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Finished wind chime.

Fourth of July Wind ChimeHere's a fun little wind chime your kids will love to make and hang for their Fourth of July Celebration. Place a line of masking tape around the blue plastic disposable cup, 2 - 2 1/2 inches from the bottom. The tape will prevent the cup from splitting when it is cut.

 

Flower shaped decoration for the 4th of July.

Firecracker FlowerThis cute kids craft is perfect for the "Fourth Of July." It has a simple flower shape with a glitter like a bursting firecracker. Make one to hang on the wall, or have a group of children each make one, then hang along the wall with red, white, and blue streamers for decoration!

 

A patriotic Americana angel

Fourth of July AngelsStiffened fabric with felt backing can be made into one of three gifts!

 

Crochet red, white, and blue heart shaped pin.

Red White And Blue Heart PinTwo sizes of hearts for a pin, or magnet. Chain 4, make all stitches in the first chain. 3 trc, 3 dc, chain 1, 1 trc, chain 1, 3 dc, 3 trc, chain 2 slip stitch. Fasten off.

 

Finished shakers.

4th of July Party ShakerRed, white, and yoo-hoo! Celebrate America's Independence Day with these festive noisemakers!

 

Red, white, and blue wooden star decoration.

Patriotic Wood StarLay your pattern on the best side of your wood, trace all lines using carbon paper. My pattern happened to fit on a piece of copy paper, but feel free to enlarge or shrink it as you want.

 

Closeup of three finished pinwheels

Star-Spangled PinwheelsWhatever way you plan to celebrate the fourth of July, it's a really nice idea to make your own decorations to help your event go with a swing. With just some paints, paper, and a bit of imagination you can create some stunning star-spangled pinwheels.

 

A circular folded paper with crepe ribbons.

Stars and Stripes Door DecorationThese pretty designs allow you to be an American with great pride as you remember those who fought and died for our country to keep it free. Display them with love and affection for those who have died for freedom.

 

Scrappy framed flag with button "stars".

Framed Fabric FlagUse odds and ends of fabric strips to add to your decor.

 

garland hanging outside

4th of July Scrap Fabric GarlandSince our daughter's birthday is on the 4th of July I wanted to make some fun decorations that I could reuse. I am tired of buying the flimsy, cheap decorations at the store that only last one year. So I made this awesome garland to hang outside!

 

Serving trays decorated with buttons and a crocheted center, in red, white and blue.

Floral Patriotic Wall Hangings from...With a bit of work and about 2 hours, you can have this fun project in your home. It's all very easy and you can customize them to your own liking.

 

Uncle Sam Independence Day Placemat

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.

 

star shaped 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!

 

finished flag wall hanging

Crocheted Flag Wall HangingWith some Americana yarn colors, buttons, paperboard, and glue you can make this fun flag. It was inspired by one made with fabric yo-yos, but thought I could make them with little circles of yarn.

 

Star and Flag Strips Wall Hanging

Star and Flag Wall HangingWith just some wooden stars, a button, and some strips of ripped fabric, you can make this wonderful wall hanging.

 

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Patriotic Decorative Jar

Patriotic Decorative JarHere is an easy and thrifty way to decorate outdoors for the patriotic holidays with simple items you may all ready have or just let the kids have fun making some.

 

Patriotic Straw Wall Art - finished wreath hanging

Patriotic Straw Wall ArtI saw something like this on line, but I made my own. I had to improvise because I didn't buy enough of two colors, but I think it came out pretty cute anyway.

 

Summer Door Decor - finished red door hanging

Summer Door DecorI had some placemats for almost two years and finally took the time to make them into something special.

 

Toilet Paper Roll Fireworks Artwork  three color fireworks

Toilet Paper Roll Fireworks ArtworkWith a toilet paper roll, you can achieve fireworks or make a dandelion/flower card using the same concept. This is a very fun activity for both adults and kids. You can make a great piece to hang on the fridge afterwards, or to gift as a card.

 

Zip Tie Fireworks Decor - three fireworks bursting decorating hanging in a cluster

Zip Tie Fireworks DecorThese are cheap and cheerful decorative pieces just in time for 4th of July. I used a colourful assortment pack of zip ties I got at the Dollar store, along with some pipe cleaners, to make these fun dimensional bursts of colour. This is an excellent all-ages craft!

 

Napkin Decoupaged Flower Pot - flowers in pot

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.

 

American Flag Clothespin Platter - finished plater

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.

 

Chenille Stem Firework and Star Decorations - one finished firework design hanging

Chenille Stem Firework and Star DecorationsI love chenille stems. They are so cheap and versatile. I made these up today.

 

Fourth of July Star Decoration - finished star on brown background

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.

 

Exploding Fireworks Ribbon Crowns - two red and white and two blue and white crowns

Exploding Fireworks Ribbon CrownsThis craft can be used as decoration to anything like party favors or headbands and hair clips. Some might think it's too delicate and complicated, but surely it's very easy to make.

 

Patriotic Window Display - plates hanging in the window

Patriotic Window DisplayThis is so super simple it's fun and easy.

 

Americana Ball Wreath - finished wreath hanging on exterior wall

Americana Ball WreathI am into Americana way more than traditional red/white/and blue. So I make things every year that reflect that color choice.

 

Faux Firecrackers - final display with plastic blue star bowl and red, white, and blue beads arrayed in front of the four firecrackers

Faux FirecrackersOn pinterest, I found someone who had covered long boxes to look like firecrackers. Well, I found 4 very unigue cylindrical things that I thought looked more like firecrackers, so I went for it! I hope you like them.

 

4th of July Craft Stick Star with Streamers - three of the star decorations lying on a deck

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.

 

Simple and Fun Burlap Wrapped Country Wreath - wreath hanging on a door

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.

 

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Red White and Blue Caps for the Fourth - finished red cap

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!

 

Blue Star Wall Hanging - blue plastic tray star hanging

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.

 

The completed decorative vase with flowers.

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.

 

The completed hanging flag decoration.

Fourth of July Stick FlagSimple, quick, and inexpensive

 

The completed 4th of July candle jar.

4th of July JarJust in time for 4th of July. This simple painted jar with a tea light inside maks a fun centerpiece.

 

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