10 DIY Citrus Crafts To Embrace The Summer

Summer is the time of fruits and berries of all kinds, from pineapples to blueberries. To embrace the season, you can not only cook with them, you can also incorporate them into your décor. Today I’d like to offer you adding citrus home decorations and even a citrus scent for a cheerful summer feel – fresh summer and tropical potpourris are included!

Orange rind luminaries make beautiful handmade table toppers. Their natural glow and subtle scent create a mood as the sun dips down, take them to your garden or patio to enjoy the light and scents.

DIY orange rind candles (via www.shelterness.com)

DIY orange rind candles (via www.shelterness.com)

Orange coasters are cool for summer! You can easily make them of birch slices, and imagine how cute a set with lemons, oranges, and limes would be. If you prefer, you can cut out a circle of felt and affix it to the bottom with craft glue to provide a smooth, soft surface between your drink and table.

DIY orange slice coasters from birch slices (via www.danslelakehouse.com)

DIY orange slice coasters from birch slices (via www.danslelakehouse.com)

This fun photograph includes some of my favorites: grapefruit, orange, lemon, lime, cucumber, jalapeño, and mint. It’s fresh, summery, and if you stare at it for a few seconds too long, you can completely forget it’s even fruit! With the bright, natural colors and foodie theme, this piece of art would be the perfect complement to the decor in your kitchen, dining room.

DIY free printable citrus slice wall art (via www.shrimpsaladcircus.com)

DIY free printable citrus slice wall art (via www.shrimpsaladcircus.com)

These DIY citrus ice buckets are a simple DIY to do, but creates a huge impact for any party. Choose your favorite citrus to slice and create a cool party piece, keep your drinks cold in a chic way.

DIY citrus ice buckets for parties (via www.abubblylife.com)

DIY citrus ice buckets for parties (via www.abubblylife.com)

It’s warm enough now. Shaded tables become our dining rooms. The sun lingers, toes reunite with grass, honey bees hover. We can bring the golden glow of a summer time sun into our homes with these easy lemon halves candles, they won’t take much time or effort.

DIY lemon beeswax candles (via www.twineandtable.com)



DIY lemon beeswax candles (via www.twineandtable.com)

Introducing citrus slice trinket dishes! These colorful slices are the perfect way to display cupcake erasers, porcelain cranes, tiny bowling pins, and your fave pair of hot dog earrings. They will easily bring a cool summer vibe to your space.

DIY citrus slice trinket dish (via www.paintthegownred.com)

DIY citrus slice trinket dish (via www.paintthegownred.com)

Here’s some fruity goodness for you! These colorful citrus slice magnets are made of air dry clay, you will make them easily and cheer up your kitchen or your magnet board, wherever it is.You can make these cuties with your children, so call them to share an experience.

DIY citrus clay magnets (via makeandtell.com)

DIY citrus clay magnets (via makeandtell.com)

A couple of cork coasters can be turned them into a scrumptious fruit salad They add the perfect splash of color & summer fun to the patio table when we barbecue, and the best part is they’re a cinch to make!

DIY citrus cork coasters (via little-white-whale.com)

DIY citrus cork coasters (via little-white-whale.com)

Bring fresh summer scents inside with this homemade tropical summer potpourri made of lemons, strawberries, and coconut extract. All the ingredients in this summer potpourri come together to make a sweet, fresh concoction that’ll perfume your whole house in the most light, refreshing way. It’s as close as you’ll get to a tropical vacation without the sunburn and the sand in your swimsuit.

DIY tropical summer stovetop potpourri with citrus (via winsteadwandering.com)

DIY tropical summer stovetop potpourri with citrus (via winsteadwandering.com)

Simmering potpourris are always popular in the fall and winter, but here is one perfect for the summer. It is easy to whip up and super affordable. Plus, it can be used a few times over. The best part? It will make you think you are on an island vacation!

DIY summer potpourri of different types of citrus (via thekrazycouponlady.com)

DIY summer potpourri of different types of citrus (via thekrazycouponlady.com)

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