28 Cool Arts and Crafts Ideas for Teens

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Looking for cool arts and crafts ideas for teens, kids, and anyone who loves creative art projects? Making your own artwork is a favorite DIY for teens for a reason, you can make cool room decor tailored to your style, you can learn new crafting skills, and you get to express yourself with color, paint, glue, string, and tons of other cool art and craft supplies. This is my idea of weekend fun, so I picked out the most awesome art projects I could find. Many are inexpensive, some are super quick, almost all make ultra cool DIY gift ideas for friends and family.

DIY Arts and Crafts Ideas Perfect for Teens

1. Zentangle

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Oooooooohh…. it what I said when I saw this. Mesmerizing, and you need no special art supplies to make this artistic masterpiece. Just time and patience will surely net you something worthy of using as wall art. Zentangles can be done in black and white or color. Check out the tutorial to see other cool examples and get the instructions for making this craft at home.

2. Rolled Magazine Boxes

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I had seen DIY picture frames and bowls made out of rolled magazines, but when I saw these fabulously crafty DYI ideas for homemade boxes made only from recycled magazines, I knew I had found my next project. Sure enough, this is what I am giving for DIY Christmas gifts this year. I made 6 and they all turned out amazingly well. Worried about the edges lining up perfectly? Not difficult at all to make these look just like the photo tutorial. One the of best crafts to make and sell, too, as your cost of DIY supplies is zero!

3. DIY Crystals

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4. Pattern Tape Wall Art

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5. Bike Tube Pouch

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Old bike tubes laying around? Check out this cool crafts idea for a clever pouch sewn from an old tube. Awesome DIY project for school supplies and making waterproof gear that looks awesome. Follow the step by step tutorial to learn how to make this neat arts and crafts idea for teens.

DIY Phone Case With Nail Polish

Turn a phone case into a work of art instantly with this easy and quick DIY idea. You will be amazed with the way these turn out! No artistic talent required, either.

6. 3D Paper Hearts

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7. Washi Tape Cereal Box Organizers

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8. Galaxy Shoes

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9. 3D Paper Bookcovers

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10. Crayon Art

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11. 3 D Flowers

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12. Easy Paper Roses

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13. Drawing Art Pillows

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14. Sharpie T Shirt

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15. Marbled Milk Paper

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16. Rubber Band Duck

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17. Pencil Parabolic Curves

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18. Nail and String Signs

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19. Cracked Nail Polish Stones

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20. EOS Crayon

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21. Candy Wrapper Purse

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22. Tin Can Robot Dog

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23. Arizona Tea Cuff Bracelet

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24 . 3 D Enamel Dots

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25. Batik Fabric Crayons

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26. Ice Queen Mask

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27. CD Weaving

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28. Marbled Nail Polish Pot

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