Crafts & Cocktails: 7 DIY Ideas for a Crafternoon with Friends

Crafts & Cocktails: 7 DIY Ideas for a Crafternoon with Friends

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Anusha Rajeswaran
Jul 23, 2016
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The summer is the perfect excuse to gather your friends and stretch those creative muscles with a cocktail in hand. Whether you’re planning a casual friends night, bridal shower or birthday party, we’ve gathered a few DIY projects for a truly fun and unique experience. No matter your skill level we’ve got what you need for your next crafternoon! Crafting is always more fun in good company.

Everybody secretly wants to be a florist, right? Well, now you can try your hand with this beautiful flower arranging party idea from Style Me Pretty.

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For a spa-inspired craft night, gather your friends to make this DIY Rosewater Spritzer from Camille Styles. They’re refreshingly simple to make.

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DIY Fabric Marbling is a fun and (almost) fail-proof process that would make a gorgeous party project - Sugar and Charm has all the details.

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A Color & Cocktails (or coffee!) party is the way to go for a relaxing and creative ladies night. Chronicle Books share their best tips for throwing a coloring party.

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These colorful gems aren’t just fun to make - they’re also functional! Mix and match colors with your friends as you’re making these DIY Soap Rocks from DIY in PDX.

DIY Floral crowns have always been popular and for good reason! They’re a fun and flirty project to make with your gals and you can wear this crepe paper version from The House that Lars Built forever.

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Tableware too drab for a dinner party? Invite friends over for a Paint-Your-Plate party inspired by the gorgeous designs of Martinich & Carran. Burkatron shows you how to make DIY abstract painted tableware.

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