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20 Fun DIY decorations for the 4th of July

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DIY your red, white and blue

Get your patriotic DIY on with these Fourth of July-inspired crafts. Great for your Independence Day decor or to show your patriotism year-round, these red, white and blue crafts are cute as can be.

Red, white and blue bunting

DIY your red, white and blue

Image source: Just Between Friends

Jonie at Just Between Friends went DIY with a creative addition to her mantel. Using craft paper, a brown sack and her sewing machine, Jonie created a Fourth of July decoration that will last for years to come. Put above a mantel like Jonie did or in front of your picnic table.


No-sew patriotic bunting

DIY your red, white and blue

Image source: The Pleated Poppy

Lindsey at The Pleated Poppy created this patriotic bunting without using a sewing machine. The fabric was left over from another project, cut into triangles and glued to twine. Another mantel decoration or to hang anywhere in your home, this is an easy craft if you've got the material lying around.


All-American chip bowl

DIY your red, white and blue

Image source: Cathie Filian

Add some pizzazz to your Fourth of July decor with an all-American chip bowl. Cathie gave an American twist to this red bowl by Mod Podging star-cut newspaper and adding a navy blue ribbon. Use to serve chips or to hold red apples on your counter top.


Decorative string balls

DIY your red, white and blue

Image source: Craft Klatch

Need something to go in that cute, sparkly all-American chip bowl? Why not add these perfectly patriotic string balls by Craft Klatch. Saturate craft floss in liquid starch and wrap around a balloon. Pop the balloon and place in a bowl for your counter or coffee table decor.


Paper stars

DIY your red, white and blue

Image source: Anne Kata

Create an all-American setting for your Independence Day party using these paper stars by Anne Kata. With craft paper and string, these stars are easy to create in large quantities. Send home as party favors or put in storage for another star-studded party.

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