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.
Heading to the mall or shopping online often means you’re likely to have the same clothes as everyone else. So why not be original and add a little of your own personal style with a little DIY fun?
So today, I’m sharing some of my favorite summer fashion DIY projects for clothes, shoes, accessories and more!
1. DIY Summer Fashion Project – Cut Off Denim with Lace
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 detailing can be the finishing touch!
This tutorial below shows how you can make your denim cut offs an original piece by easily adding a little bit of lace with no sewing machine required. Just a needle and a thread!
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2. DIY Summer Beauty: 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.
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3. DIY Fashion Project – Chain & Suede Bracelet
Move over friendship bracelets, this DIY bracelet is a chic accessory that binds to 2 chain link together by doing a variation of the simple shoe lace cross. It’s super easy to make, so head on over to see the full DIY chain bracelet tutorial for the step by step instructions.
For more easy DIY bracelet tutorials check out:
- DIY Fashion: Spiral Chain & Suede DIY Bracelet
- DIY Fashion: Suede and Chain Woven Bracelet
- DIY Fashion: Suede Woven Chain Bracelet (Part 2)
- DIY Fashion: Glammed Up Hex Nut Bracelet
- DIY Fashion: Chan Luu Bracelet Tutorial
- DIY Fashion: Knotted Charm Bracelet
- DIY Fashion: Hemp Wish Bracelet
4. DIY Summer Fashion – Scarf Sandals
Now how lovely is this? You can easily repurpose an old printed scarf and some plain flip flops and DIY them into a beautiful pair of ribbon tie up sandals!
5. DIY Wire Heart Ring
Dainty rings have been so popular, but did you know that you can easily make them yourself with wire and pliers? This DIY dainty heart ring tutorial will show you how to make these cute little jewelry accessories to up your summer style.
For more DIY jewelry tutorials check out:
- DIY Jewelry: Caged Pearl Necklace
- DIY Jewelry: 3 Dainty Wire Jewelry Tutorials
- DIY Jewelry: Pearl Hair Pins
- DIY Jewelry: Love Knot Earrings and Pendant
6. 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.
7. DIY Cut Out Shirts
Creating a DIY cut out t-shirt is a great way to refashion your old worn out t-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 tips and tricks on how to make the perfect DIY cut out t-shirt.
8. 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.
9. DIY Fashion Idea – Sharpie Design Sneakers
These cute pineapple sneakers caught my eye and a fun summer DIY fashion project you can easily do with just a few tools. All you need is couple sharpies and a little practice to doodle this cute design on a plain pair of sneakers. And if you love DIY sharpie ideas, check out this post with 25 creative sharpie ideas to decorate your life.
10. DIY Fashion Project – DIY Swim Coverup
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!
Love DIY ideas? Check out more of my DIY round ups below:
- 25 Easy and Creative Sharpie Crafts
- 10 Wickedly Clever & Simple DIY Projects
- 12 Handmade Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love
- 20 Creative Washi Tape Ideas
- 15 Super Chic Ikea Hacks
- 20 Decorative Mason Jar Crafts
- 10 Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts
- 20 Creative Sharpie Ideas to Decorate Your Life
- 7 Fun and Easy DIY Ring Tutorials
Do you have any summer DIY fashion ideas you’d like to share?
Share them the comments below!
ebrevinilAugust 12, 2022
Wow amazing! Very impressive! Will definitely give this a go!
freddy joeNovember 8, 2021
Love it, keep sharing the good work..
EileenNovember 8, 2021
Alice KuerschMay 8, 2020
ManmohanSeptember 14, 2019
I enjoyed this article and moreover these tricks are one of the best which a person can do. I really appreciate the research put into this work. Best thing I like the idea of shades.
Elaine EdwardsOctober 16, 2013
Very nice ideas. I have shared it to my facebook profile.
YesMissyOctober 16, 2013
Glad you liked them! Thanks for sharing 🙂
NyleOctober 7, 2013
yet another reason why I wanna be a girl.
Katrina Ray-SaulisApril 17, 2017
Be you. And if you wears this kind of stuff, be you wearing this kind of stuff. : )
jessiAugust 17, 2013
These are amazing tips!
NextSaleJuly 24, 2013
Johny SymonsJuly 20, 2013
That is cooool
EliceJuly 18, 2013
I love the Tee Cut. So Cool!!
YesMissyJuly 18, 2013
Thanks Elice! 🙂
Donne RomaJuly 17, 2013
Great ideas! Thanks for sharing!
TovahJuly 13, 2013
Oh my gosh. DIY things I think I could actually do.
BeckyJuly 13, 2013
#3 is from Kristen her blog is glitternglue.com/
YesMissyJuly 15, 2013
Good to know! I’ll add it the post. Thanks Becky! 🙂
LeslieJuly 11, 2013
Love it! I especially loved the sunglasses and the hair color technique. Also the sandals with a scarf, so cute.
Maya JohnJuly 11, 2013
Thanks for sharing, beautiful work.
sristiJuly 4, 2013
amazing handwork, would like to try all of them 🙂
Bret CuttsJuly 1, 2013
i liked everything. great job
Jenni KJune 28, 2013
Now these are some awesome and creative unique ideas. Thanks for sharing!
JadeJune 26, 2013
visit eaudelamode.blogspot.com for a DIY summer crop top.
YesMissyJune 26, 2013
Thx for sharing!
FASHION TALESJune 25, 2013
I love the sunglasses so much! I’ve done the vest and sandals, it’s such a fun summer craft to do. Great job!
YesMissyJune 26, 2013
TomaszJune 23, 2013
Cześć. Pięknie to wygląda, ale jestem ciekawy jak to leży na Tobie? 🙂
JennaJune 22, 2013
The idea is amazing and i love shorts too
carolineJune 13, 2013
OMG! These are all amazing! I love that head piece and I love the sandals and I love those shorts!
YesMissyJune 13, 2013
Aren’t they all so fun! My goal is to try all of them before summer is over!