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Mushrooms Galore: 28 Whimsical and Wonderful Craft Ideas for Mushroom Lovers

Fungi fanatics, unite! Get your craft on with our ‘shroomtastic array of mushroom craft ideas. Whether you’re a mycologist at heart or love the whimsy of toadstools, these crafts will spore-adically elevate your creative game!

Walk into any home store, from high-end interiors to the high street, and you’ll be hard-pushed to avoid the wonderfully whimsical fungi. The mushroom decor trend seems to grow; you’ll find a fungi motif on crockery and pillows to doormats.

It’s even penetrating fashion with great fungi-printed PJs and shirts.

The rise in mushroom-core reflects the general trend for nature-inspired interiors and crafts. And it’s not just the popular cartoon-like red and white toadstools but more fungi in subtle natural colours.

mushroom plates

Check out the vintage mushroom charts on Pictureboxblue to see the fantastic variety of shapes and colours that mushrooms come in. The free fungal prints also make great wall art.

Adolphe millot mushroom charts

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Inspired by this trend, I have been DIY mushroom decor. It’s amazing what different materials you can use for making fungi. You can make them from scrap fabric, acorns, paper, cotton wool, clay and even concrete.

You should find the perfect mushroom DIY in this list of ideas to inspire you to embrace this remarkable mushroom-core trend, from tiny bowls of painted pasta mushrooms to giant concrete toadstools for the garden.

Check out these vintage James Sowerby fungal drawings if you want mushroom images for your decoupage crafts.

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Monday 13th of February 2023

Lordy, if there's one craft I don't need any encouragement to do more of, it's mushrooms. What a gorgeous collection of ideas. Thanks, Claire. I'll be adding a few of these to my list of "must make soon".

Claire Armstrong

Monday 13th of February 2023

Thank you, I love all your mushroom crafts too. They are fungi's to craft.


Friday 10th of February 2023

This is a lovely collection but it's really not helping my already very long "to do list" as I'm now forced to add a toadstool crochet bag!!!

Claire Armstrong

Friday 10th of February 2023

Thank you, that toadstool bag is adorable and you need to make it!