Roundup: 20 Festive Fourth of July DIY Ideas

Independence Day is fast approaching, but there’s still time to make some fun fourth of July inspired crafts. Whether you’re hosting a big bash or just celebrating at home with family and friends, adding some red, white and blue will surely lend a festive feel to your day!    


1. Make a fun crepe paper wind sock using these easy instructions. [Photo: Multiples and More]

2. Try your hand at a red, white and blue star banner. Check out the full tutorial here. [Photo: Madigan Made]

3. Stay hydrated with these festive little water bottles. Find these and many other printables right here. [Photo: Tweedle D Designs]

4. Decorate your cupcakes (or anything, really!) with these adorable little pinwheels. Find instructions here. [Photo: On To Baby]

5. Make a patriotic paper chain! Find printable files and a tutorial here. [Photo: Love The Day]

6. Recycle an old pallet to make this festive American flag. Check out the directions here. [Photo: Alex Haralson]

7. Use rice and food coloring to create your own version of these candle centerpieces. [Photo: Bright Nest]

8. Find instructions for these beautiful luminaries right here. [Photo: Bravo Events

9. Make a wreath out of clothespins… easy peasy! [Photo: Fun Holiday Crafts]

10. Or make one out of yarn. Find out how here. [Photo: Naptime Crafting]

11. Here’s another yarn idea. [Photo: Emily Sparks]

12. Decorate your table with crepe paper! Find out how here. [Photo: Party People]

13. Cover your mason jars with these pretty paper circles. [Photo: Casa Diseno]

14. Now onto the food… use cookie cutters to make watermelon stars. Find lots of other creative ideas here too. [Photo: Kara’s Party Ideas]

15. A red, white and blue parfait will hit the spot! [Photo: Martha Stewart]

16. Make a trifle if you’re having a party. Get the recipe here. [Photo: Martha Stewart]

17. Patriotic strawberries will be a hit at the party too. Check out the recipe here. [Photo: Spoonful]

18. Decorate your punch with patriotic fruit! [Photo: HWTM]

19. Spiked raspberry lemonade is a refreshing cocktail for a hot day. Find the recipe here. [Photo: Fabulous Foods]

20. A layered red and blue cocktail will be the hit of the party! Find out how to make one here. [Photo: Food Network]