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.

Make these DIY denim cut off shorts 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.

DIY hair color higlights for summer

View the full tutorial here at Beautylish

3. DIY Sandals

Now how lovely is this?  Repurtpose and old printed scarf and some plain flip flops and now you have a beautiful pair of ribbon tie up sandals!

DIY summer scarf sandal makeover

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 embellished sunglasses for summer


5. 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.

revamp your old tees, DIY cut out tshirt

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.

DIY fabric headband tutorial

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!

make this DIY no sew tshirt vest, makes a great beach coverup

View the full tutorial here:

Love these DIY ideas?
Check out my post on 25 Sharpie Ideas & Creations here!

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

26 comments so far.

26 responses to “DIY Roundup: 7 Fun, Summer DIY Fashion Ideas”

  1. caroline says:

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

  2. Jenna says:

    The idea is amazing and i love shorts too

  3. Tomasz says:

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

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

  5. Jade says:

    visit for a DIY summer crop top.

  6. Jenni K says:

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

  7. Bret Cutts says:

    i liked everything. great job

  8. sristi says:

    amazing handwork, would like to try all of them 🙂

  9. Maya John says:

    Thanks for sharing, beautiful work.

  10. Leslie says:

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

  11. Becky says:

    #3 is from Kristen her blog is

  12. Tovah says:

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

    Great lit!

  13. Donne Roma says:

    Great ideas! Thanks for sharing!

  14. Elice says:

    I love the Tee Cut. So Cool!!

  15. Johny Symons says:

    That is cooool

  16. NextSale says:

    eye-catching collection

  17. jessi says:

    These are amazing tips!

  18. Nyle says:

    yet another reason why I wanna be a girl.

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

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