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10 Perfect Crafts for Summer

10 Perfect Crafts for Summer

I have a serious blog crush for The Red Thread. The site is a treasure trove filled with lovely photographs of highly original craft ideas. If you’re completely addicted to all things DIY like I am, check out these 15 top picks from the site…

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  • DIY Neon Coil Bowls 1 of 10
    DIY Neon Coil Bowls
    Here's a fun and easy craft for both kids and adults. Simply gather a stack of old t-shirts and a pair of scissors to get things started. You'll be whipping up these little vessels in no time at all once you've made the yarn.

    visit the red thread for the tutorial
  • DIY Pop-Up Origami Monster Card 2 of 10
    DIY Pop-Up Origami Monster Card
    This may be the best invitation ever for a 4-year-old boy. This crafty origami card can easily be made by little hands as well.

    visit the red thread for the tutorial
  • DIY Lavender Sachets 3 of 10
    DIY Lavender Sachets
    Here's the perfect DIY hostess gift. Your friends will be thrilled to received a stack of these fun sachets. Stick them in a drawer for sweet scent that will last all summer long!

    visit the red thread for the tutorial
  • DIY Geo Wall Hooks 4 of 10
    DIY Geo Wall Hooks
    New to joys of polymer clay? All you need is an oven and you have your own pottery studio for small, decorative projects. Anything geometric is always super hot.

    visit the red thread for the tutorial
  • DIY Wrapped Cord Necklace 5 of 10
    DIY Wrapped Cord Necklace
    This fun DIY accessory will jazz up any summer outfit. I can already imagine myself wearing this with a white t-shirt and sandals. I can't wait to head to the store for more embroidery thread!

    visit the red thread for the tutorial
  • DIY Paper Weaving 6 of 10
    DIY Paper Weaving
    Try your hand at paper weaving with this simple craft! It's perfect to brighten the wall of any space in your home.

    visit the red thread for the tutorial
  • DIY Sweet Summer Wreath 7 of 10
    DIY Sweet Summer Wreath
    I immediately thought of my sister-in-law Suzanne when I spotted this lovely wreath. Her front door is always festively adorned for the season. Now I just need to dig up a pair of scissors and whip one up!

    visit the red thread for the tutorial
  • DIY Dog Pillow Softie 8 of 10
    DIY Dog Pillow Softie
    Here's a perfect beginner sewing project that's perfect for teaching little ones how to sew. No need to buy a kit, just head over to the blog for the free tutorial!

    visit the red thread for the tutorial
  • DIY Stool Makeover 9 of 10
    DIY Stool Makeover
    Everyone has a piece of furniture in desperate need of a makeover. Check out these fun before and after shots and instructions for redoing your own furniture.

    visit the red thread for the tutorial
  • DIY Macrame Trivet 10 of 10
    DIY Macrame Trivet
    The seventies craft explosion is back in full force! Jump right in by making these fun trivets.

    visit the red thread for the tutorial
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