12 Last-Minute DIYs for Picnics in the Park
It's Friday at 5pm, so what are *you* doing this weekend? Plan a picnic gathering in your fave park with your crew, and take a minute to put together a couple of these entertaining essentials. Transporting wine, keeping it chilled, and lounging in style are just a few of the quick and easy DIYs to get you started. See you in the park!
DIY Wine Backpack: This tutorial will help you transform any backpack into a real bottle-saver. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Healthy Picnic Snacks: Keep your food game strong with these tasty and healthy picks. (via Handmade Charlotte)
DIY Fruity Ice Sticks: Yes way, rosé! Keep your cocktails chilled to perfection with berry ice cubes. (via We Are Scout)
DIY Color Block Cutlery: For a slightly fancier affair (instead of just finger sandwiches), you'll need some spiffed up knives and forks. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Mini picnic Table: Raise your hand if you're annoyed with ants crawling all over your cheese plate. Avoid the drama with this folding table. (via Lovely Indeed)
DIY Water Bottle Pouch: Hydration is key in the hotter months, so don't forget the H20 (and this tote) when you hit the park. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Watercolor Picnic Blanket: You could fool everyone and wear it as a shawl on your way, and then place it on the ground once you get there. The beautiful watercolor fade on this blanket also means it will be less likely to show stains. (via Sugar & Cloth)
DIY Ice Cream Bar Cake: Okay, so this may border on the side of #extra, especially for eating outside under a tree, but bringing a giant popsicle-shaped cake is how you top off an afternoon picnic. (via Icing In Sight)
DIY Beeswax Food Wrap: While you're at it, you may as well get onboard with some eco-friendly food-keeping DIYs. Now your tasty leftovers can travel home without the bulk of a container. (via Hello Glow)
DIY Up-Cycle Denim Blanket: If outdoor living is totally your jam, spend some time crafting a recycled denim blanket. You know it will be sturdy, and you can even add patches and doodles with each new adventure. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Cooler Makeover: How else are you supposed to bring refrigerated items with you? Add some '80s cool to your gear with this portable cooler. (via Studio DIY)
DIY Printable Pie Boxes: Because transporting the delicious pie (and bringing home the extras) can be tricky. These little boxes will save your slice time and time again. (via Club Crafted)
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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.