20 Fun DIY decorations for the 4th of July

Jul 2, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. ET

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.


Burlap wreath

Burlap Wreath

Image source: Blissfully Domestic

Melissa at Blissfully Domestic created this patriotic wreath using burlap, ribbon, and sparkly star garland. This DIY wonder will look awesome with picnic decor or hanging on your front door.


Embellished tin pails

embellished tin pails

Image source: Mod Podge Rocks

Get your patriotic decor by upscaling pails with Mod Podge and craft paper. Linda at Mod Podge Rocks created these beauties by cutting paper into small rectangular strips. Place on a mantel like Linda did for the perfect patriotic addition to your Fourth of July luncheon.


Patriotic napkin rings

Patriotic Napkin Ring

Image source: Gift Decorating

Set the perfect patriotic table using these DIY patriotic napkin rings from the ladies at Gift Decorating. With a paper towel roll and a few ribbon sizes, these are a simple craft with a large statement. Add to white plates or go patriotic with fun blue- and red-colored dinnerware.


Fireworks centerpiece

Fireworks Centerpiece

Image source: Gift Decorating

Another great Fourth of July DIY decor idea from Gift Decorating is a firework centerpiece. An awesome addition to any Independence Day table, this centerpiece is made using beads, duct tape and garland. Make a few extra sparklers for kid-safe and fun entertainment.


Patriotic pinwheels

Patriotic Pinwheels

Image credit: A Diamond in the Stuff

Make your guests spin with these patriotic pinwheels made by Courtney at A Diamond in the Stuff. Made using craft paper, wooden rods and glitter, cut and secured using a nail, these are great additions to this year's decor. Place on a mantel or as a centerpiece instead of a flower arrangement.

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