If you’re feeling inspired to get crafty and make good use of the lazy days of summer, we’ve rounded up some fabulous DIY projects (from small to grandiose) to help you celebrate the season!

Adventures in Babywearing wows us with the idea to upcycle old T-shirts found hiding in dresser drawers into darling, casual dresses for baby girls.

These festive, red, white and blue star cupcakes at Inchmark get us all geared up for a delicious, star spangled 4th of July!

Check out these DIY Iron-On Onesies from Nesting. Green the project by using organic cotton onesies. These will make great, unique gifts, and are perfect summer apparel for your babe.

Chez Beeper Bebe offers a comprehensive tutorial on how to build your own little coloring books. Dole them out as party favors, or craft them with the kids as a fun way to spend an afternoon.

For a DIY project on a larger scale, Shawn & Frank highlights inspiring playroom decor: rain gutter bookshelves. We love this recycling, repurposing, innovation which showcases a child’s library in such a chic, fun manner. Check out nicandboys’ flickr photos for more images of one mom’s cool idea!