Spring is here, and it’s time to get outside, step into the garden, and make fun and kid-friendly DIY garden crafts.
A great way to get everyone outside is by making crafts and easy diy projects for your garden.
From teacup bird feeders to fairy houses and even a cute ladybug vs. tadpole tic tac toe game, we’ve got such a fun list for you to choose from.
These are the best, easy garden crafts for garden lovers that everyone will enjoy making.
Running low on supplies? Maybe you’ve actually got some in your own yard!
Many of these outdoor crafts utilize items from nature to be transformed into fun garden decor.
And after checking out these garden decors, here are 50+ ideas for painting terracotta pots!
Take a look through these wonderful DIY garden crafts ideas below to see which you will be inspired to make.
DIY Garden Markers
Wine Cork Garden Labels That Won’t Fade
Repurpose your wine corks and make these cute garden labels for your herbs. There’s a trick to getting the labels not to fade.
DIY Cement Garden Markers- Caterpillar Style!
This is such a creative idea for a DIY garden marker. This concrete caterpillar is adorable.
DIY Wooden Plant Markers With Cricut Joy
With a Cricut machine, make these plant markers to get your seeds started early this season.
How To Make Garden Markers With Wooden Spoons
These spoon garden labels came out looking so neat. You can make these in just a few easy steps.
Garden Plant Labels DIY
You may want to make these garden labels if you have a larger garden.
They’re nice and big, so you can make them out from a distance.
DIY Garden Markers with Cricut Joy
These sweet vegetable garden markers will really stand out in your garden. You will need a cutting machine for this DIY project.
How To: Seashell Plant Labels For Outdoor Garden Beds
This is a great way to get kids involved with gardening. Use seashells to label your plants.
DIY Garden Markers
Copper garden labels will really pop in your raised beds. You’ll use a Cricut to cut the labels out.
DIY Clay Vegetable Garden Markers
Make a visual representation of the plants in your vegetable garden with these cute clay garden labels.
DIY Your Own Beautifully Rustic Hand Stamped Metal Plant Markers
There is just something so lovely about metal in nature and especially when it’s copper.
Check out the tutorial for making these pretty stamped plant markers.
Flags as garden markers will certainly get your attention.
These are especially helpful for spotting in a large garden with lots of foliage.
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DIY Garden Rock Markers To Label Your Outdoor Vegetable Plants
These are the perfect solution if you’re looking for garden markers that blend in with your other plants.
DIY Herb Garden Markers With Air Dry Easy-Sculpt Clay
Clay is an excellent material for getting a pretty design, and it can be made to any size to get a perfect fit for your pot size.
Painted Rock Garden Markers: Add Some Personality To Your Garden!
Since these rocks are nice and flat, you can easily see pictures of the fruits and vegetables painted on them.
That makes them easier to see from a distance.
DIY Vertical Gardens
Recycled Rainbow Herb Garden From Tin Cans
This Vertical herb garden is perfect for taking advantage of a small space. You’ll use special outdoor acrylic paints for these
Use Old DVD Cases To Make A Vertical Garden
Here’s a fun idea for using old DVD cases, though if you want to hang these outside, you’ll need to use a different material to cover the DVDs.
Easy DIY Garden Decor Using Tree Branches
Make a gorgeous garden trellis to really make a statement in your garden.
DIY Garden Crafts Using Painted Rocks
How To Paint On Rocks For Outdoors
Make these cute painted rocks to add a bit of prettiness to your garden or flower pots.
How To Make DIY Painted Butterfly Rocks
Adding these rocks to a butterfly garden would be really neat. Hop on over to the tutorial to check out how to make them.
Caterpillar Rocks For Your Garden
I love how this tutorial uses multiple rocks to make the segmented parts of the centipede’s body.
This cute tutorial is a great one to make with kids.
DIY Cute Painted Frog Rock
How adorable is this garden frog rock? It’s made with durable paint, so it holds up great outdoors in the garden.
