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Bells, Baskets + Bling! 10 DIY Bike Accessories

Summer is the ultimate season for leisurely bike rides and strolls through the neighborhood with wheels a’spinning! While I don’t yet own a bike, I’ve been not-so-secretly wanting one for a few years now. I’m hoping to make this summer the year that I finally join the crew of cool kids pedaling in style. Cute bike basket? Absolutely a must. In the spirit of carefree bike joy rides, here are 10 DIY bike accessories that will add a splash of flair to your daily sojourns!

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    10 DIY Bike Accessories from Babble.com

    Click through for 10 DIY bike accessories that will have you riding in style!

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    DIY Painted Bike Makeover

    The ultimate accessory for your ride? A fresh coat of colorful paint! I love this mint green bike and the basket full of flowers.
    Get the how-to at A Beautiful Mess | Photo by Rachel of Smile and Wave

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    DIY Floral Bike Basket Liner

    A basic wire bike basket gets a super cheerful upgrade with the addition of a floral liner, made from waterproof fabric and embroidery floss.
    Get the how-to at ModCloth

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    DIY Crochet Bike Seat Cover

    How girly and pretty is this crocheted bike seat cover? I love it! And guess what? It's easier to make than you'd think using pretty pre-made doilies.
    Get the how-to from Diana Elizabeth

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    DIY Bike Porter Crater

    How amazing would this vintage crate be for trips to the market? With a few basic tools you can fit your very own for your bike!
    Get the how-to at Design*Sponge

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    DIY Fringed Bike Seat Cover

    A quick and easy upgrade for your bike = floral fabric + pom pom trim to give your bike seat a little kicky style!
    Get the how-to at Love Lust Butterflies

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    DIY Pom Pom Bike Basket

    I'm really loving this adorable idea for an easy bike basket upgrade. Spray paint it your favorite color and attach pom pom trim with glue!
    Get the how-to at Merry Happy | Found via Poppytalk

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    DIY Painted Bike Bell

    No cruiser is complete without a cute little bike bell and these basic bells decked out in cute and funky patterns are as easy to pull off as painter's tape and paint!
    Get the how-to at Idlewife

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    DIY Polka Dot Bike Helmet

    How amazing is this polka dot bike helmet? I want one for myself! And luckily for us both, getting the look for yourself is as easy as updating a basic black helmet with white circle decals.
    Get the how-to at Oh Joy

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    DIY Bike Streamers

    My bike was never without handlebar streamers when I was a kid. These pretty floral streamers are a fresh twist on the classic, made from jute twine, ribbon and floral appliques.
    Get the how-to at Rookie

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    DIY Crochet Bike Streamers

    Another awesome take on classic bike streamers, these colorful and funky tassels are crocheted! Make your own with the color of yarn you love best.
    Get the how-to at Speckles

Read more from Cyd at The Sweetest Occasion. For more ideas and inspiration, find her on FacebookTwitter and Pinterest!

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