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Great Ideas — 22 Sunny Summer Projects!

What a great time of year!

sunny summer collage

I was so inspired by all of the projects linked up this week. I’m in the middle of a couple of summer projects — and I’m sharing 22 sunny summer projects from this week’s party with you today!


Back Deck/Pergola @ Love of Family and Home

summer mantel with diy boat

Starfish Garland at Remodelando la Casa


Mint Painted Nightstand @ Making Home Base


Red and White Striped Water Ski with Mason Jar Lantern @ Lake Girl Paints


Road Map Wrapped Jars @ Posed Perfection


Summer Mantel {2013} @ My Blessed Life


Hello Sunshine Plaque @ A Creative Princess


Indoor Hopscotch Mat @ Somewhere in the Middle


Summer Porch-DIY Pallet Furniture @ Liz Marie Blog


Fabric Covered Cooler | Custom Monogrammed Drink Cooler @ By Stephanie Lynn


How to Clean a Wood Deck @ Clean and Scentsible

July 2013 033 copy[2]

Southern Sweet Tea Bar @ Dixie Delights


Summer Themed Mantel @ She’s Crafty


“Life’s an Adventure” Pallet Art @ A Glimpse Inside


Homemade Luau Party Paper Tiki Lantern! @ Design Sprinkle


Summer Beach Tablescape and a Summer Tablescape Party at Uncommon Designs


DIY Faux Rattan Beverage Coozies @ Uncommon Designs


Rustic Summer Tablescape @ Design, Dining + Diapers


Whimsical Summer Mantel @ aka Design


Felt Ice Pop Holders & Otter Pops Giveaway @ A Pumpkin & A Princess


DIY Weathered Beach Buoys @ The Turquoise Home


Life PReserver Wreath @ The Benson Street

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sony calendar

To enter to win a Sony VAIO Tap 20,

Check out the features HERE.

And then just tweet your favorite Sony VAIO Tap 20 feature

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Link your ideas up to the party and enter to win!! 

Have an Amazing Saturday!!

(I’ll be covered in sawdust and paint!)



  1. Oh I love all of these summer projects!

  2. You totally made my day! Thanks for the feature!
    Cristina@remodelandolacasa recently posted…Decorating with Old Windows

  3. Thanks so much for featuring my summer themed mantel! It’s such a thrill to see my projects on your site! Thank you thank you thank you! Have a great weekend!

  4. Thanks for featuring my pallet art Jen!

  5. So glad to be a part of the summer fun projects, Jen!
    Really appreciate your party,
    Deb@LakeGirlPaints recently posted…Red and White Striped Water Ski with Mason Jar Lantern

  6. Oh Jen! I’m so excited to have my mint nightstand featured. I love this summer round up… and I love summer!! Happy weekend!
    Chelsea recently posted…Chocolate Cake With Vanilla Bean Frosting

  7. So many fun projects – I love them all!! Happy Saturday!! xoxo
    Claire @ A Little Claireification recently posted…A Delicious Pesto Chicken Panini & More | Best Of The Weekend Party #12

  8. Thanks so much for featuring my back deck/pergola reveal Jen!! You totally made my weekend! Loving this round-up of summer ideas & inspiration!!

  9. Oh my gosh Jen!!! These are all SO FABULOUS & so inspiring. Sigh- I love each one.
    Gina recently posted…Sour Shirley Summer Drink Recipe

  10. Wow Jen, I’m blown away by the features today. I want to make them all!! The photography is over the top too.
    Always love your party. Have a great weekend.
    Kathy, Petticoat Junktion recently posted…Thrift Store Shopping

  11. Hi,wonderful projects,so pretty and very affordable ,,,,,,,, thanks for share :)