I love cookies. Well, I love eating cookies. And sometimes I enjoy baking them (when I don’t burn them). I never do anything fancy with the cookies I
burn bake, but I’d probably have more fun if I had a collection of fun shaped cookie cutters. Did you know that there are lots of creative ways to use cookie cutters that don’t involve cookies? Seriously. Check out these amazingly creative ways people get crafty with cookie cutters!
source: Pretty Prudent
1. Cookie Cutter Bird Feeders
If you’ve got some chirping birds living in your backyard, why not make them a cute bird feeder? You’ll be able to watch them fly up and nibble on these, and this is a really fun project!
Check out how to make these over at Pretty Prudent, where you’ll also find tips on entertaining, travel and more great DIY projects.
source: One Little Project
2. Cookie Cutter Crayons
Get out those coloring books because the kids are going to love making these cookie cutter crayons! You know what? You will too! We know that adult coloring books are all the rage now, so let’s stop acting like our kids are the only ones trying to stay inside the lines.
Head over to One Little Project to learn how to make these fun crayons for
your your kids’ coloring adventures.
source: oh joy!
3. Cookie Cutter Coasters
Give your coffee table a fun little update with some unique and chic coasters. You don’t have to stick to circle shaped, you can use any cookie cutter shape that you like!
Want to make some coasters for your guests to use when they visit? Take a look at oh joy!, where you’ll find the instructions on this cookie cutter craft.
source: Fall For DIY
4. Cookie Cutter Wall Hooks
I mean, seriously, how do people come up with such great ideas? I would never have guessed that cookie cutter could be used to make wall hooks. Brilliant! And don’t they look amazing?
You’ve got to check out the DIY fun and recipes over at Fall For DIY.
5. Cookie Cutter Tealight Candle Holders
Add a calming ambience to your living room by using tealight candles, and display them in a holder that you yourself created. You can make seasonally shaped holders for each holiday!
Learn how the sisters from Twinspiration made these leaf shaped candle holders, and then try making your own using the shapes that you love!
source: Idle Hands Awake
6. Cookie Cutter Jewelry Dish
Using just a large cookie cutter and polymer clay, you can make your own totally cute jewelry dish. Display it on your bathroom counter, or in the guest bath for your visitors to use. You don’t have to go with a pineapple shape cookie cutter, but that’s why this project is great- you can make the dish however you want!
Check out Idle Hands Awake for this tutorial, and take a look at some other DIY projects while you’re there.