Summer is officially here! And while you may opt to spend more time outdoors, that doesn’t mean you have to cut back on your crafting. We’ve compiled a list of fun and easy ways to incorporate your creativity into your summer plans, regardless your craft!
1Make and take a quilt
Who doesn’t love the beach? Sunscreen, check! Umbrella, check! Towels, check! What’s missing? A beach blanket, of course. Make your own colorful and customizable quilts for those hot summer days.Get the Patterns
2Sew for your travels
Regardless of where your summer destination is, toiletries are always on the “pack it” list. Learn how to create a personalized and transparent (TSA-approved!) toiletry bag for all your adventures.Follow This Tutorial
Crocheting doesn’t have to be for just the winter months. While scarves and hats are great, branch out with a fun summer crochet project! This halter top is a great way to add crocheting to your list of summer activities. Whether you make it for you or as a gift, this top is sure to receive praise for its uniqueness.Get the FREE Pattern
4Stay out till dark
With longer days and warmer nights, it’s time to take your photography skills to the next level! While it may be intimidating to stay out past dark to capture magic moments, the blue hour can be the best time to shoot.Read the Tips
5Knit up some love
Sun hats are all the rage during summertime but they don’t have to be made solely from straw and polyester fabrics. Put your knitting skills to the test to create these wonderful knit sun hats for the little tikes in your life.Get the Patterns
6Bake with burgers and dogs
Cupcakes and barbecues: debatably two of the best things ever invented. So, why not combine them? These cupcakes are absolutely adorable and will be a huge hit regardless of whether you’re actually at barbecue.Get the Guide
7Enjoy the view
Not only are oceans relaxing, but watercolors are also an extremely calming medium. Whether you are lucky enough to be sitting on the ocean painting your view or you are gaining inspiration via other channels, seascapes and nautical themes are perfect for summertime.Read Mores
7Cook up some color
Zucchini and summer squash are two of the yummiest summer veggies. Homegrown or store bought, stumbling across a great new recipe to try using your favorite go-to summer vegetables is equally as wonderful.Get the Recipe
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