I love all things about summer, but everyone who knows me I love watermelon more than just about anything in the world, and summertime brings the best, freshest watermelon I’ve ever eaten. Lately, my friends have been sharing some super cute watermelon crafts with me, and some are so incredibly adorable, I decided to make a list of my favorite DIY ideas with watermelons. If you also love cute crafts and watermelon, look no further than these 34 brilliantly creative crafts for teens, kids or adults. From fun back to school fashion ideas to darling room decor ideas for teens to fun handmade gifts to give your BFF, the only hard part is deciding which project to make first.
Cute Watermelon Craft Ideas
1. DIY Watermelon Sneakers
Jazz up your sneakers with this simple tutorial from Bespoke Bride. I just love how these shoes turned out. All you need is plain white sneakers, fabric paint in green & pink, small paint brushes and black sharpie and you’re all set! DIY fashion does not get much better than this if you make these handpainted tennis shoes.
2. DIY Handpainted Watermelon Flower Pot
Add a great addition to any indoor or outdoor garden space with this DIY Handpainted Watermelon Flower Pot. Nice and bright for summer, this looks so easy to make even kids won’t have a hard time doing it. What a great way to pop in some color to your home! I made one of these as a DIY gift for Mom and she keeps it on the kitchen counter.
3. Watermelon Floppy Hat
Wow, this is so cool! I am completely in love with this and must try it this weekend. I’m so all over this- the perfect hat for July 4th weekend. This is basically the perfect summer accessory so I really need to make one.
4. Mini Watermelon Bags
Need a perfect craft project for holding a few special treats and can double as a gift idea? Well, you are in luck with this mini painted Watermelon Canvas Bags tutorial from Delineate your Dwelling. I love the cheerfulness of these Mini Watermelon bags… plus, they are sign of warm summer weather to come!
5. DIY Office Label Watermelon Stickers
These stickers are made from those solid colored circle stickers found in just about every office supply cabinet. Who knew they can be turned into something super cute and cool? With this tutorial, they also make the most adorable watermelon stickers.
6. DIY Watermelon Piñatas
These are the cutest piñatas I’ve ever seen! Cute and colorful, they are a fun summer decoration to your BBQ party and birthdays. Dessert-sized plates make watermelon slices sized just right for place settings or favors.
7. DIY Watermelon Sunglass Case
If you’ll be spending some time under the sun, make sure to bring along this cute felt watermelon sunglass case. This super easy and cute sunglass case protects your sunnies and comes in the shape of a watermelon. Click through Drawn to DIY for the step-by-step tutorial.
8. Wooden Watermelon Coasters
These Watermelon Coasters are the perfect DIY accessory for any summer party! Sweeten up wood slices with a touch of paint and hint of glitter for the perfect summer table decor. Follow along with the tutorial from Young At Heart Mommy to get started.
9. Watermelon Tie Dye Tee
Looking for a fun activity to do with your kids? This Watermelon Tie Dye Tee is the perfect bonding activity! So grab a kit, and some t-shirts, and head home to get to work. Look at how cute these shirts turned out, so adorable!
10. DIY Watermelon Serving Tray
Whip up a watermelon-themed DIY perfect for summer entertaining with this DIY Watermelon Serving Tray from Oh So Beautiful Paper. Transform an unfinished wooden circle available at most home improvement stores into an adorable serving tray worthy of any backyard party!