29 Craft Projects to Try With Your Extra Day This Year

Posted by Emily Spicklemire

An extra day means extra time to craft!

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Happy Leap Day! This day only comes once every four years, and you know what we say around Blitsy: it's an extra day to DIY! Here are 29 craft projects to try with all your extra time in 2016:

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These sneakers from Brite & Bubbly are all about upping your #patchgame! Grab inexpensive shoes in all your favorite colors (she picked these up at Forever 21) and start dressing them up!

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Brighten up your kitchen with this DIY stamped cork trivet!

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The gem magnets are SO pretty! Learn how to make them from The Proper Blog.

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This is the year to DIY with cement! Get started with our DIY hexagon bookends.

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It's time to relax! Get this DIY bath bomb tutorial from Twine & Table.

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You know what you need in your life this year? A glitter tray. Find out how to create it at Studio DIY.

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No sewing is required to make over a plain pillow with scallops! Learn how from Classy Clutter.

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A perler bead earbud holder is the DIY you never knew you needed.

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While you've already got the perler beads out, DIY your own statement jewelry with this tutorial from Paper & Pin. They're really not just for kids!

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Next time you're browsing the aisles at the thrift store, keep an eye out for these old school wood bowls! You can dress them up in no time with acrylic paint & a stencil. Via Design Improvised.

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How are you organizing this year? With these cute painted boxes from Delineate Your Dwelling!

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Yeah, you can learn to knit. We've got four quick videos that will teach you how in under 10 minutes!

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These fun magnetic plant holders are perfect for adding a fun accent to your fridge!

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This wall art DIY from Damask Love is amazing for a lot of reasons: it uses Washi tape, it's adorable, and there's a surprise inside!

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Weaving is big this year, and fringe never goes out of style! Dress up your pillow with this tutorial from The Dean's List.

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All those extra crafts this year means you're going to need something to carry your supplies around in (we're all for crafting on the go.) How about this DIY tote bag from Persia Lou?

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Brighten up your porch or living room with these colorful cacti & matching planters! Find out how from The Pretty Life Girls.

Popular from our Facebook: these cute & easy mason jar pincushions!

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We'll never say no to gold leaf! These magnets from Make And Tell show the phases of the moon!

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One of the truths of a crafty life is that there is just never enough watercolor. A Sweet Afternoon shows you how to add it to your mousepad!

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How amazing are these geometric wood vases from The Scrap Shoppe? Adding them to my to-make list...now.

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Another gem-inspired DIY, but this time they're soap! What? Make these for your girlfriends immediately. Via A Kailo Chic Life.

You can create your own magnetic mini pallet in minutes, perfect to hold air plants!

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This will be the year you & your friends use coasters. They might as well be cute! Get the DIY from Twinspiration.

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How cute is this DIY ring cone from The Crafted Life? Customize it to match your decor!

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A cute place to finally keep my Washi? YES PLEASE. Via Hello Creative Family.

Can we have marbled everything? We'll start with these simple clay ring dishes.

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Add a little extra good luck to your home or office with these DIY painted horseshoes! Via Sarah Hearts.

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We're huge fans of glitter, but when's the last time you DIYed with sprinkles? Get the tutorial from The Party Parade.

Which DIYs are you tackling with your extra day this year?