Rumor has it, it even stood up to a snake!
Painted Rocks For Fairy Gardens
Make awesome, whimsical mushroom rocks for a fairy garden.
DIY Flower Painted Rocks -Easy Tutorial
If it’s early in the season and your flowers aren’t blooming yet, you can make flower-painted rocks to cheer you up until those blossoms start popping.
DIY Garden Art And Ornaments
Charming Fairy Garden Mushrooms From Acorns And Twigs!
It doesn’t get any more whimsical than this. Learn how to make fairy garden mushrooms using items from nature.
With some acorns, twigs, and paint, this is another garden craft to make with kids.
DIY Glass Garden Flowers Tutorial (Garden Art)
Hang on to those old glass dishes, or grab cheap ones at a yard sale or thrift shop so you can make big glass flowers for pretty garden art ornaments.
Watering Can That Pours Crystals
This creative DIY will look so neat hanging in the front yard where passersby can catch a glimpse.
From a distance, it really looks like water is flowing from the watering can.
Make A Cute Clay Gnome –With Air Dry Clay
Clay gnomes are fun to place in your garden or in a flower pot and are fun to make.
3 DIY Screwball Flowers – Garden Craft Ideas
These screwball flowers look great painted with bright colors. They mimic the look of alliums which are quite trendy these days.
This is a good way to use up those old spray paints.
Ladybugs Vs. Tadpoles Outdoor Tic Tac Toe Game
Okay, so I admit, I’m kind of dying to play this outdoor-themed game!
As the months get warmer and we spend more time outside, this is perfect for playing with kids and adults.
Easy Tropical Wall Art DIY
Spruce up your deck or patio with these beautiful handmade wooden wall tiles.
If you have a cutting machine, then these are a cinch! Check out Crafting My Home’s Easy Tropical Wall Art.
A Fairy House Made From An Old Bottle
Isn’t this so colorful? Oh my gosh, kids will have a blast with this one and these are much easier to make than they look.
Grab a plastic bottle and start decorating to create this piece of magical whimsy for your garden.
Painted Fairy Garden Rocks
Use pieces of nature to get creative.
You can have a blast making colorful fairy garden rocks with just some rocks, moss, and paint.
How to Make a Concrete Gnome
Believe it or not, this adorable concrete gnome girl is easy to make. And she’ll bring you good fortune if you place her in your garden.
And, if you love gnomes, here is a list of 20+ easy and adorable DIY gnome crafts.
How To Make Stamped Garden Stepping Stones
You know I’m a sucker for concrete projects, and this one is really easy.
And it was a clever idea to use this material for the outdoor garden stepping stones mold to result in these beautiful stamped prints.
Check out the tutorial to see what they used.
Gardening crafts that cater to bees! Our pollinators deserve some thought when thinking about gardening crafts to make.
Garden art poles are popular, so why not make a bee-themed one.
How To Make A DIY Bubble Fountain Garden Water Feature (In An Afternoon & On A Budget!)
Make a beautiful bubble water fountain that would be a great addition to any garden, or even in the front yard.
How To Make A Clay Mushroom –With Air Dry Clay
Clay mushrooms are great for placing in front of fairy houses for your fairy garden.
And mushrooms are one of the easiest things you can make with air dry clay.
How To Make A Garden Flag With The Cricut
Every garden should have a sign! After seeing these welcoming garden flags and signs, I’m convinced.
If your house should have a wreath, your garden should have a sign. This project will require a Cricut or other cutting machine.
Outdoor Garden Decor – Stencil Art
Add some charm to your own garden with stencil art. There are so many great applications for stencils.
This tutorial will show you some great ideas for using them as garden crafts.
How To Make Your Own Enchanting Wood Nymph Garden Ornament
How cool is this? If charming and enchanting is what you are looking for, look no further!
Cement DIY Garden Stone
A quick and easy freestyle method for making a cement stepping stone. This is a no-hassle way to make a garden stone.
