13 Memorial Day Weekend Essentials to Buy or DIY
Sun's out, (hot dog) buns out! This Memorial Day weekend you probably already have plans to spend the long weekend with your SIP crew. Regardless of what's on the agenda for getting outdoors, we've searched high and low for the must-haves to get you through the weekend. All you'll need is SPF, a strawberry cocktail, and some water to celebrate.
Clare V. for Anthropologie La Plage Beach Towel: We're loving everything Clare V. over at Anthro and this beach towel brings out all the travel vibes we want to feel this weekend when we really can't really travel.
Andie The Amalfi Swimsuit: Go bold and bring on the Baywatch vibes with a cherry red swimsuit if your plans involve taking a dip.
DIY Flag Picnic Rug: Time spent eating in a park has never been so comfortable. Big blankets are fine, but there's nothing like a plushy rug to recline on in the shade. (via Brit + Co)
Beats Pill+ Portable Wireless Speaker: Put a little red in your white and blue with this portable speaker for hanging out (and shaking it) outside.
American Flag Earrings: Go for kitsch and elevate the mood with these fun star earrings (and save them for Independence and Labor Day!).
DIY Sparkler Packs: These adorable packs mean your sparklers will be 'Grammable way before dark. (via Lovely Indeed)
DIY Embroidered Ball Cap: Spending the entire weekend outside calls for a hat and some serious skin care. This so-pretty option will keep you feeling cool and looking adorbs. (via Lindsey Crafter)
Printable Drink Toppers: Add a little pizzazz to your pours this year with these printable straw flags. Old Glory has never looked so festive. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Patriotic Shoes: Personalize your plain white tennies! With paint pens and a little practice, you'll have super-patriotic custom kicks. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Bike Basket: Bust out your bike and take off on an adventure. You'll do it in style with this custom basket to haul all your finds. (via Sugar & Cloth)
DIY Edible Pinwheels: Throw it back to your younger days and make Airheads candy your best friend again. They're the perfect medium to create some colorful cupcake toppers for your dessert bar at the BBQ. (via Studio DIY)
American Flag Bunting: A banner is always a good idea. Grab your star punch and get busy! (via The House That Lars Built)
All-American Campfire Roasting Sticks: Sure, the kids love 'em, but we all know that s'mores are for EVERYONE. (via Brit + Co)
What are your plans this upcoming holiday weekend? If you're getting crafty we want to see it! Show us your project by tagging us on Instagram + using hashtag #iamcreative!
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If you lack a certain way with words, then perhaps you can rely on showing how you feel this holiday season with an artful greeting card you can make at home! Brit dropped by our crafting studio where we teamed with Camp by Walmart to create a choose-your-own-adventure holiday card tutorial. In the interactive video, it's up to you to decide what type of card you want to make — sentimental, or stylish? Three-dimensional, or keep it simple? After you've selected your design vibe, Brit helps you assemble it all together so your last-min card is ready to send. Get ready to pick up a few new DIY tricks when you watch the video now!