Horseshoes are thought to be an element of good luck, which makes many people want to keep it in their homes. If you are one of them, it would be a good idea to deck the plain horseshoes with ribbons, yarn, paint and accents to integrate them into your home décor. Horseshoes can be welded into ornaments, Christmas trees and a variety of festive décor items as well.

Art Project Ideas

Beaded Horseshoe Craft

Beaded Horseshoe Craft
  1. A beaded horseshoe suncatcher craft can be a great summer project. It gives you a wonderful opportunity to recycle old horseshoes and enhances your home décor by a few notches.
  2. You can attach a string of colorful beads to a horse shoe by wrapping thin wire or yarn around it and hang it to your wall with thicker wire for welcoming good luck to your home.

Easy Horseshoe Crafts

Easy Horseshoe Crafts
  1. A horseshoe wall hanging can be made with just a few supplies, namely, hot glue, fabric flowers (bought at any hobby store) and, of course, a horseshoe. Just glue the twine at the back of the horseshoe in the groove and arrange the flowers in the front as you like.
  2. Painted horseshoes can be a fun activity for a summer camp.
  3. You can thread a ribbon through the holes of a horseshoe and hang it by tying a bow.

Horseshoe Picture Frame Craft

Horseshoe Picture Frame Craft
  1. If you are an equestrian fanatic, you would love making these horseshoe picture frames.
  2. Add a rustic farmhouse feel to your interior décor with these charming horseshoe photo frames.

Seasons and Holidays

Horseshoe Christmas Crafts

Horseshoe Christmas Crafts
  1. You can make a horseshoe Christmas wreath by gluing holly leaves and berries to the front of a horseshoe that is painted white and hanging it with red ribbon at the door.
  2. A horseshoe Christmas tree, though a bit complex to make requiring welding, is worth the effort.
  3. You can make a horseshoe snowman by cleaning and welding 4 old horseshoes that have been painted white. A small horseshoe can be welded at the top to keep the black hat decorated with holly leaves and berries in place. The plaid scarf is tied at the base of the top-most horseshoe to complete the Christmas craft.

Age-Based Crafts

Horseshoe Crafts for Preschoolers

Horseshoe Crafts for Preschoolers
  1. Colorful foam pieces cut in the horseshoe shape and decorated with stickers would make an awe-inspiring horseshoe craft idea for preschoolers.
  2. Preschoolers can also paint real horseshoes in colors of their choice for a horse-themed birthday party.

Horseshoe Crafts for Kids

Horseshoe Crafts for Kids
  1. Kids would be excited to ring in good luck by making this DIY horseshoe art and craft for St. Patrick’s Day. They can do the project with a real horseshoe or a cardboard horseshoe cutout.
  2. These yarn wrapped horseshoes are a bright piece of wall art. They are hung with thin strips of leather.

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