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48 Fun 4th of July Decorating Ideas

These 48 4th of July crafts have all the patriotic party ideas you need!

By: Caley Walsh, Editor,
48 Fun 4th of July Decorating Ideas

Deck out your home in red, white, and blue for the Fourth of July this year. This collection of patriotic craft ideas will give you a good place to start with your holiday decorating. Create a red, white, and blue wreath for your front door or some patriotic home decor for your upcoming Fourth of July party.

Check out the 48 Fun Fourth of July Decorating Ideas below to find centerpieces, garden craft ideas, DIY flags, and more. Your kids can even join in on the fun by helping you paint and hang these projects!

Patriotic Home Decor Projects

4th of July Garden Crafts

  • 4th of July Planter

    Use plastic-canvas to decorate a patriotic planter and plant stake. The planter is assembled from inexpensive cardboard or mat board.

  • Patriotic Star Pinwheel

    Create a star pinwheel with patriotic paper for a fun Fourth of July craft project. 

  • Patriotic Wind Chime and Watering Can

    Paint a triangle wind chime or watering can with red, white and blue for a bit of Americana decor, perfect for the Fourth of July decorating. 

  • Painted Stars and Stripes Planter

    These colorful stars and stripes planters are perfect for a patriotic party or any summer garden.

  • July 4th Clay Pot Bell

    Ring the bells of freedom with this clay pot bell.  It's easy to make and looks great hanging from a porch or garden stake. 

Patriotic Table Decor

  • Patriotic Starburst Bouquet

    Celebrate your patriotism with this red, white, and blue craft project. This festive bouquet makes a great quick and easy Fourth of July decorating idea. 

  • Fourth of July Centerpiece

    This patriotic centerpiece looks like a collection of fireworks made with fabric, glitter and more.

  • Independence Day Centerpiece

    For great Fourth of July decorating ideas, paint a collection of clay pots for your centerpieces and other accents.

  • Bursting Candle Centerpiece

    This colorful patriotic centerpiece is great for the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Veteran's Day, or whenever you're feeling proud to be an American! It will add color and zest to your next party! 

  • 4th of July Picnic Placemat

    Featuring a handy pocket with a cross-stitch USA design, these placemats are perfect for a picnic. Keep eating utensils and a napkin in the pocket.

  • Fourth of July Chalkboard Labels

    Create miniature chalkboard labels to use again and again on the Fourth of July. These labels are create for buffets and place settings.

  • Patriotic Cloth Napkins

    Make your Fourth of July picnic a little more patriotic with homemade cloth napkins.

  • Picnic Helpers Tutorial

    Make your Fourth of July picnic or barbecue a little easier with this great craft project using empty aluminum cans. 

  • July 4th Utensil Bundles

    These easy to make picnic bundles are a great way to store silverware for a picnice or outdoor party.  These paper bundles are easy to make and will also serve as party decor! Gotta love crafts with double duty!

  • 3D Felt Stars

    Create table toppers or hanging ornaments with sturdy felt sheets in red, white and blue. The felt star stickers are optional.

  • American Flag Plate

    Serve your Fourth of July barbecue and other favorites on this patriotic, painted plate.

  • Easy No Melt Beeswax Candles

    Create patriotic candles to accent any table with sheets of beeswax. These candles are eco-friendly and easy to make.

  • July 4th Candleholders

    Stacked clay pots make for thrifty Fourth of July decorating ideas. These patriotic candle holders also make great centerpieces.

  • Patriotic Candle Holders

    These cute Fourth of July candle holders are great for picnics or to take with you to the fireworks. Fill them with cintranella candles to keep the bugs away!

  • Button Flag Tray

    You can use this 4th of July craft to serve some drinks to your backyard barbecue guests. 

  • American Pride Freedom Table

    Easy enough to do for crafters of all skill levels, this table is perfect for beginning painters as well as those with more advanced skills.

  • Patriotic DIY Napkin Rings

    Celebrate your American pride this Fourth of July with the Patriotic DIY Napkin Rings. 

  • Watermelon DIY Table Settings

    You can use these vinyl and clay art projects to expand your artistic tastes. 

Creative Flag Ideas

  • Grand Old Flag

    Use fabric scraps and a foam block to create your own dimensional American flag.

  • American Felt Flag

    Use felt pieces to assemble a flat American Flag. You can hang this flag or use for table decorating this Fourth of July.

  • American Flag Afghan

    Follow this easy crochet afghan pattern to create an American flag, complete with white crochet stars.

  • American Flag Placemat Tutorial

    Use this step-by-step sewing tutorial to create an American flag placemat for a patriotic centerpiece or make many for dinner guests on Independence Day.

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