka dot mirror is easy to make and is perfect for a beginning DIY'er. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: A Girl And A Glue Gun

5. Mini Pallet Coasters

Make these simple mini pallet coasters with washi tape in no time at all. You can customize them to fit your style. Plus, they will be perfect for a man cave or rec room!

Mini Pallet Coasters Make these simple mini pallet coasters with washi tape in no time at all. You can customize them to fit your style. Plus, they will be perfect for a man cave or rec room! thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Washi Tape Crafts

6. Dinosaur Serving Tray

Take a look at this spectacular dinosaur serving tray! Makes me wonder why I didn’t think of this sooner. Great idea if you have an upcoming kids party or just want something cool to serve cookies on.

Dinosaur Serving Tray Take a look at this spectacular dinosaur serving tray! Makes me wonder why I didn't think of this sooner. Great idea if you have an upcoming kids party or just want something cool to serve cookies on. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Three Little Monkeys Studio

7. Fabric Art

You only need 4 materials to create fabric art that makes a big impact on your space. Personalize with your favorite colors and designs for purely unique art.

Fabric Art You only need 4 materials to create fabric art that makes a big impact on your space. Personalize with your favorite colors and designs for purely unique art. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: I Heart Naptime

8. Easy Picnic Utensil Holders

Picnics, barbecues and summer parties are the perfect place to use these easy picnic utensil holders. They look fantastic and you need very few supplies.

Easy Picnic Utensil Holders Picnics, barbecues and summer parties are the perfect place to use these easy picnic utensil holders. They look fantastic and you need very few supplies. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: P&G Everyday

9. Twine Ball Lamp

Transform bouncy balls into a twine ball lamp that are stylish and charming. These hanging lamps would be great for your office, home, or outdoor living space.

Twine Ball Lamp Transform bouncy balls into a twine ball lamp that are stylish and charming. These hanging lamps would be great for your office, home, or outdoor living space. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Handi Mania

10. Colorful Glassware

Forget your typical wine glasses! Add some character and pizzazz to your stemless wine glasses by adding a punch of color. These wine glasses will be great for your next party too.

Colorful Glassware  Forget your typical wine glasses! Add some character and pizzazz to your stemless wine glasses by adding a punch of color. These wine glasses will be great for your next party too. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Brit + Co

11. DIY Planter Box

Making a wooden planter box is not only beautiful but really easy to make too. Add your favorite succulents or potted plants then you will have an incredible centerpiece!

DIY Planter Box Making a wooden planter box is not only beautiful but really easy to make too. Add your favorite succulents or potted plants then you will have an incredible centerpiece! thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Crafts by Amanda

12. DIY Pallet Plaques

Make rustic DIY pallet plaques as gifts or home decor. No matter where you hang your pallet plaque, I promise everyone is going to ask you where you got it from.

DIY Pallet Plaques Make rustic DIY pallet plaques as gifts or home decor. No matter where you hang your pallet plaque, I promise everyone is going to ask you where you got it from. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Oh My Creative 

13. DIY Etched Wood Cutting Board

How cool will it be for you to use your custom made DIY etched wood cutting board? Put your name, designs you love or a funny quote on your cutting board. These also make wonderful gifts.

DIY Etched Wood Cutting Board How cool will it be for you to use your custom made DIY etched wood cutting board? Put your name, designs you love or a funny quote on your cutting board. These also make wonderful gifts. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Design Mom

14. Mason Jar Vase

Add character to your front door and enhance your curb appeal with this mason jar vase. Decorating with mason jars is always a plus because they will never go out of style. They always add a country feel when you use them.

Mason Jar Vase Add character to your front door and enhance your curb appeal with this mason jar vase. Decorating with mason jars is always a plus because they will never go out of style. They always add a country feel when you use them. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Unoriginal Mom

15. DIY Soap Dispenser

Transform an old liquor bottle into a working soap dispenser in no time! Perfect for the garage, man cave or basement. You won’t believe how easy it is either! Plus, all your friends will want one too!

