There are many people that see things and wish they had the ability to make them. A beautiful glass jar for candy or a carved napkin ring might be something they'd like to try. Using leftover yarn to create a beautiful wall hanging might suit them. No matter what materials they may have around the house, there is generally a way to turn them into something that can be used around the home or office.
Not everybody is cut out for crafting. It generally takes patience. As for ideas, the internet has been a boon for those that love to make usable items. There are many sites that now feature simple projects almost anyone can do. These sites have complete instructions. Many of the more beautiful or interesting ideas have been spread on social media platforms. Artisans and art associations have recognized crafts as an artistic medium. Some are now offering classes in basic crafts such as decoupage, knitting and basket weaving.