10 Easy Crafternoon Ideas

Nothing is certain but death and taxes. It’s an old saying, but it’s still true. In college, you can add ‘stress’ to that as well. Between papers, tests, and the dreaded group projects, you’re going to get stressed. If you’re looking for a way to prevent yourself from throwing your computer out the window, we’re here to help with some easy crafternoon ideas!

Crafting is a proven method to reduce stress and we can vouch for it. There’s something about creating things with your hands that’s just incredibly relaxing. To get your creative juices flowing, we’ve put together a list of ideas for your very own Crafternoon.

Starry Night Luminaries

These luminaries are a great way to dip your toe into the crafting water. They’re insanely quick, easy, and versatile.

DIY Wood Phone Stand

We’ve all been too lazy to hold up our phones at some point. It’s just who we are as humans now. This stand is perfect for when you literally can’t even any more.

Book Page Roses

Normally we don’t advocate the senseless destruction of books. However, if a book is already damaged beyond repair we can make an exception for these adorable flowers.

DIY Pineapple Planter

It might not be under the sea, but we don’t think Spongebob would mind living in this pineapple planter. It’s a super easy way to bring a pop of color into a room.

Action Figure Lamp

This is probably one of the coolest lamp DIYs we’ve ever seen. You can spray paint in any color to suit your style.

Straw Diamond Mobile

Shine bright like a (straw) diamond with this perfect and inexpensive way to decorate a room. No one will ever know they’re made of straws.

R2D2 Pencil Holder

Star Wars-mania is back in full Force, which means there’s droid merchandise everywhere. If store-bought isn’t your thing, make this pencil holder and set your desk apart from the rest of the galaxy.

Mason Jar Lamp

What can’t mason jars be used for? This lamp further proves that they’re one of the most versatile products in the game.

Nebula in a Bottle

Channel your inner Neil deGrasse Tyson with these incredible pocket sized galaxies. Want a bigger version? Use a mason jar!

DIY Hanging Cloud Light

This one might take a little more work than the rest of the projects on our list, but it’ll be well worth it when it’s time to sleep and you have the world’s coolest nightlight!

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