Colorful Crafts to Get You Through Dreary Winter Days

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By Crafts-a lot Contributor, Mable who is an avid reader of craft blogs & magazines and is always looking to improve her crafting skills. Join Mable on Facebook to socialize and share with other crafters!

I’m pretty much over winter the second I wake up on New Year’s Day. To me, winter is only magical when the holiday season is surrounding me with lights twinkling everywhere and holiday music playing in the background whenever I leave my home. Once all of that is over, I really truly hate winter. In Portland, we rarely see snow or sun. It’s just grey all the time, and it kind of drives you crazy. One way to combat those winter greys here in Portland is to surround yourself with bright colors, which is why it makes me so happy to look through these colorful crafts.

Paint Chip Mosaic

Paint Chip Mosaic

Grab a few paint chips to create a fun mosaic you can frame. You can look for inspiration online or create a pretty sunflower like this one. Use different shades of colors for a truly unique look.

Colorful Mini Vases - Trashy Crafter

Colorful Mini VasesTrashy Crafter

I love the way these vases look, and you can use every color of the rainbow to brighten your home decor while it’s still grey outside.

Cosmic Suncatchers - Babble Dabble Do

Cosmic SuncatchersBabble Dabble Do

Kids can get the winter blues too. They’ll love this colorful craft that can add a little brightness to your windows for the rest of winter.

Tissue Painted Canvas - Fiskars

Tissue Painted CanvasFiskars

People of all ages can enjoy this colorful wall art craft. Use paper punches to create geometric paintings or scenes. You’ll end up with a cool watercolor look to fill up your blank wall spaces.

Funfetti Candle - Sew Licious Home Decor

Funfetti CandleSewlicious Home Decor

Create a DIY candle that even smells fun! The sprinkles will be sure to brighten your day as you light it all through winter.

Folded Paper Bracelets - Picklebums

Folded Paper BraceletsPicklebums

Carry the color with you where ever you go! This easy bracelet craft is the perfect remedy to winter blues for all ages!

Even looking at these crafts has brightened my winter day a little, so I’m off to make something colorful to help get me through the upcoming winter months.

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About Mable Craftsalot

The name says it all! Mable Crafts-alot is an avid reader of craft blogs & magazines and has aspirations to improve her crafting skills. Mable has never met a craft she didn’t like! Mable spends her free time attending craft classes at local community centers, and even teaches a few. When she is not crafting she enjoys cooking, reading, photography and gardening. Mable loves to connect with other crafters to share project ideas, discuss craft trends and chat about favorite crafting tools and techniques. To learn more about Mable, become her friend on Facebook!

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