Pinterest Fab 4: It’s Never Too Late For Summer Fun!

This season may almost be over, but it’s never too late to get busy with these ideas for end-of-summer fun.

The school year is quickly approaching, but don’t let days go by without enjoying the last of your summer.  Check out some of our favorite summer ideas from Pinterest in today’s post!

Frozen Goodness!

4 Ideas for Late Summer Fun

Any hot summer day can be saved by an ice cold juicy Popsicle!  And best of all, Popsicles are a cheap and perfect reason to get your hands dirty in the kitchen.  Get creative with the fruit and juices in your refrigerator to concoct a fun summer recipe.

Check out this Pinterest Popsicle recipe for inspiration:


1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice

2 cups pure, fresh pomegranate juice

2 tsp. rose water

¾ cut simple syrup (to make, combine ¾ cup of sugar and ¾ cup of water, bring to a simmer to dissolve the sugar, and cool)

The seeds from 1 pomegranate

Combine the juices, rose water, and simple syrup.  Add pomegranate seeds and pour into molds.


Backyard Scrabble

Photo Credit: Sunset

Having your own 5-foot square Scrabble board in your backyard has its perks.  It’s a great way to enjoy the outdoors, while having a relaxing and enjoyable afternoon with friends and family – talk about a double word score!  Check out this Pinterest summer find to learn how to create your very own backyard Scrabble board.


 Bottled Flowers

Photo Credit: Pinterest

To make it through any hot summer day, a water bottle is essential.  Go green this summer and turn your water bottles into beautiful upcycled flower vases.  Hang water bottles in varying sizes and heights throughout your back yard to create your very own oasis.  See how one couple created this look at their wedding.

 Mason Jar Lanterns

Mason Jar Lanterns

Lately Mason Jars are the darling of the DIY world.  From wine glasses to candles, the creative spectrum with these glass jars is endless.  Place colored tissue paper in a Mason Jar and use a flameless (battery operated) candle in the center.  Line your side walk or put on tables for an out door party.  Make these Mason Jar Lanterns in just minutes!

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Mindy Schultz

Mindy is a recent lover of all things Pinterest, writing blogs for The Finishing Touch, and finding awesome books to download on her new iPad. She also is an avid Ellen DeGeneres fan… but really… who isn’t?!

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