Family DIY fun crafts and projects
Aug 5, 2014
Craft Roundup: DIY Ideas Inspired by Summer Fun
Whether your family loves festivals, the ocean, pool or a bit of nature, these projects are good pairs, from lemonade party favors to a water ring sling
Do you and your children find yourselves inspired to get crafty after returning from a family vacation? What about a hike through a local park that resulted in gathering loads of sticks, rocks and flowers for a possible art project? Our summer travels are wonderful sources for crafting and art inspiration. This week's roundup features craft project ideas that could be inspired by visiting a county fair, heading to the ocean or even spending time in a beautiful garden.
If you visited a local festival ...
Get ready to "cool off" from a fun day outside with this printable from Design Eat Repeat. These party favors double as adorable on-the-go snacks both at home and or while out and about.
If you visited the ocean ...
This is the kind of jellyfish you wouldn't mind getting close to! With this guide from Nouveau Soccer Mom, celebrate mystic ocean inhabitants by recycling a plastic bottle into a colorful, sting-free jellyfish.
If you visited the pool ...
Instill the joy of swimming and feeling comfortable in the water by creating a mesh water ring sling. Featured on Mama Say What?!, it's made with jersey-like material and is perfect for the pool.
If you visited the gardens …
Here's a succulent that's definitely easy to keep alive – it's a rock! A painted rock, that is. This simple project makes for a fantastic faux centerpiece once completed. Get the how-to from Craftberry Bush.