10 Weekend Projects to Try

Our weekly round-up is here,  a mini summer theme if you noticed. It's going to be a beautiful weekend to make something!

1. Color Theory + Painting Tips
by Lines Across
A look at the color red, and tips for creating beautiful paintings (like this one) using only two colors.

2. DIY Watermelon Nail Art
by The Crafted Life
A fun summer manicure with a fruity spin!


3. DIY Modern Staghorn Fern
by Vitamini Handmade
A clever way to hang a staghorn fern.

4. DIY Giant Flower Pinwheels
by The House That Lars Built

5.  Botanical Wood Slices
by Tidbits
In the spirit of spring and summer and flowers blooming, I’m here today to share a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to enjoy nature, without getting your hands dirty.

6. Outdoor Serving Station
by Live Laugh Rowe
Make an outdoor serving station or even take it inside for a fold-away kids desk in the fall.

7. DIY Transparent Frames
by Froken Overspringshandling
A fun version of frames and botanicals, perfect for a summer makeover.

8.  Learn to Weave
by Hands Occupied
Start a weaving project from scratch and learn how to warp a loom and work a plain weave.

9. Copper Paper Towel Holder
by Squirrelly Minds
Make a suspended paper towel holder out of a few copper pipes and fittings.

10. DIY Ladder Shelf
by The Merrythought
A sturdy shelf perfect for any little nook.

Jan Halvarson



These all are so pretty! would love to try any of these wonderful DIYs :)

racheltyso said...

Those botanical wood slices are so beautiful!

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Julia Fain said...

My favorites are the botanical slices + staghorn fern. thanks for introducing me to some new blogs!

Boo's Mom said...

Great ideas. I especially like the copper pipe towel holder.

Jan Halvarson said...

CREATIVE KHADIJA - hope you do!
racheltyso - aren't they?

Jan Halvarson said...

Julia Fain - you're welcome!

Jan Halvarson said...

Boo's Mom - isn't it great?