Don't let the season pass you by without doing fun summer activities. If you're concerned of the cost, don't be! I've made a list of fun things you can DIY… From food to makeup, to your next summer destination, you won't be short of exciting things to do all summer long! Just keep on scrolling and don't forget to share these fun ideas with your friends and family. Summer is always better with some company, and we've got something in here for EVERYONE!
51 Fun Summer Activities You Can DIY!
Have The Best Summer Ever
Hooray for summer! I have to say this is the most anticipated season of the year, and boy does it flown by! My head is spinning with summer activities to do this year! My kids have been planning what they still want to do too, and like the good mom that I am, I decided to help them out by making the ultimate summer activity list. Don't worry, this list isn't just for kids. There's a little something for everyone. So just keep scrolling and find out how you can have a blast this summer!
Can't go to the beach, no problem! Take the beach to you and have fun even if you're high and dry. Get all the ideas you'll need here. And when it turns dark, have this DIY smartphone projector ready for some movie time.
DIY Fun Summer Recipes
Start them off with this. The best party food you can prepare that has all the colors of summer. Get the recipe here.
Cool down with these refreshing drink recipes. From sparkling watermelon sangria to lemonade shooters, they're all guaranteed to help you beat the heat.
And if you want something boozy, this is the perfect cocktail recipe!
Make popsicle 5 ways. Guaranteed to be a hit with the kids and kids at heart!
Why just have a party when you can have a BBQ? Get all the ideas and recipes you need here.
But don't forget to practice safety when grilling of course!
With all the partying and eating, don't forget to avoid these 5 foods. These foods may lead to fatigue and decreased digestion (just to name a few effects) so stay clear!
And level up your water with these detox water recipes!
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DIY Fun Summer Home Decor
Everything has to match with summer even your living room. See how you can spruce it up with these easy to follow ideas.
And what's summer without flowers right? Take your pick from these 7 eye-catching floral centerpiece ideas perfect for summer!
With the amazing weather and all the parties you'll be throwing, complete your decoration with some outdoor lanterns.
The party's planned, the decorations are in place. Next thing you have to worry about is you…
DIY Summer Fashion Ideas for Ladies
It's all about preparation. Be sure to fish these combinations out of your closet or head to the nearest store. Check them out here.
Planning to be out all day and all night? I have you covered with these outfit ideas. You can thank me later.
A girl can dream that you won't have to work this season, but we still have to face reality. Stay stylish with these summer work outfits.
DIY Summer Fashion Ideas for Men
No need to experiment this summer. Here's your guide to summer fashion that's not only iconic but also timeless.
Men love their jeans and that's a fact. Keep it light this season with these light wash jeans look.
DIY Fun Summer Hairstyles, Nails, and Makeup
Summer is the perfect time to chop those locks. Here are some great ideas for all sassy ladies out there.
Still want to keep it long, then try one or all of these summer hairstyles!
Feel like going a little crazy? Then try this new trend celebrities are going gaga over—pink hair!
You've seen them on the runway, now it's time to recreate them. See them here.
If you're a mom like me who only has time to apply lipstick, then you'll love these shades!
A bright and fun floral nail art? Yaaas!
22. Fruit Nail Art
Not really a fan of flowers? Then try going fruity instead. Tutorial here.
Going on a cruise? Nautical nails are just what you need. Try this!
DIY Fun Summer Fitness Activities
It's never too late to do a little work out for summer.
Sun's out, guns out! Lead the way to the beach with your best arms of the season with this routine.
25. Hot Yoga
Want to keep it light. Then do yoga. Find out all the great benefits hot yoga has to offer.
And when you're done, grab any one of these healthy summer drinks.
DIY Fun Summer Activities At Home
Don't feel like going out? Keep yourself occupied with these at home summer activities.
Give your home a makeover without blowing your budget. From the patio to the kitchen, you'll find something to work on from this list.
Just want to tinker? Then these cool summer crafts will keep you busy.
28. DIY Crochet Top
Why buy when you can crochet your own top? Get the tutorial here.
One can never have too many pants and shorts. See all the sewing projects here.
30. Summer Tote Bags
The beach is never a place for designer bags. Store them away and start making one of these summer tote bags. #9 is brilliant!
Fill your garden with flowers and see what the best types to plant are here.
Self-sufficiency knows no season. See what garden crops you can grow in summer.
Okay, maybe you don't have to be at home to do this. But I'm sure you'll love all of these summer reads.
Have a trip down memory lane with these pop songs from your favorite boy bands from the 90s. Give in to this guilty pleasure.
Don't forget anything this DIY Summer!
Before I list down the places and activities you can do, make sure you're ready first!
You won't come home to withered flowers and crops if you follow this checklist before you leave for your vacation.
With all the traveling you'll be doing, you may not get all the time you want to prepare. The solution: On the go Makeup Tricks!
DIY Fun Summer Travel Plans!
You may or may not be able to fit ins some last minute travel plans. But if it's too late there's always planning ahead for nextyear (the earlier you book, the cheaper the fare!) Take your pick and have fun!
Want to let the stars decide where you're going? Find out the perfect travel destination for you here.
DIY Fun Summer Music Festivals
Be surrounded with people who also love summer, music, and fashion. Be music festival ready with these ideas:
It's really about being yourself and letting go. But if you want to DIY your way to your festival look, take your pick here.
Men shouldn't be left behind in the music festival fashion race. There's so much more than t-shirts and jeans. See it here.
DIY Fun Summer Activities In The Great Outdoors
Connect with nature and satisfy the urge to have an adventure this summer by taking one of these long trails.
42. Campfire Recipes
And if you want something a little more lunch specific, these recipes are just what you need.
DIY Fun Summer Beach Activities
Can summer ever be complete without going to the beach? Here are some fun things you can do there!
44. Bikini Ideas
Now that you're ready, don't just sit around. Do some fun things at the beach, best of all—it's FREE!
Wait, what? This isn't a must but just in case you need to help a loved one throw a beach wedding, these are the essential must-haves.
If you're just attending, might as well look your best. The traditional look may not work in such a reception so here are a couple of choices you can try.
DIY Fun Summer Activities For Pets
Don't forget your pets and animals! I'm sure you're having the time of your life but how about your beloved pets and livestock? They need some summer loving too.
People are not the only ones prone to dehydration, heatstroke, and sunburn. Cats get that too. So keep them cool and comfy with these cat caring tips.
Your livestock is your livelihood. Be prepared with these homesteading tips so your barn animals won't get stressed with the summer heat.
50. Summer Dog Toy
Dogs love to play and with the heat of summer, let them do that while cooling off at the same time. See what the fantastic dog toy is that your pet needs this summer!
And with everything you've done…
With all the fun things you did, all the new experiences you tried, I'm sure you'd want to have a way to look back. Keep those memories safe and preserve them with these fun and creative ideas.
And what better soundtrack is there for summer than Summer by Calvin Harris? Enjoy!
What are your summer plans? Let me know below in the comments!