Whether we’re talking about fashion, interior decor, or simply just things you’ll find in nature, we adore feathers. We’re especially big fans of them, however, because there are so many amazingly versatile crafts and DIY projects you can make using or including feathers and feather themed things! Each and every project looks natural, whimsical, and rather adorable and no matter which technique we’re looking at, we just can’t get enough.
Check out these 15 awesome feathered and feather themed projects that will satisfy your feather obsession 100% (and totally up your trendiness factor while you’re at it)!
1. Feathered love arrows
Have you always been a fan of seasonal novelty crafts as long as they’re made from or include your favourite things? Then you’re he perfect person to make these completely adorable feathered love arrows from
2. Beautiful painted feathers
Hand painting things is always a hugely detailed skill but we’re even more impressed by it when it’s done on an unconventional surface rather than just a flat canvas, paper, or wall. That’s why we fell so in love with these pretty little painted feathers featured on
3. Feathered boutonnieres
Prom and graduation season is coming so there are plenty of great tutorials out there right now for pretty floral corsages and boutonnieres, but what if flowers aren’t really what suits the aesthetic of your and your date’s ensemble? Try wearing something a little by different by making your date a beautiful DIY feathered boutonniere instead! Find out how it’s done on
4. Painted canvas feather necklaces
As a crafting and DIY enthusiast, you’ll already be more than familiar with the idea of painting on canvas stretched over a frame, but did you know that’s not the only format you can use canvas in? We love the way
5. DIY fabric feathers
Did you like the idea of creating soft alternative feathers but you’re not quite so confident in your detailed painting skills as you feel like the canvas ones call for? Then try making them out of fabric instead! Rather than adding all of the little details with paint and a brush, try cutting the texture into the edges with small scissors just like
6. Feathered chandelier
If you’ve ever seen a chandelier full of gems, diamonds, crystals, or even plastic rhinestones, then you already know how stunning it looks to have whimsical, pretty things hanging down around a pendant light to really add some personality to your space. What if you have a more natural taste in décor, though, and very sparkly pieces aren’t really your thing? Then we think you might prefer this feathered chandelier instead.
7. String art feather plaque
If you’re an artist of crafting enthusiast, then you’ve probably already tried string art before. That’s perfect, because it means you’re already had some practice and you’re ready to try something with a bit more detail to it to create texture! We love the way
8. Feathered lampshade
When you think of feathered décor, do you think of something a little more dramatic and vintage looking? The whole natural, rustic aesthetic isn’t the only look you can aim for when you’re creating pieces with feathers. We love the way
9. DIY feathered hair extensions
Do you remember about five years ago when hair feathers were all the rage and everyone walked around with stunning, delicate pops of colour peeking out from between their locks? Well, guess what’s trending again? Instead of paying money for a very quick appointment at the salon, however, try learning how to carefully place a homemade hair feather yourself.
10. DIY feathered nursery mobile
If we’re being honest, there are so many amazing handmade and DIY nursery mobiles that we could write (and have written) a whole post about just those! In the meantime, check out this adorable feathered mobile featured on
11. Wire and embroidery floss feathers
Maybe you’re allergic to real feathers, find synthetic ones tickly, or just prefer to make things from actual scratch yourself, but you still adore the look, shape, and texture of them? Then try making these embroidery wrapped wire feathers instead! This tutorial from
12. Gold painted clay feathers
Are you throwing a party of hosting an event where you think feathers would make the perfect hanging décor but you’d like them to have a little more substance than actual feathers or fabric mocks would have, so they don’t sway quite so much? Then try making heavier feather shaped ornaments out of clay instead! The best part of these ones by
13. DIY paper plate feather garland
We’ve talked about simple feather décor made from just about everything by this point, but here’s yet another alternative that will add some pretty personality to any tablescape or party décor scheme and it’s one that ‘s easy to make and totally affordable.
14. DIY prairie feather necklace
Are you still caught on the idea of both fabric feathers and feather themed jewelry, scrolling through the list in hopes that a combination of the two will appear? Well, your patience shall be rewarded, because here’s the perfect tutorial for you!
15. Glitter dipped feathers
Perhaps you’re still intrigued by the simple idea of hanging feathers as party or room décor, but you’re also still looking for a unique customization idea that will really catch people’s attention? Well, if subtle glitz and glam are your idea of the perfect craft then we definitely think you should check out this glitter dipped feather concept by
Do you know someone who adores feathers just as much as we do, if not more? Then share this post with them for a little bit of crafting, DIY, and décor inspiration!