48 Fun 4th of July Decorating Ideas
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Deck out your home in red, white, and blue for the Fourth of July this year. This collection of patriotic craft ideas will give you a good place to start with your holiday decorating. Create a red, white, and blue wreath for your front door or some patriotic home decor for your upcoming Fourth of July party. Check out the 48 Fun Fourth of July Decorating Ideas below to find centerpieces, garden craft ideas, DIY flags, and more. Your kids can even join in on the fun by helping you paint and hang these projects!
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Independence Day isn't complete without some 4th of July crafts and recipes! Luckily, you can find both in our free eBook 4th of July Crafts and Recipes. You'll find red, white, and blue projects to keep your entire family busy all season long. Plus, the delicious recipes will make you want to celebrate. Gather up your favorite people and have a party - just be sure to save these 4th of July decorating ideas and delicious dishes for the occasions: "4th of July Crafts and Recipes" eBook
4th of July Ideas for Centerpieces
- Patriotic Starburst Bouquet
Celebrate your patriotism with this red, white, and blue craft project. This festive bouquet makes a great quick and easy Fourth of July decorating idea.
- Fourth of July Centerpiece
This patriotic centerpiece looks like a collection of fireworks made with fabric, glitter and more.
- Independence Day Centerpiece
For great Fourth of July decorating ideas, paint a collection of clay pots for your centerpieces and other accents.
- Bursting Candle Centerpiece
This colorful patriotic centerpiece is great for the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Veteran's Day, or whenever you're feeling proud to be an American! It will add color and zest to your next party!
Fourth of July Decor For Your Garden
- 4th of July Planter
Use plastic-canvas to decorate a patriotic planter and plant stake. The planter is assembled from inexpensive cardboard or mat board.
- Patriotic Star Pinwheel
Create a star pinwheel with patriotic paper for a fun Fourth of July craft project.
- Patriotic Wind Chime and Watering Can
Paint a triangle wind chime or watering can with red, white and blue for a bit of Americana decor, perfect for the Fourth of July decorating.
- Painted Stars and Stripes Planter
These colorful stars and stripes planters are perfect for a patriotic party or any summer garden.
- July 4th Clay Pot Bell
Ring the bells of freedom with this clay pot bell. It's easy to make and looks great hanging from a porch or garden stake.
4th of July Crafts To Make Homemade Flags
- Grand Old Flag
Use fabric scraps and a foam block to create your own dimensional American flag.
- American Felt Flag
Use felt pieces to assemble a flat American Flag. You can hang this flag or use for table decorating this Fourth of July.
- American Flag Afghan
Follow this easy crochet afghan pattern to create an American flag, complete with white crochet stars.
- American Flag Placemat Tutorial
Use this step-by-step sewing tutorial to create an American flag placemat for a patriotic centerpiece or make many for dinner guests on Independence Day.
4th of July Decorating Ideas For a Picnic
- 4th of July Picnic Placemat
Featuring a handy pocket with a cross-stitch USA design, these placemats are perfect for a picnic. Keep eating utensils and a napkin in the pocket.
- Fourth of July Chalkboard Labels
Create miniature chalkboard labels to use again and again on the Fourth of July. These labels are create for buffets and place settings.
- Patriotic Cloth Napkins
Make your Fourth of July picnic a little more patriotic with homemade cloth napkins.
- Picnic Helpers Tutorial
Make your Fourth of July picnic or barbecue a little easier with this great craft project using empty aluminum cans.
- July 4th Utensil Bundles
These easy to make picnic bundles are a great way to store silverware for a picnice or outdoor party. These paper bundles are easy to make and will also serve as party decor! Gotta love crafts with double duty!
Fourth of July Decor For Your Table
- 3D Felt Stars
Create table toppers or hanging ornaments with sturdy felt sheets in red, white and blue. The felt star stickers are optional.
- American Flag Plate
Serve your Fourth of July barbecue and other favorites on this patriotic, painted plate.
- Easy No Melt Beeswax Candles
Create patriotic candles to accent any table with sheets of beeswax. These candles are eco-friendly and easy to make.
