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Great Ideas — Summer Projects {2}

 Cool off with Italian Ice @ Tidy Mom
Turn cast off doors into a Privacy Screen @ Not Just a Housewife
Get the 411 on how to make Homemade Ice Cream Bowls @ Gluesticks
Light and Bright Summer Decorating @ House of Smiths

 Make Beachy Burlap Subway Art @ Galamore West
Whitewash and Stencil a Basket @ {Primp}
Make Rose Infused Simple Syrup @ Frugalicious Me
Let the kids help you make a Driftwood Mirror @ Michelle Paige
Build a Vintage Lemonade Stand @ Lil Luna
Throw a Christmas in July Party @ Nest of Posies
Grab the recipe for Triple Berry Sauce @ Sweet Little Smoothie
 What could be more delicious in the summer than Fresh Heirloom Tomato Pie @ Simple Girl
Summer Printable @ Landee see Landee do
Find out how to make the Easiest Lemonade ever @ The Schires Five
Or Pinkalicious Lemonade @ Mine for the Making
Your little ones will love a Summer Treasures Belt @ Gwenny Penny
Make a Colorful Wreath out of tissue paper and an old pizza box @ Thrifty Decorating
Revamp your Patio Chairs @ Mrs. DIY and the Tennis Guy
Throw an Ice Cream Party @ Creative Juice
I love seeing all of the Summer Ideas. 
These are just a few.
There are also all sorts of other ideas linked up, from DIY ideas to recipes and more! 
There are so many awesome ideas going on at the Weekend Wrap Up Party. 
Poppy Seed Projects kits are perfect for Super Saturday, craft groups, or an afternoon of crafting on your own. 
{Most are under $15, and all include detailed step-by-step instructions}

PS — Come over and join me in the International Coffee talk community. We’re discussing all sorts of topics that relate to women. It’s a great place to connect with people!!


  1. zsa zsa says:

    I love all these ideas! Those privacy doors is a great suggestion. I'm thinking very colorful doors!

  2. Tricia @ SweeterThanSweets says:

    I love the Christmas in July party. Off to check it out!

  3. mindy starr cone says:

    thanks for featuring our ice cream party! we posted a thank you post on our blog!

    Thanks Jen!
    Mindy and Crystal at

  4. Gwen @ Gwenny Penny says:

    Thanks for featuring my Summer Treasures Belt, Jen :)

  5. Gallamore West says:

    Yay!! Thank you so much for including my Beachy Burlap Subway Art in this collection of great projects. I'm thrilled for my 1st feature on your blog… it's my favorite!!

    Laurie @ Gallamore West

  6. nest of posies says:

    such fun links to look through.

    i was dying over that tomatoe pie when i saw it yesterday!!! the pictures are amazing.

    thanks so much for including my party.

    wishing you all sorts of happy thoughts & vibes as you get ready for the craft channel. i do NOT KNOW HOW YOU DO IT ALL!!!

    go get'em JEN!


  7. SweetSugarBelle says:

    Lots of wows in this lineup!

  8. Cherished Bliss says:

    So many cute ideas! I love the belt : )

  9. Bellenza Wedding Bistro says:

    Your post had me at that Italian Ice! Wonderful summer project ideas!

  10. Jen, you are too nice to me :) Thank you for your support. You are seriously one of (if not THE) nicest person I have ever met. Thanks.

  11. LaVonne @ Long Wait says:

    I am going to Pin that Ice Cream party for sure. Thanks!

    Enjoy your Sunday,
    LaVonne @ Long Wait For Isabella

  12. Nicole@Thrifty Decorating says:

    Thanks so much for the feature, Jen! What wonderful projects this week! :) It got so hot here in PA this week, that the heat and sun melted the glue on my wreath and I found it in pieces… :(

  13. Michele says:

    thanks for the feature! i am always so surprised and giddy when I see you have featured something at {Primp} thanks again!

  14. Louley's Belles says:

    Love the Pinapple Banana ice recipe and the belt with the pouch attached. I think that would be great for lunch money. Thanks for the links!

  15. Sound Schooling says:

    Ps. I love your blog

  16. Sound Schooling says:

    All were so pretty to look at. I wish one day you would make a creative "collage" for Australia- it would be very interesting with your gift :)
    xoxo Sara from Australia

  17. Kara @ Mine for the Making says:

    What a great feature post! So many wonderful summer projects and recipes. Thanks for featuring the Pinkalicious Lemonade Jen!! It's always an honor.

    Kara @ http://www.mineforthemaking.com