Creative Summer Ideas {A Sneak Peek at Some Part Features}

I simply can not get enough of all the
creative summer inspired ideas!

Here are some showcases from last weeks party
{I’ll have more features to share on Sunday along with the Amanda Mays winner}

New Navy Blue Front Door Submitted by
Ann at On Sutton Place

Carved Watermelon Floral Basket Submitted by
Lindsay at Lee La La

Make Vintage Planters {out of up-cycled cans} Submitted by
Laura at Ms. Smartie Pants

Garage Sale Garden Art Totem Submitted by
Terry at Forever Decorating!

Make a DIY Fire-pit Submitted by
Fawn at Always Chasing Life

Inexpensive Updates for an Inviting Deck Submitted by
Madigan at Madigan Made

Festive Deck Improvement Submitted by
Caroline at Artfully Caroline

Inspiration from the 2011 Bachman’s Summer Idea Home Submitted by
Beth at B.A.T.’s Crafts

Upholstered Gallery Wall {with easy shell wall art} Submitted by
Kristi at Addicted 2 Decorating

Cottage Beach Old Window Display Submitted by
Jaime Lyn at Crafty Scrappy Happy

Make Faux Coral {out if salt dough} Submitted by
Vivienne at The V Spot

Make a Faux Weathered Beach Sign Submitted by
Lauren at My Wonderfully Made

Use your Old Candles to Make Pottery Barn Inspired Shell Candles
Submitted by Viviene at The V Spot

Make a DIY Play Sand Table Submitted by
Jennifer at Hydrangeas and Harmony

Make a Window Screen Beach Bag Submitted by
Artsy VaVa

Personalize your Sand Buckets [with vinyl} Submitted by
Jennifer at Momma D and Da Boyz

Make Glow in the Dark Painted Star Jars Submitted by
Kristy at Kristy Makes

Heat Transfer Beach Canvas Art Submitted by
Stacy at She’s {kinda} Crafty

Make Swim Noodle Flower Art Submitted by
Confessions of a Stay at Home Mommy

Scarp Wood Fireworks Submitted by
The Pike Family

Star-Spangled Paint Chip Banner Submitted by
Tricia at Sweeter Than Sweets

Kids DIY Packing List Printable Submitted by
Tonia at The Gunny Sack

Adorable Ballerina Dream Top {Knot Top Pattern Remix} Submitted by
Jess at Peanut to Princess

Matching Sister Pillowcase Dresses Submitted by
Donya at Keeps Me in Stitches

American Flag Pick Wreath Submitted by
The Pike Family

Patriotic Rag Wreath Submitted by
Tracy at Ruffle Art

Fourth Rosette Wreath Submitted by
Tanya at Greetings From the Asylum

Natural Cedar Wooden Shutters Submitted by
Julie at Coordinately Yours

Cottage Style Porch Submitted by
Cozy Home Scenes

Make a Tiered Planter Submitted by
Love Sweet Love

Create a DIY Twig Trellis Submitted by
Carolyn at Homework

Stamped Spoon Herb Markers Submitted by
Leanne at Organize and Decorate Everything

Frame Tea Trays Submitted by
Lauren at My Wonderfully Made

Garden Inspired Tablescape Submitted by
Mary at Mary’s Meanderings

America the Beautiful Tablescape Submitted by
Michelle at Sweet Something Designs

Nautical Tablescape Submitted by
Carolyn at Desire Empire

Daisy Themed Graduation Party Submitted by
Susan at Entertain Exchange

Whales and Sails Birthday Party Submitted by
Tatum at Keep it Simple, Sister

Make Glow in the Dark Drinks {with glow sticks} Submitted by
Laura at Come Together Kids

Awesome American Flag Cake Submitted by
Katy at Crafty Mama

Hamburger Cake Links Submitted by
The Caffeinated Globe

Star Spangled S’mores Submitted by
Nike at Choose To Thrive

Pudding Beach Cups Submitted by
Rachel at Sun Scholars

Funfetti Ice Cream Cupcakes Submitted by
Christine at What’s Up Cupcake?

Soda Pop Cupcakes Submitted by
Jessie at Practically Living

Mini Yogurt Pies Submitted by
Kristin at Homespun with Love

Strawberry Brownie Kabobs Submitted by
Confessions of a Stay at Home Mommy

Grilled Tequila Lime Chicken Submitted by
Liz at Fresh Plate

Buffalo Chicken Salad Submitted by
Lyuba at Will Cook For Smiles

Panzanella Wax Bean Salad Submitted by
Jennifer at Delightfully Noted

Tomato and Mozzarella Salad Submitted by
Jennifer at A Kentucky Girl Cooks

Make Your Own Iced Tea Concentrate Submitted by
Shelley at Prairie Cottage Rose

Hawaiian Ginger Cooler Submitted by
Emily at Finding My Aloha

If your project was featured today feel free to grab a button if you like

Have a wonderful day ~ Enjoy!



  1. Oh how fun! I’m going to be here all morning pouring through these, thanks!! Doncha just love Summer???

  2. Oh my gosh, Thank you SO MUCH For this feature Stephanie! You just made my day! HUGS

  3. Thank you for featuring me!!

  4. Stephanie thank you so much for featuring my garden tablescape among all the wonderful features this week! How fun!!

    bee blessed

  5. Thanks for featuring my plant markers Stephanie. Now I’m going to look through the rest of the features. I love Summer!

  6. Stephanie Lynn, thanks for featuring my tablescape! I had missed a couple of these great ideas. I love that flag wreath, so neat.

  7. Thanks for hosting the party and for featuring my window screen beach bag!

  8. So sweet of you to feature my recipe! Thanks for brightening my day! :)

  9. Seriously Stephanie, your link parties are the best! I ALWAYS love looking at the features you choose. I am so amazed at the wonderful things everyone posts week after week! BTW thanks for the feature!

  10. Thanks so much for featuring our little sand table! The kids are using it almost everyday! I missed quite a few of the other amazing projects you featured so I’m off to check ’em all out. Another great party–thanks for hosting!

  11. Thank you for all of the ideas..That flag wreath from toothpicks is awesome..

  12. I am sitting here in “awe” over all the crazy creativeness. I am flattered to be featured among all this talent. Thanks Stephanie!

  13. Lots of great stuff!

  14. Just one word: WOW!!! :)

  15. Hi Stephanie….hope you are having a great weekend. Thanks for featuring my porch this week! I was a little late on my last thanks post, but I’ll be sure to mention it this week sometime.

  16. thanks so much for the shout out times 2!! :) i always love your features.. i have a bunch starred in google that need ‘pins’ (including this one hence my late thanks!) :) have a great day!


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