When life gives you lemons, use them for summer home decor! Lemons are the most popular citrus and the most popular fruit for a fresh feel. It’s popular for cocktails, desserts and food and for decor, too, nothing screams summer more than lemons. Today I’m going to share some DIYs with lemons – real and faux ones – that will refresh your home and make it summer-ready.
This fully faux wreath looks very summer-like and refreshing, and I totally love its bold look! make it of a wreath form, some faux greenery and white blooms and lemons, too. It looks colorful and summer-like, and those lemons refresh the look a lot. It’s durable and won’t wither, so make one for your entrance and welcome summer!
Here’s another lemon wreath, and it’s made of a hula hoop, some faux (or real) greenery and faux lemons. The idea is only about attaching all the stuff to the hula hoop, which can be previously wrapped or painted in some colors. What a refreshing decoration for summer!
Don’t have any supplies at hand? Make a paper lemon wreath! The whole piece is fully painted and looks pretty natural, your kids will be happy to realize this craft! Read how to make this cool painted lemon wreath to spruce up the space a bit. Enjoy crafting it with kids!
Here’s one more cute lemon wreath for summer decor. The item is made of a Styrofoam wreath form, some faux lemons on a branch or faux lemons and greenery and a chic and bold striped ribbon bow for a cuter look. Read how to make the whole piece and spruce up the entrance with it.
No time for crafting? Make this last minute wreath for your entrance decor! The whole piece is made of lemons or faux lemons, some wire and sheer yellow ribbon and looks really creative. If your guests are already coming, craft it fast and simply and decorate your front door.
Feel your home with fresh summer scents making a couple of lemon beeswax candles! It’s made with beeswax and lemon essential oil – that’s it! Only two ingredients and a few candle making supplies and you have an adorably smelling candle or a nice gift for someone you love.
These lemon beeswax candles are even cooler because they are made right in lemon halves – such a great natural container idea! Fill your home with adorable smells and make the decor more summer-like with these cool pieces!
Here are more lemon candles – lemon and lime ones to fill the home with fresh citrus smells. All the candles are made in lemon and lime halves, which makes them perfect for any summer table settings. Read how to make them and go craft some for your home.
Make a simple beeswax candle using lemon essential oil and a usual glass that you have at hand. Lemon essential oil has a lot of advantages including refreshing, toning and much more, so fill your home with this cheerful and bright aroma and make it feel like summer is already here.
These aren’t just usual candles, these are useful citronella ones! Make them using lemon halves, lemon balm, lemongrass oil and citronella oil plus dried herbs. Protect your outdoor dining and just staying outdoors from bugs of all kinds with these candles.
Towels and Coasters
These stylish vintage-inspired towels are made using transfer paper, a printed and usual neutral towels, and they are sure to make your kitchen more elegant and summer-like. Crafting them will take some time but the result is worth it. Read the tutorial to find out how to make them.
These lemon print towels are much brighter and more colorful than the previous ones, so you can make them to spruce up your kitchen and make it more cheerful. The craft is about transfer paper again and an ink jet printer, so the skills and basically the same. Enjoy!
What I love about these colorful coasters is that they are made of an unusual material: rope. Not cork, no tiles, not wood or something else but rope. The pieces are shaped as lemon slices and look bold and cool. Whether you are making them to spruce up your summer meals or to give as gifts, it’s a great idea.
Perler beads are a popular material for crafting and you can make some lemon slice coasters using them. The idea is simple: working with perler beads you only need some pressing paper and an iron, and the whole craft won’t take much time. Enjoy!
If you feel like sewing, sew some nice felt coasters shaped as lemon, orange, grapefruit and other slices. Make a whole colorful set of such coasters and spruce up your tea time or give them as gifts, and though this craft will take some time, it’s a great and fun summer idea.