Summertime always reminds us of long, carefree days of sleepaway-camp-style crafts where the vibes were ultra-creative, experimental, and full of delight. Not that those days ever went away, of course, but thanks to the plethora of DIY kits available on Etsy, getting your dexterous fingers in motion has never been easier, no matter your age. Plus, nothing feels as satisfying as utilizing (or gifting) an item you’ve made by hand.
Given that the daylight hours are currently extended, it’s an ideal season to flex your inner Martha Stewart. Whether you’re into foolproof projects like shibori tie-dye or friendship bracelets; or improving upon your embroidery or hand-poking tat skills, the options on Etsy’s crafty marketplace are seemingly limitless. Of course, we’ve already skimmed the site for you — click on through for some of our fave DIY kits of the moment, so you can go ahead and lose yourself in one of these homespun activities.
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