Tutorial Round-up: Summertime Fun

Hello everyone! My name’s Shannon and I’m Jen’s Summer intern. I’ve previously made a Indie Style 101 post and I will be sharing a couple more posts before the end of the summer.

Here is the first in my series of DIY tutorial/project roundups. The theme for this one is “Summertime Fun.” You will find plenty of tutorials which will show you how to keep you and your kiddos occupied this summer.

I hope you enjoy!

  1. Kaboose – Pencil Pinwheels
  2. Kaboose – Homemade Chalk
  3. Giddy Giddy – Homemade Kite
  4. Craftzine – Lawn Gnome Game
  5. Hayneedle Blog – Summertime garden for kids
  6. Craftzine – How to make giant bubbles
  7. Design Dazzle – Rock candy tutorial
  8. Re-nest – DIY pup tent

  1. Not without Salt – Honey Herb Soda
  2. Simply Recipes – Homemade Lemonade Tutorial
  3. A Beautiful Mess – DIY Ice cream
  4. My Eva Foreva – Recycled Food Bags
  5. The Cottage Home – Summer peach tea
  6. How Tuesday Urban Herbalist – Foraging for lunch
  7. The Cottage Home – Potluck Bowl Covers
  8. The Kitchn – Homemade yogurt pops

  1. Gallo Organico –Travel Journal
  2. Photojojo – DIY Postcard out of photos
  3. Design Sponge – Beachy Napkin Rings
  4. Sew Mama Sew – Picnic Blanket with rock pockets
  5. Rebecca Cooper – Summer reading log
  6. Honestly WTF – Concert tee market bag
  7. Bunch Family – DIY camp stationery kit

  1. The Purl Bee – Friendship Bracelets
  2. The Purl Bee – Inside Out Tote Bag
  3. A Grimm Tale – DIY Sunglasses Case
  4. Kaboose – Personalized Beach Towel
  5. Julia’s Poppies –  DIY Summer Pillowcase Dress
  6. Love Maegan – DIY Headbands
  7. Love Maegan – Add Ruffles to your bathing suit
  8. Grosgrain – Scalloped sunhat
  9. P.S. I made this – Sunhat (not pictured)
  10. Cotton and Curls – Grecian style dress (not pictured)
  11. Craft Craft – Leatherummer camp bracelet (not pictured)
About the contributor:

Shanon Waite is the summer 2011 intern at Indie Fixx. She’s an English major with a French and ESL minor (in addition to going into secondary education). She loves banana flavored things, stars, and her hamster Leonard. She’s also super excited to be working here at Indie Fixx. Photo credit: Lindee Robinson Photography