July 4, 2016 • Contributor: Caitlin Jolley, Cricut
Whether you’re celebrating the Fourth of July or the longest days of the year, this week’s bucket list is all about summertime adventure and play! From sparklers to concerts, we’re helping you celebrate all the special activities that scream summer.
- WRITE YOUR NAME WITH SPARKLERS
Sparkler photos are the coolest! This week, capture your name, a thank-you, or your favorite catchphrase in a sparkler photo. Don’t have a fancy DSLR camera? Don’t worry. This post on Lindsay Ross Blog teaches you how to do it using your smartphone. Post your pic using #CricutSummer for a chance to win a $50 Target gift card!
- ATTEND AN OUTDOOR CONCERT
Summer nights were made for enjoying beautiful music outside. This week, find an outdoor concert! Listen to the blues under the stars, a symphony on a hillside, or a local band by moonlight. There are lots of fun opportunities all summer long for outdoor music.
- START A SILLY STRING FIGHT
Summer is all about spontaneity and FUN! Get more of both this week with an impromptu silly string fight.
- GO TO A BASEBALL GAME
Take me out to the ball game! Enjoy America’s pastime this week by heading to the ballpark. It doesn’t matter if it’s an MLB or Little League game enjoy the crackerjacks and sunshine! You can even DIY some baseball swag to wear with this baseball shirts tutorial from Real Housewives of Riverton using the Cricut Explore Air!
- RIDE A ROLLER-COASTER
Twists, turns, corkscrews, and loops! Get ready to ride some of the coolest, fastest, and downright craziest new roller-coasters this summer! From The Monster to Storm Chaser, Mashable has a list of the hottest new rides here.
- CELEBRATE THE 4TH
Be free, and rock something red, white, and blue this month! Check out this easy Make It Now project available now in Design Space.
- GO TO A FESTIVAL
Spend the day, weekend, or even week at a summer festival! From Bonnaroo to Coachella, there are so many great ones to choose from. Break out some fringe, and rock that festival style with this easy DIY leather necklace.