Easy Summer Crafts

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Love the idea of the summer season, but not the heat (or occasional boredom) that comes with it? Here are some fun summer crafts to help you stay indoors and comfortable while also entertained.

kawaii watermelon planter DIY

Have a green thumb? Try customizing some of your planters and pots. The Soap Deli News blog has a post featuring some simple kawaii watermelon planter ideas and helpful tips for painting terracotta pots.

kawaii rainbow plant picks DIY

Plant lovers celebrating Pride Month can also make some cute decorative rainbow plant picks to add to their customized pots using the Handmade Charlotte photo tutorial and handy printable templates.

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2 Cats & 1 Doll has a short tutorial for a rainbow wall hanging; you could leave it as is or even add a kawaii face made of felt for an extra dose of cuteness.

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And NataliDoma DIY has a very similar tutorial for making a small yarn rainbow that can be used for many different kinds of accessories, like a keychain or planner charm.

kawaii juice box power bank felt case DIY

If you’re back to traveling this summer and need some cute on-the-go tech protection, Handmade Charlotte also has a kawaii juice box power bank felt case DIY that doesn’t use very many supplies.

kawaii summer cards DIY

There are plenty of papercraft projects to try out too, like the summer scrapbook cards from White House Crafts. If you don’t have a lot of scrapbooking supplies such as paper punches, the same blog also has a washi tape art card DIY that instead utilizes template files for a Silhouette. You can convert the files to a PNG or similar and cut everything by hand, or even just freehand whatever shapes you desire!

mermaid donuts recipe

And kawaii bakers can have fun making a batch or two of some cute mermaid donuts using the tutorial on The Simple Sweet Life blog.

kawaii sun amigurumi crochet pattern

If you’re just starting out with crochet, or are just looking for a simple make, check out the sun amigurumi tutorial on the Akamatra blog. It’s small enough to make a cute bag charm or even an addition to a fun seasonal garland or wreath.

And you can also browse the Summer Crafts category for even more seasonal ideas.

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