Summer Blog Carnival

Summer is just flying by! Soon all the kids will be back in school and we will be pulling out those sweaters and jackets. But in the meantime, while the weather is still warm and sunny, we have some great summer projects to share with everyone.

This Summer Blog Carnival is proudly sponsored by Taylored Expressions. Satisfy your creative sweet tooth with whimsical rubber stamps, coordinating kits, and fun embellishments at Taylored Expressions!

And please, if you are listed below, don’t forget to share this link on YOUR blog and with your friends to complete the circle of crafty love. Thanks to all who participated and shared your wonderful ideas!

Taylor creates a keepsake box (pictured above) for storing vacation memories, receipts, ticket stubs, photos, etc. She’s used her TE Perfect Package and the Hangin’ Out at the Beach set.

Michele’s handmade citronella candles are not only perfect for keeping the mosquitoes away but are beautiful as well.

This sea themed layout features many little extras that pack a huge punch.

Vicki O’Dell will show you how to make a picnic chandelier over on her blog.

Cammie’s summer card will win you over with its cute little image and huge sunglasses, adorable.

Want the little one to look snazzy in a tie this summer without the hassle? Then make this little t-shirt from Julie’s blog.

How about some summer themed cupcakes for your next cook out?

Edie shows you how to turn boring sandals into gorgeous Marc Jacobs sandals.

Tie Dye, the pattern of summer, is a great kids craft project. Now try it with Sharpies!

Cammy made some great summer cards featuring bright colors and delightful images.

This great layout about her shades from Megan features Studio Calico’s Summer Camp.

These colorful collage cluster bottles from Alexa would be great year-round and brighten any room.

Carol has turned an ordinary thank you card into an extraordinary one with a summer image.

I’ll bet the birds love this summer cottage birdhouse that Jacqueline has created.

You’re gonna love the waves on Crystal’s summer card.

Bernadette has a great idea for storing your grill matches that is super cute.

This gorgeous shadowbox from Karola will no doubt be displayed year-round.

This cute little teddy bear card with stitching from Joanne will warm your heart.

Rachel’s bombshell beauty is already for her day at the beach.

Carol’s altered sneakers are summertime-ready.

This summer layout by Chiarra features cute little whales.

Michal’s mini album will hold lots of summer memories for years to come.

Misty’s layout features her cute little daughter on a trip to the Bahamas.

This Boo Boo Box from Jenny would be great to pack on those weekend getaways.

The Camera’s Eye blog features some great vintage summer photos.

On the ScrapGal blog there are a number of projects including Pool Party Invites.

Cassie’s handmade ribbon mobile features tiny butterflies.

Check out the summertime glass jar keeper on Cassie’s blog, delightful.

Use your Cricut to cut these gift bags from Kelleigh’s blog.

Make your own chalkboard paint to keep the little ones busy this summer.

You can count on Martha Stewart’s Crafts Dept. to always offer the best in Summer Crafts.

The Long Thread shared these 50 ideas for Summer Crafty Fun.
Skip to my Lou had a wonderful Celebration of their own; 30 days, 30 bloggers, and 30 Summer Crafts.
Once again… if find yourself listed here, we’d love it if you’d share the linky love and post something on your blog about this carnival of Summer Craft ideas. Now get crafting!

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4 Responses to Summer Blog Carnival

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    Concetta Phillipps August 19, 2010 at 1:49 pm # has Chalk paint, not Chalkboard paint! Big difference between the two 🙂

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    pyesquire August 20, 2010 at 8:34 am #

    Terrific list thanks

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    Our Little Inspirations August 20, 2010 at 11:42 am #

    Thanks for posting such a fun blog list. I have some fun summer projects to check out now 🙂

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    Sharon August 21, 2010 at 8:10 am #

    In that same theme, I dressed up my flip flops for summer time! Check they out –