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10 Fun Things to Do at Home This Weekend

Even in the summer, weekends are still weekends, which means they're reserved for fun. Whether you're planning on spending the day lounging outdoors, enjoying time with the family, or improving your space, spend this weekend living it up with these fun ideas.
07/16/2015 11:31am ET | Updated December 6, 2017
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Even in the summer, weekends are still weekends, which means they're reserved for fun. Whether you're planning on spending the day lounging outdoors, enjoying time with the family, or improving your space, spend this weekend living it up with these fun ideas.

1. Play a huge game of Yahtzee on the lawn
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Project via Angela @Blue I Style

Make your own dice with this tutorial.

2. Add some quick color to your home decor
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Project via Katie @Upcycled Treasures

Use a scarf to give your plants a color boost with these directions.

3. Lounge on the lawn with a good book and a cold drink
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Project via Kendra @The Kreative Life

Follow this tutorial to make your own shady retreat.

4. Learn a new skill as a family (like juggling!)
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Project via Mary Beth @Cupcakes and Crinoline

Make your own juggling chicken beanbags with the directions here.

5. Share a drink with a friend
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Project via Brooke and Sam @Zest It Up

Get directions here to make your own rustic bottle opener.

6. Host an epic family carnival
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Project via Lisa @The Pennington Point

Here's how to make your own bean bag toss.

7. Upgrade your organization routine
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Project via Heather @The Heathered Nest

Add a chalkboard wall like this for shopping and to do lists.

8. Challenge your SO to a board game
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Project via Timisha @Toolbox Divas

Tic Tac Toe can be flirtier than you think - learn to make your own upcycled set here.

9. Make a personalized gift for someone who needs it
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Project via Andrea @Personally Andrea

Make your own cute personalized flower pot present with these directions.

10. Lose a game to your toddler (or grand-toddler)
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Project via Megan @C'mon Get Crafty

There's nothing quite as cute as the gleeful smile they have when they win. Build this age-appropriate bag toss game with this tutorial.

Get some more weekend ideas and inspirations on the "Sunday Funday" page on Hometalk!