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This craft category is a huge collection of summer crafts & DIY summer decors! Easy summer crafts for kids ( fun water toys, fun outdoor summer activities, ocean crafts / sea crafts, beach accessories and beach toys ), DIY summer home decors ( beach crafts, summer wreaths, crafts with sand/boats /oceans ), holiday keepsake crafts (seashell crafts), DIY summer clothes and summer fashion  ( free sewing patterns of summer clothes, summer accessories, free crochet patterns of summer clothes and summer accessories ), summer garden furniture and garden accessories ( DIY shaders, water sprinklers ) ... and many other creative craft and decor ideas about summer!
DIY Boho crochet sandals from flip flops (free crochet pattern)
Learn how to turn cheap foam flip-flops into fabulous boho crochet sandals! Follow Whistle And Ivy's free crochet pattern and make yourself a cute new crochet flip flops in just a few minutes. We bet that this beautiful, boho, breathable cotton crochet sandals will be your favorite summer crochet pattern ! Upgrade your summer style with these boho crochet sandals using simple, cheap flip flops ! So grab some yarn, follow Whistle And Ivy's free crochet pattern and make a brand new pair of boho-inspired crochet sandals. Perfect for the beach , this lovely and comfy crochet sandals might become your favorite summer accessory! . . .
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DIY Breathable cotton summer sandals with flip-flop soles (free crochet pattern)
This beautiful, lacy, breathable cotton crochet sandals with little scallop edging by Sewrella is one of our favorite summer crochet pattern ! Upgrade your summer style with these boho crochet sandals with flip flop soles ! Cheap flip flops and one ball of yarn is all you need for this free pattern. So grab some yarn, follow Sewrella's free crochet pattern and make a brand new pair of boho-inspired crochet sandals. Perfect for the beach , this lovely and comfy crochet sandals might become your favorite summer accessory! . . .
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DIY Beach pillow from old jeans - upcycling craft (summer home decor)
Denim is having a moment right now, both in fashion and in home decor. Remodela Casa will show you what you need to turn your family’s old jeans into a stylish new pillow ! Something old and unused turned into something new, useful and gorgeous! We love finding simple and inexpensive ways to do little things, that can make a big impact on the environment. What about you? Grab your old ripped jeans and recycle them into a beach pillow! The finished beach pillows also can be great gifts for anyone, because who doesn't love useful and stylish home decor pieces? . . .
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Easy DIY dimensional strawberry card - summer paper craft for kids
Raise your hand if you love strawberries! Krokotak has got a fun strawberry craft for you! Make a 3D construction paper strawberry card! This 3D strawberry card is so fun to make, you’ll want to make one ( or two ) for everyone! This lovely strawberry card is a super easy summer craft, and it can be a great classroom art project. These 3D strawberries are not only fun for the little ones, they are a fun project for all ages, and also make for a wonderful DIY placeholder for a summer party. Ready to make one ( or ten ) of your own? Get the tutorial and free template at krokotak.com, and let’s get crafting : . . .
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DIY Self propelled boat - fun summer toy for kids
Toy boats are fun to make! Add to this a little experiment to study the mechanics of movement , and you've got this - a DIY Self-propelled boat ! This time Red Ted Art will teach you how to make this lovely little, self-propelled boat out of household trash: margarine boxes, yogurt cups, and popsicle sticks! This self-propelled boat is super fun to make and oh-so-fun to play with! . . .
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Adorable handprint flamingo - summer craft for kids
If you’re looking for a fun and quick summer craft for kids to make this summer , this flamingo handprint card by The Chirping Moms can’t be topped. The Chirping Moms' easy to follow tutorial makes this gorgeous handprint flamingo card a super easy and fun kids craft to make. This flamingo craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and it's a creative and adorable way to send out best wishes to all your friends! This adorable little flamingo card also doubles as a keepsake, which makes it a perfect gift for every special occasion. . . .
