Colorful Spring Fun & Craft Ideas for All

With spring knocking at the door, we put together all our favorite rainbow ideas for both kids and adults. Whether you keep things simple and sophisticated with a bright cocktail, or have a bit of craft fun with one of our other ideas, you'll had a burst of color to your day, which guarantees a smile.


  • Rainbow cupcakes always illicit oohs and ahhs when they appear at parties, but we've got something even better. Colorful cupcakes in a jar. They're easy, mess-free and promise a smile!

  • Want to add some color to your home? This brightly colored balloon wreath was one Patti Allan made for a birthday, but we'd grin seeing it on the door for no reason whatsoever.

  • The kids might not have the patience to make such a layered balloon wreath, but they will enjoy melting crayons for this rainbow-inspired art project.

  • Rainbow shooters - layers of candy flavored vodka - or funky and colorful Jell-O shots are the grown up way to add a bit of color to an otherwise gray day.

  • For the younger crowd, you can add a special burst of color to any mocktail with this easy how-to for rainbow ice cubes.

  • The kids will appreciate this rainbow craft - homemade glitter play-doh. With some food coloring and this easy recipe the hours of fun are endless.

  • Colorful candies, like M&Ms or Jelly Beans, take ordinary charger plates at the dinner table and turn them into rainbow rimmed art. Dress up your table and feast your eyes on dinner party decor that will impress guests for their cleverness.

  • Another clever DIY idea to add some spring pizazz to your dinner party table? This easy tutorial for DIY spotted linen napkins. A bit of paint goes a long way to take drab to fab in moments.

  • Kids activities and games surrounding colors are always fun, but they can also be educational. For your littest ones, encourage a game of color hop. For the older kids, this candy question party game will keep them entertained.

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