In today’s society, people are trying to squeeze in more and more activities with seemingly less and less time. If you are a crafty person, then you know that crafting often takes hours of labor and love. But what if you don’t have the time like you used to? Well, not to worry. With these 5 minute crafts, you’ll be able to work, feed the family, exercise and clean the house, all while still adding in some much-needed craft time!
These six, 5-minute crafts are both easy and fun to do. They are the perfect solution to get crafting without having any significant spare time. Plus, you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in just under 5 minutes!
1. Repurposed book pages
Get a vintage look in your home by revamping old vases, picture frames, and more by using torn-out book pages. With just some mod podge and book pages, you can turn your daily household items into a vintage lover’s dream.
2. Picture frame dry erase board
There is no need to go spend your hard-earned cash on a dry erase board for the kitchen when you can make your own. Only using a picture frame, scrapbook paper of your choice (for background), and a dry erase marker, you can make your own dry erase board! A great way to right down chores or the grocery list.
3. Handmade jewelry dishes
Don’t have a space where you can put your watches, rings, bracelets and other jewelry? With leftover Kraft boxes or glass jar lids and some glossy enamel paint, you can create cute and simple jewelry dishes. You will no longer have to search every nook and cranny in the house for your favorite pair of earrings. You’ll know exactly where to find them!
4. Bamboo scent diffusers
You undoubtedly know of those lovely smelling scent diffusers you see on TV and in cute bed and bath boutiques. But unfortunately, they can be quite pricey, depending on the type of perfume. So why not make your own? All you need is cute washi tape, bamboo skewers, and your favorite essential oils. In under 5 minutes, your home will be given a fresh new scent!
5. Make believe copper pots
Copper is on the rise for being the next new trendy style (if it isn’t already up there with everything gray). Make your succulent plants come to life with two simple materials: copper and cardboard. You can make your own copper planters by using shiny “copper” paper and cut-out pieces of cardboard. It’ll look like you stopped by Pier 1 on your way home from work!
6. Sewed t-shirt pocket
Is your T-shirt missing a little pocket? No need to go shopping for a new one, just spruce up your old plain t-shirts by embroidering a fun-patterned pocket on them! All you need is cut out fabric, scissors, and a needle and thread. Within 5 minutes, you’ll have a brand-new t-shirt customized by you.
Making crafts has never been so easy. Just think: If you were to do one 5-minute craft a day, within a week you would have 7 new items to proudly show off and use in your home, at work, or school! Have you ever made easy and fun 5 minute crafts? Which ones are your favorite?