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DIY projects often claim to be easy, luring us in with the promise of a gorgeous result without gluing our fingers together. But that isn’t always the case, is it? We’ve found a summertime DIY project that is actually as easy as it promises to be. The hard part is wanting to make a lot more of them when you’re done! 

We found this gorgeous, simple canopy DIY created by Kate Albrecht, aka Mr. Kate, on Refinery29, and it is too good not to share. Use it to create a little more outdoor shade, or to pull your patio decor together. (If you use one indoors too, we won’t mind!). The recipe calls for just six ingredients, many of which even an amateur crafter will already have at home. If your patio could use a little perfecting, read on at Refinery29.