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7 Pretty Crafts That Will Have You Dreaming of Spring

It’s been the slightest bit warm here in Utah — warm enough to take the kids to the park! With the winter holidays long gone, and not being a huge fan of St. Patricks Day … I’m looking forward to spring this year more than ever. Even if it is still a little ways off! I’ve been looking for appropriate ways to help spring come early around these parts, and here are some fun spring-inspired crafts for us all to try:

  • Ombre Socks 1 of 7
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    Ombre is the perfect fall-to-spring transition! These DIY ombre socks are fun to make for you or your tiny person. 


    Tutorial from The Alison Show

  • Blooming Stich Mural 2 of 7
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    This cross-stitch mural is NOTHING BUT GENIUS! I love it! I seriously think one of my walls needs this! 


    Tutorial from The Cheekiest Monkey of All

  • Floral Hairpieces 3 of 7
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    I love that floral hairpieces are so on-trend this season! The most talented florist created this tutorial for my blog a year ago, and it's just too pretty!


    Tutorial on The Alison Show

  • A Pop of (Painted) Color 4 of 7
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    I hate painting. I really do. But a cabinet full of color might just the amount of painting I'm willing to tackle! Especially when it looks as lovely as this!


    From A Beautiful Mess

  • Repurpose Old Sweaters 5 of 7
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    At the end of the season you're BOUND to have one or two sweaters or cardigans that you're so sick of you want to cut them to shreds ... DO IT. I have A SUPER easy for tutorial on how to turn those old sweaters into tiny cardigans! Even a novice sewer can do it. 


    Tutorial at The Alison Show

  • Create Paper Flowers 6 of 7
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    Brittany Jepsen, from The House that Lars Built, is hands down the MASTER of oversized flowers. While you're waiting for the ACTUAL thing, you could take her online class! It's only $20 and look how gorgeous these are!


    Class via Skillshare

  • Play with Watercolors 7 of 7
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    What says spring more than gorgeous, wispy, watercolors? I enlisted a watercolor master to create this series of Watercolor Basics, and even her instructional images are breathtaking!


    Watercolor Series on The Alison Show

Happy Crafting,

Find more of Alison’s nonsense and craft ideas on her blog.
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