Fun Summer Craft & Food Ideas

Summer is in full swing so I have gathered

easy Summer craft and food ideas

for your inspiration

Some are mine and some are from Pinterest~

Time for some Summer fun!

Paint a sign for your porch, patio or entry to welcome summer

Decorate a Seaside Tray and Glasses with seashells and sea glass

and you’ll feel like you’re at the beach all summer long!

You can also make a beautiful charger plate and forks with shells

Father’s Day is coming up on June 18

Celebrate Dad with a Father’s Day tree!

Decorate it with ornaments representing his favorite things

In the USA flag day, June 14, and the 4th of July

are all about the red, white and blue

Put red, white & blue on your table with

this festive flag fruit platter from Passion for Savings

It is made with strawberries,

white chocolate covered pretzels and blueberries

And how about these Fruit Sparklers

from Tastes Better from Scratch,

aren’t they cute?

Set up an Outdoor Serving Station on your porch or patio

with a variety of drinks and snacks

Welcome guests with a cute wreath on your door

This paper parasol wreath from Design Improvised

is made with a styrofoam wreath and small paper parasols~


You can put parasols in your Cupcakes too

Jazz up your Picnic Basket with paint and ribbon

Make a Watermelon Basket

Fill it with fruit for serving

Or make a watermelon vase and fill it with flowers!

How about some fast and easy appetizers~

Daisy Dip is a bowl of chips topped with a prepared onion dip,

snow peas, chopped peppers and bacon

It makes a fun presentation

You can also Amp Up prepared onion dip

with sauteed onions and bacon

One of my very favorite party appetizers is 5 Minute Mystery Dip

Cream cheese is topped with jam or mango chutney

and covered with chopped green onions, peanuts and bacon

It’s always a hit!

Zucchini Frico is a low carb option~

fast and fun to make and eat

Decorate your table with Watermelon Napkins

Use “seedless” watermelon napkins for dining

Serve up some Watermelon Ice Cream Pie

And Watermelon Cupcakes on a Watermelon Plate!

Speaking of dessert, how about Fisherman cupcakes for Father’s Day

Or a Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake decorated

with red, white and blue M & Ms for the 4th of July

And you have to make a Corn on the Cob Cake

Yes, that’s a cake!

I hope you’re having some Summertime fun!

On a serious note I am praying for all of you

in Canada and the Northeast US

that are being effected by the wild fire smoke,

please please take care 🙏

I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

 Sundays on Silverado/  Love Your Creativity 

What’s for Dinner/ Between Naps on the Porch 

All About Home/ Common GroundFollow the Yellow Brick Home

Turn About Tuesday / Our Tiny Nest / Karin’s Cottage Linky Party 

Creative Crafts / Crafty Creators

Full Plate Thursday / Thursday Favorite Things   

Happiness is Homemade/ Home Matters

21 Responses to “Fun Summer Craft & Food Ideas”
  1. So many fun and delicious ideas! I love that seaside shell tray.

  2. Mary says:

    Such festive and tasty ideas to celebrate summer Jenna! Happy Thursday ♥

  3. So many cute ideas — especially with food. But I stopped dead when I saw the parasol wreath. I adore that. Fabulous!

  4. Pam says:

    Jenna, I am always amazed at your talents and creativity. I know I sound like a broken record 😀 Your crafts and food ideas celebrate summer perfectly! Happy Thursday!

  5. Love , love the painting of the young girl on the beach! And the rest of the entertaining ideas – well just delightful!

  6. lghiggins says:

    So many cute ideas and most of them are not too involved. My favorite is the berry flag!

    • Thanks Linda, I don’t want to spend time in the kitchen during the summer, too many other fun things to do!! Yes, the flag is an cute idea, I wonder how long it would look like that with my group 😂

  7. EsmeSalon says:

    Awesome and outstanding, lots of fun summer ideas. Pinned
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  8. sdsikes says:

    Such cute ideas!

  9. So many great ideas! I love your Sun Sand Salt sign. Thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty!

  10. Joanne says:

    I love, love, love that front porch sign and all your watercolors are just lovely!

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