5 DIY Crafts to Get You Prepared for Summer

Hi guys! Happy Monday! So today I wanted to share a little Pinterest round-up of some really great crafts to get prepared for summer.  Do these projects now and be ready for the best summer ever! I’m looking forward to this summer so much. It’s Xavier’s first summer, as he was born at the end of August last year. So I’m super excited to share the best things about summer with him. So without further blabbing on my part, here’s some great DIY crafts to get geared up for summer! As always, click on the pictures to be taken to the source!

Mini Scrapbook

This little book is so adorable! You can make all of the backgrounds and have the book bound with the binder rings beforehand, then as the summer goes just fill the book in with titles, pictures, and your thoughts on the moment. A quick and beautiful way to save those summer memories for the cold winter!

diy mini scrapbook ideas
Have this book ready and fill it in with your summer adventures!

Beachy Rope Mirror

This mirror is adorable, and all it takes is some rope and seashells to dress up an old mirror! Put it by an entryway to be reminded of the fresh summer breezes that are to come!

A simple and pretty addition to your home decor!
A simple and pretty addition to your home decor!

DIY Cork Coasters

Make some of these pretty hand-painted coasters for your patio set! They’re whimsical and warm, perfect for a cool summer night.

diy coasters
These would look adorable outside on a patio!

Watermelon Stamped Welcome Mat

How cute is this?! Welcome summer with open arms with this simple craft. A few watermelons stamped onto a basic welcome mat elevate it to fresh summer looks.

easy welcome mat craft
Give your welcome mat a makeover!

Floating Candle Bug Repellent

Write this recipe down and save it for those summer evenings outside. They’re pretty and contain natural mosquito repellent to keep you and your guests bug free! All you need are some mason jars, floating candles,citronella essential oil,mint leaves, lemon and line slices, and some sprigs of rosemary. They smell amazing and keep those pests at bay!

homemade bug repellent
Keep this idea stashed away and make a few of these jars anytime you’re going to be sitting outside…which is basically every evening in the summertime. 🙂

So there you have it, guys! I hope these DIY ideas have gotten you pumped for summer. It’s not too far away, I can’t wait! Let’s make this the best summer ever! And til next time, keep creating!

-Ashley <3

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