Summer is here and although we spend most of our time outside, summer should be felt inside as well. To freshen up your space for summer, you can repaint the walls, reupholster the furniture, or add some colorful wall art pieces. However, there is another super easy way to add summer vibe to your home without breaking the bank and hassle with a few brightly colored pillows. This is usually a very simple craft that does not take much time and that you can change at any time of the year. Here are some DIYs.
Pom-poms are bold and fun, we love their soft and colorful look, and decorating a neutral pillow with pompons is a great idea. but this time I don’t mean cover the edge of the pillow – cover the whole pillowcase! The look will be moody and boho, which is exactly what we need for summer. Read the tutorial to find out how to attach this fairing.
Gold leaf has been around for quite a while and you can apply this trend to your home decor. Make a cool pillow in dark green or any other dark hue and add gold leaf pineapple with a stencil – dark hues and gold leaf create a beautiful contrast, and pineapples are really summery.
These tropical leaf pillows are perfect for spring and summer decor. They can be rocked both indoors and outdoors, and tropical leaves are timeless – they won’t go out of style. Beautify your place for this summer and feel the tropical breeze with these monster leaves!
The patchwork decor looks very boho-chic and cozy and goes well with a rustic, shabby-chic or retro interior. Make this colorful patchwork appliqué pillow in bold summer colors and prints. Here you have pink and floral prints, but you can choose other colors too – fill your home with cozy and colorful summer tones!
What can be more summery than strawberries? This strawberry pillow is just the thing to make your room summery. This project combines 3 different techniques – fabric painting, appliqué and sewing in one project. You can overlay a few different techniques to create something really unique. Just because this pillow uses some techniques doesn’t mean it is difficult! This is a great project for someone with basic to intermediate sewing skills.
Watercolor is another hot home decor trend, and if you like it, it’s high time you used this technique to dye neutral pillows. I really like the summer inspired colors: pink, blue, yellow, they just scream the sky, the sun and juicy fruits. Watch the video tutorial and make your pillows for this summer!
Watermelon is no less summery than strawberries, and using such a print for summer decoration is a great idea to freshen up and add a cheerful touch. Take a white pillowcase and some neon markings and make a watermelon slice pillow – no difficult dyeing or sewing required!
Wind turbines are the epitome of summer, aren’t they? And they’re such a staple food for quilters. Even if you’ve never quilted, you can make windmills without needing any advanced sewing skills. Check out this pinwheel pillow tutorial!
What about some bold food-themed pillows for your interior renovation? These circus animal cookie pillows are going to nail it! They look like delicious cookies and are decorated in bright summer colors. I can’t think of anything better to freshen up your interior. Plus, they fit into the room for children or adults.
All of the children will be back to school soon, and many of them carry lunches to eat healthily. Many adults also have something to eat, and a lunch bag or box is a necessary item. We already shared some ideas for making lunch boxes and today I want to share some DIYs on lunch boxes. Let's see what you can do and how to personalize a finished lunch box.
This chic lunch box is ideal for adults. It is made of wood and leather. The bottom of the box is made of wood and some brown leather is attached to the bottom with fancy screws. There are some buttons and a leather handle on top to carry the box. Read how to make this cool box and enjoy its stylish look after crafting!
Here is another great adult lunch box made from a finished metal box with decoupage. Take a finished white domed metal box and decorate it with decoupage of your choice. Here these are bright flowers. Add a chic bow to the handle of the box and carry your lunch in style!
Say goodbye to the lunch box with the brown sack! A milk jug is a great lunch box because not only is it food safe, but it's the perfect size to keep your sandwiches from being crushed! Plus, it costs about $ 1 to make! It can also be used as a container to organize all of your little goodies. And the smaller milk jugs are also perfect for on the go. Read the tutorial to find out how such boxes are made.
If you have a loved one who works in a concrete jungle and does not have the opportunity to eat with nature, this is for you as a surprise packed lunch. Not particularly practical for everyday use, it will improve mood and make the person you love happy. And when she or he is having fun, just put it in a window to see if you can keep the grass growing for a little bit of park inside.
This project is for everyone, whether you are going back to school, have a kid going back to school, or just want to improve your lunch box game. This is a comfortable and stylish insulated fabric lunch box that perfectly holds the shape and looks very cool! Pick a fabric you like and be ready to sew a lot: this project involves enough sewing.
The project shows you how to spice up an existing lunch box for your kids. Decorate the lunch box with colorful glitter vinyl - this can be letters or a picture of the child's favorite character. Such a lunch box looks cool and cute, your kids will be happy to enjoy their food.
These mini lunch box bars are the perfect way to pack a little love into your child's juice box. The project shows you how to spice up your lunch box with a small chalkboard and some magnets if you want. This is a great idea to encourage kids to be creative and give them some love.
When your child goes back to school and you want to give them a nice lunch, make a cool lunch box for your child. This bright lunch box consists of a mint box. Just empty the can and decorate it with colored tape - so easy and so fast!