When you look at a spoon, do you see it as something other than a piece of silverware you use to eat? Do you maybe have a bunch of old plastic spoons that you have kept through the years ‘just in case they might come in handy one day’? Have you ever thought that you can use simple, cheap plastic spoons and make wonderful decorations that will leave others guessing how that item was made?
If the answer to these questions is no, then you are missing out on a great and fun DIY project. With just a few packs of plastic spoons, a glue gun, spray paint and a little bit of patience, you can make wonderful decorative pieces that will lighten up your home. All you have to do is follow these top 10 plastic spoon tutorials.
DIY Flameless Rose Tea Lights
“Every rose has its thorns.” No, not this one. In fact, this thornless rose is also a beautiful floral petal cover for a flameless tea light. For just a few minutes’ work, you will get yourself one incredibly romantic illumination fixture.
Plastic Spoon Christmas Trees
Any Christmas lovers out there? What are we saying, of course there are. And even if you are not one of them, here you have a way to make decorations that are cheap, simple, and small, not to mention incredibly cute.
Layered Ombre Vase
When we say ‘ombre’, we don’t mean the 1967 western movie starring Paul Newman. That one’s called ‘Hombre’. No, this means a blend of one color shade to another in a super elegant way that will emphasize whatever flowers you put in the vase.
DIY Plastic Spoon Ceiling Décor
Ceiling décor tends to be a tricky little thing. First of all, the difficulties and making it and hanging it up kind of make it seem like more trouble than it is worth. And don’t get us started how they end up being seen by barely anyone! Luckily, this DIY project is as simple as they come and will make it worth your while!
Feature Friday – More Chrysanthemum Mirrors
We all have that one mirror we love, but somehow find it all too plain. If you were ever in a dilemma as to what to do with such mirrors, this is your lucky day. While this is not your average fringing, you will enjoy both the process and the result.
Glowing Plastic Spoon Tulips
A Hobbit has a love for things that grow, but most of us would say that they love things that glow. And what would be more perfect than glow-in-the-dark tulips made of something as mundane as plastic spoons? Not many things, really.
Plastic Spoon Peacock
In a world full of ducks, be a peacock. Spread out the bountiful colors produced by a spectrum of spoons and let your inner fabulousness come to the fore! Remember what D0lly Parton once said – ‘A peacock that rests on his feathers is just another turkey.’ The bird, not the country.
Plastic Spoon Curvy Vase
Here is another vase, but this one is curvy. That doesn’t necessarily mean that it will swing its hips as it walks around. It’s a vase, not Jennifer Lopez. But with just a little touch of creativity, it could be the Jennifer Lopez of vases.
All the ideas you have gotten so far don’t mean that you should rest on your laurels. Nor do you have to go all ‘Laurel and Hardy’ in order to make such a slick decoration. As a matter of fact, once you get into gear while making it, you will see that it’s a case of small pains and large gains.
What if we told you that you could add some pumpkin spice to your life without butchering an actual pumpkin? Well, you better believe it, because we are blowing your mind for sure. Alternatively, this project can also be a pine cone if you flip it upside down and paint it a different color.
‘This is the end, beautiful friend… Of our elaborate plans, the end.’ Despite these ominous lyrics by the Doors, this is not the end of the road for you. Quite the contrary, you are yet to roll up your sleeves, grab the necessary gear, and get started on whatever project you decided would be best for you.
Speaking of which, what do you think of all these DIY projects that we have suggested for you? Did any of them particularly catch your eye? Which one did you find easiest to make, and which the most complicated or difficult? Go ahead and share your thoughts with us by leaving a comment.