Crafts Blast: DIY Instruments

Crafts Blast: DIY Instruments

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 19th 2020

In our series of Daily Craft Blasts, we are sharing encouragement and inspiration to help you stay creative and build community. Everything can be done at home with your family! Check-in daily to get involved and participate in the action! We are in this together and are proud to be #MadeForMakers.
Craft blast logoThrow a living room or back porch concert with homemade instruments! The DIY instruments below are both beautiful and easy-to-make since they upcycle things you already have around the house!

Learn how to use recycled materials to create an African-inspired lyre with Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics. 

Instruments from around the world
Plastic containers are the basis for this colorful djembe. Paint your favorite design using your favorite DecoArt acrylics! 

Mark the beat colorfully with this DIY shaker, made with just a simple juice container and painted with Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics. Make multiple shakers with different sounds by switching up what you put inside! Some ideas of things to put inside are rice, rocks, sand, or a mixture.  Check out the instructions here.