Add the combination of Red, White, and Blue perfectly to your 4th of July Decorations with these DIY ideas!
1. DIY Patriotic Sign
How many times have you said the pledge in school? At least a hundred times for sure? And yet, you forget, right? Well, this chic “pledge of allegiance” board is a bold reminder of the amazing nation you live in, as well as the flag that is used to represent it. The DIY idea is available here!
2. Plastic Cup Twirlers
This elegant 4th of July decor DIY idea isn’t difficult. It adds crisp and cool color accents and even seizes the patriotic spirit perfectly. See the tutorial here!
3. Lawn stars
Give a star-spangled treatment to your front lawn with the DIY available at Sunset. You can even add these to your backyard to create a nice splash of colors for your 4th of July party! They are sure to be the major highlight of your party and be a hit with the guests who will end up lying on their backs near it to pose for pictures against this amazing backdrop.
4. Patriotic USA Door Hanger
This eye-catchy door hanger embraces the true spirit of the nation and embodies all that America stands up for- individuality, dignity, and brilliance. Besides being a bold, festive decor, it is super easy to make and looks way costlier than it actually is. Learn more here!
5. Instant Seat Covers
Outdoor folding chairs have never been more relevant! Swap your usual seat covers with canvas fabric painted in blue, red and white stripes to create and express the crisp and warm moods of the season.
6. DIY Wooden Fireworks
These wooden fireworks don’t burst up in the air but definitely add a brilliant show of colors– Blue, White, and Red near your seating space. The step by step DIY article is here.
7. DIY Scrapbook Banner
This creative DIY banner is perfect for hanging above the front door, on your mantel, or even above the shutters to adorn your home this Fourth of July. Some fabric and leftover scrapbook pages are all you need. Click here for the tutorial.
8. DIY Festive Mat
Hand-stitched stars and stripes come together in this quick and simple DIY idea to create a grand placemat that can be used all year long to instill the true spirit of the nation in your home.
9. Patriotic Pallet Flag
A wooden version of the American flag. For this, you’ll need a few palettes, spray paint, and of course, some time. And remember the more blotched the wood, the better. Those gaps, cracks, spots and unsightly split pieces will add to the quaint appeal of your pallet flag. See the tutorial here.
10. Rustic USA Sign
This DIY project is easy to put together and involves cheap hardware store finds. Adorn it on the tree in your front yard, which is visible from all the spots.
11. Snap, Crackle & Pop
These quirky little sparklers might not put up an actual light show, but they surely add an element of drama to your home and garden. Visit Gypsy’s Nook to see the DIY article.
12. Burlap Banner
Burlaps can be very useful in the home and garden, and this DIY at See Vanessa Craft suggests this too. Add the signature colors of the American flag to it and what you have is an interesting piece of decor with patriotic flair.
13. Flag Lanterns
Give your empty pickle jars a new life with this simple DIY that converts these mundane objects into flag-inspired luminaries decorated with stars and stripes. Place them along with your flower pots in a strategic place and enjoy. Visit Keep Calm and Decorate for the instructions.
14. American Flag Candle
Who knew a stray branch could be your next DIY material! Add a few of these rustic candle logs to bring the ultimate touch of patriotic flamboyance to your decorations. Visit Redhead Can Decorate to learn the DIY project.
15. Patriotic Shutter
This DIY patriotic shutter is a bold way to showcase your love and pride for the country to the world to see. Click here to see the DIY!
16. Pinwheel Wreath
Burlap wreaths and floral wreaths are a thing of the fall, but with summer around, you need a more breezy option, like these pinwheel wreaths. They have such fun, vibrant flag-inspired colors that you will be proud to flaunt them on your front door, balcony, and even place a few in the garden. We found the idea here.
17. String Lights
Create a dreamy, party atmosphere on your front porch with these glowing balls of yarn. They are easy to assemble, and the whole family, including the kids, can join in the fun! And besides being festive string lights, these sparkly yarn globes make lovely garlands and even look good when placed in a bowl as a centerpiece. Click here to see the tutorial!
18. Ombre Wreath
An array of colorful fabric scraps conflated piece-by-piece to act as a fancy front door wreath. Try experimenting with a unique mix of patterns and bold shades for a more dynamic look, but don’t change the basic colors of blue, white and red. Tutorial here!
19. Painted Flower Pot
Paint your usual terracotta planter, using red, blue and white paint to lend an upbeat and celebratory mood to your home. Make the planter look extra peppy by pairing it up with lobelias, red geraniums or other flowers of similar colors. Learn more here!
21. Popsicle Stick Flag
Every kid in the world loves popsicle stick crafts. This simple yet exciting DIY is a great way to get your kids enthusiastic about the fourth of July decorations and even get them to learn a thing or two about this important day.
22. DIY Bunting Banner
This quirky bunting banner is a great 4th of decorating idea. The step by tutorial is available at Sugar Tot Designs!
23. Patriotic DIY Door Hanging Basket
If you’re looking for a festive summer decor idea, this one is perfect. Just fill up a wire basket with some moss and florals in colors of the flag, and get ready for some stares and smiles of appreciation. Click here to see the tutorial.
24. Straws & Stripes
Straws have come a long way from being simple plastic pipes meant for dunking in party drinks. These seemingly unimpressive tubes are just as striking as a patriotic party decor. This cute and dainty wreath uses straws of pastel colors to exude a festive aura and may be just what your front door needs to look fab. Visit The Project Corner to see the DIY!
25. Statue of Liberty Craft
This can be an enjoyable project for your kids. With a few common supplies, you can make it. The tutorial is available here!
26. Star Luminaries
Line your walkway with these barbecue-ready outdoor lanterns. Created from vellum stars and white bags, they are a beautiful and safe source of illumination and also act as a nice backdrop for some amazing party photos later. Visit Sunset to see the tutorial.
27. Tin Can Luminaries
Next time think twice before discarding those used soup and vegetable cans. These can be used to create beautiful standalone luminaries. Click here to see the how-to!
28. Pleated Door Flag
If you have a penchant for creating spectacular pieces of decor from inexpensive items, then this DIY is for you! It shows you how to convert a simple oak frame salvaged from a broken bookcase or an old glass door, into a rustic holder for the grand flag. We found this idea here.
29. American Birdhouse
Painted in the bold colors of the flag, this elaborate bird house makes for an attractive display in the yard. After all, what better way to celebrate country spirit than by extending such a kind gesture to Mother Nature!
30. Outdoor Tassel Garland
This vibrant and unique outdoor decor is appropriate for the Fourth of July decorations, it creates an eye-catchy show of colors. This colorful DIY idea with step bt step instructions is available here.
31. Patriotic Wind Catcher
A nice summer project for kids, these cute flag wind catchers are fun to make and look great as they rustle in the winds. Hang them up outside, place a hammock underneath and relax with a cool drink to celebrate! The tutorial is available here.
32. DIY USA Wooden Flag
Make the American wooden flag out of grade stake pickets to celebrate the Independence Day. Visit 2 Bees in a Pod to see the tutorial.
33. Fourth of July Pinwheels
These pinwheels are perfect for Fourth of July decorations, can be added to a walkway or vessel. The tutorial with instructions is available at BHG!