DIY Summer Paper Straw Craft

It is fun to make some summer craft along with your kids to spend your summer weekends. Especially DIY summer craft that you can use it to decor your home with and cost you less money. That is what I did with my DIY Summer Paper Straw Craft. It is actually made from a recycled material that I gave a different look by using colored paper straw.

I have this cute straw of pineapples in my drawer that I forgot where it’s from. Since a pineapple is tropical fruit which speaks for summer, I was instantly thought of making something out of it. After seeing so many inspiring paper straw crafts, I decided to make a framed summer sign from paper straw and a piece of old table calendar. It’s a cheap and easy craft to make, that’s for sure. I have prepared a list of things you need to have and tutorial on how to make this Summer DIY of Paper Straw Craft.


Things To Prepare

If you have watermelon paper straw would be great too for this project. Or you can use summer colors straw if you have neither of pineapple or watermelon pattern straw. Anyway, let’s find out other supplies that you need to prepare for this paper straw craft. Here are the list:

  • A black hard card paper (I used an old black table calendar)
  • Pineapple pattern paper straw
  • White gelly roll pen
  • Glue


How To Make

Super easy and quick summer craft to make that I only need to give a simple tutorial and I’m sure you can make it without any trouble. So, here are the steps to make this framed paper straw craft for summer DIY :

  1. Prepare a black hard card paper which I get from a used table calendar. I trimmed the side with holes.
  2. Cut the paper straw into sizes that fits the hard card paper and glue it. Make sure the pineapple pattern is showed and in-lined facing front. Leave it dry
  3. Write “Enjoy Summer” with white gel pen or marker in beautiful font. Finished!


Cheap, very easy and quick to make Summer DIY. By using an old calendar and some cute paper straw, you’ll get a pretty summer sign to decorate your mantel or your desk. It’s a simple paper straw craft that even your kids can make it together with you. So, what are you waiting for, ask your kids to join and have fun making this summer sign of DIY summer craft from paper straw.

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