12 DIYs That Will Make Your Summer Travels so Much Better

Posted by Emily Spicklemire

No matter where you're off to, there's a DIY that will make your trip SO much easier.

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It's vacation season! Did you know that no matter where you're jetting off to, there are DIYs that will make your trip easier (and way more Instagrammable, of course)? We've rounded up 12 craft projects that will help you pack for your travels beforehand(printable lists? Yes PLEASE.), have fun during them, and remember them afterwards. Read on to check out the projects that you can't miss this summer.

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Customize a cute pouch with a simple saying! Lovely Indeed shows you how.

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This no-sew leather makeup brush roll from Classic in Gray will help keep everything together!

Battle the "I'm bored" without resorting to your iPad. Toss this travel Tic-Tac-Toe game in your bag, and pull it out whenever anyone starts getting restless.

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These DIY stamped leather luggage tags from Almost Makes Perfect are definitely the chicest way to keep track of your luggage.

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You're going to need a place to keep all your beads & baubles safe! Maritza Lisa created these gem-inspired jewelry pouches.

Keep track of your summer memories with a DIY traveler's notebook!

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Ditch the boring strap that came standard with your DSLR & make your own! A Pair & A Spare has the instructions.

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Never forget anything with these printable packing lists from The Craftables.

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Fact: airplanes are cold. But who wants to lug around an extra sweater once you get to your beach vacay? This lightweight & versatile travel wrap from Right Where I Left Off is just what you need.

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This DIY cornhole set from Lovely Indeed is easy to throw in the car and go! Learn how to make this custom lightweight set at her blog.

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For another portable game, For the Makers shows you how to DIY your own checkers set!

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Finally, this travel crayon holder is another way to keep kids entertained on long trips! Bonus: no sewing required!

How are you adding DIY touches to your summer travels! Let us know below!