Celebrate our country’s independence by decorating your home with these fabulous ideas. These creative projects make the most of the red, white and blue theme that are sure to get you and your family into the spirit of occasion.
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Fun and Easy DIY Ideas for 4th of July Decor
How to Make Patriotic Bunting the Easy Way-for Memorial Day & 4th of July
This is very easy to make with inexpensive broadcloth that you can get on sale. It uses four yards of red, and two yards each of white and blue. This will be enough to make three buntings that are 54 inches long.
You can attach them with strings at the end to the front of your house or along your deck. The buntings add a vibrant and colorful touch that really reflects the spirit of the occasion.
DIY 4th of July Pillow
You can quickly give the decorative pillows in your home a makeover by making pillowcases with the 4th of July theme. There are many approaches to this project depending on the supplies you have.
You can use white pillow covers and decorate those, or sew them from scratch. The design can be printed on a printer or with a Cricut machine if you have one. Make decorative pillows for your outdoor furniture to enhance that party atmosphere.
4th of July Star Garland
This project is super easy and a very nice way to decorate your walls or doorway. Instead of flat stars, these are 3-dimensional. If you are using white paper, you can add some red or blue glitter to it for some extra dazzle.
The garland is very versatile because you can decorate almost anywhere with them. String your garland around your entryways to welcome your guests. Attach them along the stairs. String them above the windows for an instant effect.
4th of July Decorations Wreath Tutorial
Welcome your guests with a beautiful wreath that you can hang on your door. Basically, you start with a plain grapevine wreath, then add any number of festive touches that make the wreath uniquely yours.
Use a combination of ribbons, artificial flowers in red, white, and blue, and star cutouts that you attach with hot glue or wire. There are unlimited ways you can customize your wreath because you can basically create any look you want.
How to make Patriotic Pinwheels
Pinwheels are not just toys for kids. These are great for garden decorations along your front lawn or to decorate your large potted plants. Put the pinwheels on sticks of different lengths, group a few together, and make a fun pinwheel bouquet with which you can decorate a table or a shelf.
You can make these pinwheels out of colorful cardstock or decorative paper that are glued together. Add a pinwheel to a centerpiece or table decoration. Make enough for your guests and give them out as your party favor.
Fourth of July Decorations with Chalk Couture
If you are going to host a barbecue, you can dress up an otherwise boring table with this patriotic table runner. It is perfect if you have rustic outdoor furniture because this runner has a country theme to it.
It is a great way to use old red and white bandanas if you have them around. The runner can add a nice touch to any table where you are serving food. Add this to your collection of patriotic decor because you can use it again next year.
Fourth of July DIY silverware jars
Make your buffet food table even more festive with these decorative holders for your utensils. By using old jars, it will cost nearly nothing to make.
You can make several and keep the forks, knives, and spoons separated. These are much more attractive than just leaving out utensils on a tray, and they keep the utensils organized.
Quick & Easy 4th of July Mantel Decorations
Your mantel is a perfect place to rotate themed decorative items throughout the year. If you have special patriotic picture frames or other themed items that you purchased from the store, you can place these on the mantel.
Then, follow these instructions to make red/white/blue circular paper fans to decorate along the mantel to draw attention to the decor items.
DIY: Fourth of July Wall Hanging
If you want to hang something other than a wreath on your door, here is an attractive hanging that can be used on your door or on your wall. It uses strips of red, white, and blue fabric, ribbons, small pom poms and a wooden dowel.
There is no sewing or gluing involved. The look is rustic and charming, without requiring a lot of time and effort.
DIY Giant Pool Noodle Firecracker Decoration - Dollar Store Craft
The 4th of July is right in the middle of the summer season. That means stores everywhere will be selling pool noodles. With sections of a red pool noodle, you can make a whimsical table decoration that resembles gigantic firecrackers.
Topping them with pieces of wired metallic garland with stars in patriotic colors will make those firecracker noodles look like they are bursting with celebration. Make them for your tables or for your mantel.
Painted Burlap Patriotic Place Settings | A Night Owl Blog
If you are hosting a sit-down meal, impress your guests by creating this place setting for each of them. It's just a small burlap bag on which you can paint a simplified American flag. Put each setting and a colorful napkin inside the bag, and put the whole setting on the plate.
This will give your food table a really nice, uniform look that is photo-worthy. Your guests will sure to be impressed when they see such a lovely table.
stars + stripes patriotic flower pot
Summer is a great time to get some colorful annuals that can make your home burst with color. Transform a regular terracotta flower pot into something special for the 4th of July.
You can place these patriotic pots of blooms in front of your house, on your deck or in your patio.
Patriotic 4th of July Crafts: Uncle Sam Centerpiece
Who does not think of Uncle Sam's iconic top hat when you talk about the 4th of July? This creative centerpiece starts with a top hat made from paper mache which you transform into Uncle Sam's hat.
Stick craft foam on top of the hat and attach decorations to make the centerpiece. Use your creativity to customize the arrangement on top of the hat to make it as grand as you want.
Patriotic Paper Flowers
If you need something to put in those decorative holders that you had just made, make some of these paper flowers and create a patriotic bouquet.
You can make a variety and arrange them in any way you like. Use them in your centerpiece. Put them in a vase and decorate your mantel.
These are just some of the many creative ideas for décor that you can make yourself to celebrate the 4th of July. Many of these ideas can be tweaked and customized to achieve the look you want. You do not need to rely on store-bought décor items which can be expensive.
Stretch your creative muscles and make your own décor. It will make your celebration a lot more meaningful.