May 27, 2011

Summer Survival Guide Recap

I honestly cannot believe that May is coming to a close in just a matter of days. My son starts kindergarten on August 1, with the girls’ preschool starting soon thereafter. That means we have just a bit over two months to soak up as much fun as there is to be had out of this summer. I have no doubt that the ideas shared during the Summer Survival Guide will help us do just that!

Before I give a little recap of all of the projects shared over the course of the last four weeks, I want to thank each and every one of the contributors from the bottom of my heart for taking time out of their busy schedules to share their immense talents with us. I think what I loved most about the projects shared was how diverse they all were! From recipes to kid-friendly crafts, decor ideas to party tips, this series really ran the gamut of summertime goodness. 

No. 1Freshly Squeezed Pillows via Positively Splendid

No. 6Ruffled Sunglass Case via Positively Splendid
No. 11Summer Email Scrapbook via Positively Splendid
No. 15Interchangeable Flip Flop Tee via Positively Splendid


No. 17Windproof Picnic Blanket via Infarrantly Creative
No. 18Painted Rock Garden via Living with Punks
No. 19Summer Potato Salad via The Scrap Shoppe
No. 20Family Summer Bucket List via Tatertots and Jello

What an inspirational lineup! I know I am going to refer back to this list again and again all summer long, and I hope you’ll want to do the same! I’ll be leaving the thumbnail guide in the sidebar for the duration of the summer so you can quickly access any of your personal favorites any time you stop in.

I’d love to know: Which ideas can you not wait to try out for yourself? 

Thanks so much for reading! Have a truly marvelous Memorial Day weekend!

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Amy @ Positively Splendid

Amy @ Positively Splendid

Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you'll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.
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8 Responses to Summer Survival Guide Recap

  1. Full Plate Designer May 27, 2011 at 1:48 pm #

    I love the water bombs, chalk paint, windproof picnic blanket and potato salad recipe. Can’t wait to try these this summer! My “baby” boy starts preschool this August, so we need to make some major memories this summer!

  2. Michelle@Somedaycrafts May 27, 2011 at 1:56 pm #

    Awesome recap! I love so many of these ideas. I will definitely be back to implement some of these in my kids’ activities. I am featuring this at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com
    BTW, I don’t know if I have ever told you how much I like the colors on your header. So beautiful, fresh and different! Attractive!

  3. Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage May 27, 2011 at 2:05 pm #

    Great series Amy! :)

  4. Kelli @ RTSM May 27, 2011 at 2:44 pm #

    Amy this was such a fun series! Thanks so much for letting me be a part of it:) I need one of your sunglasses cases for sure and I think we may try Amanda’s picnic cake this weekend!

  5. Finding Charm May 27, 2011 at 2:56 pm #

    Looks like it’s going to be a busy, fun summer.

  6. Jenny May 28, 2011 at 3:05 am #

    Just found your blog and I’m not even sure how I got here, but I’m glad I did!

  7. Amanda @ Serenity Now May 28, 2011 at 1:24 pm #

    Amy, this was such a fun series, and I am so happy that I got to be a part of it. Thanks again for setting it up…so happy to have “met” you through blogging. :)

  8. Sky {Capital B} May 30, 2011 at 2:21 am #

    Thanks for a great recap- I think the ruffled sunglasses case is first on my list to try for me and the crayon melted rocks with my boys! As always, you rock Amy (and guests)- hope you are having a nice Memorial Day weekend too :)

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