Barbecues on warm summer evenings. Picnics in the park. Hot afternoons, lazing around at the beach. Flip flops! I love it all! And wouldn’t you know, there are tons of DIY summer projects you can make for every adventure! I have waited a long time for summer to come this year, and now that the weather is finally starting to warm up, I’m just drooling over all the fun projects I want to try!
When I was a kid, I loved to sew, and I remember one summer I made myself a pair of shorts. I think they had pigs on them? And they were kind of ugly now that I think about it? But I made them and I was so proud! You know, back in the days when you were a kid and it didn’t matter what you were wearing. And if it was super hot, you didn’t even notice. You were just happy to be playing outside. Ah, those were good times!
Last year we did some amazing crafts when the kids were home for the summer. Most of them were kid related, because let’s face it, with 3 kids home for two months, we needed some distractions. But it was so much fun and I can’t wait to try some new things again this year!
One of my favourite things about summer is eating outside – whether it’s on patios at restaurants, or going on picnics, or just having a barbecue in the backyard – there is something so relaxing about feeling a slight breeze and relaxing on a lawn chair. And wouldn’t you know, there are lots of summer project ideas to go along with eating outside!
37 Awesome DIY Summer Projects
From rhinestone flamingos to wine bottle tiki torches, this list of DIY summer projects has tons of ideas to get you inspired! Which would you like to try first?
DIY Rope Wrapped Candle Holder via Stone Gable
DIY Stamped Watermelon Doormat via eHow
DIY Rainbow Effect Fan Blades via DIY Home Tips and Tricks
Table Top S’mores Hack via Smart School House
Pool Noodle Luminaries via Create Craft Love
Tin Can Luminaries via Apartment Therapy
Recycled Wine Bottle Torch via Design Sponge
Vintage Bandana Bowl Covers via Sadie Seasongoods
Recycled Tire Seat Idea via Style Me Pretty
Homemade Gak via One Little Project
Hula Hoop Chandelier via Sarah with an H
Patriotic Wreath via Home Crafts by Ali
DIY Fruit Coasters via Design is Yay!
DIY Ladybug Window Clings via One Little Project
DIY Twine Garden Lanterns via Splash of Something
Painted Rocks via Indulgy
Flip Flop Welcome Sign via Pinterest
DIY Yard Yahtzee via Momtastic
Water Bottle Wind Spirals via CBC
DIY Pineapple Drawstring Backpack via Make It & Love It
DIY Sunbathing Companion Beach Towel via The Golden Adventures of a Dark Horse
Recycled Can Utensil Caddy via Muy Ingenioso
Stained Glass Art via Bitz & Giggles
DIY Pallet Planter via A Proverbs 31 Wife
Kitschy Rhinestone Flamingo via Zombies Wearing Helmet
Paper Umbrella Wreath via Family Chic
Ruffle Flip Flops Sandals via The Mother Huddle
Beverage Station via Lil’ Luna
Painted Mason Jars via Puravida Bracelets
Mason Jar Citronella Torches via Dream a Little Bigger
Volleyball Net with Christmas Lights via Pinterest
Pinecone Pineapple Craft via Tiffany’s Tidings
Shaving Cream Rain Clouds via One Little Project
DIY Paper Pinwheels via One Little Project
Melted Bead Suncatchers via Artful Parent
Tropical Seashell Fish Crafts via Crafts by Amanda
DIY Mason Jar Bug Repellant via The Snug
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