Love quick and easy crafts? We do too and you are in the right place! We are super excited to share this list of affordable do-it-yourself projects that are easy to make. So often, we find some really cute craft ideas, but once you buy all the materials, it just costs SO much to make them! You are going to love these crafts for under $15
We have rounded up some of our favorite inexpensive craft projects. They are inspiring and innovative do-it-yourself projects that you will love to make for yourself or to give as gifts. Let’s get started!
Crafts for Under $15
You’re going to love these crafts for under $15. There is something here for many different types of crafters and interests. Crafting doesn’t have to be expensive!
SEW A CIRCLE POUCH From A Little Craft in Your Day
Small pouches like this are so handy, yet require small pieces of fabric. You can use scraps leftover from other projects or pick up a remnant from a fabric store for a low price. These are great gifts!
CROCHET DISHCLOTH From Persia Lou
If you’ve never used crochet dishcloths before you are missing out. They are quick and easy to make, and sturdy and effective when used to clean your dishes.
DOILY BOWLS From A Little Craft in Your Day
It’s often easy to find doilies at thrift stores or dollar stores, making this another really inexpensive and yet beautiful craft project!
FAUX STAINED-GLASS BUTTERFLY From Crayons and Cravings
Planning on new home decor? As colorful and beautiful as these butterflies are, they’re perfect to hang on the wall or in your windows.
MASON JAR SEWING KIT From Creative Cynchronicity
This mason jar sewing kit is adorable and practical! With some felt, glue, scissors and a mason jar, you can put together a simple sewing kit in very little time.
MELTED CRAYON ART From A Little Craft in Your Day
We love melted crayon art. There are so many different ways of making it! Grab a pack of crayons and a plain or printed canvas and let your creativity flow.
SCRAP WOOD PICTURE FRAME From The Country Chic Cottage
This is a great way to use up scrap wood pieces to make something beautiful. Look how decoratively rustic these photo frames are, perfect in every room in the house.
DECOUPAGE FLOWER POTS From First Day of Home
What’s good about the decoupage project is it’s super easy. Decoupage is one of those craft projects that only require a few materials to make something look nice, as with these flower pots.
PILLOWS MADE FROM PLACE MATS From A Little Craft in Your Day
Yes, these adorable pillows are made from placemats! The most expensive part of these pillows is likely to be the stuffing – you can use premade pillow forms, stuffing, or some cheap pillows from Walmart, Target, or other inexpensive stores as the filling.
CORK UTENSIL HOLDER From A Magical Mess
A very stylish utensil holder made from wine corks that’s perfect for organizing the countertops. This is yet another brilliant upcycling idea, so start saving those wine corks!
FLOWER PRESS From Dream A Little Bigger
During the spring and summer months, you can preserve some of your prettiest flowers by pressing them. Remember when we used to do that in the pages of a book? Here, you make use of a simple flower press instead.
DIY BURLAP COFFEE BAG OTTOMAN From A Piece Of Rainbow
Turn an old burlap coffee bag into an ottoman. Use it as a side table or some extra seating. Adorable and practical.
DIY MACRAME JAR CANDLE HOLDER From Curly Made
No wonder macrame is super trendy again. It looks beautiful on this jar candle holder, right?
YARN WALL PHOTO DISPLAY From A Little Craft in Your Day
Trendy and oh so cute, make these yarn wall photo displays as gifts for your BFFs!
WIRE AND BEAD BOOKMARKS From Creative Cynchronicity
All it takes to make this charming bookmark is a wire and beads? It’s a simple, cheap, easy-to-make, and a nice gift for your book-loving friends.
PHOTO FRAME BANNER From Sugar Bee Crafts
This would be such a lovely gift for grandparents, filled with images of their beloved grandchildren!
OILCLOTH COIN PURSE From The Inspiration Board
Oilcloth is not only inexpensive, but it’s also easy to work with and a very forgiving, versatile material. This is a great way to present a gift card and afterward, the recipient can use it to hold credit cards or business cards.
SWEATER PILLOWS From A Little Craft in Your Day
Upcycle an old sweater into a new pillow! Don’t have an old sweater that is ready to be reused? Head to a thrift shop and you’ll find plenty.
CUSTOM LUGGAGE TAGS From Sister’s Suitcase
If you know someone who is planning a big trip, this would be an ideal gift to give them. These luggage tags are perfect to use as stocking stuffers too.
FAUX CEMENT PLANTERS From Carftberry Bush
Faux cement? We thought they were real! These would make a great housewarming gift, filled with a pretty houseplant or succulents.
THROW LADDER From Dream A Little Bigger
Keep your prettiest blankets handy and on display with this simple throw ladder. Easy to construct, even if you’re not an expert builder.
DIY FABRIC BASKETS From A Little Craft in Your Day
Once again, these fabric baskets don’t use large quantities of fabric, so you should be able to pick up some remnants to use in making them.
Don’t let cost get in the way! You can make these crafts for under $15!