Try these craft hobbies for summer

Try these craft hobbies for summer

Summer is the perfect time to get creative and find new hobbies. We highlight some great craft hobbies that are perfect for summer in this blog post, so read on to find out more.
Crochet clothes

Crocheting clothes has gained immense popularity in recent years, with summer providing the ideal opportunity to showcase your handmade creations. From lightweight tops and breezy shawls to cute crop tops and trendy swimwear cover-ups, the possibilities are endless. With a wide range of colourful yarns available, you can create unique pieces that reflect your style and keep you fashionable all season long; alternatively, you can buy a macrame kit from a specialist such as

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Candle painting

Add a touch of fun to your summer evenings with candle painting. This craft involves decorating plain candles using acrylic paints and brushes, so you can let your imagination run wild as you create any design you like. Think bright flowers, tropical motifs, or even beach scenes. Not only will candle painting be fun but also the finished candles make lovely gifts or additions to your outdoor gatherings.

DIY party decorations

Summer is a time for celebrations, and what better way to make your parties memorable than with DIY decorations? From bunting, banners and paper flower garlands to personalised party favours and colourful table centrepieces, the options are limitless. DIY party decorations not only save you money but also add a unique touch that your guests will adore.

Floral-inspired crafts

Embrace the beauty of summer blooms by incorporating floral-inspired crafts into your creative hobbies. Examples include flower art, floral wreaths,, hand-painted botanical prints, and flower crown making.

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Sun-printed art

This craft combines nature, creativity, and a smidgeon of science. Start by collecting flat objects such as leaves or flowers, and choose a light-coloured fabric or special sun printing paper as your canvas. Arrange the objects on the fabric or paper, ensuring they lie flat, and place the artwork in direct sunlight for a couple of hours. The sunlight will cause the fabric or paper to fade except in the areas covered by the objects.