Rainbows, rainbows everywhere — and all of them you can make! Bust out your favorite crafting supplies and catch the colors all weekend with these fun projects.
1. Sud’s Up!
Shower time just got a lot more colorful! Even if you’ve never made soap before, this method is super beginner-friendly and makes for a great girls' night activity.
2. Felt For All
Your kids are gonna want to make one of these for everyone they know. Good thing all it takes is felt, pom poms and some simple embroidery stitches .
3. Perfect Pants
Use a white colored pencil and a curved object (like a bowl or frisbee) to sketch rainbows on your back pockets. Then grab a needle, some floss and start stitching.
4. Ruffle It Up
Your petal tip is the star of this oh-so-tasty show. Just practice your piping on waxed paper before decorating the actual cake, to make sure your work is ready to shine.
5. A Bright Block
Learn to cut and piece diamonds with this colorful take on a Lone Star block. Bonus: You can easily sew it without any Y-seams .
6. Stamp It Out
Layer rainbow-colored stamps for a cool ROYGBIV effect on a handmade snail mail card . They key is to let each hue dry before moving on to the next.
7. Nature’s Bounty
If rainbow succulents are wrong, we don’t want to be right. Learn to plant the most colorful sprouts for a show-stopping arrangement.
8. Cute Tee, Please!
You can do pretty much anything with a DIY stamp, and the one for this T-shirt is made with just simple cording and a glue gun.
9. Colors That Pop
Say hello to pie you can easily eat on the go. This recipe works better with store-bought dough, so you'll save even more time getting to the finished result.
10. Go Big!
If you're ready to take your rainbow love to the next level, this quilt is begging to be made. Use our guide to cut and piece lots of colorful bias tape arcs, then join 'em and stitch to the background. Trust us, you'll be an appliqué boss in no time.
11. Add Color to Your Wall
Only four steps stand between you and this cheery rainbow hanging. Not only does it add whimsy to your wall, it's also a great way to bust your yarn stash .
12. A Cake That Never Grows Stale
How cute is this cake? Grab your hooks, stock your yarn and follow our pattern to make your own sweet amigurumi.
13. Outshine Other Bags
Your new favorite accessory is just a few needle punches away. Pick a plain canvas bag and some yarn from your stash, then thread your needle and punch in some color.
14. Paper Pieced Perfection
Make your morning cup of coffee way more colorful — with rainbow rays, of course. This project is simple and fun to make, not to mention a great introduction to the sew-and-flip technique on paper foundations.
15. Beautiful Batter
Whether you go all-out with rainbow buttercream or stick to the surprise-inside colorful batter, these cupcakes will be a total hit. (Especially when you top 'em with "sprinkles" made from a crumbled up cupcake.)
16. Poppin' Color Popcorn
Put a sweet spin on your movie night by stirring in colorful sprinkles and sanding sugar. Yeah, this recipe is that easy!
17. Simple Stripes
This technique is a simple way to pretty up your favorite cupcakes — all you've gotta do is color your buttercream and spoon it on.