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DIY Beach inspired pallet art with a seahorse - summer decor
Bring the feel of the beach to your home! This colorful seahorse beach pallet art by Darice will be a fun addition to your summer patio decor. Visit blog.darice.com and learn how easy it is to turn a pallet into a beautiful DIY beach art for summer! This simple and stylish artwork will help you bring the beach back home with you so that you can spend the whole season surrounded by waves and nautical goodness! . . .
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DIY Jumping origami frog - fun paper toy for kids
Is it an indoor play day and you are stuck for a craft idea to do with your little ones ? Welcome summer ( or spring ) with this super fun jumping origami frog by Basteln mit Papier ! This paper frog is such a fun classroom project to make! This jumping origami frog is a fun interactive summer craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play. The paper frogs are easy to fold, and the kids will have a blast playing with them afterward. These paper frogs would also make a great activity for a jungle themed summer party. . . .
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Easy DIY Cork Pirate ship - fun summer craft for kids
We L-O-V-E super fun kids crafts and this lovely little pirate ship by Red Ted Art is no exception! These D IY corks boats are ridiculously easy quick to do and yet are so cute and fun and really float well. All you need are a few wine corks , some paper and toothpicks. This little DIY pirate ship is not only fun to play with, but will also look lovely sitting on your windowsill or as centerpiece at your child’s next birthday. You could even make a fleet of tiny cork sailboats for a bath time regatta. Get the step-by-step tutorial at redtedart.com and start creating some: . . .
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DIY egg carton whale - fun summer craft for kids
We LOVE egg carton crafts ! Egg cartons are great for recycled crafts , and they can also create amazing three dimensional crafts. This time I Heart Crafty Things created this fun egg carton craft for kids : the egg carton whale! Isn't is super adorable? So, don't hesitate: get the step-by-step tutorial and turn your recyclable paper egg cartons into lovely whales that will have your kids cracking up! . . .
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DIY Nautical rope anchor wall art - summer decor
You can easily make your own nautical DIY anchor art with Darice's step-by-step tutorial. Angie created an anchor but you can actually do any nautical or ocean themed shape that you love. The rope gives this wall art a beachy feel that will look great in a bathroom or even at a beach house. Take 30 minutes or so and make your own version for your home today! . . .
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DIY Beach art ( seahorse and sea star painting ) - summer decor
Cool off with a super cool summer craft ! These gorgeous, refreshing coastal themed DIY decors by Darice will help you bring the beach home. Visit blog.darice.com and learn how easy it is to turn a rustic pallet art canvas into beautiful DIY beach art for summer. These simple and stylish artworks will help you bring the beach back home with you, so that you can spend the whole season surrounded by waves, and nautical goodness! . . .
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Gorgeous DIY paper sunflower - simple fun paper flower craft
Sunflower arts and crafts are fun! Is there a happier flower than the sunflower ?We don't think so. We really love all kinds of paper flowers and this fun sunflower craft project by The Inspiration Edit is no exception. Nothing says summer or fall like beautiful fields of sunflowers. Their golden smiles and mysterious eyes make these flowers so captivating. With only a few basic supplies you can create your own beautiful paper sunflowers in no time. Get the free template and step-by-step tutorial at.theinspirationedit.com and let's get crafting: . . .
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DIY Mason jar cup - fun summer mason jar craft
From fun crafts to do with your kids to stylish ways to refresh your home , mason jars serve a variety of purposes. If you need a cool DIY project to make with your mason jars in under an hour, this DIY mason jar cup by Pysselbolaget will be your favorite! Glass is way much better than plastic, and it makes every beverage sparkle! Personalized Mason jar cups look beautiful as party decorations, and though they are made with simple ingredients, they speak volumes about your creativity! Get the step-by-step tutorial at pysselbolaget.se and let's get crafting! . . .
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DIY Paper bag pirate puppets - fun summer craft for kids
Are you ready for some pirate fun ? This paper bag pirate puppet by The Inspiration Edit is such a fun interactive summer craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play and storytelling. ( They are super simple to create and provide hours of fun pretend play at home, at school or even at summer camp! ) Create several different pirate puppets and have fun putting on a puppet show ! ( They would also make a great activity for a pirate theme party. ) . . .
