Five Favorite Summer Projects

With the official start of summer here, we all look for ways to enjoy the fair weather.  Today I’m sharing five of my favorite DIY projects that make summer just a little bit better in my world. 

Picnicking is a classic way to enjoy the great outdoors and a patchwork picnic blanket like this one allows you to pull up a relaxing casual feast anywhere you are out and about.  


patchwork picnic blanket


As an alternative to a full blanket, stitch yourself a set of picnic placemats with utensil holders that  rollup for easy transport in a basket or backpack.  


picnic placemats with pockets


Summer flowers are on display, and with moldable clay from a craft store, you can create your own petal vase for showcasing summer’s best blooms. 


clay petal vase


Using plastic containers and quick dry cement, craft a unique planter to showcase greenery indoors or out.  


cement planter


Erase the cares of the day and achieve instant relaxation with this therapeutic recipe for homemade lavender sea salt scrub!


sea salt


What do-it-yourself projects are you planning this summer?



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