If you’re one of those people who love getting crafty but don’t have a lot of time to spare, we’ve got good news for you.
There are plenty of crafts out there that can be completed in just a few days.
So whether you want to make a cozy new blanket or some garden decorations, you've covered.
Check out this list of seven quick and easy craft projects that you can finish in a few days.
Sew a Pillow Cover
If you know how to use a sewing machine, you can easily sew a pillow cover in just an afternoon.
However, when choosing a sewing machine, in case you don't have one, it is worth looking for one with an automatic needle threader. This will save you a lot of time and frustration.
To make a pillow cover, you'll need a piece of fabric that's twice the size of your pillow, plus some extra for seam allowance.
Cut out your fabric, then fold it in half with the wrong sides together.
Sew around the three open sides, leaving a small opening on one side so that you can turn the cover's right side out. Once it's turned right side out, sew the opening shut, and voila!
You've got a brand-new pillow cover.
Paint Some Ceramics
Another easy and fun craft project is painting ceramics.
You can buy ceramic bisque, which is already glazed and ready to be painted, at any craft store.
Once you have your bisque, all you need is some ceramic paint and a few paintbrushes, and you're good to go.
You can either freehand your design or use stencils to help you out. Once you're finished painting, the piece needs to be fired in a kiln for the paint to set.
However, many craft stores have a service where they do it for you.
Make a Macrame Plant Hanger
Macrame is a form of decorative knotting that was popular in the 1970s and has made a recent comeback.
To make a plant hanger, you'll need some cotton rope and a dowel rod. Cut the rope into 12 pieces that are each about four feet long.
Fold six of the pieces in half and tie them together at the top, making sure that the loop is big enough to fit over the dowel rod.
Next, take the other six pieces of rope and tie them around the dowel rod, evenly spacing them out.
Once all six pieces are tied on, you can start knotting them together in any pattern you like.
When you're finished knotting, cut off any excess rope and hang your new plant hanger up!
Make a Marbled Tray
This project is simple but effective. Cut the marble contact paper to fit the bottom of the tray. Then, peel off the backing and stick the contact paper down.
For best results, use a hard object, like a credit card, to smooth out any bubbles.
And that's it! You've just made a marbled tray that's perfect for holding keys, jewelry, or other small items.
Make a Woven Wall Hanging
Wall hangings are a great way to add a personal touch to your home. And to make a woven wall hanging, you'll need a loom, warp yarn, and weft yarn.
The warp yarn is the yarn that's stretched out on the loom, and the weft yarn is woven through it.
To set up your loom, first, tie the warp yarn onto the top and bottom bars. Then, start weaving the weft yarn in and out of the warp yarn. You can do this by hand or with a shuttle.
When you get to the end of the row, cut the yarn and tie it off.
Continue weaving until your wall hanging is the desired size. Then, cut the warp yarn and tie it off. And that's it! You've made a beautiful woven wall hanging.
DIY a Light-Up Mason Jar
This project is perfect for anyone who loves Mason jars. To make a light-up Mason jar, you'll need a Mason jar, a LED light string, and some clear glue.
Start by wrapping the LED light string around the inside of the Mason jar lid. Then, use clear glue to secure the lights in place.
Once the glue is dry, screw on the lid and flip the switch. Your Mason jar is now a beautiful light-up decoration.
Make a Garden Stone
Garden stones are a great way to add a personal touch to your garden. To make one, you'll need some concrete mix, a bowl or bucket, a stone mold, and something to use as colorant (optional).
Start by mixing the concrete according to the package directions.
Then, pour it into the mold. Use a stick to push the concrete mix down into all of the nooks and crannies of the mold.
If you're using colorant, add it now and mix it in well.
Then, set the mold aside and let the concrete mix set according to the package directions.
Once it's set, remove the stone from the mold and enjoy your new garden decoration!
These seven easy craft projects can be completed in just a few days, and they'll add some personality to your finished product.
Whether you're looking for a quick way to decorate your home or you need a new piece for your garden, these crafts are the perfect solution.