Looking for something crafty to do this summer? Summer is the perfect time to make DIY crafts for your home, beach vacation and more!
These DIY crafts say “Hello Summer” with bright bold colors, fun designs and projects that can get the whole family involved. Make fun projects like flamingo ring toss game, geometric pineapple wall art and personal s’more pots! All these DIY crafts were picked because they are easy to make and won’t cost a lot!
Check out these 12 Fabulous Summer DIY Crafts everyone will love! The kids will even have fun making these summer projects with you!
Let’s Get Crafty!
1. DIY S’mores Pot
Found from Elisabeth McKnight
These DIY personal s’mores pot are perfect for summer and under $5 to make. The best part about making these s’mores is you can be anywhere. If you don’t have access to a fire pit then you will love these personal DIY s’mores pots!
2. DIY Macrame Hanging Planter
Found from Brit+Co
These macrame hanging planters are a snap to put together. You can make them from a cheap jersey knit shirt. Cut the shirt into stripes and basically tie them together to be able to hold the planter. Once made hang these macrame planters anywhere.
3. DIY Flamingo Ring Toss
Found from Sugar and Cloth
These flamingo ring toss project is perfect for summer. I love that you take a flamingo lawn ornament and turn it into a fun summer game that everyone can enjoy. With a few steps it’s easy to make this DIY project!
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4. DIY Watermelon Welcome Mat
Found from eHow
Watermelon is seriously one of my favorite summer foods and this watermelon welcome is amazing. I don’t know about you but my family has always switched out our welcome mats when the seasons change. I definitely will add this watermelon welcome mat into that collection!
5. DIY Tabletop Fire Bowl
Found from Today’s Creative Life
One of the favorite things of summer is to sit around the fire talking with friends and family. Like most this is perfect for anyone who doesn’t have a firepit but still wants to enjoy a good “mini” bonfire during summer.
6. DIY Painted Geometric Pineapple
Found from Made in a Day
This craft screams summer with the pineapple cut out and the bright colors. This geometric hand painted pineapple is a fun decorative wall piece!
7. Squirt Gun Paintings
Found from Fireflies and Mudpies
Here is a fun craft that kids of all ages could get involved in. Instead of water put paint into squirt guns and have at it. Squirt the paint at any blank canvas then dry and frame for a new wall decoration!
8. Summer Painted Planters
Found from The Crafted Sparrow
This is a great craft for sprucing up your front porch for summer with something fun and bright. These terra cotta pots are inspired by a dragon fruit, pineapple, and watermelon. How cool is that?!
9. Flip Flop Summer Wreaths
Found from Crafty Morning
This flip flop wreath is adorable with faux daisies in the middle! You can grab some cheap flip flops and flowers at the dollar store to make this summer wreath!
10. DIY Beverage Lid
Found from Makezine
Keep pesky bugs out if your delicious drinks this summer with this handy craft. These colorful DIY beverage lids also function as a drink charm so everyone can easily identify their own drinks. Which is nice to have at a summer BBQ.
11. Watercolor Painted Pillows
Found from Tidbits
These DIY watercolor pillows can be a really fun summer craft! Either make your own pillowcases with this easy pillowcase pattern or buy cheap white pillowcases and dye them into fun watercolor designs.
12. DIY Watermelon Mason Jars
Found from Kara’s Party Ideas
This watermelon mason jar is so cute and is an awesome way to have a refreshing drink this summer. All you need is mason jars and green twine. You can add black seeds on the sides of the jar with stickers or a permanent marker. Make a tasty watermelon drink to pour inside to complete the look!
Bonus: Summer Fruit Trays
Found from Instructables
Make these colorful summer trays for your next outdoor meal using basic wood table rounds found at any hardware store. Use thin metal spoons for the handles.
From flamingo ring toss to tabletop fire pits, this list of DIY summer projects has tons of ideas to get you inspired!