Looking for crafts to make in less than 5 bucks? Making crafts need not be expensive, and we are always looking for cheap craft ideas, too!. Supplies can indeed get pricey, and sometimes I find I have spent more on a DIY project than it would have cost me to buy it. Never again!
By now you may already know that in things even less than 5 dollars you can make gems. And by gems, I think you know what I mean. Things like cool leather cuffs, cute and classy table decors, pieces of jewelry that are unique and one of a kind, key chains, wall decors and really pretty crafts that are perfect for gifts to your BFFs, sisters, Mom and even nieces — all these can be done in less than 5 dollars if you find the right materials plus a little sprinkle of craft magic. In this post, we’ll give you a long list of ideas that would surely spark your interest! Happy crafting!
1. DIY Needle-Felted Heart Mug Cozy
How about girly and bright mug holders? Make these fun, colorful, and super crafty mug sleeves! These make a super cute handmade gift idea and are perfect for keeping your coffee and drink warm, plus they just couldn’t be any cuter. Cheap and easy to make, you are going to want to keep a few for yourself. This is definitely what I will be making lots of for holiday gifts.
2. How to: Make a Leather Cuff from a Belt
Need to add some new items to your seemingly dull wardrobe, but don’t have the budget for fancy designer labels right now? Make some DIY fashion to fill that void. Try making these DIY leather cuffs. You can make your own, and they are super easy, plus they look better than anything you can buy. These leather cuffs surely make a great accessory to a rock star like you!
3. Water Balloon Luminaries
Because these luminaries are perfect for every event, affordable and easy to find — why not?
4. Metallic Washi Tape Rainbow Tags
How cute are these DIY rainbow washi tape cards? Easy to make, this is one of my favorite last minute gift ideas. All my friends keep them, so I know they must be super cute!
5. DIY Diffuser Necklace
This is one of my top favorites! I mean — who does not love these types knickknacks?
6. DIY Cork Coasters
Shout-out to teenagers who love cork coasters! If I was that teenager and I’m so way over Hawaii things — this is the coaster of my choice! Plus it’s almost free!
7. DIY Sunglass Bag
Oh yes. What’s more special than a gift that is simply artsy and classy to a Dad that means a hero to every son and daughter.
8. DIY: Paper Plate Clock
Is there any more cheaper than this? Because my hands are down to whoever made this idea!
9. Shaker Glitter Heart Cards
If you are one for sparkles, then this shake glitter cards must be your thing. Plus it costs less than $5 so what’s not to love?
10. Hoop Earrings
11. Reversible Coffee Cup Sleeves
12. DIY Bunny Tote Bag
13. Twisted Friendship Bracelets