Summer Crafts

Fish String Lights

DIY Fish String Lights

Recycle water and soda bottles to create whimsical string lights.

DIY Hammock

DIY Hammock

Make your own DIY hammock to hang between two shady trees or sunken posts.

DIY bubble solution and pipe cleaner wands

DIY Bubble Solution and Wands

Kids will be forever blowing bubbles with this quick and easy DIY bubble solution and DIY bubble wands made of pipe cleaners.

DIY Paper Pinwheels

Paper Pinwheel Centerpiece

Give these playful pinwheels a whirl as fun favors, DIY party decorations or in a centerpiece.

handmade flag banner

Idea Gallery: Bunting Flag Banner

Reader adapts our banner idea and stitches festive fabric flag bunting for local fair.

Dish Towel Applique Craft: Colorful fabric feathered dish towel

Dish Towel Applique Craft

Sew up this so easy applique craft to pretty up your kitchen.

Cross-stitch patriotic craft

Cross-stitch Patriotic Craft

Cross-stitch these patriotic designs on pillow ornaments, napkins, place mats, bookmarks and more.

Two upcycled lamp diy birdbaths

Recycled Lamp DIY Birdbath

Use an upcycled lamp to build a DIY birdbath that your feathered friends will flock to.

Sand Candle Craft completed

Sand Candle Craft

Dig in and create your own fun sand candle—a summer craft the whole family will love.

Fun Kids Craft: Bug Jars

Fun Kids Craft: Bug Jars

This fun kids craft provides the perfect place for bug-loving kids to safely study their insect friends.