Patriotic Vase Made of StrawsWith some Dollar Tree straws, glue, and a plastic cylindrical container, you can make this just in time for the 4th! This is a cool idea for kids, but a hot glue gun is used. Supervision is always recommended.
Blue Star Wall HangingI found a plastic star tray that just needed a little something. So that is what I put; just a few buttons and a hand made hanger. Simple and easy, this would be a great project for the kiddos.
Simple and Fun Burlap Wrapped Country WreathI wanted to do another one of my "make it, shoot it, share it, and reuse it" crafts. So I got out my gorgeous ribbon, which is a mix of country burlap and patriotic colors. I hope you like it.
4th of July Craft Stick Star with StreamersThe Fourth of July is right around the corner. Make these cute star ribbon hanging decorations for indoor/outdoor.
Red White and Blue Caps for the FourthRed, white, and blue caps, Oh My!! With three Dollar Tree caps, some buttons, and wooden stars, you can make a fun and fast craft just in time for the Fourth!
Making Faux FirecrackersThese decorative firecrackers add a festive touch for a 4th of July party. They can be made with recycled materials and scraps of wrapping paper and ribbon.
Making an Americana Ball WreathThis scrap fabric strip and twine ball wreath is a winner. It can be done in the Americana colors shown or in you choice of colors to display for various seasons or occasions. The full project follows.
How to Make Zip Tie Fireworks DecorationsInexpensive zip ties are used to make these colorful decorations for the Fourth of July. Let us show you how.
Two Pictures in One Photo DisplayBegin with two of your favorite photos and some molding strips from a home improvement store. The instructions and accompanying photos necessary to complete this project can be found on this page.
Making a Stars and Stripes Door DecorationUsing folded, stars and stripes, motif paper you can make these little medallions to decorate for the Fourth or Memorial Day.
Making Floral Patriotic Wall Hangings from Serving TraysRed, white, and blue plastic divided serving trays, buttons, and some scrap yarn can be worked up into some fun floral patriotic wall hangings. It just takes some time and imagination, and a bit of crochet skill, but not a lot of money.
Toilet Paper Roll Fireworks ArtworkUsing a toilet paper tube that has many slits cut part way in from one end, you can create fun fireworks paintings. The kids will enjoy this project. It is fun for the Fourth, New Year, or anytime.
Patriotic Paper Plate Window DisplayThis super simple paper plate craft is perfect for the Fourth of July or Memorial Day. Grab some flag plates and start gluing to make your own patriotic paper plate window display.
Exploding Fireworks Ribbon CrownsThese ribbon crowns resemble exploding fireworks. They can be assembled using a wide variety of colors. Use them to decorate headbands, hair clips, or even give them away as party favors.
Fourth of July Star DecorationThis is a cute and frugal Fourth of July decoration, measuring about 15 inches tall. There are many different ways you could display this in your home. For example: hang on a door, wall, fireplace mantel, or table.
Chenille Stem Firework and Star DecorationsI love chenille stems. They are so cheap and versatile. I made these up today.
American Flag Clothespin PlatterHere is a decorative platter I made from wooden clothespins I found for a dollar. I painted them and then clipped them onto a plastic lid I would have otherwise thrown out. Alternatively, you could clip these clothespins onto a ring to make a nice wreath.
Paper Bag Flag Heart CraftYou can make this easy paper flag motif wall hanging as a stand alone piece or even incorporate it into a seasonal garland. This is a page about how to make a paper bag flag heart craft.
Rustic Framed Fabric Flag CraftUse torn strips of red, white, and blue fabric to make this rustic framed flag for the 4th or any time. Buttons serve as the stars. This is a page about making a rustic framed fabric flag craft.
4th of July Clay Pot Candle HoldersClay pots and saucers can be painted with patriotic colors and used as decorative candle holders for the 4th. This is a page about making 4th of July candle holders.
Napkin Decoupaged Flower PotI bought a pack of star patterned napkins last year at an Independence Day sale for 20 cents and saved them for crafting purposes. Here, I've used them to decoupage an old, worn flower pot to give it new life. Filled with red flowers, it makes a nice centerpiece for the 4th of July.
Patriotic Wood Star CraftWooden star shapes are easy to find at your local craft store. Decorating them with red, white, and blue paint or other mediums gets you started on making patriotic decorations for your home and garden. This is a page contains instructions for making a patriotic wood star craft.
Decorative 4th of July Recycled Candy JarsRecycled jars can find a new purpose with a bit of holiday decorations added. Fill with candy or other snacks and enjoy. This is a page about making decorative 4th of July recycled candy jars.
Patriotic Drinking Straw Wall ArtMake a cute little 4th of July wreath with some colored straws. This patriotic drinking straw wall art is sure to be an eye catching decoration for your home this 4th of July.
Independence Day WreathThis red, white, and blue Independence Day wreath is fun and easy to make. Hang it on a door or in a window to celebrate the 4th. This is a page about how to make an Independence Day wreath.
Star and Flag Wall HangingWith just some wooden stars, a button, and some strips of ripped fabric, you can make this wonderful wall hanging.
Crochet Americana Star Wall HangingWith some yarn, buttons, and wooden embellishments of your choice, you can make this unique wall hanging to show off your pride in the USA!
Uncle Sam Independence Day...Invite Uncle Sam to your Independence Day festivities and celebrate in style with this placemat. Make one to use as a table centerpiece, or make more placemats so that each guest will have his or her own.
Making a 4th of July Mesh WreathThis is a page about making a 4th of July mesh wreath. Use rolls of red, white, and blue mesh to make a seasonal wreath for the 4th.
Making a 4th of July Scrap Fabric GarlandThis is a page about making a 4th of July scrap fabric garland. Scrap fabric garlands are fun and easy to make for any occasion.