11 Easy Beach-Day DIYs You *Need* This Summer
How are your weekend plans shaping up? Do they involve a trip to the shore, a swimsuit, and some sunscreen? Before you go, take a hot minute to put together some of these DIY stylish and colorful beach essentials. You'll never regret purse swag, bows on sandals, or a good hat. This crafty list has it all, from A to Z, so you'll be fully stocked.
DIY Sunglasses: You can't go anywhere without a pair during the summer, so make sure the shades you bring to the beach are as fabulous as your swimsuit. (via Brit +Co)
DIY Clouds Sunhat: Why leave a wide-brimmed hat plain when you can paint the underside of the brim? (via Club Crafted)
DIY Vacation Clutch: Hitting the beach for a sunset cocktail wouldn't be the same without an accessory that completes your look. (via A Beautiful Mess)
DIY Beach Bag Tassel: Your giant bag (the one that holds *all* the towels and water bottles) just got a little fancier with this DIY swag. (via Sugar & Cloth)
DIY Summer Sandal DIY: It's time to retire those cheap flip-flops and create this fashion-forward footwear that's also budget friendly. (via Brit + Co)
DIY After Sun Lotion: Post-sun skincare is just as important at your pre-beach routine. Moisturize, replenish, and soothe your skin with this homemade lotion. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Abstract Pattern Beach Ball: Pool floaties are cool, but don't discount the good old-fashioned beach ball. Give your dollar store version a facelift this summer season. (via Aww Sam)
DIY Coconut Sea Salt Hair Spray: Skip the wet, frizzy beach hair and get perfectly tousled tresses with this spray. (via DIY in PDX)
DIY Sling Beach Chair Makeover: Eyeing some beach chairs on Nextdoor? Snatch 'em up! A little paint can go a long way when it comes to puns in the sun. (via Studio DIY)
DIY Pom Pom Beach Towel: Give your towels a little extra sparkle and pizzazz by adding pom trim and tassels. Even you can tackle this project without too much drama. (via Lovely Indeed)
DIY Beach Umbrella: Is it an Instagrammable moment if your umbrella doesn't have a blinged-out upgrade? We think not. Make sure yours looks its best. (via Brit + Co)
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Ariel loves color, bold design, and eclectic decor. She goes by many names including "color decor wizard” and is also the voice behind PMQ for two (www.pmqfortwo.com) where she creates interiors and decor that are renter-friendly and creative.