Not Licensed By the NCAA College Athletic Craft Projects (Second Edition)

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Now that the school year is upon us, it seems very appropriate that we move on to some NCAA craft projects since the college football season has just begun. And yes, I have a picture of a March Madness tournament bracket sheet from last year. But c’mon, it’s a signature collegiate event so it fits. Besides, I’m pretty busy with Easter stuff during March anyway. Anyway, while some diehard fans might prefer to buy overpriced crap from the NCAA store, some may want to make their own. Of course, the NCAA has some craft supplies available since they basically sell anything with a college team logo. But you don’t always have to pay the extra cash if you want to get creative. After all, you can get stuff in your college team’s colors at any craft store. Just look on some of the college crafts on Pinterest. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another treasure trove of college craft projects not licensed by the NCAA. Most of these featured will be from Division I, obviously.

  1. This panel obviously states what’s important to those in Alabama.

Well, that would be pretty much it for any Alabama fan. After all, sweet tea is a noted Southern drink.

2. Perhaps carve a Wildcat jack-o’-lantern just in time for basketball season.

Well, at least the University of Kentucky has an appropriate mascot for it. Still, they’re lucky that basketball season starts in October.

3. A burlap wreath is perfect for any home rooting for the Texas Longhorns.

Though this wreath is more suited for football season. Then again, Texas is a huge football state.

4. Curl up on your couch this season with a WVU quilt.

Just make sure that the couch you sit on won’t be used for burning later. Well, in the event the Mountaineers win.

5. By this sign, this home values Georgia football.

After all, I’m sure the Atlanta Falcons let down the family who owns this sign. Then again, they could just be big Bulldog fans.

6. Support the Wichita State Shockers with these shocking blocks.

Includes some black, yellow, and white flowers on the top. Still, they get the “shockers” name from shocks of wheat.

7. Grace your home with this University of Illinois Fighting Illini panel.

The name Illini gets its name from the Illinois Confederation, which the state gets its name. This is their mascot Chief Illiniwek who’s been a center of controversy since the 1970s.

8. For the big game, how about drink from a sparkly LSU cup.

Yes, support your Tigers while drinking from a blinged out cup. Just make sure the glue’s dry before picking it up.

9. Nothing makes Halloween better than a wooden scarecrow for the Tennessee Volunteers.

For some reason, the candy corn nose is fitting with the school colors. Though orange and white aren’t a great combination.

10. Any home for Big Blue would adore this UK ribbon wreath on their home.

Wrapped with polka dot ribbon and decorated with blue and white flowers. Great for any Wildcat door.

11. Deck your living room on game day with this Michigan pallet.

Basically consists of 2 layers. One depicts the “M”. The other consists of yellow wooden strips.

12. The Oregon Ducks are always the pride of their state.

And here we have a pallet of the state of Oregon in green. Since the Ducks are a beloved team there.

13. A stained glass Illinois suncatcher is perfect to put against a window.

Depicts the “I” in orange against a blue background. Sure it’s not glamorous but it’s not like their Illini mascot logo.

14. No Auburn fan can go wrong with this football hanging.

After all, if you’re not a wreath fan, this will certainly do just fine. Has blue and orange dots on the sides.

15. This Alabama wreath is of pure simplicity.

It’s a yarn wreath that’s red on one side and white on the other. But contains houndsooth ribbons in between.

16. For tailgate specials, you might want to consult this Alabama menu.

Sure it’s blank. But I believe standard fare will consist of hotdogs, hamburgers, or wings. Though I may be wrong.

17. Keep warm at the game with this crocheted Spartan helmet from Michigan State.

Wonder if the visor is adjustable. Probably not. Though I’d like to see a more showy plume.

18. Be decked out for the game with these GSU earrings.

These look like big earrings yet that might be the camera’s work. But any fan from Georgia Southern is sure to love them.

19. Since the game should be a festive occasion, may I suggest this feathery LSU wreath?

Yes, it’s quite festive indeed. But you’ll sure get feathers everywhere after awhile.

20. As far as Vols fans go, the state of Tennessee might as well be covered in checkers.

Well, orange and white checks to be exact. It should have a matching polka dot bow to top it off.

21. Welcome guests into your home with this WVU wooden stand.

Consists of 3 carved blocks tied together with WVU letters on top. Only the letters are painted in blue and yellow.

22. On cold days, you might want to get warm with this Clemson quilt.

Though what consists of a cold day in South Carolina, I’m really not sure. But this quilt is a real patchwork of orange and purple.

23. Grace your front door this year with this Iowa Hawkeyes bow wreath.

Bows are made from ribbon and tulle. Some have polka dots and some don’t. Though I like the gold bead things in the middle.

