DIY Roundup: 7 Fun, Summer DIY Fashion Ideas

The temperatures are scorching, and the bright sun is shining–which means there’s no better time to show off your sizzling sense of summer style. It’s time to get crafty! Here are my 7 of my favorite summer DIY fashion ideas.

 1. DIY Cut Off Denim

Denim cut offs are a staple to every summer wardrobe. Now everyone knows how to make cut off denim shorts from and old pair of jeans, but adding a little lace can be the finishing touch! This tutorial shows how you can make your denim cut offs extra special by easily adding a little bit of lace.

Summer DIY Fashion Ideas - Denim Cut Offs with Lace

Are these your pictures?  I’d love to credit you for them, I found them on Pinterest and there was no proper backlink.


2. DIY Temporary High Octane Highlights

Summer is the perfect time to add a splash of color to your hair! But skip the salon and damaging your hair with chemicals. This tutorial show how to create temporary bold, vibrant highlights with some brightly colored eye shadow.

Summer DIY Fashion Ideas - Bold Highlights

View the full tutorial here:

3. DIY Sandals

Now how lovely is this? Add a little colorful fabric and some plain flip flops and now you have a beautiful pair of ribbon tie up sandals!

DIY Summer Fashion Ideas - Tie Up Sandals

I wasn’t able to find the proper source for this tutorial either! :(  If it’s yours let me know, and I’ll be happy credit you!

 4. DIY Embellished sunglasses

No matter where summer takes you, a new pair of sunglasses is the must have accessory!  This summer DIY fashion idea will make you stand out from the crowd and show off your personal style.  You won’t want to hide in the shade when you’re rocking a pair of DIY embellished sunglasses.

DIY Summer Fashion Ideas - Embellished Sunglasses


5. DIY Cut Out Shirts

Creating a DIY cut out tee is a great way to refashion your old favorite shirt into something new. Not only will you be stylin’, cut out tee’s will cool and breezy when the temperatures are rising. (Plus they make a cute cover-ups for beach days).  Here are some great tips and tricks on how to make the perfect DIY cut out t-shirt.

Summer DIY Fashion Ideas - DIY Cut out t's


6. DIY Twisted Turban Headband

Here’s another great way to up-cycle an old shirt with a fun print. This cute headband is perfect for sweeping your hair into a cute no-fuss up-do on those hot summer days.

Summer DIY Fashion Ideas - DIY Headband

View the full tutorial here:

 7. DIY No-Sew Vest

Yup, that’s right, this cute no sew vest is also made out of a t-shirt! I think it would make the perfect little cover up for the beach. The best part is you don’t even need to a needle and a thread – snip, snip, snip,  and you’re done!

DIY no sew vest from an old tshirt!

View the full tutorial here:

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Do you have any summer DIY fashion ideas you’d like to share? let me know in the comments below!


  • caroline

    OMG! These are all amazing! I love that head piece and I love the sandals and I love those shorts!

    • YesMissy

      Aren’t they all so fun! My goal is to try all of them before summer is over!

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  • Jenna

    The idea is amazing and i love shorts too

  • Tomasz

    Cześć. Pięknie to wygląda, ale jestem ciekawy jak to leży na Tobie? :)


    I love the sunglasses so much! I’ve done the vest and sandals, it’s such a fun summer craft to do. Great job!

    • YesMissy

      Thanks! :)

  • Jade

    visit for a DIY summer crop top.

    • YesMissy

      Thx for sharing!

  • Jenni K

    Now these are some awesome and creative unique ideas. Thanks for sharing!

  • Bret Cutts

    i liked everything. great job

  • sristi

    amazing handwork, would like to try all of them :)

  • Maya John

    Thanks for sharing, beautiful work.

  • Leslie

    Love it! I especially loved the sunglasses and the hair color technique. Also the sandals with a scarf, so cute.

  • Becky

    #3 is from Kristen her blog is

    • YesMissy

      Good to know! I’ll add it the post. Thanks Becky! :)

  • Tovah

    Oh my gosh. DIY things I think I could actually do.

    Great lit!

  • Donne Roma

    Great ideas! Thanks for sharing!

  • Elice

    I love the Tee Cut. So Cool!!

    • YesMissy

      Thanks Elice! :)

  • Johny Symons

    That is cooool

  • NextSale

    eye-catching collection

  • jessi

    These are amazing tips!

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  • Nyle

    yet another reason why I wanna be a girl.

  • Elaine Edwards

    Very nice ideas. I have shared it to my facebook profile.

    • YesMissy

      Glad you liked them! Thanks for sharing :)