2009 summer fashion is crying out for handmade creations. Crafts like tie dye and screen printing make great outdoor party projects. This season, stay cool, cute and trendy with these blazin' hot ideas.
Halter tops are all over this season, even swimsuits are taking on the halter top look. You can make your own with a minimal bit of sewing and an old t-shirt. This is a great project if you have a t-shirt you love that you would like to fit better.
Hemp, shells and wooden beads are all trademarks of summer. Put together a necklace that will look great on the beach by day and in the clubs by night.
Summer means family reunions and team sports. Screen printing your own team jerseys at home is easier than you think. You can also get into the cheesy family spirit and print your own matching shirts for theme park visits, ala The Brady Bunch. We opted for a Star Wars logo, instead.
The perfect beach bag is already laying on your table. Put this sweet tote together in a matter of minutes.
Tie dye is not only a timeless summer look, it's also a fun get-together project. Grab a few friends and throw a tie dye party.
During the bright days of summer, metallic accents can lend you a piece of the sun. Improve your communication skills with these easy phone jack earrings. Everyone will be asking where you got them.
A cut tank top works from spring all through the hot summer months. Try using t-shirts that are vibrant colors for the summer season. I suggest tricking this one out by using ribbon on the sides that contrast with the rest of the shirt.
Bangles are big in the summer, so take a few minutes to recycle yourself a funky style. Toothbrushes come in all colors, so you can make a group of bracelets that match bright summer prints.
Showing off your sunglasses is hard with hair in your face. use a t-shirt sleeve and some ribbon to create a stretchy headband.