24. To keep warm during this game, this Iowa quilt is just the ticket.

Yes, it’s hung for decoration. But it has everything a Hawkeyes fan would want.

25. A simple Penn State wreath is a yarn one of blue and white.

But it mostly looks white given the letters and the flowers. Perfect for any Nittany Lion home.

26. Bobcat fans may want to adorn their front door with this Texas State decomesh wreath.

For a large university that boasts an undergrad enrollment of 38,000, you don’t usually hear about it that often. Not sure why exactly. Perhaps the University of Texas has a better team.

27. Anyone can work at this Alabama desk.

Perhaps you might want to spend your time there wondering why Alabama’s mascot is an elephant while its team was named after algae. Because I don’t have the slightest idea.

28. Step out to the stadium in these shimmering Auburn heels.

Though it’ll probably be better going to the game in regular shoes. Since heels can be hard on your feet.

29. You can illuminate your home with this Michigan State bottle light.

Makes sure it’s green before you put the Spartan logo on it. Then add the lights.

30. Perhaps this sign may show you how to be a Red Raider.

This is from Texas Tech as you can see. Not going to go over much of the text. So you can see for yourself.

31. Share a toast at the big game with these Kentucky wine glasses.

Then again, they seem more appropriate for the display case. Yet, at least their bottoms come in different patterns.

32. You’ll always have a seat at this Iowa table and chairs.

Okay, this might be for children. Yet, the chairs spell out “Iowa” for you.

33. You can always make a Notre Dame headband pendant with sequins and beads.

Don’t seem to have much Notre Dame stuff on here so far. Though this will make Irish eyes shine.

34. No Michigan State home should be without this Spartan chest table.

After all, who doesn’t like Spartan accommodations? Then again, the wood looks kind of gray.

35. This Illinois bottle light really shines in a room.

You see this one is mostly transparent with an orange “I” along with blue and orange decor. So if you want to light up your room, this is one for you.

36. At Baton Rouge, it’s “Geaux Tigers.”

I’m sure the French will have a hissy fit over this. But that’s how they have it at LSU.

37. For Huskers fans, you can’t do better than a large striped “N” at your door.

After all, “N” stands for Nebraska. Even if it’s in black and white zig-zags.

38. Sweep up the dust with this Kansas State Wildcat dust pan.

Okay, it seems a bit small to contain dirt. And it’s made from a license plate. But at least it shows some school spirit.

39. A Tennessee wreath can always use some white and orange flowers.

Of course the flowers are fake. But at least this wreath doesn’t scream like a creamcicle.

40. Mizzou Tiger pillows will accommodate any couch.

Particularly if it’s a black one. And all the pillows are gold. Two even spell out “Mizzou.”

41. Support your Fightin’ Irish with these Notre Dame blocks.

No surprise it depicts a football on top. After all, that’s what they’re best known for in sports.

42. A burlap WVU wreath is brilliant in blue and yellow.

As you can see, it has a football on it for the Mountaineers. Let’s hope whoever lives here doesn’t set their couch on fire.

43. For a more warm and fuzzy touch, perhaps an Iowa fleece wreath will do.

This one even has flowers and a football to salute the Hawkeyes. But fans would certainly treasure it.

44. With this garden flag, you can show your love to Georgia Southern Eagles.

Its background is of blue and white zigzags. And it has yellow and white zigzags on the football.

45. Clean your house with this Michigan dust pan.

Okay, it’s a dust pan used for display. But you can see where they’re getting at.

46. Show your Crimson Tide pride with this Alabama “A” hanging outside.

After all, there’s nothing more distinctive than a crimson “A.” The bow makes a nice finishing touch.

47. Make your big blue season shine with this Kentucky decomesh wreath.

It’s in shiny burlap with ribbons of every pattern. Great for any bluegrass Wildcat home.

48. For a simple decoration, you might want to go with a GSU yarn wreath.

Mostly consist of yarns in shades of blue and white. Decorated with a football, “GSU” letters, and yellow and blue ribbons.

49. This decomesh LSU wreath is worthy of festive occasions.

This one has gold and purple decorations on it in swirls along with a tiger on top. So pretty.

50. Kick back and relax in your very own Michigan lawn chair.

It’s yellow with blue arms and a large blue “M” on the back. Great for that outdoor tailgate party at your house.

51. This Notre Dame wreath shines in brilliant blue and gold.

Features golden helmets and the Fightin’ Irish logo. Letters “N” and “D” are at center.

