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47 Geometric Art and Crafts Ideas
One of the most popular ways to introduce bold shapes and splashes of color to your home is with the fun and style of geometric's. An inexpensive way to incorporate geometric shapes into your home décor is with pillows, rugs and wall art that you have created yourself.
In this article I will share the art and craft projects that I have found, while searching for geometric craft ideas, which include instructions for making the craft. I’ve also included videos that I thought were especially useful and interesting.
You'll find the tutorial for making the wall art shown above at while they SNOOZE.
1. Painted Rug
This is such an inspirational project, and I've only just read through the tutorial. Definitely sounds easy enough to do, especially if following the directions closely. The tutorial is found at almost 40 year old intern.
2. Openwork Cube Pendant Light
A very modern look to a pendant light. One that will enhance the geometric style of decor. You'll find the instructions for making this pendant light at VINTAGE REVIVALS.
3. Painted Arrow Vase
To make this very attractive painted arrow vase, go to offbeat + inspired for the instructions. I believe I would brush on a clear, flat sealer before painting the arrows in white. The sealer would make the paint adhere better to the glass.
4. Party Table Runner
Can you imagine how easy it would be to decorate for almost any occasion with this runner? Change the colors for a theme, for instance red, white and blue for a patriotic theme. The directions for making this party table runner is found at Ruffled.
5. Gold Line Art
I love this wall art, from the bright colors to the elegance of the gold strips. Follow the instructions at Maria Teorien to make a beautiful piece of art like this.
6. Geometric Laptop Sleeve
A geometric laptop sleeve would make a nice gift for anyone, but especially for the man on your list. A super easy and useful item with directions found on the FABRIC PAPER GLUE site.
7. Black Cat String Lights
A lighted black cat garland is a cute idea for Halloween decorations. Hang them across the mantel or over a door or window frame. To make this black cat string of lights, go to CAKIES to find the directions.
8. Tee Design
If you love geometric designs, you love wearing them too. This is a quick and easy project with directions found at offbeat + inspired.
9. Chevron Stripe Bench
This is an interesting way to restore an old or boring bench or end table. It's amazing what a little paint will do to stylize an item. See how this re-do was accomplished by going to the Elizabeth and Co. site.
10. Stenciled Circle Rug
Check out the tutorial at tatertots & jello to see the ingenious way the circles are made on this rug. I love the idea that I could have a beautiful rug like this one with a bit of paint.
11. Patchwork Wall Art
Colored paper, metallic paper and double sided tape are supplies you need to make this wall art. This beautiful patchwork style wall art has instructions at shelterness.
12. Statement Tote Bag
Make a timeless tote by following the instructions for making one, like the statement tote bag shown here, at knobz. A quick and easy re-do for a plain tote. Simple enough that you'll want to make totes using other colors.
13. DIY Himmeli Geometric Decor
14. Duct Tape Geometric Art
Both duct tape and paint are used in making this geometric art. Painter's tape is used to keep the paint edges sharp. Find out how to make this wall art by going to advice FROM A 20 SOMETHING for the directions.
15. Faceted Favor Boxes
Imagine, cute little faceted boxes that you can tuck small candies in. I think these little boxes, filled with candy or a tiny toy, could be used as an Advent calendar. Either number the boxes and string them like a garland or place them in a large bowl. Find the instructions for making faceted favor boxes by going to Ruffled.
16. Weekend Art
I was wondering how they painted this wall art with the very narrow strips. When I checked directions at The New Domestic. I notice that 1/4" tape was used. I hadn't realized the tape came that narrow.
17. Gold Leaf Decorator Bottles
I really don't know if this project could be considered as a geometric craft, but I thought these gold striped jugs would look beautiful placed near an art piece. See how to make these gold leaf decorated bottles by going to the Blissfully Domestic site.
18. Colorful Cloud Art
I wonder how a few plain circles scattered through this cloud would look. Could always try it and if it didn't look good, still add paint sections. The instructions for this project are found at curbly.
19. Platonic Solids Garland
MINIECO.CO.UK this the site that shares the tutorial for making this garland.
20. Seven Templates for Geometric Paper Construction
When you visit the Wonder How To site, you'll find that there are seven different templates for you to download to make the shapes you want. I wonder how it would work to use old Christmas, or greeting, cards to make these shapes.
