14 Easy DIY Fourth of July Decorating Ideas (Part One!)

Independence Day is nearly upon us in the USA, and it’s not only the time we celebrate our nation’s independence, but it’s also the time for fun parties and celebrations with family and friends. Decorate for your party, add fun themed favors, and try some fun and festive snacks — all in this collection (part one — 14 of 28!) of great DIY decorating ideas for the Fourth!

Get inspired after the break!

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  • Fourth of July Mantel 1 of 14
    Fourth of July Mantel
    Bring your fireworks indoors — safely — with this great firework mantel idea. Bring those great explosions indoors without any worries!
    Learn more at Landee See Landee Do
  • Easy DIY Bunting 2 of 14
    Easy DIY Bunting
    Bunting's as American as apple pie and hot dogs. And you can add it easily and quickly for any party — indoors or out — with these great ideas.
    Learn more at Better Homes and Gardens
  • Red, White, and Blue Gumballs and Flags 3 of 14
    Red, White, and Blue Gumballs and Flags
    Make awesome, simple and striking centerpieces with inexpensive flags and colored gumballs — learn how!
    Learn more at Divine Party Concepts
  • Patriotic Wall Art Using Washi Tape 4 of 14
    Patriotic Wall Art Using Washi Tape
    Update your art for Independence Day with washi tape. Learn how to make it your own!
    Learn more at 52 Mantels
  • Rocket Flag Favors 5 of 14
    Rocket Flag Favors
    Make cute, themed favors — fill your rockets with whatever your party guests or family likes best!
    Learn more at Martha Stewart
  • Red, White, and Blue Candy Centerpiece 6 of 14
    Red, White, and Blue Candy Centerpiece
    Build tasty and festive centerpieces with this great red,white and blue candy idea.
    Learn more at Better Homes and Gardens
  • Patriotic Tin Can Windsocks 7 of 14
    Patriotic Tin Can Windsocks
    Here's a great project your kids can work on for the holiday (with adult supervision) — make tin can windsocks. Supplies and directions are easy!
    Learn more at The Wilson World
  • Fourth of July Party Favor Rings 8 of 14
    Fourth of July Party Favor Rings
    My kids love ring pops — here's how to make them festive for the Fourth!
    Learn more at Lisa Storms
  • Oh Snap Party Favor Toppers 9 of 14
    Oh Snap Party Favor Toppers
    Most areas, regardless of fireworks restrictions, allow snap poppers. Make them much more fun and festive with this witty "Oh Snap" party favor topper idea!
    Learn more at Eighteen25
  • Red, White, and Blue Washi Tape Treat Bags 10 of 14
    Red, White, and Blue Washi Tape Treat Bags
    Make your treat bags something worth holding on to with these cute washi tape bags. I think I'll make some to hold the candy from our neighborhood parade!
    Learn more at The Sweetest Occasion
  • Patriotic Flag Wreath 11 of 14
    Patriotic Flag Wreath
    This is such a fun idea, and it's something the kids can help with, too! All you'll need is a wreath form and a boatload of toothpick flags — and luckily they sell them by the boatload!
    Learn more at Oodlekadoodle Primitives
  • Red, White, and Blue Rubber Band Votive Holders 12 of 14
    Red, White, and Blue Rubber Band Votive Holders
    Turn votive to festive with this easy and fun idea — just using colored rubber bands. Check out the complete details.
    Learn more at Better Homes and Gardens
  • Patriotic Mini Umbrella Wreath 13 of 14
    Patriotic Mini Umbrella Wreath
    I love the textures and shapes in this red-white-and-blue wreath. You'll love it too, hung on your door, wall or as a centerpiece.
    Learn more at All You
  • Fourth of July Marshmallow Pops 14 of 14
    Fourth of July Marshmallow Pops
    Festive and edible — a perfect combination. Check out the easy directions for these snacks.
    Learn more at Living Locurto

Do you do anything to celebrate the Fourth? Let us know YOUR ideas in the comments!!

 

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