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Sensational Patterns: 11 Spirograph Crafts for Grown Ups

The Spirograph is a popular children’s toy, but there are several different ways to incorporate these designs into more sophisticated craft projects. Let this roundup of projects inspire you to borrow a Spirograph from your child for some old-fashioned fun!

1. Book Page Spirograph

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Make a rainbow of Spirograph designs on old book pages to create eye-catching wall art.
Image via Grace Face Boutique.

2. Collage


Layer several Spirograph designs together to make a cute collage. Image via Kahootz Toys on Instagram.

3. Spirograph Stationery

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Make matching note cards and envelopes embellished with simple Spirograph patterns. Visit Flash Bug Studio for details.

4. Thank You Card

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Show your appreciation with a handmade thank you card featuring some of your Spirograph creations. Photo courtesy of Split Coast Stampers.

5. Floral Notecard

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Make cute flowers by using a green marker to add a stem and leaves to your Spirograph design. This technique is perfect for note cards, scrapbook pages, and more. Photo via Pinterest.

6. Spirograph Wrapping Paper

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Make Spirograph designs in assorted sizes using a white gel pen on gray wrapping paper for a modern look. Photo courtesy of Martha Stewart.

7. Gift Tags


Gift tags with a simple Spirograph design add flair to packages wrapped in brown paper and tied with twine. Image via Pinterest.

8. Spirograph Christmas Tree Ornaments


If you’re on a tight budget, handmade Spirograph ornaments are a frugal way to decorate your tree for the holidays. Image via Pinterest.

9. Award Ribbons

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Who doesn’t love feeling like a winner? These cute DIY award ribbons are perfect for school clubs, spelling bees, costume contests, and more. Geek Dad has the tutorial.

10. Spirograph Bulletin Board Tacks


Use Shrinky Dinks and a Spirograph to make cute tacks for your bulletin board. Image via Clean & Scentsible.

11. Spirograph Themed Wedding

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Are you planning on tying the knot in the near future? If so, you’ll love the amazing Spirograph wedding featured on Design Sponge.

Ready to fill your home with wonderful patterns?