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Fun DIY Summer Craft Ideas

The warm summer air will inspire you to flex your crafting muscles for an artsy way to celebrate the summer season. Make your own DIY summer crafts that capture the beauty of one of nature’s best seasons!

Try out some of these ideas if you’re looking for something to do while on summer break or on a lazy afternoon in July.

Carry Drinks in Style

If you find yourself going to a lot of summer barbeques or backyard parties, take a case of beer in style! A Subtle Reverly featured this easy summer craft for making an upcycled drink carrier.

diy summer craft drink carrier

The earth-friendly idea gets you to upcycle and turns something old into something new and fun! 

Create a Patchwork Clipboard

One of the best things about crafts is that you can update an ordinary item and turn it into something truly unique to your personal style. For example, this, who would of thought you could update something as simple as clipboard?!

diy summer craft clipboard

Check out this unique summer craft idea that you could also incorporate into updating other items such as folders and notebooks!

Dress Up Your Drinks!

Give your drinks a summer makeover wit one of personalized drink stirrers. A Field Journal featured this idea that easily be incorporated into your summer crafting projects.

diy summer crafts drink stirrers

Whether you’re having a summer party or just mixing up refreshing lemonade to cool down with, make these pretty stirrers to jazz up your drink.

Make a Summer Blossom Wreath 

Taking grapevine wreath you can buy at a craft store, UnCommon Design and updating with pretty floral decorations to match the fresh flowers in your yard.

diy summer craft door wreath

You’ll find tips on how to create these flowers out of fabric for a pretty décor idea for your front door. 

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Jennifer Kelly Geddes has hosted Christmas cookie swaps, New Year's open houses, Thanksgiving for 22, and all manner of dinner parties in her Manhattan and Ghent, NY homes.

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