Jul 14, 2017
Make Cactus Serving Boards, Hanging Shell Planters, and More Easy Crafts This Weekend
Instead of focusing on the fact summer is flying by, use this weekend to soak up *all* of those lazy-day vibes as much as possible (DIY style, of course). Have a crazy summer party coming up? There’s a tropical bar cart for that. Need a cheap (but awesome) home decor project? You’re in the right place. Click through for 10 projects you’ll want to tackle this weekend.
DIY Monstera Leaf Pillows: You’ll never regret adding more throw pillows to your couch or bed. These monstera-shaped leaf pillows are just the thing to seal the deal in your lush jungalow. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
DIY Banana Clutch: This clutch is bananas, b-a-n-a-n-a-s! If you’ve been eyeing that designer pop art style but just can’t deal with the price tag, you’ll love this easy DIY that’ll have you dressed up in no time. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Fruity Bar Cart Makeover: Does your bar cart need a little freshening up? Grab some spray paint and your pom-pom maker to give your cocktail HQ a colorful, fruity makeover. (via Studio DIY)
DIY Melted Ice Cream Cupcakes: Just because April Fool’s Day is behind us doesn’t mean you can’t play a delicious prank on everyone at your next pool party. These guys are super easy to pull together and are guaranteed to get a solid LOL wherever you serve them. (via Aww Sam)
DIY Mini Cactus Cheese Boards: Could your serving game use a little refresh? Spruce up inexpensive wood serving boards with nothing more than a few colors of paint and a quick varnish seal to keep everything in place. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
DIY ModCloth-Inspired Shell Hanging Planters: These coastal hanging planters are perfect for anybody who wants to keep those beachy vibes going all year long. Grab some shells, pop in an air plant, and hang those babies right above your desk or in the bathroom. (via Brit + Co)
Indoor Garden Brunch Party: It’s just not summer without a LOT of ice cream, and it’s not a proper brunch without blood orange sorbetto mimosas. Give your #squad an extra special morning with these easy DIY decor touches and plenty of tasty gelato. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Greenery Clock: If you’re looking for even more ways to incorporate greenery into your decor, look no further than this quirky DIY. Embrace your inner #plantlady and turn a plain clock into a tropical-inspired party with faux greenery and a splash of pink paint. (via A Beautiful Mess)
DIY Cutting Board Cocktail Plates: Because the only thing better than a glass of wine and a plate of appetizers is combining the two into one easy-to-carry tray! Don’t be intimidated by the use of the power tools for this DIY — you and your guests will be wining and dining in no time. (via Damask Love)
DIY Hand-Painted Balloons: The only thing better than balloons is revamping them into something totally adorable. If you’ve got hand lettering on the brain, this balloon DIY is just the thing to take your summer get-together or pool party to the next level. (via Oh Happy Day)
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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.