Creations, Summer Crafts

Summer has officially arrived in the South, with sunny days and highs in the 80s, people are busy enjoying the beach and the water on the coast



Even if summer hasn’t arrived where you live, here are some of my favorite summer crafts that will bring summer right to your door

Give your picnic basket an update with paint and a bright color

Picnic Basket Redo





Tropical Glasses & Watermelon Chargers are perfect for summer dining





Painted Flatware to coordinate with your favorite dishes adds a festive touch





A Patriotic Door Basket can stay up all summer long for all the summer holidays




Paint a tired planter with chalk paint and add glass beads and colorful accents

Mermaid Pot




An old wicker table can be refreshed with paint, sea glass and sea shells Chippy Shell Side Table




Worn Wicker Fix is an idea for those unraveling chair legs



Add a little Summer Color with a painted canister



Spray paint an outdoor table with a bright color





Update a tired bench with a fresh new color

Colorful Bench



Colorful Doors  are a happy accent and give your house wonderful curb appeal



Paint the inside of the door a different and unexpected color to brighten the entry way




With a little paint, a hinged garden trellis makes a great drying rack for those wet bathing suits

Drying Rack



Get your summer on!

see the Summertime collection in my Society 6 shop here


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I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Dishing it & Digging itBetween Naps on the Porch,   Make it Pretty Monday

Cooking and Crafting with J&J,    Celebrate and Decorate,

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Home Matters

19 Responses to “Creations, Summer Crafts”
  1. So many wonderful summer crafts, Jenna! I love the watermelon chargers and tropical glasses. They would be so festive on a summertime table!

  2. Rita C. says:

    Ooh! I like many of those ideas! Gosh, we’re just now calling an official spring here. My azaleas are full, and my first iris and roses just bloomed in the past couple of days. Big difference from the deep South!

  3. says:

    Such cute ideas. Anything beach I love. The picnic basket turned out adorable. I have several picnic baskets that I need to spruce up a bit. Great stuff today. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

  4. Jodi says:

    Hooray for sweet summertime and creativity!!!

  5. Oodles of fun ideas! I love that color — I’m getting extra motivated for the cottage porch at the lake!

  6. Cyndi Raines says:

    Wow, you are starting summer and we are just now getting into spring! Ha My tulip tree is in full bloom with lovely pink and white tulip shaped flowers (a cousin to your beautiful Magnolia tree in the south) and the Azalea is blooming, YEA! Bleeding hearts are stating to fill in, love them too. Jealous that you can already go swimming. Our cold fresh water lakes won’t be ready until mid to late June typically. Oh the joys of the south. Wish we had more of that up north. Love all your summer projects, especially fixing the wicker chair feet. I have one chair whose feet are starting to unravel, so I will keep your neat tip in mind. Thank You Jenna and happy swimming! 😊

    • Thanks Cyndi, we love our mild climate and swim year round with the help of a pool heater in the colder months. Late summer the heat and humidity are pretty brutal, but on the coast there’s always a breeze. I know your tulip tree is beautiful!

  7. It’s summer here in Texas, for sure! I love crafty projects when it gets super hot and we are trying to hide inside. We aren’t there yet but those days will come and I will enjoy this list. 😉

  8. Lynn says:

    Lovin’ the pop of color on the doors! Enjoy the nice weather:@)

  9. Mary says:

    Summer has arrived here…it’s 90+ degrees through Monday. I’m not mentally prepared for that in May 🙂

  10. vrmm26 says:

    Love the painted watermelons and I could spray paint furniture bright colors all summer long!

  11. Julie says:

    Hi Jenna, oh I love all of your summer crafts. How nice to have summer weather already!
    We are still having rainy cold weathr that was in the 50’s this weekend. I can’t wait for it to be nice here!!!! Hope you had a nice Mother’s Day and enjoy the week.
    Thanks for sharing this at our Cooking and Crafting with J & J.

  12. Great ideas for the summertime. I am not sure which idea to try first.

  13. Ann Krucek says:

    Great ideas to add all these fun summer details, I especially love the picnic basket!! Cute stuff!,

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