- July 4th Candleholders
Stacked clay pots make for thrifty Fourth of July decorating ideas. These patriotic candle holders also make great centerpieces.
- Patriotic Candle Holders
These cute Fourth of July candle holders are great for picnics or to take with you to the fireworks. Fill them with cintranella candles to keep the bugs away!
Fourth of July Decorating Ideas For Walls
- 4th of July Star Wreath
Use die-cut stars to create a quick and easy Fourth of July wreath in your favorite scrapbook papers.
- 4th of July Star Wall Hanging
Create a dimensional star hanging for your Fourth of July decorating.
- American Stars Felt Garland
Red, white, and blue felt becomes a garland of patriotic stars in no time. String across a porch, along a fence line or down a long table.
- Patriotic Crochet Wreath
Use your crochet skills to create stars and flags for a Fourth of July wreath.
- Pleated American Flag Garland
This sweet bunted banner is made with felt, so it's lightweight and inexpensive. This is a great home decor option for everyone, and it looks great hanging outside or inside.
More Patriotic Crafts You Should Check Out
- July 4th Pop Rock Sticks
Make sure your Fourth of July ROCKS this year with these amazing patriotic crafts.
- Allium Fireworks Display
Made with dried flowers and spray paint, this beautiful and easy 4th of July craft is perfect for decorating your home.
- Red, White, and Blue Bag
Show your love for your country this Fourth of July with this bold Red, White, and Blue Bag.
- Patriotic Throw Pillow Pattern
Make these easy Patriotic Throw Pillows using fabric remnants and fiberfill. No pattern required.
- Easy GOP Elephant Scrubby
The Grand Old Party has been waiting for you to make one of these!
- Democratic Donkey Scrubby
You've never seen anything like this before! Now you can enjoy showing your party affiliation with this clever Democratic Donkey Scrubby.
- Patriotic 4th of July Banner
Made using red, white, and blue card stock, this banner is lightweight and great for indoor and outdoor decorating.
- Americana Button Earrings
These super cute and easy Americana Button Earrings are the perfect way to get in the American spirit for your 4th of July celebration.
- Easy Patriotic Rag Wreath
Take a few hours before the Fourth of July to put together this Easy Patriotic Rag Wreath.
- Modern Americana DIY Vases
These Modern Americana DIY Vases implement your love of washi tape and combine it with your love of America.
- Patriotic DIY Ribbon Wreath
The Patriotic DIY Wreath will take you just a few hours to make and could easily be created out of materials from the dollar store.
- Star Spangled DIY Earrings
With some clay and some gold wire. You don't need a kiln for this project, just an oven.
- Button Flag Tray
You can use this 4th of July craft to serve some drinks to your backyard barbecue guests.
- American Pride Freedom Table
Easy enough to do for crafters of all skill levels, this table is perfect for beginning painters as well as those with more advanced skills.
- Decorative Wooden Block Fourth of July Craft
Turn your home into a patriotic haven with this Decorative Wooden Block Fourth of July Craft.
- Yummy DIY S'mores Kits
Try making these amazing Yummy DIY S'mores Kits for your next family bonfire or cookout.
- Patriotic DIY Napkin Rings
Celebrate your American pride this Fourth of July with the Patriotic DIY Napkin Rings.
- Watermelon DIY Table Settings
You can use these vinyl and clay art projects to expand your artistic tastes.
- Americana Mason Jar
Add some vintage charm to your 4th of July decorations with this Americana Mason Jar.
- Repurposed Patriotic Luminaries
This is sure to become one of your favorite 4th of July crafts. Decorations can be expensive but this one is perfect for frugal crafters.
The Fourth of July isn't complete without fun patriotic decorations, and luckily, there are tons of great tutorials in our printable collection 4th of July Crafts. Get started today and turn your home into a haven for all things red, white, and blue. Whether you're planning for a picnic or hosting a cookout, these 4th of July decorating ideas will get you in the mood to celebrate. Create banners, centerpieces, and more this Independence Day and get ready to party with "4th of July Crafts: Blogger Edition 2010" eBook
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