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!
Bells, Baskets + Bling! 1 of 11
Click through for 10 DIY bike accessories that will have you riding in style!
DIY Painted Bike 2 of 11
Floral Bike Basket Liner 3 of 11
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
Crochet Bike Seat Cover 4 of 11
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
Bike Porter Crate 5 of 11
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
Fringed Bike Seat Cover 6 of 11
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
Pom Pom Bike Basket 7 of 11
Patterned Bike Bell 8 of 11
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
Polka Dot Bike Helmet 9 of 11
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
Floral Bike Streamers 10 of 11
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
Crochet Bike Streamers 11 of 11
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