Our Summer Activities for Teenagers Series is the perfect place to find things to do in the summer! In this installment, we have lots of ideas for ‘The Crafter’ in your family!
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For the one who always has a craft project going, has a box of random items that they might use to make something someday, and provides you with the most unique handmade decor for you to display in your home…
Use needle and thread to create something beautiful…
- Monogram towels
- Monogram bathrobes
- Monogram pillowcases
- Do a traditional embroidered wall hanging (available in kits)
Make something unique from leather…
- key rings
- luggage tags
- drink coasters
- a wallet
- a belt
String it out…
- Watch string art tutorials on YouTube
- Create string art to hang in your room
- Create string art to give as gifts
Sew it up…
- decorative pillows or pillowcases
- hanging kitchen towels
- a pin cushion
- curtains for your room
- a dress
- an apron
Make your mark…
- Etch on wood using a wood-burning kit
- Etch on glass or mirror
- Etch on metal
Use paper and glue to make something new…
- Create a scrapbook
- Practice Origami
- Make greeting cards
- Make book art
- Make bookmarks
Interested in starting a blog about your love of crafting?
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Disclaimer: All activities in this series may not be suitable for every teenager. It is the responsibility of parents/guardians to determine whether their teens are of appropriate age, maturity, and ability to participate in any given activity. It’s a Joyous Journey LLC takes no responsibility for any accident, injury, behavior, damage, etc. resulting from any person’s involvement in any activity listed in this series. Please note that many activities involve the internet/social media. We take no responsibility for any content on any website other than our own. Please monitor your teen according to your own family’s internet/social media guidelines.