5 Small, Easy Summer DIYs


Summer is here and we’re all scrambling around preparing for weddings and vacations. We’re enjoying the warm weather and the sunshine but we’re also sprucing up the house with the wonders of the summer months. If you’re feeling a little crafty this season, why not try out some small, easy DIYs to help jazz up your home? Take a look at these novice do-it-yourself tutorials and add some shine to your summer!

1. Printed Party Banner.

Having family over for a BBQ? Maybe giving your little one the best summer birthday party? Or are you just in the mood to adorn the patio for the warm weather? Well, all you need are some fun fabric scraps to get the job done! Grab some twine to create the foundation and a pair of pinking shears to create the shape you’d like!{found on chickabug}.

2. A Beachy Wreath.

Grab some seashells and get to work! Welcome guests with a holiday escape. This is an easy project for the entire family to participate in. Buy supplies to make a summer wreath for any of your home’s doors! A beach theme is the best since we’re all dreaming about a day next to the shore right?{found on southern}.

3. Geo Olive Oil Container.

This is such a simple and sweet DIY. Spruce up the dinner table with a geometric-printed olive oil container! Perfect for jazzing up the evening dinners with some summery salad and fresh oil and herbs for bread dipping! All you need is a permanent marker and some construction paper for making a stencil!{found on brewedtogether}.

4. Pretty Painted Votives.

Romantic with a summer flair, this is an easy, inexpensive DIY that’ll add simple charm to any space of the house, from the patio to the foyer. Just buy some small, glass votives and craft paint (colors of your choice!). Then create the design of your dreams or one of that fits your vision. It’s so simple! And the tea lights or small candles that fit inside with glow the color you’ve painted them.{found on onecharmingparty}.

5. Polka-Dot Treat Stand.

Adorable right? Of course you can use plates of different patterns or colors, but there is something especially summer like about polka-dots in bright colors! All you need is a bowl, two plates and a couple of candle stick holders. Use Gorilla Glue (or something just as strong) to get this stick together and in no time you’ll have the perfect party server!{found on site}.

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