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DIY Wooden egg ocean craft - summer craft for kids
This wooden egg ocean craft by The Inspiration Edit is such a great summer art activity for the kids ! Wooden eggs are great materials for different fun craft projects ( even after Easter ) , but if you haven't got eggs you could use rocks instead! Kids will love to paint and pick out their eggs ( or rocks ) for this easy summer craft project ! How much cuter can these ocean critters can be? And they are so easy to make too! This is a craft your kids will LOVE! This egg ( or rock ) painting project is perfect for kids of all ages, and you can use the finished artworks to decorate the kids' room or your garden. Alternate the sizes and create a whole gorgeous ocean scene! . . .
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DIY Round fruit slice pillows - fun summer decor
Want to add some fun to your summer decor ? One of the quickest ( and most inexpensive ) ways is to change the pillows. Pillows are eye-catching and something that everyone notices & appreciates. These fun fruit slice pillows by Studio DIY can be created in an afternoon, and they will add some fresh summer vibe and a pinch of whimsy to your living room, the kids’ playroom, the sun porch or other rooms in your home. Happy Crafting! . . .
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DIY Mermaid school supplies - back to school summer craft
Ready for school ? Maybe you are, maybe you aren't, but having the coolest school supplies is one of the best ways to start the school year right. These DIY mermaid school supplies created by Projects With Kids are so fun and sparkly, everyone will love them! ( Who doesn't love mermaids?! ) In this fun craft tutorial Projects With Kids will showing you how to make these beautiful and easy DIY School Supplies to fill up those last few days of the summer . . .
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DIY Mermaid scales painted rocks - rock painting for kids
Learning how to draw mermaid scales on painted rocks is such a fun rock painting activity that kids and teens will love to do! These gorgeous mermaid scale painted rocks by Projects With Kids are easy enough for kids to do on their own and make a great summer craft project for at home, for summer camp or even a summer party. You could put the finished mermaid rocks in your garden to enjoy, or simply find a spot to display them inside. Plus: rock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature , spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. So get those rocks and let's paint mermaid scales: . . .
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Amigurumi pineapple drawstring bag (free crochet bag pattern)
We love how versatile crochet is as one day you can be making a sweater, and the next day you can be making a fun pineapple bag ! All About Ami designed and crocheted this lovely little pineapple purse. Isn't it super adorable? And it’s practical too! ( Your little ones will love storing their treasure in such a cute purse , and grown-ups can use them to store essentials like sunglasses, sunscreen, cell phone and some cash at the beach! ) Get the free pineapple drawstring bag ( pineapple purse ) pattern at allaboutami.com and let's get crocheting : . . .
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DIY Watermelon potholder (free sewing tutorial and pattern)
Complete your kitchen decor with A Beautiful Mess' watermelon potholder ! What can be better than taking a beautiful strawberry pie out of the oven with a cute watermelon potholder ? This sewing project doesn't take too much time, and we LOVE how versatile the outcome is ( since it’s a potholder which can be used an oven mitt ). Of course, if you aren't in a watermelon mood, you can use different fabric patterns and designs to make one, since it's a super quick and fun sewing project! Get the tutorial at abeautifulmess.com and let's get sewing ! . . .
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DIY Watercolor ocean animal coffee filter suncatcher - summer craft
It's time to create fun ocean themed kids crafts ! This DIY Watercolor ocean animal coffee filter suncatcher by A Little Pinch Of Perfect is a simple and beautiful summer craft that will remind you of looking at the ocean. A Little Pinch Of Perfect used coffee filters and cut out animal silhouettes like a dolphin, shark, whale, and fish to make these beautiful , colorful suncatchers. ( Katie has a free pattern included in her post so you can easily make one too! ) . . .
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DIY Watermelon painted rocks - rock painting for kids
These watermelon painted rocks by Projects With Kids are just adorable! These cute watermelon rocks are easy enough for kids to do on their own and make a great summer craft project for at home, for summer camp or even a summer party. You could put the finished watermelon rocks in your garden to enjoy, or simply find a spot to display them inside. Plus: rock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature , spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. So get those rocks and let's paint watermelons : . . .
