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Great Art Design Ideas for Young and Old Adults

Updated on March 25, 2019

Do you want to find some cool things to do with your pastime? Are you into making or creating things? If, so you have come to the right place.

Today, my article will take a look at some cool and interesting arts and design ideas you can do as a hobby or to earn passive income. Now let's get started.

Art is the only serious thing in the world. Why not make it your own.

— Theblogchick


Many individuals find painting as fun pastime. There are several things you can paint such as canvases, your home, paper, furniture, dishes and glassware.

You can buy paint at any hardware store for most major projects. For minor projects with your children, the dollar tree is a more affordable option.

Painting can earn you an extra income depending on your level of talent. If you're good at making gorgeous art work try to sell it at festivals and art stores in your community. You can also sell your work on Amazon and eBay through their affiliate marketing programs and home business services.

Make Your Own Jewelry

It is quite cool to make your own jewelry. There are numerous things you can make such as charm bracelets, necklaces, earrings and rings.

You can also market these items online or in your local community for profit.

Children love handmade jewelry. They can help you out if you're a mom or parent. It's an overall great activity to do with your pastime, plus it's lots of fun.


Another fun activity that is great to learn is sculpting. You can make beautiful pottery out of clay if you don't mind getting your hands a little messy.

It is something you can do by yourself or with another person. You will need newspaper, a pottery wheel and other items to help you work more efficiently. The best way to make your work stand out is to paint and design your pottery. The art form is not too hard to learn. YouTube can assist you if you a beginner in sculpting.

You can also sale your pottery online or to local antique stores in your city, state or country.

The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before. Neil Gaiman

— Neil Gaiman


If, you an older adult you may want to start quilting or sewing small items. Blankets are the most popular type of quilts. You don't need a huge budget to get start just a few handy tools such as scissors, a marker, ruler, fabric etc.

Quilt making is a great idea if you live alone or are retired. You can even sale your work as well.

"If" you don't like quilting try sewing. There are tons of things you can sew such as hats, pillow cases and scarfs. It really comes down to your skill level. If you are excellent at sewing you can even start making clothes and start your own clothing line.

Graphic Art Designs-T shirt Making

Graphic arts are extremely popular with the young and old alike. It's a cool pastime many individuals enjoy. It gives you a chance to be an art designer.

T-shirts are extremely easy to create. You will need a computer, color printer, placement paper and an iron.

You can go online and pick a great free photo or one that you like. Save it to your computer and re-size it. The next thing you need to do is to print it out with the specialty paper and iron it onto a black t shirt or any shirt of your liking.

You can also market your work online or in your community. It is best to buy blank t shirts in bulk. It is quite easy to get started. Let YouTube be guide you through the process.


Graffiti is a cool art many young people enjoy. If you are an artist and love to paint try your hand at graffiti.

It might be a street art but you can make it an career by spray painting other items. Some may enjoy your work and ask you to create a great piece of art work for them.

Graffiti is more than a art form for hip hop and rock musicians and skate boarders. It's a great craft you can learn.

You don't need to be a street artists to get started. Check many online resources such as Instagram, YouTube and Facebook. It is always great to get inspiration from others. Graphic artists can inspire with their knowledge and expertise.

Home Improvement Art ideas

It is always great to upgrade your home. There are numerous art design ideas that you can implement into your home improvement project.

Wallpaper is a cheaper option than painting and getting new appliances. You can find wallpaper online or at places like Target and Walmart.

It is a gorgeous fix to improving the look of your house or apartment. You can also find great things at the dollar tree to help you with upgrading your home if you have a small financial budget. The store has an awesome selection of mirrors and seasonal items to help your home look spectacular.

If, you decide to paint. There are numerous colors to choose from.

You will just need a few handy tools to help you get started such as paint brushes, buckets and other items. You can purchase these things at your local hardware store or online.

Working to improve your home is a pass time you will enjoy.

I hope my article was helpful in enabling you find great art design ideas to do as hobby or a way to make a passive income for yourself.

Please, feel free to leave your comments below. As always, I look forward to hearing from you. Also, vote in my online poll for your favorite art design idea or hobby from this hub. Thanks again for stopping by!

The essence of all beautiful art, all great art, is gratitude.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

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