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Our Favorite Seasonal Crafts
Fun, colorful, and cool, these crafts were made for the lazy, hazy days of summer! From seasonal accessories to outdoor games, fill your time with crafts and DIYs to enjoy all summer long.Continue to 2 of 21 below.
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Watermelon Mason JarsContinue to 3 of 21 below.
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Decorate Your Summer PurseContinue to 4 of 21 below.
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Printable Ice Cream Cone Invitations
This summer, why not host an ice cream party for your friends? Everyone likes ice cream, and it's the perfect excuse to get together with your buddies! Print the party details on the paper ice cream scoops, and include a real ice cream spoon with the invitation. How charming!Continue to 5 of 21 below.
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Paper FansContinue to 6 of 21 below.
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Badminton Birdie Flowers
Badminton birdie flowers are a fantastic craft project that children will love. Kids between the ages of 8 to 12 should be able to construct the badminton flowers without much supervision. Younger ones might need a little help from an adult. Shuttlecocks usually are sold in packages of six or twelve and are quite inexpensive. Make some of these flowers as a gift for Mom!Continue to 8 of 21 below.
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Color Block Serving Tray
Put your stamp onto an inexpensive wooden serving tray from your local discount store. Choose some craft paints in summer colors and paint "blocks" onto the bottom surface of the serving tray. You will have an instant upgrade that looks like it came from an expensive home decor store. These trays are so pretty, you might want to make several as gifts for your friends!Continue to 9 of 21 below.
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Ice Cream Cones With a Surprise Inside
I scream you scream we all scream for ice cream! These cones are made from paper and filled with candy and little gifts, making the best summer party favors. Fill the paper ice cream cones with treats but keep it a surprise–let your kids or party guests figure it out themselves! The discovery of hidden treats will add to the fun.Continue to 10 of 21 below.
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Terrazzo Inspired Mug Makeover
Make an ordinary white ceramic mug festive with glass paint markers. The author of this tutorial decided to decorate the cup with geometric and triangle shapes, but you could use any design of your choice and still get excellent results. As a bonus to this craft tutorial, you will learn how to decorate wooden rounds that can be used as coasters.Continue to 11 of 21 below.
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Pretty Paper Daisy Straw Decorations
Give your kids a thrill this summer vacation and decorate their drinks with cute paper daisy drinking straw charms. Print the flowers on heavy cardstock, cut with craft scissors, and punch a center hole. Write the kids' names on the flowers with a marker, so everyone will know which drink is theirs. So easy and so much fun! Decorated straws are perfect for kid parties or everyday use.Continue to 12 of 21 below.
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Watermelon Rice Krispies Treats
Turn regular Rice Krispie treats into something extraordinary this summer. The treats are transformed into "watermelon slices" with the help of gel food coloring and chocolate chips. This watermelon Rice Krispie treat dessert would be perfect for your next backyard family party. They are easy to make and always a hit with the kids.Continue to 13 of 21 below.
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Printable Summer Tattoos
Printable temporary tattoos are one fun summer craft that let you channel your inner bad boy or girl. Print out the temporary summer themed tattoos and decorate your arms and legs! Children and adults alike will love them! The tattoos include a flamingo, a rainbow, a lobster, watermelon, candy, and an ice creme cone. There is something for everyone!Continue to 14 of 21 below.
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DIY Confetti Candy Bowls
Make your outdoor parties festive and unique with this paper craft. Buy some simple white bowls at the dollar store, and then give them an upscale look with tissue paper circles and some Mod Podge.
Although the dishes are not washable, they are cheap to make and perfect for a summertime get-together. After the party is over, merely throw the bowls out, or if they are still clean, wipe with a damp paper towel and repurpose them. They make great storage for all the little odds and ends you have... around the house.Continue to 16 of 21 below.
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Homemade Twister Game
Playing Twister is a part of most people's childhood recollections. You can make an inexpensive DIY version of the game and introduce your children to this fun activity. Become a kid again and make some family memories with your children as you play this classic game.Continue to 17 of 21 below.
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Felt Emoji Clutch
Add some summer fun to your clutch purses with cute felt emoji shapes. What a sweet and playful way to show off your artistic side! All of the supplies for this project can be found at the dollar store. At these prices, you can make several to coordinate with all of your outfits!Continue to 19 of 21 below.
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DIY Palm Leaf Room Decor
We all love home decor projects that are inexpensive! Give your room that tropical feel with palm leaf wall art. The example is made from gold paper, but you could also use a dark green colored paper to achieve an organic look! Either way, this project is simple, inexpensive, and will bring a taste of summer vacation to your home decor.Continue to 20 of 21 below.
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Summer Tote With Glitter Iron-OnContinue to 21 of 21 below.
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Star Wars Wind Chimes
The sound of wind chimes is a sure sign of beautiful weather! Are you a Star Wars fan? Now you can have DIY wind chimes that are similar to the wind chimes in Jabba the Hut's palace! You will be the envy of all your friends. Although the wind chime looks as if it's made of metal, it's actually constructed from PVC pipes.