Choose any combinations of letters to make your own rustic, nature-inspired wooden monogram letters using some painted twigs and just a few other craft supplies. Perfect farmhouse style nursery, wedding or gallery wall decor.
Nature is one of our favourite sources of inspiration and materials for crafting and art. From stones, wood, flowers, pine cones, leaves and more, we have hundreds of craft ideas to make with natural materials. These materials are not only sustainable and eco-conscious but usually budget-friendly! So scroll on down to get your creative ideas flowing.
All Nature Crafts & Rock Painting Ideas
Set the mood for love by painting rocks with heart mandala designs. These easy rock painting ideas are a great way to relax, be artistic and make a perfect craft for Valentine’s Day. Use the painted rocks in planters or leave them in the park for a neighbour to find. Step-by-step tutorial included!
Learn how to make pine cone roses for a beautiful and colourful bouquet. These pinecone flowers are perfect for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day or year-round!
Looking for a unique nature-inspired gift idea? We’ll show you how to easily assemble a crafty rock painting kit that will definitely ROCK!
These glittering hand-lettered DIY wooden Christmas ornaments are are simple, rustic and festive way to add a personal touch to your holiday decorating.
Beautiful and easy tutorials for over a dozen Christmas rock painting ideas and links to 19 other creative and fun Christmas craft ideas for the holidays.
Create your own adorable reindeer crafts! These Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer ornaments are perfect for the Christmas tree or as a handmade gift idea.
Looking for rustic centerpiece ideas? Try this birdhouse village centerpiece by assembling a collection of painted wooden birdhouses.
These mini Adirondack chairs are the perfect place for any beach-loving fairy to spend her summer days! Video tutorial and printable included.
This hand-lettered DIY driftwood sign is a great way to add a little coastal personality to your cottage or home. A little brush lettering cheat is included!
One of the best things about Summer is the time we get to spend together as a family. Ever since our parents moved to our long time family cottage, our …
Hop on the rock painting trend and have some toothy fun with shark painted rocks. Simple tutorial with tips for what paint to use on rocks.
It’s the perfect time to make a little keepsake from the summer. Learn how to make resin pendants with lavender – a beautifully simple gift idea for any jewelry lover …
Grab these free printable floral cards celebrating all that Mother Nature has to offer in the summer. Have a stack on hand for any occasion!
Turn a beach found treasure (or a piece of barn board) into a budget-friendly and rustic DIY driftwood shelf with this easy tutorial.
From decor, games, food and drink, we have twelve DIY patio decorating ideas to wow your guests this summer or create a cozy patio oasis to relax in.
There are so many creative ways to use pine cones in your crafting, wedding, home decor and more. Learn how to clean pine cones naturally before crafting!
Get on the pineapple trend with this simple DIY mason jar craft: an adorable pineapple succulent planter. Full step-by-step tutorial with video included!
It’s almost Canada’s 150th birthday!!! This month we’ve been sharing a number of Canada Day crafts to celebrate. This maple leaf and driftwood wall art is a fun and unique …
Whether planning ahead or looking for last minute party ideas, these red and white themed Canada Day celebration ideas will get you in the Canadian spirit!
Hi friends! Today we’re over on the Resin Craft Blog sharing an air-dry clay jewelry tutorial. We’ll show you how to make faux beach pebbles that you can turn into …
Any coastal-loving fairy needs a beachy mini garden to call home! We’re sharing a full tutorial on how to make your own unique DIY air plant terrarium, including the mini-furniture and accessories.
Learn how to make resin jewelry with this DIY birth month flower pendant craft! A unique and thoughtful gift idea for her, for Mother’s Day, a birthday, or Christmas.
This DIY hanging rope shelf is one of our favourite projects from our One Room Challenge beach-themed bathroom remodel. It’s the perfect nautical wall decor idea for the lake house or cottage!
Turn a mini sized pumpkin into an adorable floral vase as a fun, festive Fall decor idea..
Make your own tic tac toe game with stones and a wood board. A perfect way to entertain guests (and kids!) on the back porch or at the cottage.
We’ll show you how to make your own simple, inexpensive, natural wood coffee stain using grounds, as well as a simple, natural beeswax furniture polish. The perfect DIY for low-chemical furniture upcycling such as in a baby nursery.
Dust off those old craft supplies and take a moment for this simple DIY idea: stamp some stones to create simple accent decor for the garden or paper weights.
A great way to organize and display those throws, this DIY blanket ladder with driftwood makes a quick and easy weekend woodworking project!
Follow this easy step-by-step tutorial to make a large round driftwood wreath. It’s the perfect DIY rustic home decor idea for the front door or cottage.
A beautiful bird perched above a cascading array of robin’s egg blue pinecones makes a beautiful, inexpensive and easy rustic DIY wall art idea. Check out the detailed step-by-step tutorial.
Rocks and fossils collected on the beach are simply transformed into functional, rustic and beautiful magnets for the fridge.
Stop by the Lemon Thistle Blog where we’re sharing how we upcycled an outdated photo frame from “ick” to “rustic”.
Heart-shaped treasures found on the beach inspired this nautical décor piece: a DIY rocks and sea glass mobile for the wall.
Bring a bit of the beach home with a beautiful driftwood mirror. Learn how to make your own or explore our favorite sources to buy one from!
Who doesn’t love plants in small glass jars? This simple mason jar planter idea is an adorable way to add a little green in your home, even in small spaces.
Make a cheery and whimsical square wreath with branches of holly and miniature pinecones. Switch up the pinecones for some bright flowers for a bright spring look.