Rainy Day Crafts

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Here in Portland we have our fair share of showers and flowers and we have come to love both! When it’s sunny and warm I try to stop whatever I’m doing and go for a bike ride or hike in the mountains. On rainy days I don’t feel guilty staying inside and being creative. Over the years we’ve asked our crafting community, what’s your favorite rainy day craft? Here are some of my favorite responses and some craft tutorials to keep you warm and creative on these beautiful rainy days.

“My Favorite craft is card making. I love punches! And Cardstock. I love to create flowers from the punches. It is amazing how many different flowers you can create out of one punch…” -Tamara M. from Oberlin, KS.

Celebrate Everything Card For SpringThink Crafts

“My rainy day craft is making bright and colorful cards. Rainy days are so gray. So looking at my papers and embellishments and putting them together always makes me smile!” -Betsy B. from Liberty, ME.

Spring Pop Out CardThink Crafts

My favorite rainy day craft would have to be making flowers out of fabric. It’s like origami only with fabric, thread, and hot glue. lol. It reminds me of the pretty flowers you’ll see after a good rainy season.” -Ashley N. from AZ.

Pretty Pansy Fabric FlowersMartha Stewart

“I like making jewelry on a rainy day.” -Brenda C. from Plymouth, MA.

How to Make a Quilted PendantThink Crafts

“I love making Japanese Teru Teru Bozus to bring out the sunshine again 🙂 I make them by wrapping a square of cloth around cotton and tying it.” -Sky K. from San Antonio, TX.

Teru Teru BozuPolkaros

How do you pass the time waiting for those May flowers to arrive? Share your favorite rainy day craft here and you could be showered with prizes!  From spring craft projects with the kids to catching up on your scrapbooking, we’d love to hear your favorite.  You could win a $100 CreateForLess shopping spree!

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