With summer comes longer days – why not use some of that extra time to get a little crafty?
Here are 14 projects to help inspire you to dig out your craft supplies and get creative!
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Now who’s ready for some summer craft inspiration?!
1. DIY Paper Star Tutorial by Inspiration for Moms
This is a perfect 4th of July project – an awesome way to show your USA pride with red, white, and blue DIY stars!
2. Washi Tape Butterfly Specimen Art by Suburble
Washi tape is one of the newest crafting crazes and with colorful patterned tape like this, it’s easy to see why. These butterflies look like they might try to fly away!
3. Memory Wire Tube Bead Bracelet by Happy Hour Projects
This silver and turquoise bracelet practically screams summer- and when people ask you where you got it, you can say “I made it!”
4. Scrappy Crafty Banner by Postcards from the Ridge
This banner may have been made for Valentine’s Day, but imagine it with brightly colored fabric swatches for summer – a great way to brighten up your mantle!
5. Spanish Moss Wreath by Lilacs & Longhorns
Liven up your porch with some greenery that won’t fade, and for much less than you could buy this for at the store! (Also find out how she made this darling chalkboard easel.)
6. Braided Anchor Bracelet by One Artsy Mama
Create a statement piece like this bracelet that will always remind you of lazy summer days spent at the beach.
7. On-The-Go Tic Tac Toe Game by Happy Hour Projects
Traveling anywhere with kids this summer? This is an easy project that just might keep them too busy to ask “Are we there yet?!”
8. DIY Infinity Scarf by 2 Little Superheroes
Scarves are not just for cold weather! Find a lightweight fabric and it can be a perfect summer accessory. While you’re at it, get ahead of the game and make a few for fall too…
9. Hanging Hearts Mobile by Girl in the Garage
Hearts, butterflies, birds – what kind of mobile would you make? This mobile makes quite an impact for summer party decor, on the porch, or in a child’s bedroom.
10. Chalkboard Label Jars by ‘A Casarella
You can’t go all summer without doing some household organizing; make it a little easier with these labeled jars!
11. Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Wreath by Rain on a Tin Roof
Summer wreaths should be colorful, happy, and gorgeous – this one is definitely all that and more. Check out the vintage bling too!
12. Spring Topiary Tutorial by Restoration Redoux
Bring the outdoors in with this lovely topiary in a flower pot – no watering required!
13. Jewelry Organizer Art Tutorial by Suburble
Too much jewelry just laying around? Make an organizer that doubles as fab art. Beautiful and functional – yes please!
14. Easy Washi Wildflowers by Girl in the Garage
Use washi tape to make a pretty bouquet of flowers, even the kids can help with this one!
Feeling crafty now? 😉
Which project are you most excited to try first?
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Awesome round-up! And thanks so much for including my Lilly wreath! Jenna @ Rain on a Tin Roof
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amy @ one artsy mama says
Some really fabulous projects here! I’ve got that memory wire bracelet on my to-do list too!
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These are some fun ideas! Thanks for including my fabric banner in the group. Have a great weekend! ~ Angie
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I love the Valentine flags, you could even make these for 4th of July. so pretty..
Thank you for sharing. you are so gifted..
Have a wonderful week end.
Awesome projects! The butterflies are just too cute! I may be spending a little time crafting! Thanks so much for sharing.
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