Here’s a tutorial for a concrete mosaic stepping stone I made last year that doesn’t make the list because it’s more medium-level than easy to make.
How To Make A Unique DIY Moss Garden Wall Art
Use multiple pieces from nature to create a pretty moss wall art hanging.
These look great in living rooms or on porches and patio areas. Just be sure to use preserved moss if you hang it inside.
Garden Ornament – Upcycled Glass To Garden Mushroom
This beautifully upcycled candy dish and class were transformed into a mushroom.
It makes the perfect addition to a flower garden.
DIY Garden Signs From Fan Blades
Are you wondering what to do with that old ceiling fan, other than taking it to the dump?
Wonder no more. This tutorial will show you a great way to upcycle them.
Clay Pot Toadstools
If you’ve got a bunch of leftover terra cotta pots in different sizes and just a little paint, you have most of what you need to set up a garden with toadstools.
Check out the tutorial for the simple steps to making these whimsical crafts.
Clay Pot Gnome Statue For The Garden – Too Cute And Easy!
This list proves that there’s more than one way to make a gnome. And these clay pot gnomes are easy to make.
Whimsical Beaded Garden Ornaments
Use beads to add ornamentation to your garden. This beaded craft is popular to make with children.
Rustic Diy Bird Feeder & Plant Atrium
This tutorial is for a plant atrium that doubles as a bird feeder from Atta Girl Says.
She cleverly used roof tiles to cover the top of the atrium.
Plate Rack Garden Trellis
This repurposed plate rack is a perfect solution and an easy way to add a trellis to your garden for cheap.
How To Make A Bug Hotel
Another one of those great garden ideas that benefits beneficial insects.
This nature craft protects critters that become critical food supplies for other endangered insects and wildlife.
Upcycled Owl Garden Decor
Make of the coolest outdoor crafts! This metal owl is a hoot!
This guy might look familiar if you’re old enough to remember the Clash of the Titans movie. Remember Bubo, the metal owl?
Coconut Shell Craft: How To Make Fairy Toadstools
Here’s a fun use of coconut shells and another way of making toadstools!
This diy garden craft is easier to make than it looks because you use a premade mold.
The mold makes it a cinch to make your own garden stone.
Vintage Crocus Coloring Page For Free!
Look at the pretty crocuses! Here’s a unique tutorial showing you how to use colored pencils to color and shade this springtime flower.
It comes with a free printable!
DIY Garden Planters
Create A Vintage Wagon Garden Planter In 30 Minutes
Take a classic red wagon and fill it with your favorite plants to add a splash of color in front of your porch.
A planter that is easily portable and will look great anywhere.
DIY Old Tire Planters
This is probably the best way of dealing with old tires. Paint them and turn them into gorgeous succulent planters.
Unfortunately, I couldn’t find a tutorial that went with this, but it totally inspired me to make one. Stay tuned.
Time To Get Out Your Old Pans And Upcycle Them Into Gorgeous Planters
If you have deep kitchen pans lying around that you don’t use anymore, why not repurpose them for flower pots.
Making A Miniature Seashell Garden
This well-crafted miniature garden is made from seashells and other natural items. This garden craft is something special.
How To Make PVC Pipe Photo Planters
Make personalized planters that can be used outdoors. This unique DIY planter idea is easy to make.
How To Plant A Delightful Moss Basket Container Garden
Delightful is right! What a gorgeous way to liven up your outdoor space.
These outdoor moss container gardens will look amazing on your patio or porch.
Tin Cup Succulent Dish Garden
Are you a sucker for succulents? You can create a unique mini succulent dish garden with a few simple materials and a tin cup.
DIY Mini Succulent Garden (In A Tree Stump)
Make a tree-stump succulent planter garden! Here’s a great way to make that tree stump look better.
Planting flowers in one sure gives it a lift. But be sure to follow the tutorial to see how to do it correctly.
