There are many easy craft projects for nature lovers, and summer is the best time for these craft projects. Nature lovers are drawn to the outdoors. Craft projects for nature lovers should reflect this. This article will provide you with detailed instructions on creating a nature scrapbook, garland, and shadowbox.
To make an easy nature scrapbook craft nature lovers will need a photo album, glue, scissors, markers, scrapbook paper with nature themes, and nature items. Start this craft project by taking a nature hike;on your hike pick up items you find interesting. Flowers, leaves, sticks, pebbles, sand, and other interesting nature items are essential for this craft project. Taking photos is also a fun addition to this nature lover’s craft project, and any other items that remind yo of nature will also work well.
After you have found all the items you would like to use you can gather them together with the other needed supplies on a table. Start by choosing sheets of scrapbook paper that you like. Then arrange the items in a pleasing manner. Feel free to add details and titles to your scrapbook pages using the markers. Finally glue all of the items in place, and add the scrapbook pages to your photo album. This nature lover craft project is easy for all ages and artistic abilities.
Garland or Wreath
Another nature lover craft project that is easy and fun to make is a garland or wreath. For this project you will need wire, wire cutters, scissors, a hot glue gun, and hot glue sticks. You will also need various nature items such as vines, branches, rocks, flowers, pine cones, and any other interesting nature items you find.
Start by deciding whether you will make a garland or a wreath. For a wreath gather the branches or vines into a circle and secure with the wire. If you are making a garland attach the vines or branches using the wire until the appropriate length has been reached. Then use the hot glue gun to glue the other nature items along the length of the wreath or garland and it is done.
Nature Shadow Box
A nature shadow box is easy and fun to make using nature items. This craft project requires a small box, a pen knife or box cutter, a pencil, a ruler, paint, a paintbrush, glue, and nature items such as dried flowers, leaves, rocks, sticks, and acorns. Newspaper can also be placed on the working area to keep it clean.
Start by using the ruler and pencil to draw a square about an inch smaller all the way around 1 side of the box. Cut this square out and you have created the shadow box base. Paint the entire box and allow it to dry. Then use the glue and the nature items to fill the box, You can also add scrapbook paper to the inside of the box if you like.
Creating nature lover craft projects is easy and fun, and it gets you outside to find inspiration. Try these craft projects with the nature lover in your life this summer!