Wednesday, July 1, 2015

12 Favorite Summer Craft Projects

Summer is in full swing. I am loving it! Warm summer days are excellent DIY and craft project weather. Here are a few of my favorite summer craft projects that are not only clever but useful too!


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DIY Personalized Insulated Wine Glass Tumblers –  Fun and reusable!


How to Make a Tiny Uncle Sam Top HatI’m wearing mine to our favorite Fourth of July parade!



How to make lavender extract – I use it to make green cleaners like my homemade room air freshener spray recipe.


 
Recycled wine bottle sun catchers



How to Hem Pants Into Shorts – I can’t find a pair of shorts in the store that fits and isn’t Daisy Duke short. This summer I used this simple trick to turn thrift store pants into the perfect pair of shorts. This is a no sew option too.


How to fix a hole in shorts without sewing – Helpful to save the perfect pair of summer shorts you made using the pants into shorts tutorial when you rip them the first time you wear them on vacation.


I get compliments on these shorts especially when I wear them to rescues events.
Aluminum Can Barn Star Wreath

   
Make Personalized Garden Stepping StonesA fabulous gift for your favorite gardener!



How to Make an Outdoor Rug for Less – Upcycling at its finest.


How to Make a Car Seat Protector – Great for coming home from the beach, muddy outdoor games and play, or after running 7 miles a day  (or in my case, not.)



How to Dye a Thrift Store Shirt Bright Yellow with TurmericJust in time for the Minion Movie! 



How to Decorate and Decoupage a Cooler – I can’t tell you how many people ask where we got our cool personalized cooler.


No die cutting machine or vinyl needed just Mod Podge!
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