If you love lavender, you’re in for a treat! This lovely and relaxing flower is a dime piece for crafts, whether that’s bath bombs, home décor pieces, or DIY gifts. In this article, we’ve curated a collection of our favorite lavender crafts for you to explore.
1. Cross Stitch Lavender Bag
Create a beautiful lavender bag, and decorate it with a blue floral cross design. The free chart will make the embroidery easy and fun. Also, the dried lavender will add a lovely fragrance to your wardrobe or whatever place you decide to hang it in.
Read more about the Cross Stitch Lavender Bag on Sum of their Stories.
2. Calming Lavender Scented Playdough
If your kid struggles with anxiety, preparing your own lavender dough recipes is a good idea because of its soothing scent. This way, your kid can have a healthy sensory outlet for their emotions. And if they have a calm down kit, this is an excellent item to add. Not to mention, it engages their tactile, visual, olfactory, and proprioceptive senses.
Find the details for this Calming Lavender Scented Playdough on the Chaos and the Clutter.
3. Sugar Scrub Recipes
If you want to pamper yourself or put together a cute handmade gift, lavender makes the best and most simple sugar scrub recipes. Also, the lavender scrub will give you clear and soft skin, and its scent will be heavenly and soothing.
Learn how to make Sugar Scrub Recipes from Smart School House.
4. Lavender Dryer Bags
Do you have dried lavender buds that you aren’t sure what to do with? Lavender dryer bags are fantastic if you want fresh laundry, thanks to their scent and essential oils.
Find the detailed guide to Lavender Dryer Bags on Garden Therapy.
5. How to Make Resin Pendants With Lavender
If you’ve received lavender flowers as a gift, you can immortalize them with this dried lavender resin pendant craft, which is also a great gift idea. After all, the mauve-tinted pendants are stunning and easy to make if you follow the step-by-step guide!
Read about How to Make Resin Pendants With Lavender on Sustain My Craft Habit.
6. How to Make a Lavender Wand
Check out these lavender wands if you want an easy lavender craft that requires barely any materials. With fresh lavender, you can make a wand that smells wonderful. Then, you can hang the lavender wands up in a laundry drawer or cupboard or give them to your kids to play with!
Find the details for How to Make a Lavender Wand on Red Ted Art.
7. Homemade Lavender Sachet
Add lavender sachets to your closets, drawers, and storage baskets to repel insects, reduce mold, and keep your clothes and belongings smelling fresh. Also, these dried lavender sachets are good for handling insomnia, anxiety, stress, headaches, and restlessness.
Find the step-by-step guide to this Homemade Lavender Sachet on Sustain My Craft Habit.
8. Lavender Bath Bombs
Do you want to have a relaxing spa day at home? Try pampering yourself with your own lavender bath bombs. Just drop them in your bathtub, and enjoy the soothing lavender smell. This DIY project is effortless and quick with step-by-step instructions, so you can get your kids to join in on the fun. Also, the expert tips and hacks are super helpful.
Read more about Lavender Bath Bombs on Crafts by Amanda.
9. How to Make Lavender Soap
For this DIY craft, you get to use lavender essential oil and leaves to make soaps. It’s a relatively easy lavender recipe and gives you fragrant soaps that you’ll love and want to gift to your loved ones. Your body will thank you for this lavender soap!
Find the instructions for How to Make Lavender Soap on Crafts by Amanda.
10. Lavender Candles
Are you a fan of mason jar DIY projects and summer candle recipes? Well, you’ll probably love this lavender essential oil candle. Not only is the smell calming, but the candle looks super cute, surrounded by dried lavender in its mason jar.
Such lavender crafts also make great gift ideas. You can even light them in the bathroom with lavender salts for the ultimate lavender bath.
Learn how to make Lavender Candles from Crafts by Amanda.
11. Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY
Invite peace and tranquility into your home by creating lavender grapevine wreaths for your front door. The craft uses lavender oil and imitation lavender, but you can use dried lavender. Also, it takes about 15 minutes. And since insects and bugs hate lavender oil, the wreath might deter them from entering your house!
Read about the Simple Lavender Grapevine Wreath DIY on Ann’s Entitled Life.
