Now that summer is finally here and the weather is warm, going to the beach is at the top of our list. This, of course, means finding the appropriate beach attire without blowing our budgets. Many popular clothing companies offer the perfect beach cover up, but with a high price tag. Nothing ruins a good mood quite like falling in love with a product only to realize that it’s way out of your budget. So, in lieu of this great dilemma, here are our 3 favorite DIY beach cover ups to keep you looking good while you’re on vacation.
For the girly-girl, this smocked beach cover up dress is perfect. You can throw it on over your bathing suit before you head to the beach, and later pair it with cute wedges for a night on the boardwalk. The instructions are clear, concise, and easy to follow. The best part of it is that you can pick whatever fabric you want. Obsessed with polka dots? No problem! Prefer a solid color? You can do that too. This dress is 100% customizable, at a small fraction of the price you would pay in a store.
For the girl always on the go, this wrap is ideal. With minimal sewing skills, you can have the perfect Victoria’s Secret inspired wrap for less than half the cost. Again, you can customize the fabric color, pattern, and type. To give it a creative twist, customize the straps. Braid fabric for a laid back vibe, or decorate your straps by integrating fashionable chains. Everything about this cover up can be customized to your taste and budget.