Blog Posts - Summer Crafts



Moon Sand, Make it Yourself!

Google gave me a voucher to try their Google Express services. Google Express has saved me money, sanity from standing in long lines, and most importantly, given me time with my kiddos. My Saturdays are now spent hanging out with my best friends inst...
by Our Holly Days on Aug 3, 2016

20 DIY Sunburn Relief Hacks

There’s nothing worse than getting a sunburn, but these DIY at home sunburn relief hacks will have you feeling better in no time! Being a Floridian, I’ve had my fair share of sunburns. Mostly when I was younger and naive about the dangers...
by First Home Love Life on Jul 13, 2016

How To Make Sponge Bombs

How to make sponge bombs – beat summer boredom with this easy DIY water activity. Kids will love soaking and tossing the colorful sponge bombs for hours! Thank you Popsicle® for sponsoring today’s post. All opinions are my own. Summer is off...
by A Pumpkin and a Princess on Jun 22, 2016

How to Crochet Super Cute Dolls and their Crochet Doll Clothes

These Babies were meant to play!Crochet Super Cute Dolls and ClothesCrochet a pair of Super Cute Baby Dolls and their matching outfits. Some skill is required to crochet a pair of dolls but if you can read a pattern these dolls are fun to croche...
by Craft drawer on Jun 2, 2016

Patriotic Crafts And Recipes Perfect For Memorial Day Thru 4th Of July

Who is super excited for summer and all things red, white and blue. From cooking to crafts to festive ideas for this weekend through Independence Day. There is bound to be lots of fun and food. Do you ever just get in the mood to change your décor u...
by Dear Creatives on May 26, 2016

Honey label printable

I haven’t done a printable in a while and I thought going into summer that it would  be fun to do a vintage-inspired honey label printable. I’ve always had this thing for bees and honey comb. After I found an image of a vintage bee skep...
by Jennifer Rizzo on May 11, 2016

Cute terra cotta pot candles

Hi there! It’s Angela from Number Fifty-Three and, ever since we moved last fall, I have been willing the warmer weather to come. We bought an old farmhouse and have the biggest porch that is just dying for some attention and some terra cotta p...
by Jennifer Rizzo on May 3, 2016

Wood slice art acrylic painting

I thought it would be fun today to play around a little with some masking fluid and acrylic paints for this wood slice art acrylic painting. Masking Fluidor frisket is a tool artists use to mask off an area in a painting they want to keep white. It&#...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Feb 18, 2016

DIY owl planter update

I found these owl planters at good old Walmart. I thought they were a cute shape. Of course,how could you not love owls for fall?  I didn’t like the color though and they almost have a creepy look. I wanted to update them a bit and make them a...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Aug 24, 2015

Colorful And Cheerful DIY Citrus Slice Frisbees

Beach is life! Summer is coming to its end, so I hope that you spend every minute you have there. Today I’d like to share a cool and simple craft for spending time on the beach, and it’s really summer-inspired – so fruity and juicy! To make the...

Wooden dowel faux flower pods

Hey everyone! It’s Angela from Number Fifty-Three. Today I have kind of a modern/sort of a rustic project to share with you all. I’ve been wanting to add a little bit of color to my black, white and wood dining room, lately. I have some p...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Aug 11, 2015

Make a DIY suitcase vase

Hi everyone! As a Michaels Maker, one of the first things I get to do is help launch their Big Brand Sale (which starts on Sunday), with a brand from Michaels that I love.  Ashland is a brand I use when creating unique home décor products and finis...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jul 31, 2015

DIY No-Sew Oilcloth Bunting For Outdoor Decor

It’s summer and we are spending a lot of time outdoors, so for the outdoor parties you’ll need some simple and fun decorations for a party, this no sew bunting is one of them. To make your very own bunting you will need some oilcloth, scissors or...

Ziploc Painting, a No-Mess Toddler Craft

Messes are my life, friends. It’s just a part of motherhood I’ve come to accept. No amount of planning ahead or carefully planned activities will prevent it. Kids are beautifully messy and that’s okay. But it doesn’t stop me f...
by Our Holly Days on Jul 30, 2015

12 Fun And Bright Strawberry Crafts To Feel The Summer

Everybody loves strawberries, they are just fantastic! Summer is real strawberry time because we can get or even grow fresh berries without a problem and enjoy them every day. If you want to apply this cute berry pattern to your home décor, summer i...

9 DIY Pizza Crafts For Throwing A Cool Summer Party

Everybody loves pizza! Pizzas with mushrooms, meat, chicken, veggies and lots, lots of cheese! If you are going to throw a cool and fun party or even a pizza party, then pizza-inspired décor and details are right what you need, and they will definit...

DIY wood alphabet letter magnets

I have a quick and easy project for you! I picked up these wood letters at Michaels in the bins near the register. I thought it might be kind of fun to have some alphabet letter magnets for the fridge like we used to when the kids were little. While...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jul 13, 2015

Make more plants! Flowers and plants you can propagate

I always think it’s so funny that I am just gearing up for some huge summer planting  and gardening in July, and some of the the nursery’s in our area are already trying to clear out their stock! While I get some great deals, it really b...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jul 10, 2015

16 Colorful DIY Pineapple Projects For Summer Home Décor

Pineapples have such a fun and truly summer spirit that it often becomes a source of inspiration for all kinds of summer pieces – from clothes to furniture. Today we’ve prepared a whole bunch of awesome pineapple-inspired crafts that will transfo...

18 Colorful DIY Fabric Napkin Tutorials For This Summer

Summer is time of bold colors and bright prints! If you are planning a party or a dinner with family and friends, every detail is important – food, table settings, tableware, drinks and even napkins with napkin rings. Make fun bold fabric napkins f...


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