DIY Art Using Nature and Other Materials
It’s lovely to use bits of nature and other inexpensive and readily available materials to make art!
Natural Art Ideas
Set the littles to gathering driftwood on your next beach visit, then string it together to make a wood garland (Lemon Thistle)
Jazz up the wood a little bit with some fun painted stripes (TwelveOEightBlog)
Or arrange sticks into a shape or letter (Hello Little House).
Painted feathers bring a nice natural element with some added color (FreePeople)
Use a rock or hammer to make pounded prints of flowers and leaves (Garden Therapy).
Art Using Household Supplies
Push pins mimic nailheads here for a modern industrial word art. (Metal and Mud)
A simple collection of buttons is fun and colorful (Mod Podge Rocks)
Add a tree for spring color! (Crafts By Amanda)
A little bit of yarn can go a long way to make a boho chic style tapestry. (For The Love Of)
Weave yarn or ribbon through baskets for a fun textured wall art (Design Improvised).
Scrap wood plus nails and string — you can make string art in any shape or word! (tutorial here)
Embroidery hoops plus fabric = easy color! (Sweet Pickins Furniture)
Paint frames and add corkboard for an easy bulletin board wall (Shannon Makes Stuff).
Wrap cork circles (trivets/coasters!) with fabric and hang them on the wall for a colorful message board area. (Sew Much Sunshine)
In this post:
page 1: Easy DIY Art Ideas (even kids can do!)
page 2: Abstract and Watercolor How-Tos
page 3: DIY Art With Stamps and Mixed Media
page 4: Frame-worthy Paper DIY Artwork
page 5: Easy Art from Natural and Household Materials