I have a soft spot in my heart for popsicle sticks — maybe it’s a flashback from elementary school. Who knew you could make so many stylish, adorable projects with these humble craft supplies??
From home decor, organization, summertime kids crafts and more — look at all of the awesome things you can do using popsicle sticks. You can save them up all summer or also purchase them by the hundreds inexpensively at your local craft store. Check out all of the awesome ideas, after the break!
Popsicle Stick $2 Sunburst Mirror 1 of 19It's retro and modern at the same time, and, what's even better, it's only $2. You can make it for less if you want to eat a lot of popsicles (not really). This is a fun, easy way to add a striking focal point or accent.
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Color Swatch Sticks 2 of 19Will that duvet cover match my master bedroom? Will that rug go with my new bathroom paint? End those questions with this brilliant solution: Keep Popsicle sticks dipped in your home's colors in your purse for easy color consultation.
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Popsicle Stick People 3 of 19I can remember making this craft as a kid -- all you need are some popsicle sticks, fabric scraps, felt if it's handy, and maybe even a pipe cleaner or two. And some fine tip markers. And it's even more fun if you eat the popsicles as you go!
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Popsicle Stick Necklace 4 of 19Who would guess this is made of a popsicle stick? This adorable and completely custom necklace is nice and lightweight thanks to light wood from -- you guessed it -- a popsicle stick.
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Popsicle Stick Memory Game 5 of 19Got some kids that need to keep themselves occupied? Show them how to make and play this fun memory stick game. You'll just need some popsicle sticks, glue and colored paper!
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Popsicle Stick Bracelet 6 of 19I love this idea! Bending a popsicle stick would never have occurred to me -- but look how cute these are, and imagine how lightweight they would be on your wrist for the warmer months!
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Popsicle Stick Flower Clips 7 of 19These clips stand out because of the mix of textures and patterns -- and you can mix whatever patterns, colors and textures you like best. The popsicle sticks give the petals rigidity and depth.
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Rain Cloud Mobile 8 of 19Sometimes I feel like I throw the word "adorable" around too much, but this is absolutely adorable, or as my Japanese friends might say, "kawaii." This is a great gift for the children in your life!
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Popsicle Stick Bird Plant Markers 9 of 19These also make a great gift idea for the gardener in your life! Check out these whimsical and bright plant markers at this shop.
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Popsicle Stick Crate 10 of 19Got someone who will remain unnamed (insert name of offspring here) who can never keep her art supplies organized? Give her the chance to make and decorate her own tote made from popsicle sticks -- and it's the project that makes you and her happy!
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Popsicle Stick Airplane 11 of 19Here's another great kids craft -- this time a great way for kids to keep important papers together. You'll just need popsicle sticks, clothespins, paint and glue.
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Mini Pallets 12 of 19I love to upcycle projects from shipping pallets, and these mini pallets echo that idea. They'd make handy coasters and great gifts.
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Mixed Media Wall Hanging 13 of 19Take your popsicle sticks and a handful of other handy supplies and make this cute affirmation ... or substitute your own!
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Popsicle Stick Puppet Theatre 14 of 19Keep your kids' summer drama contained to this fun to make puppet theater. They can make their own cast of characters!
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Popsicle Stick Bookmarks 15 of 19Set your kids -- or friends -- loose on these cute popsicle stick bookmarks to keep track of summer reading. (My favorite is the "I Love Bacon!" bookmark!)
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Popsicle Stick Train 16 of 19Grab some wood and craft supplies and and set your kids -- or yourself -- loose on this fun popsicle stick train.
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Popsicle Stick Bird Feeder 17 of 19Here's another great kids craft -- and kids LOVE to make bird feeders! Grab some popsicle sticks from the craft store -- and swing by the home improvement store to grab some birdseed. Then set them loose on this simple design!
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Popsicle Stick Adorned Mirror 18 of 19I love this look -- it doesn't look like popsicle sticks, but instead has a modern, authentic look around this mirror frame.
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Popsicle Stick Gift Tags 19 of 19Make a bunch of these popsicle gift tags for last-minute gift wrap -- that is cute, modern and totally custom.
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Have you ever used popsicle sticks in a craft projects? Share YOUR idea in the comments!!
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