11 DIYs You Need to Do Before You Hit the Beach

As you finish unthawing from that intense winter weather and nurse your post-exams headache, you might just get bitten by the beach bug. It is summertime, so where else would you want to be but the beach? Don't forget to fill your beach bag with these 11 beach-ready DIYs!

1. Donut Sunglasses

You do-nut need anything but these super sweet spectacles to keep the sun out of your eyes.

2. Graphic Beach Towels

The whole squad can dry in style with these totally customizable graphic beach towels.

3. Bra to Bikini Top

Upcycle an old bra into a bikini top for the perfect fit.

4. Peplum Tankini

If you're not about that bikini life, try this super cute DIY peplum tankini instead!

5. Beach Towel Bag

This beach bag transforms into an oh-so-soft towel. Bonus: There's a pillow attached, too. Talk about functional!

6. Barefoot Sandals

Be boho beautiful with this unique beach jewelry.

7. Chic Beach Wrap

Turn any yard of fabric into this quick and easy beach wrap!

8. Ten-Minute Tote Bag

Whip up this adorable tote bag in no time!

9. Sun-Soothing Aloe Vera Cubes

Freeze aloe vera gel for a little post-sunbathing relief.

10. '90s Swimsuit

'90s-style one pieces are *so* in right now. Make your own with a customized fun phrase, and you'll be the envy of every bikini-wearing chick.

11. Summer Straw Hat

Every beach bum needs a chic hat to block those harsh rays. Try out one of these fun, Insta-worthy DIY options!