If you enjoy kawaii craft projects that lean more towards a natural or vintage aesthetic, Nelco Neco is a great channel to check out! They specialize in projects that involve UV resin, shrink plastic, various types of clays, and even some needle felting, so there’s bound to be something for everyone to enjoy making.
There a plenty of cute project ideas to help you decorate a desk or shelf, like the circus animal tray tutorial. They even conveniently include a link to the design templates in the description, or you could create your own!
For an unusual way to decorate your phone, you could make your own cute fish phone case that is made with resin and shrink plastic. It’s such a cute way to show off a love for sea life.
Any feline fans out there will surely appreciate this channel as well, thanks to several tutorials with cat themes—my favorite is the DIY cat brooch using stone clay. I really appreciate that they include the craft supplies used inside the video titles, so it’s easy to find something based on your own supplies.
Be sure to watch the video on how to make miniature mushroom cloches using resin and clay if you’re looking for a project with a fall or mori kei feeling!
Up for an intricate and challenging make? The puppet show theater tutorial involves using shrink plastic and resin to create an awesome piece that gives off really cute vintage vibes.
There are also several cute Halloween crafts to check out as well, like the miniature bottled jack-o’-lantern DIY that would be really cute for a party decoration!
A super sweet (pun intended!) project that is also a favorite of mine is their fake Halloween cookies—a little time consuming considering you need to make your own cookie cutters, but as with the other videos, the design sheet link is included in the description. These would be so cute for individual Halloween ornaments or collected on string or twine to make a garland.
There are lots more tutorials to check out on the Nelco Neco channel. Comment below with your top picks!
Andi lives in the countryside of Georgia in a house packed with kawaii decor and vintage toys. When she’s not barricaded in her pink craft room creating something, she can be found reading, playing Animal Crossing games, or baking something to satisfy her massive sweet tooth. Andi is currently taking a mental health break, but hopes to be back in 2023.