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19 Spoon Crafts: Wooden, Plastic, Metal, and More

Have you seen the plastic spoon rose?

18 Spoon Crafts Wooden Spoon Crafts Plastic Metal and More

Spoon crafts need to be on your radar. You wouldn't believe what you can make with plastic, metal, and wooden spoons! Create gorgeous wall art, beautiful jewelry, and the most amazing plastic spoon rose. You'll also find crafts that use spoons as an essential supply to making something awesome.

Several of the tutorials below include helpful videos so you can follow along step-by-step. Most of these projects are for adults because they work with heat to warp the spoons into different shapes, but a few of the projects are kid-friendly, too. The crafts with spoons at the very bottom of this list don't feature spoons in the completed project, but spoons are necessary during the crafting process. Whether you want to dress up some drab wooden utensils or you have some vintage spoons to craft with, you'll adore the projects below.

Wooden Spoon Crafts

  • DIY Burned Wood Kitchen Utensils

    Grab your soldering iron and take those wood spoons from drab to fab! There's no reason to have totally plain utensils when you can dress them up with stunning wood burned patterns.

  • Colorful DIY Kitchen Utensils

    If woodburning intimidates you a little, never fear! You can always dress up your wood utensils with a healthy bit of paint.

  • Wooden Spoon Wall Art

    Sand and paint your wooden utensils to turn them into some wall art! This is a lovely project for adding some nice decor to your kitchen.

  • DIY Mandala Painted Wooden Spoons

    If you're a fan of the coloring book craze with all the beautiful mandala designs, you'll love this tutorial! Add mandalas to your kitchen spoons for great new utensils.

  • Wood Spoon Garden Markers

    Use acrylic paint and vinyl lettering to make super easy and inexpensive garden markers out of cheap wooden spoons.

Crafts with Plastic Spoons

  • Plastic Spoon Roses DIY Recycled Craft

    This plastic spoon rose tutorial is one of our number one recycled crafts on FaveCrafts! This project includes an excellent video tutorial so you can learn how to make your very own roses out of colorful plastic spoons.

  • Plastic Spoon Garden Markers

    Why shell out a fortune for expensive garden markers when you can make these beauties? Paint some plastic spoons and label them with the herbs in your garden for easy identification.

  • Wire Wrapped and Beaded Picnic Utensils

    Wrapping plastic utensils with wire and beads is an instant way to take your picnic utensils to the next level! These aren't just plastic spoons; these are classy wire wrapped party spoons!

  • Lilac Rose Petals Luminary

    This is a lovely project to decorate a plain glass luminary. You'll use plastic spoons with flower petals glued to them to give your luminary dimension. 

  • Spoon Easter Egg Greeting Card

    Colorful spoons sure do look like Easter eggs, and you can use them to make the loveliest Easter card!

  • Plastic Spoons Easter Basket

    Another option for an Easter card made out of plastic spoons is using the stems to make an Easter basket! This card is so sweet and creative.

Crafts with Silver Spoons

  • Mokume Gane Peacock Utensils

    Totally customize your silverware when you make clay handles for it! This is a wonderful tutorial for making a set of silverware that will be a talking point with guests to your table.

  • Wanna Spoon Sign Silverware Craft

    This precious sign would be lovely in a living room or even in the bedroom. It's easy to make and the chalkboard paint background makes the spoon really pop.

  • Vintage Recycled Spoon DIY Planter

    Dress up that planter with a fun vintage spoon decoration! Use lace and jewels to really brighten up the garden.

  • Vintage Spoon Pendants

    This is one of the coolest projects out there for your spoons! You may have seen spoon rings, but how about spoon pendants? Dress up vintage spoons with pearls and beads to make this lovely project. These pendants make great gifts, too!

  • How to Make a Spoon Rack

    Use metal spoons to make a kitchen rack to hang up those aprons! Those of us who have a few cute aprons don't have to keep them in storage when we're not wearing them. Instead, display them as practical kitchen decor with this tutorial.

Crafts with Spoons

While these crafts don't necessarily feature the spoons themselves, a spoon is a necessary supply to make these projects! Whether you need a spoon to shape some clay or mold hot glue, these projects will make you rethink the possibilities for crafting!

  • Ink and Clay Spoon Earrings

    Spoons are essential for shaping these clay earrings, and the effect is just lovely! The curved shape nestles the beads perfectly.

  • Easter Egg Holder in Seconds

    It can be tricky to let those dyed eggs dry properly when you make them for Easter, but with this awesome hack you don't have to worry. Simply use a spoon to shape hot glue into the perfect little stand for your eggs.

  • Floating Flower Candles Without Mold

    You don't need a mold to make the perfect floating flower candles, because a spoon will do! Learn how to shape your flower using a spoon.

What will you make out of old (or new!) spoons?

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