Summer is here, and it’s time to grab your tools, craft supplies, and creativity to make 23 of the best DIY Summer Projects.
Whether you are eager to give an updated look to some terracotta pots or go out on a limb and paint your floors. From beginner level to experienced, we have something for everyone.
Thank you to Rachel @thepondsfarmhouse for hosting this Blog Hop with lots of summertime fun for all of us to enjoy.
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WM Design House- How to Age Terracotta Pots
Transform Your Home and Garden with aged terracotta pots — The Simple Way!
These pots add character to any vignette or garden display in your home.
Let me share with you several ways to age your terracotta pots for that perfect aged look.
Rachel @thepondsfarmhouse – Easy No Sew Pillow
The 4th of July is a time for celebration, and what better way to celebrate than with a patriotic pillow cover? Rachel shares this easy no-sew project that can be customized to your liking.
Jennifer @cottageonbunkerhill – Coastal Mermaid Wreath
Are you looking for a new Summer wreath? If so, you’ll love this mermaid wreath with a coastal touch. It’s perfect for your front door or the beach house.
Stacy @bricks’nblooms – Learn How to Plant a Mosquito Repellent Garden
Do you love summer nights outdoors but don’t love the bug bites that come with it? There’s a way to keep the bugs at bay by keeping certain plants nearby. Learn how to plant a mosquito repellent garden in 7 easy steps with Stacy from Bricks ‘n Blooms.
Kelly @thetatteredpew – Outdoor Dining Decor
Need ideas for setting an outdoor summer table? This summer tablescape using touches of blues and terracotta is casual yet elegant as the sun sets and the colors change. See how easy it is to set a pretty summer table outdoors!
Karianne @thistlewoodfarms – How to Make a DIY Garden Obelisk
You will never believe what Karianne used to make this garden obelisk . Here’s a hint. You probably have one sitting in a closet. It’s such a fun project and makes any planter prettier.
Heidi @eleanorrosehome – How to Make a Hanging Door Basket
A hanging summer door basket is a great way to add charm and beauty to your entrance while offering a refreshing change from the usual wreath. Here are five easy steps to make your door basket for summer with vibrant Americana colors.
Amy @amysadlerdesigns – How to Make a Paper Mache Centerpiece Bowl
Amy wanted to see if she could make a Pottery Barn look alike for less! So here is her version of the Paper Mache Centerpiece Bowl .
Ann and AnnMarie @simply2moms -How to Make a Firepit Tabletop Cover
Looking for a way to protect your firepit from the elements? Well, look no further than this easy DIY firepit tabletop cover! AnnMarie made this with just a few simple materials for about $25.
Ann @dabblinganddecorating – How to Make a License Plate Hat Rack
Ann found these old Maine license plates in a family shed. Let her show you how she turned them into an adorable hat rack and wall decor. This is the cutest idea.
Kristin @whitearrowshome – How to Make a DIY Shower Curtain
Kristin knows how to bring beauty to a porch shower.
By adding a DIY curtain to an outdoor shower to create privacy in a often used patio space.
Kim @cottageinthemitten – How to Make Patriotic Flower Pot
Are you looking forward to celebrating the 4th of July? Check out this simple patriotic flower pot if you want an easy holiday decor project. You can create it yourself! It’s perfect to use inside or out on your patio.
Renae @peacockridgefarms – How to Paint a DIY Checkerboard Floor
Create a timeless and beautiful checkerboard floor in your home for an extra whimsical touch. Learn how to get the job done quickly and easily with this DIY project!
Lora @lorabloomquist – How to Make a DIY Lake-Themed Wreath
Are you looking for a fun and easy summer wreath idea? You only need a few simple things to make this unique wreath to coordinate with your lake-themed summer decor. It will fit perfectly with your vintage lake decor. Here’s how to make a DIY Lake-Themed Patriotic Wreath.
Jen @midwestlifeandstyle – How to Make a Wine Barrel for Water Conservation
Conserve water for your garden and add curb appeal to your outdoor living spaces with this easy step-by-step tutorial to build a DIY water barrel.
And Just A Few More to Keep You Inspired
16. Let me set the table for you! have created a beautiful summer table just for you.
18. DIY Moss frame art for your wall gallery.
19. How to make the easiest DIY Moss Mushrooms.
22. Easy table decor for the patriotic holidays.
23. How to make a garden sphere out of hula hoops.
The choices for DIY projects over the summer are truly endless. Whether you’re looking to give your porch some extra flair or want to add personality to your home, plenty of creative and fun options are available! You don’t have to be a skilled carpenter or crafts person to tackle these fifteen projects. All you need is some free time and patience—plus some enthusiasm.
So go out this summer and get busy renovating your home space with a few DIY projects.
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