DIY Soap Dispenser Transform an old liquor bottle into a working soap dispenser in no time! Perfect for the garage, man cave or basement. You won't believe how easy it is either! thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Home Fresh Ideas

16. Hammock Chair

This hammock chair is so easy to throw together and it can make any room look better! Plus, it is a great place to get comfy and read a book or relax.

Hammock Chair This hammock chair is so easy to throw together and it can make any room look better! Plus, it is a great place to get comfy and read a book or relax. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: A Beautiful Mess 

17. Superhero Magnets

These superhero magnets are so awesome and would be terrific for your fridge, toolbox or any other magnetic surface. If superheroes aren’t your thing, you could always do something different too. Either way, they look cool and are completely functional.

Superhero Magnets These superhero magnets are so awesome and would be terrific for your fridge, toolbox or any other magnetic surface. If superheroes aren't your thing, you could always do something different too. Either way, they look cool and are completely functional. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Crafts By Amanda 

18. DIY Wine Rack

Make this DIY wine rack and you will have a functional way to display your wine bottles that also looks incredible. Use a little bit of chalk and you can write what each kind is while adding to the design and appeal of the rack.


DIY Wine Rack Make this DIY wine rack and you will have a functional way to display your wine bottles that also looks incredible. Use a little bit of chalk and you can write what each kind is while adding to the design and appeal of the rack. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Shanty 2 Chic

19. Fabric Covered Spring Vases

When spring is in the air then it is time to start decorating too! These easy fabric covered spring vases are just what you need to add a few pops of color to any room.

Fabric Covered Spring Vases When spring is in the air then it is time to start decorating too! These easy fabric covered spring vases are just what you need to add a few pops of color to any room. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: I Heart Naptime

20. DIY Washi Tape Clocks

It is amazing how many ways you can use washi tape. Take a look at these DIY washi tape clocks! These not only look terrific, but your friends and family would also love to receive them as gifts too!

DIY Washi Tape Clocks It is amazing how many ways you can use washi tape. Take a look at these DIY washi tape clocks! These not only look terrific, but your friends and family would also love to receive them as gifts too! thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Tell Love & Party

21. Gold Chevron Paintings

You can never go wrong with gold or chevron! That is why these gold chevron paintings are an incredible craft to make. All you need is some canvases, paint, paint brush, tape, stencil and you are ready to create your own art!

Gold Chevron Paintings You can never go wrong with gold or chevron! That is why these gold chevron paintings are an incredible craft to make. All you need is some canvases, paint, paint brush, tape, stencil and you are ready to create your own art! thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Jess Lively

22. DIY Etched Glass

How cool would it be to have an entire collection of etched glasses that you made yourself? All your friends are going to be jealous when they come over and see them. The best part is they only take about ten minutes to make too!

DIY Etched Glass How cool would it be to have an entire collection of etched glasses that you made yourself? All your friends are going to be jealous when they come over and see them. The best part is they only take about ten minutes to make too! thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: Practically Functional

23. DIY Pallet Wood Letter

Create a stunning pallet wood letter that will look brilliant on your mantle or front door. The rustic charm will add to elegance to any space. You only need minimal supplies too.

DIY Pallet Wood Letter Create a stunning pallet wood letter that will look brilliant on your mantle or front door. The rustic charm will add to elegance to any space. You only need minimal supplies too. thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: This Lewood Farms

24. Wine Bottle Bird Feeder

If you love sitting in the great outdoors watching birds you should make a wine bottle bird feeder! Each feeder is really easy to make and you can choose all different colors of wine bottles. Plus, you will have some really happy birds!

Wine Bottle Bird Feeder If you love sitting in the great outdoors watching birds you should make a wine bottle bird feeder! Each feeder is really easy to make and you can choose all different colors of wine bottles. Plus, you will have some really happy birds! thesawguy.com

Source & Instructions: The Garden Roof Coop

25. Wine Cork Garden Markers

Your garden will look amazing with these easy wine cork garden markers. No more wondering what you planted where! These markers are lovely for small yards or if you use potted planters on your patio or deck.

Wine Cork Garden Markers Your garden will look amazing with these easy wine cork garden markers. No more wondering what you planted where! These markers are wonderful for small gardens or if you use potted planters on your patio or deck. thesawguy.com

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