Jun 30, 2017
Cereal Bowl Candles, a Gelato Cooler, and More Summer Crafts to Make This Weekend
In the midst of all things red, white, and blue, set aside a little time for creativity this weekend. Whether that means going full retro with a '50s-inspired swimsuit or jazzing up your summer bar cart with a tropical garland, your weekend plans are looking pretty bright. These 10 DIYs are the perfect way to use the long weekend.
DIY Retro Swimwear: Teeny tiny bikini, BYE. Show off your curves and love of colors with a DIY retro cover-up and a floral swim cap to match. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Cereal Bowl Candle: You’re guaranteed to crave a bowl of cereal with this hilarious prank candle sitting on your coffee table. (via Aww Sam)
DIY Cooler: It’s time to treat yo' self to a cooler that’s specifically made for hauling around your favorite flavors of gelato. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Palm Leaf Soap: Won’t your friends be impressed when they head to the bathroom and see these cute soaps! If you’re addicted to palm leaves and all things tropical, look no further than this easy DIY project. (via A Beautiful Mess)
DIY Jewelry Dish: If you’re anything like us, your statement earring collection has grown a LOT this summer. Keep those tassels and jewels neatly organized in a super cute DIY jewelry dish. (via Damask Love)
DIY Workout Water Bottle: Jazz up your water bottle with adhesive letter stickers and your favorite workout pun. (via Lovely Indeed)
DIY Mudcloth Picnic Blanket: Ready to take your picnic to the next level? Make your own version of mud cloth with bleach markers on dark navy fabric. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Brushstroke Tumbler Glasses: Give your glassware some summertime lovin’ with a few brushstrokes. Rainbow colors? Unicorn shades? The decisions are endless. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
DIY Tropical Garland: If you’re planning on doing any entertaining this summer, you *need* to have this tropical garland on hand. String it up above your bar cart or turn it into a sweet photo backdrop. (via Studio DIY)
DIY Patriotic Flower Cupcake Toppers: Because it’s not a true party until the cupcakes and fireworks come out! Use streamers to make these spiky firework flowers for your desserts, your place settings, or even some headband flair. (via Oh Happy Day)
What are you planning on making this weekend? Show us your project by tagging us on Instagram + using the hashtag #iamcreative! And follow us on Pinterest for even more summer DIY ideas.
Kate Thorn is an illustrator, foodie, photographer, and blogger at Create & Kate. She loves creating art, traveling, and all things chocolate. A native to the Great Northwest, she is currently living in London and pretending to be a mature grad student.