10 DIY Projects to Get Your Home Ready for the Summer

With the beginning of June upon us (and the fact that it’s been 90+ degrees for the past few days here in the Bay Area), summer is definitely in the air.

You don't need to spend much to make your home summer ready! We’ve made a list of awesome DIY projects for your home.

Follow along on our Sweet Summertime Pinterest board for more ideas:
What is the quintessential summer fruit? It's the tropical, tangy, and delicious pineapple! This DIY for pinecone pineapples is perfect to do with the kids or on your own to add a cute flair to your tabletops.
Spending too much time in the sun? Rub some aloe vera on that sunburn (and plant it in this adorable pineapple mason jar!)
Bring the beach into your home with a DIY seascape canvas. (No artistic talent needed for this painting!)
She sells seashells by the sea shore, and we make them into candles. Put a few of these on the table during an outdoor potluck, and they'll bring a bit of the beach to your home (even if you're landlocked!)
These rope vases look complex, but are surprisingly easy to make! Try making them in three variations with this tutorial from Style Me Pretty.
This beautiful fiber wall hanging definitely gives us a summer-y beach vibe. Make one of these for yourself with this DIY from A Beautiful Mess.
While we definitely feel the pineapple love, we haven't forgotten about watermelons! This watermelon centerpiece is perfect for your summer soiree.
Sometimes it's good to think big - this summer hammock tutorial courtesy of Design Sponge relies on a beach towel.
Summer = nautical, and this anchor doormat definitely fits the bill. With a stencil and a bit of paint, you too can get this look!
These tin can lanterns take upcycling to the next level - they're beautiful, functional, and perfect for an evening party.

Ready to get your summer refresh started?