Check This Out: 5 Texas Themed Country Crafts

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Homemade arts and crafts are no longer just available at the annual craft show or local flea market. Sites like eBay, Etsy, Pinterest, and more have taken crafting to new levels. Handmade creations now adorn homes across the country. Here are a few of our favorite Texas-inspired crafts guaranteed to give your home some Southern charm!

1. Burlap Texas Flag Wreath


Photo: Etsy/BestCraftsEver

The Texas state flag is one of the most recognizable symbols of the Lone Star State. A rustic burlap wreath looks great inside or out and is fairly simple to make with step-by-step instructions from If you’re not big into the idea of DIY, you can purchase a handmade wreath here.

2. State of Texas Fingerprint Painting

fingerprint painting

Photo: Pinterest/Lorena S.

This simple and adorable idea is great for youngsters. Add a unique frame, and it makes a great gift. Using a simple stencil and and a basic paint set, you can literally finger paint this project. A great idea for the classroom as well!

3. Texas Road Map Ornament


Photo: Etsy/HappilyEverMoore

These ceramic road map ornaments by Etsy seller HappilyEverMore are a great way to show your Texas pride. Completely customizable to your favorite city, these ornaments are not just for Christmas! Use them as wedding or party favors, gifts, or home décor. You can also make your own version using pre-cut wooden shapes with this video tutorial.

4. Texas License Plate Art

license plate light

Photo: Etsy/JKnoxDesigns

This gorgeous and creative upcycled chandelier made from old Texas license plates is available for purchase on Etsy for $385. License plates have become a popular crafting product, and are used for a number of eclectic and vintage works of art. If you’re looking to start a bit smaller, try making one of these baskets, perfect for storing odds and ends, or as a vase for your bluebonnets!

5. Texas Bottle Cap Art


Photo: Etsy/TheHouseOfWit

Bottle cap art is another fun and popular way to get crafty. Use Lone Star, Dr. Pepper, or Big Red caps for a truly Texas feel! Reclaimed barn wood or an old pallet makes a perfect backdrop for this project. Follow this DIY tutorial to make your own, or purchase one here.