11 Cute and Easy July 4th Craft Ideas + 6 New Patriotic Patterns

11 Cute and Easy July 4th Craft Ideas + 6 New Patriotic Patterns


More Fourth of July ProjectsGet into the holiday spirit this Fourth of July with 11 cute and easy July 4th craft ideas. These fun July 4th craft ideas are a great way to get you in the mood to celebrate America and the freedoms we enjoy here. Creating July 4th crafts with your kids provides an opportunity to spend quality time together and teach your kids about American history and the significance of Independence Day.

This collection of July 4th craft ideas is all about decorating to set the mood for your Fourth of July celebration--decorating your house, your table, and yourself. Surround yourself with handmade American memorabilia in red, white, and blue and you won't be able to help feeling more than a little patriotic


11 Cute and Easy July 4th Craft Ideas + 6 New Patriotic Patterns Table of Contents

  1. Decorate Your House

  2. Decorate Your Table

  3. Decorate Yourself


Decorate Your Housepatriotic star wall hanging

Get your home ready for the 4th of July with these patriotic crafts!  These red, white, and blue projects can also be used for Memorial Day or Veteran's Day.  Show off your pride by decorating your home with these great American-themed projects!

  1. 4th of July Star Wall Hanging:  Use this cute pattern to make a festive paper star with wire and a sewing machine. Make several and hang them together on a wall or string them together to make a patriotic garland.
  2. Grand Old Flag:  Use cute Fourth of July fabric squares to make this textured flag. Hang it on the wall or set it on a table for an easy, eye-catching decoration.
  3. American Flag Afghan:  Let your creativity and patirotism take control as you make this snuggly American afghan.
  4. NEW!  4th of July Quilted Star:  These beautiful quilted stars would look great hanging from a mantel or window.  You could even hang them from a tree outside for a festive summer decoration!
  5. NEW!  4th of July Road Strip Quilt:  This beautiful quilt is a great way to show off your American pride!  Made with various shades of red, white, and blue, this decorative piece is great for bringing to the fireworks show or laying out for your summer picnic table.


Decorate Your Table4th of july choalkboard

Create a table scape that shows off your American pride!  With these easy and fun 4th of July decoration ideas, you'll have a table worth celebrating!  Invite the whole neighborhood over so you can show off your handiwork!

  1. American Flag Placemat Tutorial:  Use easy-to-find American flags and thin vinyl to make these festive placemats and brighten up your holiday tabletop.
  2. American Flag Plate:  Make these adorable plates this year and use them for many Independence Days to come.
  3. Fourth of July Centerpiece:  What table is complete without a great centerpiece to fill it out? Try this cute starry centerpiece, or make several for a larger table and cluster them.
  4. Independence Day Centerpiece:  This country-cute centerpiece is easy to make and looks great on an outdoor table. With multiple pieces and ways of arranging them, there are endless possibilities!
  5. Fourth of July Chalkboard Labels:  Use these cute and handy labels to let your guests know the name of each dish you're serving and add a little extra pizzazz to your table.
  6. NEW!  Celebrate America Centerpiece:  This fun and unique centerpiece is great for your 4th of July party!  Add photos of veterans or people you know who continue to fight for America's freedom. 
  7. NEW!  4th of July Picnic Placemat:  This picnic place mat is so cute!  It even comes with a little pocket to store silverware!  Use an old pair of jeans or a flannel shirt you no longer wear to create fun and unique placemats for the 4th of July.


Decorate Yourselffirecracker bracelet

Whether you're having a picnic, a party at home, or heading on out to an awesome fireworks display...you must dress to impress!  With these patriotic wearables, you can create an outfit that will show off how proud you are to be an American!

  1. July 4th Firecracker Bracelet:  Colored wire and pretty glass beads make this bracelet a winner.
  2. Patriotic Collar Necklace:  Use those loose beads to make this great patriotic necklace and then wear it with American pride. Use the same pattern to make necklaces in other colors to wear all year long.
  3. Patriotic Painted T-Shirt:  Get crafty and festive with this cute shirt. It's easy enough to make a new one every year, or make a cute design and save it to wear again and again!
  4. NEW!  4th of July Apron:  This is a great project for the grill master!  Keep your clothes clean with this cute summer apron!
  5. NEW!  4th of July Hat:  Heading out the 4th of July Parade?  Be sure to make and wear this awesome 4th of July Hat!  Even the Grand Marshall will be jealous of this one! 

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This is a great collection of ideas and inspirations. You can decorate your home or yourself! There are some very simple, inexpensive ideas. You don't have to break your wallet to celebrate with pretty Fourth of July items. Just grad some of these ideas and run with them. You are sure to find something.

I might try the placemat tutorial. I'm oving all these patriotic patterns and tutorials. If your readers are interested in a free pattern for red white and blue bangles/bracelets, they can click here: http://handmadebyannabelle.blogspot.com/2010/06/make-your-own-red-white-and-blue.html.


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