4th of July crafts are more popular than ever, and it’s no wonder why! With just a couple short weeks until the patriotic festivities ensue, now is the time to get your 4th of July crafts completed. Whether you’re looking for patriotic kitchen crafts, decorating ideas, July 4th clothing accessories, or all-American dessert recipes, these 15 American Craft Ideas for 4th of July are sure to provide the inspiration you’re looking for.
Patriotic Kitchen Crafts
If you’re hosting a 4th of July gathering this year, you’ll probably need some festive table decorations. Keep your table clean but still patriotic when you adorn it with American Flag Placemats. Maybe you’re eating outside, so you don’t necessarily need to keep your patio table clean. No worries! We have several other 4th of July crafts for your table. Say you’ve already hit the party store and bought red plastic knives, white plastic forks, and blue plastic spoons. Create Patriotic Cutlery Cans! There is no better way to display your patriotic silverware.
Do you still need a patriotic decoration for your front door? Now’s the time to make a Fourth of July Fabric Wreath. Have you ever seen or made tie blankets before? A similar technique is applied to this fabulous 4th of July craft. Maybe your front door is already covered, but you need a little patriotism inside your home. Try making the Burlap Americana Bunting! Your mantel will be full of Independence Day cheer.
July 4th Clothing Accessories
Everyone knows that come 4th of July, you are expected to dress in the appropriate colors. However, you probably get tired of wearing the same fireworks T-shirt or American flag polo every year. Dress up your traditional outfits with a Patriotic Pinwheel Brooch. This 4th of July craft is easy, quick to complete, and will surely win you complements during the Independence Day celebrations. If you’re all set for your patriotic ensemble, but you don’t know what to put your daughters in, try making a Yankee Doodle Dress. This craft is just as quick as the brooch and will endear everyone who sees the little girls dressed up for the holiday.
It’s July 3rd, and you just remembered you promised to bring dessert to tomorrow’s 4th of July party. Never fear! These All-American Dessert Recipes will save the day. Try making Delicious Patriotic Cake Balls. Cake balls are an extremely popular dessert, and are generally enjoyed by all. I dare you to find someone who doesn’t like this sweet dessert. If you need to make a dessert in even less time, try the No-Bake Flag Dessert Recipe. This dessert is insanely easy to make and takes under an hour of your time.
For more fabulous 4th of July crafts, check out the free eBook How to make July 4th Decorations: 8 Patriotic Craft Tutorials.
What is your favorite patriotic craft?