12. Lavender Lip Scrub Recipe
Have you run out of lip scrub? Then, create a lavender-scented scrub in less than five minutes! These kinds of recipes are super easy and will leave your lips smooth as butter. Also, the craft is flexible, so you can add other ingredients and personalize it to your liking.
Get the details for this Lavender Lip Scrub Recipe from Suburbia Unwrapped.
13. Lavender and Lace Free Printables
Do you want to create lavender art? Check out these artistic lavender and lace printables, which come in multiple sizes! You’ll also find them as greeting cards if that’s what you’re into. Either way, the lavender buds and stem look incredible against the light sage lace background.
Find the Lavender and Lace Free Printables on I Should Be Mopping the Floor.
14. Lavender Vanilla Salt Scrub
We’ve added a lavender sugar scrub to this list, so it’s only fair to balance it with a salt scrub. This homemade lavender vanilla salt scrub is easy to make and gives you excellent results, fresh skin, and a smell that your body will adore. Soon enough, you’ll be making these lavender salt scrubs in batches for your family and friends.
Learn to make the Lavender Vanilla Salt Scrub on Building Our Story.
15. Lavender Peppermint Lip Balm
Lavender crafts might seem complicated, but these lavender lip balm recipes sure aren’t. This one is especially fun and leaves your lips fresh and luscious! That makes sense when you consider that peppermint has a cooling effect and a tasty flavor and lavender essential oil is good for your skin.
Get the details for the Lavender Peppermint Lip Balm from Reuse Grow Enjoy.
16. Homemade Makeup Remover With Lavender Essential Oil
Some of our favorite lavender crafts are the practical ones, such as this makeup remover. It only requires a few ingredients that you may already have and takes barely any time to make.
Also, if you don’t wear makeup, you can still use this lavender recipe to keep your face fresh. And the best part is that you don’t have to worry about harmful ingredients since this makeup remover is homemade.
Read about this Homemade Makeup Remover With Lavender Essential Oil on Rebooted Mom.
17. Easy DIY Toilet Bowl Freshener
Do you like household scents to be subtle and not overpowering? Try making this toilet bowl freshener with lavender, orange, and lemon smells. You’ll be walked through the process and research that went into this lavender craft, but you can also skip ahead to the concise but detailed instructions.
Find the details for Easy DIY Toilet Bowl Freshener on Baking Outside the Box.
18. Lavender Lanterns
These lanterns are some of our favorite lavender crafts. You’ll get to use fresh lavender flowers with their stems and twist and braid them to create the lavender lanterns. Then, you can use them for decorations.
Learn how to make Lavender Lanterns from Truccamerlucca.
19. Lavender Fan
This lavender fan is one of the most creative lavender crafts we’ve laid eyes upon. Featuring lavender buds and stems, the fragrant fan will send its calming aroma your way. But you can also use it for décor by placing it on a dresser or a nightstand or hanging it from a hook.
Get the instructions for the Lavender Fan from All Free Crafts.
20. Making Lavender Wreath
There are numerous lavender projects, but this one is on the thicker side. So, if you have lots of fresh lavender bushes in your garden, you’re in luck. Of course, you can add lavender oil if you want as well! Also, this dry lavender wreath is very bold but intricate at the same time and can make a statement if you place it on the front door of your house.
Read more about Making Lavender Wreath on Sunshine Lavender Farm.
21. Spanish Lavender in Silk Ribbon
Where most ideas require fresh or dried lavender, you don’t need any form of lavender for this one. Instead, you can pull out your embroidery kit because you’re stitching together a lavender flower and stem, three of them, to be exact. The result is so gorgeous you’ll want it framed.
Find the details for Spanish Lavender in Silk Ribbon on Carol Daisy.
22. How to Make Drawer Sachets
If you want your drawers and suitcases to smell fresh, these DIY lavender sachet ideas are a catch, and their dried lavender buds will do the trick. Even if you aren’t much of a sewer, this sewing project is suitable for beginners and won’t take much time. Not to mention, there’s a free printable to make it even more accessible.
Learn How to Make Drawer Sachets on I Should Be Mopping the Floor.
In conclusion, we hope you’re inspired to use your own lavender, fresh and dried, for any of the ideas, sewing projects, and recipes in our collection. What lavender crafts are you most excited about?