22 Easy 4th of July Crafts That Celebrate America

It doesn't get more patriotic than a red, white, and blue corn hole set.

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Happiness is Homemade/ Hostess With the Mostess

Come Independence Day, everything looks better with stars and stripes. Give your home the star-spangled treatment with these simple DIY crafts — wreaths, centerpieces, and more.

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Patriotic Suncatcher
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Patriotic Suncatcher

This easy-to-make kid's craft doubles as decor — that's something worth celebrating!

What you'll need: tissue paper ($6, ), white stars ($3, )

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Denim and Burlap Lighted Garland
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Denim and Burlap Lighted Garland

TBH you can live these string lights up all year round because denim never goes out of style.

What you'll need: string lights ($9, ), burlap ($16, ), denim ($12, )

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Fourth of July Napkin Holder
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Patriotic Napkin Holder

See? You can even make your plastic cutlery look patriotic.

What you'll need: plastic utensils ($10, ), little bitty bags ($7, ), twine ($10, )

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Confetti Poppers
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Confetti Poppers

Your kids will get a kick out of these red, white, and blue poppers — and you'll have so much fun with the post-party cleanup. (Apologies in advance.)

What you'll need: balloons ($13, ), confetti ($4, )

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American Flag Corn Hole
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American Flag Corn Hole

Seriously, it doesn't get more American than this.

What you'll need: painter's tape ($7, )

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Lia Griffith
Paper Stars

Thanks to a printable template, these red and blue stars are much simpler than they look.


What you'll need: cardstock ($14 for 50 sheets, )

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Ella Claire Inspired
Balloon Flag

Let freedom ring with this red, white, and blue balloon display. Just make sure to use a strong tape so that they don't blow away!

What you'll need: balloons ($11 for 100, )

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Uncommon Designs
Games Station

To keep kids entertained, set up a cleverly named snap, crackle, and pop station filled with snaps, sparklers, and bubbles.

What you'll need: mason jars ($20 for 12, )

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See Vanessa Craft
Burlap Flags

The best thing about this project is that you probably already have everything you need in your supplies cabinet (yes, even the novice crafters!).

What you'll need: burlap ($15 for 10 yards, ), paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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Hoosier Homemade
Patriotic Shutter

If you start with a white shutter, all this festive DIY requires is strategically-placed tape and two coats of paint.

What you'll need: paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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Lolly Jane
Patriotic Flower Pot

A few swipes of paint give standard terracotta celebratory style — and the planter is extra peppy when paired with red, white, and blue blooms.

What you'll need: terra cotta pot ($12 for 8, ), paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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Consumer Crafts
Uncle Sam's Hat

While this top hat project is stunning as a centerpiece, it could also double as a photobooth prop. We're all about the family photo opp.

What you'll need: paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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Craftaholics Anonymous
USA Wreath

This bold door decor showcases the American flag's iconic prints.

What you'll need: red and white ribbon ($13 per roll, ), chalkboard flags ($8 for 11 feet, )

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Hostess With the Mostess
Firework Backdrop

This entire spread has us smiling, but we're particularly impressed by the cheeky firework-inspired backdrop.

What you'll need: corks ($21 for 100, ), paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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Redhead Can Decorate
American Flag Log

You'll need to grab a drill to make this candle log, but for a final result as rustic and patriotic as this, we're game.

What you'll need: paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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Sparkle Living
Starry Tea Towel

Add a subtle starry touch to a plain white tea towel with this whimsical craft.

What you'll need: paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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Keep Calm and Decorate
American Flag Luminaries

Pickle jars get a second life as glowing luminaries decoupaged with stars and stripes. Not a pickle fan? Mason jars also work.

What you'll need: mason jars ($20 for 12, )

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Tikkido
Red, White, and Blue Utensils

The magic of washi tape strikes again with this easy way to jazz up typical plastic flatware.

What you'll need: patriotic washi tape ($11 for 5 rolls, )

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Design Improvised
4th of July Wreath

Patriotic pinwheels create a poppy paper firework effect on your front door.

What you'll need: patriotic pinwheels ($8 for 6, )

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It All Started With Paint
Mason Jar Flags

This creative twist on the painted mason jar gives your buffet an instant Americana theme.

What you'll need: mason jars ($20 for 12, ), paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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Live Laugh Rowe
Red, White, and Blue Paper Flowers

These impressive paper flowers start with simple circle shapes, so even novices can dress their patio table.

What you'll need: cardstock ($14 for 50 sheets, )

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Just A Little Creativity
Flag Banner

Trade your everyday door number for a more festive sign this season.

What you'll need: canvas banner ($6, ), paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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