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25 Ways to Summer-ify Your Home! {Get Your DIY On Challenge Features}

Bring the sun into your home with these fun and easy 25 ideas!

25 Ways to Summer-ify Your Home poster.

Hey friends! Every month my Get Your DIY On co-hostesses and I challenge you to come up with a project based on some sort of theme. This month’s theme was “DIY Summer Fun,” and you all certainly rose to the challenge! There were so many fantastic DIY projects shared that is was hard to just pick a few to feature, but here are some of our very favorites… 25 Ways to Summer-ify Your Home!!

{We know these projects are incredibly inspiring, so when you go to pin them, please pop over to the blogger’s site and pin from the original source! 🙂 }

Summer-y Room/Space Makeovers

A long outdoor table on an outdoor rug.

Deck Reveal by Making It in the Mountains {April’s Pick}

Front porch with a flag and garden.

Summer Front Porch by Life. Love. Larson {Christy’s Pick}

An outdoor covered patio area.

Outdoor Living Space Expansion by The Interior Frugalista {Christy’s Pick}

A bedroom with spring and summer colors.

Vintage Guest Bedroom Makeover by Hearts & Sharts {Krista’s Pick}

Back deck area with a comfy couch.

Decked Out Deck by Teeny Ideas {Mandy’s Pick}

Planting Projects

Potted plants on a wooden rail hanger.

Pallet Flower Pot Hanger by Place of My Taste {April’s Pick}

Old drawers made into flower planters.

Old Drawers into Porch Planters by My Love 2 Create {April & Krista’s Pick}

An upcycled window box full of flowers.

Old Windows into Window Boxes by Simply Swider {Abby’s Pick}

Summer Art

A summer sign displayed.

Hello Summer! Painted Block Set by Home. Made. Interest. {Mandy’s Pick}

An anchor made out of rope.

DIY Nautical Art by A Prudent Life {Abby’s Pick}

a chalkboard with summer ideas.

Summer Lovin’ Chalk Wall by Life. Love. Larson. {Krista’s Pick}

Make a splash outdoor sign.

Watercolor Outdoor Sign by One Krieger Chick {Krista’s Pick}

Boat oar outdoor sign.

Boat Oar Address Sign by Refresh Living {Mandy’s Pick}

A framed quote.

Nautical Hebrews 6:19 Printable by Elegance and Enchantment {Mandy’s Pick}

Outdoor Decor

Butterfly Summer Wreath by Home. Made. Interest. {Abby’s Pick}

Mason jar caddy for outside.

Mason Jar Entertaining Caddy by One Krieger Chick {Krista’s Pick}

DIY outdoor curtains.

DIY Outdoor Curtains by Tiny Sidekick {Christy’s Pick}

White flowers in vases.

Patriotic Mason Jar Vases by House in the Heights {Mandy’s Pick}

An outdoor chandelier.

DIY Outdoor Chandelier by Tiny Sidekick {April’s Pick}

Summer Furniture

A ladder shelf in blue with plants on it.

DIY Ladder Shelf by Making It in the Mountains {Abby’s Pick}

Colorful chairs in the grass.

Fun & Colorful Metal Chair Makeover by Joy in Our Home {Abby’s Pick}

Sideboard makeover in neutral.

Footboard Makeover by One More Time Events {Christy’s Pick}

Outdoor drink station.

DIY Outdoor Bar Cart by Meet the B’s {April’s Pick}

Yellow adirondack chairs in the grass.

Sunny Adirondack Chairs by Lake Girl Paints {Christy’s Pick}

Wooden work bench on the deck.

Work Bench from Pallets by Little House of Four {Abby’s Pick}

Weren’t those projects fabulous?! You guys really outdid yourselves this month! Don’t forget to come back on Sunday, August 3rd at 7 pm EST and link up your very favorite Room Revamps! See you there!

Room Revamps


Looking for a little more summery inspiration?

Well, then come on in for our summer house tour if you haven’t been through it already!!

Lake Cottage Style Summer House Tour at The Happy Housie


Or check out the thrifty ways that we got our deck all ready for summer this year!

Our Summer Deck in the Evening.


Thanks for reading. And remember my housie friends, HOME isn’t built in a day. Enjoy the journey!



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  1. Pinning and sharing this. I love every single one of these projects! SO fun and summery when we’re all looking for ways to lighten up our homes at this time of year! Would you please link up to Merry Monday (and any of YOUR awesome projects)? We’d love to have you, and share this round up! Julia

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