DIY Vintage Water Pump Fountain And Planter – Gingham Gardens
This amazing water fountain makes a beautiful focal point in any garden. And it can be done for cheap if you have a metal bucket.
Hop on over to see the easy and complete project instructions.
How To Make A Terrarium With Kids -Step By Step Instructions And Inspiration
Making a terrarium is a fun way to get kids interested in growing a garden and it makes for beautiful garden decor.
Basketball Planter (Indoor/Outdoor)
You have to go to the tutorial to see the alternate images of this kitschy basketball planter.
There are so many cute ways of presenting this. It’s definitely worth the look and the make.
Drip Paint Pots Tutorial
Drip-pour painting is so much fun. It’s a chance to get really creative.
DIY Deck Rail Planter
This deck rail planter adds a soft, new look to your deck. It requires a few sewing skills, but the tutorial is nicely detailed to get you through.
Cricut Planter Project: All Are Welcome In The Garden
Have a little fun with planters that have messages on them. You’ll want to use dark planters for this project.
You’ll also need a Cricut machine.
Easy DIY Milk Jug Planters From Recycled Plastic Containers
Instead of buying more plastic starter planters for your vegetables, use plastic milk jugs for your garden plants.
It’s a great way to help the environment.
DIY Galvanized Tub Planters
Make a charming flower bed out of galvanized tubs. These planters have a lovely rustic look that pairs perfectly with any flower.
DIY Garden Crafts With Lights
DIY Solar Light Mason Jar Lanterns
This is a simple idea for sprucing up a patio or porch. Mason jars with lights, placed near your garden entrance, will look fabulous.
DIY Sparkling Bottles With Lights
Sparkling wine bottles are so much fun. The cutouts add magical elements that give a nice enchanted feeling, especially when illuminated in the evening.
DIY Birdfeeders, and Nests
How To Make A Teacup Bird Feeder
Another easy craft for bird lovers (and it makes a perfect gift, too!). Help out nature by offering some food for the birds. Repurpose a teacup into a birdfeeder!
Making Bird’s Nest Helpers With Kids
This is a great nature craft for teaching kids about birds.
This bird’s nest helper hangs from a tree and contains items that birds can use to help them build their nests. And it looks cute too.
Making Simple DIY Bee Baths With Kids
You’ve heard of bird baths, but there’s also such a thing as bee baths. It’s true.
Bees need a source of water like birds; if you provide them with a source of water that isn’t your playing water, they will go to that water. You can get more details in the tutorial.
DIY Birdseed Ornaments (The Perfect Nature Gift) ⋆ Take Them Outside
These birdseed ornaments are perfect for the Christmas holiday season, especially because that’s when birds need the extra food source most.
DIY Garden Crafts Seed Starters
How To Start A Herb Garden From Eggshells
Eggshells are the perfect natural materials for starting seeds, and they are free.
Check out the tutorial to see how to make them look super cute.
Seed Paper – How To Make
Here’s an excellent idea for a gardening craft you can make to give as a gift.
DIY Upcycled Toilet Paper Seedling Pots And Painted Stone Garden Markers
These seedling starters are an innovative way to recycle toilet paper rolls. They turned out really cute too.
DIY Garden Utility Help
Outdoor DIY Planter Shelf | Dabbling & Decorating
This planter shelf is a fun idea. If you have any piece of wood lying around, you can use brackets to mount a shelf to a shed or the side of a garage to make a shelf to hold your pots.
Easy DIY Pole Bean Towers For Your Garden
Bean pole teepees are super helpful for aiding climbing plants.
Once the climbers start growing, you’ll have beautiful foliage in your garden, and you’re keeping the veggies off the ground.
DIY Knee Pad For Gardening
We all could use one of these! When pulling weeds or planting new plants, how much easier would a gardening pad make it?
DIY Garden Cart
It’s too bad I purchased a cart recently, or I would have made this. A cart for hauling gardening essentials makes life a little easier.
Save yourself some money by making one of these.
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