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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.

Coffee cake stand

DIY your red, white and blue

Image source: Mod Podge Rocks

Save dough and upcycle an old coffee can into the perfect patriotic cake stand like Amy from Mod Podge Rocks. Mod Podge on white paper with strips of American printed craft paper, add on a clear plastic plate and ta-da, instant cake stand!


Fireworks garland

DIY your red, white and blue

Image source: DIY Life

Brie at DIY Life started her Fourth of July countdown by creating this fireworks garland. Made with tulle and ribbon, this is an easy and "explosive" craft. Use to decorate a fireplace mantel or hang across your entryway to get into the patriotic spirit.


Flag hurricanes

DIY your red, white and blue

Image source: Sweet Something Designs

Another upcycle idea comes from Michelle at Sweet Something Designs. Using old pickle jars, Michelle cleverly glued on American flags and threw some sand in the bottom plus a candle for a DIY hurricane. Inexpensive and attractive, this is a great addition to any backyard setting.


American flag block

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Image source: The Winthrop Chronicles

A craft you can make with the kids, this American flag block was made by Mod Podging on scrapbook paper. Sarah from the Winthrop Chronicles used scrap wood to spray paint and had the kids help with the Mod Podging. Great for a mantel or piano top, this decoration can be kept up year-round.


Fourth of July tulle and ribbon rosettes

DIY your red, white and blue

Image source: Spotted Canary

Create your own Fourth of July rosettes with the help of Spotted Canary. This craft is good for any decor addition and simple to make using tulle and ribbon. Create a mantel decoration with the rosettes or spread across a dining room table for a little pizzazz for your plate.

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