21. Paint Chip Wall Art
Paint chip wall art!! What a great idea, and to think you can use all the shades and hues of a color to co-ordinate with the color you've painted the wall. This great wall art idea has instructions at How About Orange.
22. Geometric Ornament
It appears that this ornament was made using an old map which is a super idea. What would you think of using magazine pages, calendar pages or old book pages? Whatever you decide, go to RECYCLED READS for the tutorial to make this ornament.
23. Painted Wooden Letters
Follow the tutorial at JADERBOMB to make the painted wooden letters shown above. Use the same method to make your name or initials, or for statement words like LOVE, THINK or COURAGE. Okay, I'm sure you've thought up your own words.
24. Your State String Art
25. DIY String Art
I'm a real fan of string art, even though it's been years since I've made any. Finding this project has given me the incentive to make a Nebraska plaque with the Husker logo in the center. I'll follow the instructions at hellobee to make my string art.
26. Geometric Thread Box
When you see how easy it is to paint this thread box with the geometric style, you'll think of other boxes or items to paint also. You'll find the instructions for doing this painting at delineate your dwelling.
This is a classroom art project that we did at school. This particular project is done with the 6th grade. Other perspective art projects suitable for grades one through five are also available on the Kids & Glitter site. Just go to the Grade Galleries in the right sidebar to find those projects.
28. Painted Geometric Dresser
This almost reminds me of pop art. Where are the drawers or doors on this dresser? You'll find the tutorial for painting this geometric dresser at Stars for Streetlights .
29. Geometric Dog House
This project looks really, really hard to me, but I'm sure a carpenter will have no problem understanding and following the directions at HomeMade MODERN to make this geometric dog house.
30. Diamond Art
The little corner braces added to this wall art really finishes the geometric look. I like the use of foil in this art. See how to make this diamond art at hometalk.
31. Simple Coffee Table
Whenever I see a nice project like this, it makes me realize how easy it is to update or re-do old furniture items to make this suitable for home or dorm use. This simple coffee table re-do has instructions given at We Can RE-Do It.
32. Reclaimed Wood Art
It's truly amazing what you can make with a bit of scrap wood and some fabric scraps. Or if you prefer, use patterned papers or metallic foils. The tutorial for making the wood art shown above is found at CRAFTAHOLICS ANONYMOUS.
33. Geometric Tote
When you go to sassy sparrow you'll find the instructions for making the stencil and the steps to paint this geometric tote bag. A super easy and attractive way to make your tote unique and stylish.
34. Clay Coasters
The pretty nice site shows us what steps to take to make these outstanding clay coasters. Don't you love the geometric style of these coasters?
35. DIY Geometric Rug
This is another geometric craft project that you'll find at the pretty nice site. A suitable rug idea for any room that you wish to add a splash of color. I can certainly see this as a great addition to a college dorm room.
36. Illuminating Geometry
37. Geometric Bangles
How much fun would it be to make your own geometric bangles bracelets. Find the tutorial at Crafts Unleashed.
38. Geometric Himmeli Wreath Tutorial
39. Pasta Ornament
Use pasta to make geometric ornaments for your Christmas tree. Go to education.com to find the tutorial for making the ornament. I'd love to see this ornament painted in metallic gold.
40. Art ala Kandinski
Here is another art project that would look so great in a school setting. The kids could learn about Kandinski and then imitate his beautiful art. The directions for this Kandinski imitation is found at Krea d ‘Ingen.
41. Geometric Tangrams
At Aunt Annie’s Crafts you'll find this and other printable tangrams.
42. Welcome Mat
There's no reason to have a boring sisal door mat to greet your guests. Follow the tutorial at curbly and make a welcoming statement at your door.
43. DIY Mobile
I love the golden triangles that make up the mobile shown above. To find the instructions for making this mobile, to to the Ruffled site.
44. Geometric Paper Sculture
45. Geometric Glitter Pendants
Wearing a geometric glitter pendant will get you some complimentary remarks from your friends. Make glitter pendants by going to ANYKIND and follow the instructions found there.
46. Himmeli Patriotic Stars
To make a himmeli star swag, go to DoodleCraft for the tutorial. So many possibilities.
47. Room Divider
Need a little extra privacy in a large or small room? The perfect answer is a room divider like this one. Find the tutorial at the Bob Villa site.
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