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Rainbow Roundup: DIY Crafts, Fashion and Party Ideas

This post is dedicated to my mother, who helped teach me of the importance of being an LGBT ally through her volunteer work with students. I miss you, Mom, and am thankful for your inspiration.

Ah, rainbows— while I know they’re just a scientific phenomenon, the sight of them always makes me smile.

This month, you’re sure to see lots of rainbows and not just because of the weather. June is LGBT Pride Month and many cities plan their Pride parades during this month. Pride Month has actually been a tradition that became nationally recognized 14 years ago, but I just learned of it this week.

So to help you celebrate the Pride festivities (or maybe you just love rainbows), check out this roundup of DIY rainbow crafts and projects!

DIY Rainbow Roundup by Angela Conley LGBT Pride heart paper garland drinks layer cake fruit kabobs tie dye shorts glitter shoes button iphone case jello shots

This DIY rainbow button iPhone case by Ruth at Living Well, Spending Less is perfect for anytime of year. It’s also a wonderful project if you have a stash of extra buttons lying around. (Surely, I’m not the only one who hoards craft supplies.)

DIY rainbow button iPhone case by Living Well Spending Less repurposing LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY Homegirl

This unique jewelry is another great project for using up craft supplies. Head over to Design Mom for Gabrielle’s tutorial on how to make this jewelry from colored pencils.

DIY colored pencil jewelry by Design Mom repurposing LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY HomegirlAnother DIY jewelry project is this rainbow bangle by Love U Madly. (Embroidery thread or yarn would also work well with this project.) I love how easy and cheap this project is to make!

DIY rainbow bracelet bangle by Love U Madly accessory LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY Homegirl

If you’d like a bit more subtle look, check out how Monroe Misfit Makeup achieved this stunning rainbow eyeliner effect.

rainbow eyeliner by Monroe Misfit Makeup LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY Homegirl

This DIY tissue paper fascinator by Studio DIY is another easy and fun accessory to satisfy your rainbow fixation or to add to your Pride parade swag. I have to admit, I may make one just to wear when I’m cleaning my house.

DIY rainbow tissue fascinator by Studio DIY LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY Homegirl

Rainbows and tie-dye? You had me at hello. For directions on how to create these rainbow, tie-dyed shorts, head over to Pop Cosmo.

DIY rainbow tie dye shorts by Pop Cosmo LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY Homegirl

This project is the trifecta of all things fabulous: rainbows, glitter, and shoes. Learn how to create these sparkly shoes by checking out Allison’s tutorial at Mom Spark.

DIY glitter Mod Podge rainbow flats by Mom Spark LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY Homegirl

These handheld streamers would be perfect for a Pride parade, as party decor, or even just as a simple toy for the kiddos. Check out how to make these ribbon streamers `by heading over to Kerry’s Craft Blog.

 

DIY handheld rainbow streamers shower curtain rings ribbon LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY Homegirl

Another easy decoration you can create for a rainbow-themed party is this garland by Studio DIY. You could make this with any shape, but I especially like that it’s done with hearts.

DIY rainbow paper heart garland by Studio DIY LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY Homegirl

This pretty rainbow drink by Jackie at Happy Hooligans was made with water, but you could probably revamp this “recipe” into an adult beverage by using clear liquor.

rainbow water drink by Happy Hooligans LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY Homegirl

Another fun “drink” for your rainbow-themed party are these rainbow Jello shots by Jelly Shot Test Kitchen. These look so yummy!

Rainbow alcoholic Jello shots by Jelly Shot Test Kitchen LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY HomegirlIf you prefer a more health-conscious food for your celebration, you can make these rainbow fruit kabobs by The Hub of Our Home. I love how they can also double as centerpieces!

Rainbow fruit kabobs by The Hub of Our Home LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY Homegirl On the other hand, if you want the good stuff (sugar and fat), check out The Whisk Kid’s recipe for this rainbow layer cake.

rainbow layer cake recipe by The Whisk Kid LGBT pride rainbow roundup by The DIY Homegirl

Do you have any favorite DIY rainbow projects to share? Do you have any favorite Pride traditions or events? If so, leave a link in the comments!

 

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9 thoughts on “Rainbow Roundup: DIY Crafts, Fashion and Party Ideas

  1. I’ve just pinned this-I love all of these wonderful ideas. Good on your mum too-what a great person!

    Thanks for joining the Say G’Day Saturday linky party. Hope you can join us again this weekend.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

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