The Ultimate Guide to Summer: 46 DIY Summer Projects

Make the most of your summer with these summer crafts!

By: Rebecca Gonner, Editor,
The Ultimate Guide to Summer 20 DIY Summer Projects

Summer is finally here and we don’t want to waste a single second! The best way to make the most of your summer is to create some great summer projects; and you can find The Ultimate Guide to Summer: 46 DIY Summer Projects right here. These DIY projects are designed to optimize your summer; you’ll love making these summer crafts and then you get to enjoy them all summer.

Savor the summer sun and gorgeous weather by spending time outdoors playing fun summer games or creating backyard designs. You can have a summer like no other when you fill it with family fun and awesome crafts. Let the tastes of summer fill your plate by learning some great new summer recipes. Don’t let worries about sunburn or bug bites ruin your summer fun; with homemade remedies, you’ll be fully protected from anything nature can throw at you. Summer is a time to relax and enjoy life; and this collection of summer craft ideas can help. Get your craft cap on and create your own fabulous summer.

Fun Summer Games

Game on. The first thing that comes to mind when someone says summer is fun. With these fun games for outdoors, you can have the best summer ever! Play with snow in the middle of July or take some time to relax on an outdoor bed. Everyone should let their inner-kid out every now and then. With these great outdoor activities, you’ll be having such a good time that you won’t realize how much time is passing. You can even bring a beloved indoor game to the yard with your own set of giant Jenga pieces. Have a summer you’ll want to repeat with these great outdoor crafts.

Summer Backyard Designs

Decor for the Outdoors! Transform your yard into an outdoor living space with these great outdoor decorating ideas for summer! You can create a comfortable seating to lounge with friends, or a handy bar shelf that doubles as a sign. These outdoor crafts will stimulate your creativity and leave you feeling proud of your handiwork. Design your own mosaic with a beautiful stepping stone craft. Add a little modernism to your garden with a geometric planter.  There are so many great ways to transform your outdoor space for the summer. These DIY projects, plus your creativity and skill, will combine to create beautiful projects that you can enjoy for years to some.

Summer Skin Protection

Protect Your Skin! Be confident in the products you use on your skin this summer by making your own skin protection products. Between sunscreen and bug spray, we put a lot of chemicals on our skin during the summer. This summer, choose the natural choice with these natural sunscreen and bug spray recipes. Homemade sun screen and bug spray are effective and will protect your skin the healthy way. Try these natural remedies for sunburn and bug bites for those times you forget to reapply (we all do it). As an added bonus, protect your house from bugs this summer with homemade ant repellant. Don’t let nature ruin your ability to enjoy it! Protect yourself with these great DIY products. 

Summer Food Ideas

Summer Treats! Summer is all about fresh foods you can enjoy outdoors. Try these easy summer recipes and food ideas to make your summer delicious. Whether you want a little salsa to heat up a snack, or a refreshing popsicle to cool down your day, you can find a great summer recipe in this collection. Summer is the smell of a grill and that sweet anticipation for the food coming off it, but don’t forget to clean your grill when the foods all eaten! Try these scrumptious summer food ideas that your family will love.

More Exciting DIY Projects for Summer

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Ok, you don't really have to call anyone for these amazing DIY projects, and unlike annoying infomercials, all the ideas you see here are already free. We just couldn't make the Ultimate Summer Guide without these innovative DIY ideas. So you get a bonus section, yay! If you want to stay cool in the pool with a fancy tray to hold your drink or relax on the beach with a fashionable DIY beach blanket then look to the projects below for these great ideas and more. With these summer project ideas, you will be fully prepared to have the best summer in the history of summers.

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Some really great ideas here! I definitely want to try the grilled peaches (and add a little ice cream!)

There are so many great ideas here. I've always wanted to make my own bags set!


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