Celebrate Summer with 5 Fun Paper Crafts

Summertime is here, and the living is easy! We are entering the season of outdoor parties; lazy days spent lounging by the pool, evenings catching fireflies and relaxation. Summertime crafting reflects these activities. Make sure to get your craft groove on with these excellent and entertaining summer crafts.

Help beat the summer heat with these super cute printable paper fans. All you have to do is print on A4 of 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of paper, fold and paste. You will love the artwork on the printable fans. This craft project is simply adorable!The paper cuties will be keeping you cool on those hot summer days!The best thing about them is that they take almost no time to make!

Printable Ice Cream Cone Invitations

This summer why not host an ice cream party for your friends. Everyone likes ice cream, and it is a perfect excuse to get together with your buddies. Print the party details on the paper ice cream scoops, and include a real ice cream spoon with the invitation.How charming! Print up these adorable ice cream printables courtesy of Design Eat Repeat and get the party started!

DIY Paper Fans ~ Water Melon Fans

Nothing tells you summer is here more than watermelons.Cool off your sweaty brow in style! If you like the melon fan, you may also want to check out the links for tutorials on how to make a watermelon bowl and food bookmarks. Make a whole melon-themed party papercraft set. Let the summer festivities begin!

Ice Cream Cones with a Surprise Inside

Fill the paper ice cream cones with treats but don’t tell the kids, let them figure it out themselves. The discovery of candy and little gifts will add to the fun.

These paper ice cream cones would also be fabulous adult party favors. This party craft could also work well with the ice cream cone party theme invitations featured in the previous slide. As I said before, who doesn’t like ice cream?

Pretty Paper Daisy Straw Decorations

Make some memories with your children this summer! Give your kids a thrill this summer vacation period and decorate their drinks with cute paper daisy drinking straw charms. Little ones will enjoy them and feel that extra love from Mom.

Lindi from love-the-day.com offers a free paper daisy printable download. Print the flowers on heavy cardstock, cut with craft scissors and punch a center hole.You could write the kids names on the flowers with a marker, so everyone will know which drink is theirs. So easy and so much fun! Perfect for kid parties or just because!

DIY Confetti Candy Bowls

Make your outdoor parties festive and unique with this paper craft. Buy some simple white bowls at the dollar store, and then give them an upscale look with tissue paper circles and some mod podge.

Although the dishes are not washable, they are cheap to make and perfect for a summertime get together. After the party is over just throw the bowls out, or if they are still clean wipe with a damp paper towel and repurpose them. They make great storage for all the little odds and ends you have around the house.