52. There’s a certain elegance with a black Iowa wreath at your door.

This one has “Iowa” in black and yellow on burlap. Also, you have to admire the felt flowers.

53. Salute Purdue with this wooden pallet on your wall.

This one has the strips of wood in different places and sizes. So it can create a rather stylistic effect.

54. A yarn wreath for Michigan State has to be green and white.

Has the Spartan logo on it for all its Michigan State glory. Yet, you have to admire the white and green flowers, too.

55. A Longhorns wreath always has to be full of bows.

Most of these are in dark orange and white. And there are footballs on the top and bottom.

56. This Nittany Lion bird house will suit any Happy Valley roost.

Yes, a Penn State house is great for the birds. But remember the school’s mascot is a mountain lion for God’s sake.

57. For colder weather, wrap yourself in this Penn State quilt.

Yes, it’s a real Penn State patchwork of a quilt. Mostly blue an white with a dash of pink here and there.

58. You can always get a swig of beer in this Illini glass.

Though the logo might seem rather offensive to Native Americans. But it’s well painted.

59. Grace your door with a wreath from the University of Oklahoma.

Their mascot are the Sooners, by the way. Because Oklahoma’s called the “Sooner State.”

60. For a more rustic look, a Notre Dame wreath of burlap would be nice.

Contains the school logo along with blue and gold ribbons. So lovely but not too flashy.

61. No Tallahassee couch should be without this Florida State pillow.

This one has the Seminole logo along with other things pertaining to Florida State. Bet it took someone a lot of time to make this.

62. Light up your humble abode with this Hawkeye bottle lamp.

This one contains some melted stones for a more varied look. But it certainly exudes Iowa pride.

63. An crocheted Auburn throw blanket can certainly drape your couch.

As you can see here. Probably took whoever made this countless hours. But for a die-hard Auburn fan, it was worth it.

64. Keep warm while watching the big game with a crocheted Ohio State afghan.

This one has zigzags of red, white, and gray. Strange that I didn’t put a lot of Ohio State stuff on here so far.

65. A Kentucky Wildcat fire pit table goes great with any stone patio.

The table itself consists of tiles you’d find at any hardware store. Though I’m sure if I’d want a bonfire to be on the table. Looks like an accident waiting to happen.

66. Raise your baby to love the Vols with these Tennessee bibs.

The Ts are made out of orange bandanas. Not exactly up to par, but it works.

67. An Aggies fan can’t possibly do without a Texas A&M desk.

It’s painted black with the letters on top. Will probably fetch a pretty penny on Etsy if for sale.

68. Bet you’ll find a lot of comfort in this LSU chair.

Sure it might be made out of wood painted yellow and purple. But at least it has cushions on the seat and back.

69. Nothing makes a Buckeye fan proud like this Ohio State wreath.

It basically resembles the school’s logo. Though I have to admit, the buckeye leaf does bear some resemblance to the pot leaf. Sorry if I happen to notice it.

70. A simple burlap Wichita State wreath does just fine.

It’s wrapped in yellow with the WSU letters and a bow. Lovely, yet so simply made.

71. You’d almost swear these LSU bottle lights glow.

Each one contains the LSU Tiger logo along with yellow and purple stripes. And each is lovely in its own way.

72. You could almost see the Georgia Bulldogs play through this window.

However, it’s actually painted onto a window frame. Though I’m sure any Bulldogs fan would want it.

73. You’d almost think these Kansas State Wildcat flower pot dolls were made for each other.

In a way, they kind of are. Though even I have to admit that they’re really adorable.

74. No Mountaineer fan can possibly do without this WVU rag wreath.

Most of this consists of rags of blue and gold. Like the WV gold and blue ribbons though.

75. This Crimson Tide dog bed is fit for any Alabama pooch.

Man, that looks nicer than a lot of dog beds. Pooch looks as if it has its own throne.

76. Celebrate the season with this Illini Christmas tree.

It’s tall and orange with blue tinsel all around. And yes, you have to love the lights and baubles.

77. No Wolverine porch should be complete without this Michigan lawn chair.

Yes, it’s another Michigan lawn chair. But it’s a different design with a yellow “M” on the back.

78. A Nittany Lion home can’t possibly go without this Penn State burlap wreath.

This one has the Penn State logo in the center. Still, this great for any rustic Penn State home.

79. For Mardi Gras, you can’t go wrong with this LSU wreath.

It’s a purple and gold decomesh wreath with a golden mask. And the LSU letters are all in purple.

80. A home for the Fightin’ Irish should deck their home with this Notre Dame decomesh wreath.

Yes, it has the Notre Dame words and logo at the center. But it has a gold and blue decor which resemble flowers.

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