DIY painted puzzle blocks are popping up everywhere these days. Whether inspired by vintage designs or not, painted block puzzles are a simple DIY project.

We found this great low-cost tutorial over at Momtastic. You can guess the supplies needed - wooden blocks, paint and brushes, a pencil, and your imagination. A custom set would make a great gift for a little friend on a rainy day. For more photos and a step-by-step guide, check out Momtastic.

(Image: Liz Stanley/Momtastic)