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DIY Ombre Party Skewers

11 Fun Crafts to Make with Skewers

Wondering what to make with skewers?   These crafty tutorials show you how to make the cutest crafts, DIY Decor, and homemade gifts.  These wooden skewer  projects include cake bunting, ombre party skewers, drink stirrers, photo props, starburst mirror, candy bouquet and fruit kabobs.  Skewer crafts are so popular because they are inexpensive and make adorable things.  These tutorials show you just how easy and versatile wood skewers can be! 

Fun Crafts to Make with Skewers

The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 351 summer theme crafts with pictured tutorials with free patterns for the end of summer!  So be sure to search there if you’re looking for something specific. {wink}


Wooden Skewers

1.  DIY Ombre Party Skewers ~ Take your regular kebobs from drab to fab with a few simple steps.  Check out the full tutorial to learn how to make these festive ombre skewers.  They will add pretty color to you table and won’t cost you any extra dough.

Decorating with Skewers

2.  Sparkly Cake Toppers {diy decorating} ~ Create your own sparkly custom cake or cupcake toppers for your next party with this simple tutorial. All you need is pipe cleaner, straws, wooden skewers and scissors.

Washi Tape Project

3.  DIY Washi Tape Bunting & Plate ~ Create your own cake bunting with washi tape, wood skewers and baker’s twine.  You can also decorate the cake plate with washi tape too!

Bachelorette Party Crafts

4.  Feather Drink Stirrers ~ These feather drink stirrers will add some flirty fun to your party drinks! They are the perfect accessory to a bridal shower, bachelorette party, wedding, book club, bunco or adult birthday party. Wouldn’t they also be fabulous on a cake or cupcakes?!

Handlebar Mustache

5.  Puffy Mustache on a Stick {free template} ~ Photo props are so much fun and this puffy mustache is no exception.  It’s made with felt, fiberfill and a wooden skewers.  Download the free template to make yours.

Bamboo Skewers

Wooden Skewer Crafts

6.  DIY Starburst Mirror ~  This starburst mirror is super stylish and will dress up any room in your home! Easy to make with this tutorial and is an inexpensive way to create a trendy home accessory!

Decorating with Skewers

7.  Moss Table Numbers {Wedding Ideas} ~ These gorgeous moss table numbers would be perfect for your big event!  They really do make a statement.  Not only are they beautiful they are easy and inexpensive to make.  The few supplies needed, moss, card stock and wood skewers, can be purchased at your local craft and grocery store.

Shish Kabob Sticks

Shish Kabob Sticks DIY

8.  DIY Skewers ~ Serve delicious treats on skewers by dressing up plain wooden skewers with wood beads and paint.

DIY Cupcake Skewers

9.  Cupcake Skewers ~ Gorgeous and easy to eat cupcakes on a stick!  It’s such a great idea for party foods.

Fruit Skewers

10.  Healthy Fruit Skewers  ~ These all green fruit skewers are yummy, healthy and festive! Perfect to serve on St. Patrick’s Day or learning colors! Serve at your holiday event or just as a fun after school snack!

Candy Bar Bouquet

11.  Candy Bouquet {Gift Ideas} ~ Here is a fabulous tutorial featuring a Candy Bouquet! Easy to make with a few supplies found at your local craft store. Perfect to give a friend, teacher or even as the prizes at your next party!


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If you love these activities for kids– then you’ll find HUNDREDS more just as creative over on the Tip Junkie Kids site!

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