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Amigurumi frog family (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love frogs ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi frog ! Mariya Kushnir designed this lovely amigurumi frog family. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi frog now! . . .
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DIY Dimensional feather art - boho summer decor
Custom artworks represent you and your personality, and it is something fun and a bit different than what you might find in a retail store. This DIY feather art by The Crafted Sparrow is just that! Super easy to make, fun, and it will definitely make you happy every time when you see it! This art tutorial will teach you how to make this gorgeous boho style artwork , which can add a little bit of boho summer vibe to your living room! ( You can find various feather patterns as inspirations >> here << ) . . .
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Rustic DIY cactus sign - boho summer decor (free template)
This DIY Cactus Sign by The Crafted Sparrow is such a gorgeous, fun, and easy foam project ! Yes, we said foam ! Looks like real wood right? If you LOVE those rustic wooden signs , but don't want to spend the money, this wonderful tutorial is just perfect for you! This darling faux wood ( foam ) cactus sign is a super easy project, it comes with a free downloadable/printable template , and it will add some boho summer vibe to your living room! . . .
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DIY Styrofoam egg cactus - fun & quick summer decor
When Easter is over it’s time to start freshening up your summer decor ! If you'd like to add a bit of fun cactus decor to your home, but don't have a greenhouse near you, how about making some adorable DIY Styrofoam egg cacti by The Crafted Sparrow? Those leftover foam eggs from your last Easter decoration are just perfect for this fun cactus decor ! Isn't it super cool? This adorable little DIY Styrofoam egg cactus is just perfect for decorating your home at summer on budget, and it's also an be a fun gift ! You could attach a little faux or paper flower to the top for an adorable blooming cactus ! . . .
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Painted summer fruit planters - easy DIY summer decor
Create an vibrant summer mood by using a watermelon, dragonfruit or pineapple pot for your greenery. Regular terracotta pots are great and all, but these watermelon, dragonfruit & pineapple planters by The Crafted Sparrow are definite statement-makers. This craft tutorial offers step-by-step instructions and visual guidance on how to make these fun fruit planters. Fun, vibrant colors like red and pink provide that sharp contrast for an exciting piece. Want to get creative with flower pots ? This creative painting technique and the fruit pots will be your next favorite craft project! . . .
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Egg carton goldfish craft for kids
For a super fun summer project, try this egg carton goldfish craft by The Craft Train! In this summer , instead of throwing those egg cartons away, use them for a fun summer egg carton craft : create egg carton goldfishes ! They are all super simple and so much fun to make with your children! And don't they look super adorable?! Egg carton crafts are a great way to let kids have a little fun while expressing them creatively. . . .
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DIY Fruit infused water - cool summer drink
These simple and delicious fruit infused waters by Clean & Delicious make it easy to drink more water and stay hydrated all summer long. Adding in-season summer fruits like strawberries , cantaloupe , blueberries and watermelon into your drinks is a a great way to get them at their tastiest and most nutritious. Enjoy these at the beach, on the run, while gardening or just relaxing after a nice warm summer day: . . .
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DIY Paper plate frisbee - fun summer craft for kids
We love all things simple, which might be why love paper plate crafts so much! No need for anything too fancy, expensive or complicated. This paper plate frisbee by Crafts By Amanda is a fun summer project for kids that can be made easily and with little supervision. When the frisbees are done, have fun tossing your new paper plate frisbee around with your friends. This paper plate frisbee craft is great for spring, summer, or as a group project. . . .
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DIY Octopus corner bookmarks - fun summer craft for kids (origami)
Easy Peasy And Fun has an another super cute corner bookmark project for you: this time make a silly octopus corner bookmark ! Corner bookmarks are extremely practical and slip over the corner of a book with ease. Books will be a whole lot more fun when your kids make their own cute DIY octopus ( or squid ) corner bookmarks ! Aren't these just the cutest thing ever ? So grab your origami papers , get the paper folding tutorial at easypeasyandfun.com and start folding: . . .
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