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Thursday’s Theme: Summer Crafts for You and the Kids

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

We’ve rounded up ten craft ideas from Pinterest and blogs around the web so you and your kids can get creative this summer. Whether it’s a rainy day or you’re looking for a project to do in the sunshine, you’re sure to find the perfect one below. Click the images for material lists and instructions, and share your favorite seasonal craft projects in a comment below!

Stenciled Tote Bags from Doodlecraft Blog

Stenciled Tote Bags from Doodlecraft Blog

DIY Sun Card from Easy Peasy and Fun

DIY Sun Card from Easy Peasy and Fun

Coffee Filter Butterflies from One Little Project

Coffee Filter Butterflies from One Little Project

Bubble Painting from Childhood 101

Bubble Painting from Childhood 101

Thumbprint Flower Pot from Upstate Ramblings

Thumbprint Flower Pot from Upstate Ramblings

Mason Jar Aquarium from Design Dazzle

Mason Jar Aquarium from Design Dazzle

Painted Rock Tic-Tac-Toe from Chicken Scratch NY

Painted Rock Tic-Tac-Toe from Chicken Scratch NY

Recycled Can Bird Feeder from Momtastic

Recycled Can Bird Feeder from Momtastic

DIY Paper Plane Toy from Hello, Wonderful

DIY Paper Plane Toy from Hello, Wonderful

Gone Camping Craft from Simply Learning

Gone Camping Craft from Simply Learning

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Thursday’s Theme: Summer DIY Projects from Pinterest

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Summer is officially here! We hope you’ve been enjoying June so far, and have a variety of activities lined up for your summer season – whether that be relaxing on vacation with a Sturbridge Yankee Workshop catalog, entertaining friends and family outside or simply taking a break from a day of summer gardening.

You may also be planning some DIY projects, or hoping to at least, so if this describes you, we have some good news. To pass the time this summer while enjoying nice weather and extended days, here are six DIY projects and activities we’ve rounded up from Pinterest.

Switch up your kitchen textiles and linens with fun and colorful Fruit Stamped Tea Towels. They are perfect for you kitchen at home or up to camp, and allow you to get creative while incorporating functional decor. *Making Home Base

DIY Painted Tea Towel | Making Home Base | Summer DIY

To coordinate with your DIY tea towels, or as an accent all its own, this cheerful serving tray exudes summer charm and helps you serve guests during a barbecue or summer birthday party.
*Oh So Beautiful Paper

DIY Watermelon Serving Tray | Oh So Beautiful Paper | Summer DIY

We love a beautiful wreath almost as much as you do. This one happens to feature a favorite, classic flower and is of course, the result of a DIY project. *Artsy Chicks Rule

DIY Hydrangea Wreath | Artsy Chicks Rule | Summer DIY

The best craft for you and your kids (or grandchildren!) to do together is one that has lasting use. Head outside to collect rocks for this Tic Tac Toe DIY and keep yourselves entertained on hot summer days. *Balancing Home

Tic Tac Toe Rocks Activity | Balancing Home | Summer DIY

Of course, we’ve all heard the notorious message from kids on summer vacation: “I’m bored!” This is of course, easily remedied by 1. Telling them how many chores they can do and/or 2. Turning to an Activity Jar and pulling out a random note or popsicle stick with an activity written on it. *The Crafting Chicks

Summer Activity Jars | The Crafting Chicks | Summer DIY

Finally, we saw so many pins for Summer Bucket Lists on our search through Pinterest. Get creative by using scrapbook paper, stickers, special pens and markers, Washi tape, etc. and write out some things you’d like to get done, people you’d like to see, and places you’d like to visit over the summer. It will be fun to check each item off the list and look back on the adventures you had. For a little inspiration, we’ve attached a Summer Bucket List printable [here] and below that you can print out and fill out!

Summer Bucket List Printable

Remember to share your DIY ideas and upcoming craft projects in the comments below, and let us know what’s on your Summer 2018 Bucket List!

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