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Patriotic Party: 25 DIY 4th of July Decorations & Inspiration

Start planning your 4th of July party early with these 25 DIY 4th of July decorations and party inspiration. Go for a vintage Americana style and make a rustic American flag out of a wooden pallet. Decorate the table with a patriotic table runner, stars & stripes napkins, and fill mason jars with individual place settings. Click through for more ideas for turning your home into a memorable red, white, and blue party…

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  • Stripes & Stars Napkins 2 of 26
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    Decorate solid blue napkins with patriotic stars and stripes.
    Find out more at House of Earnest.

  • Striped Straws Wall Decor 3 of 26
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    Use red striped straws to make this wall hanging.
    Find out more at Christina's Adventures.

  • Luminaries 4 of 26
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    Make mason jar luminaries to lead guests to your door.
    Find out more at For the Love Of.

  • Patriotic Napkin Rings 5 of 26
    04

    Use burlap and ribbon to make these cute napkin rings.
    Find out more at Uncommon Designs Online.

  • Rope Wreath 6 of 26
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    Wrap rope around a styrofoam wreath and add stars at the end.
    Find out more at Just Crafty Enough.

  • Star Streamers 7 of 26
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    See how easy it is to turn a set of streamers into these star streamers.
    Find out more at Studio DIY.

  • Party Tags 8 of 26
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    Print out the party tags to adorn the treat table with.
    Check it out at Makoodle.

  • Paper Stars 9 of 26
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    Follow the tutorial to learn how to make these colorful stars.
    Find out more at Elli.

  • Star Chalk 10 of 26
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    Give the kids their own goodie bags of patriotic sidewalk chalk.
    Find out more at Project Alicia.

  • Jelly Bean Pods 11 of 26
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    Sew jelly bean pods to set out on the table.
    Find out more at Pretty Prudent.

  • Paper Lanterns 12 of 26
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    Hang paper lanterns across the porch with your kids.
    Find out more at All You.

  • Star Medallions 13 of 26
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    Hang paper medallions from the roof.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart.

  • Pallet Flag 14 of 26
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    Recycle an old pallet by turning it into a rustic American flag.
    Find out more at Plan it DIY.

  • Table Runner 15 of 26
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    Paint a table runner to use on the 4th.
    Find out more at East Coast Creative .

  • Cupcake Toppers 16 of 26
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    Use red, white, and blue ribbons for cupcake toppers.
    Find out more at Mache.

  • Firecracker Wreath 17 of 26
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    Learn how to make firecrackers to adorn this fun wreath.
    Find out more at Create, Craft, Love.

  • Drink & Bike Stations 18 of 26
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    Set up a drink station and a station for kids to decorate their bikes.
    Find out more at Jenny Cookies.

  • Firework Centerpieces 19 of 26
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    Use vellum to make these firework pom-poms.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart.

  • Sailboat Fruit Bowls 20 of 26
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    Prop a dowel with fabric inside a watermelon fruit bowl to turn it into a sail boat.
    Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens.

  • Firework Place Settings 21 of 26
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    Leave a box of sparklers at each table setting with a ribbon.
    Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens.

  • Juice Box Covers 22 of 26
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    Cover juice boxes with patriotic paper to add a patriotic touch.
    Find out more at Hostess with the Mostess.

  • Place Settings in a Jar 23 of 26
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    Give each guest a mason jar with a handkerchief and place setting inside.
    Find out more at All Things New.

  • Vintage 4th of July 24 of 26
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    Decorate a table with vintage toys and cut costs by using brown paper bags for goodie bags.
    Find out more at Hostess with the Mostess.

  • Patriotic Sand Candles 25 of 26
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    Set the kids up with a sand candle craft station to make with patriotic colors.
    Find out more at Martha Stewart.

  • Sparkler Caddy 26 of 26
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    Set up a safe sparkler caddy to extinguish their sparklers in.
    Find out more at Merriment Design.

Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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