20 Easy 4th of July Crafts for Your Most Patriotic Holiday Yet

The balloon flag is sure to impress your neighbors.

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Miki Duisterhof + The Suburban Mom

There's something about the red, white, and blue theme on Independence Day that makes us want to wear it from head to toe — then dress our tables and kids to match too. If you're right there with us, you'll go nuts over these genius crafts that'll keep you entertained and feeling festive until the big day.

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Painted Burlap Banner

Get the kids to help you make something they can later proudly show off at your big party.

What you'll need: burlap ($15 for 10 yards, ), paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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Patriotic Tie Dye Towel

Show your pride the fun way this holiday and sport the stars and stripes at the pool. You'll need tie dye and zip ties.

What you'll need: fabric paint ($14 for 18 bottles, )

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Flower Vases

This blogger raided her recycling bin to find jars she could spray paint for the holiday, resulting in a stunning centerpiece on the cheap.

What you'll need: paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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Balloon Flag

Enlist your family to help you blow up these balloons, then use tape to keep them in place — even if there are unexpected strong winds during your party.

What you'll need: balloons ($11 for 100, )

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Sun Catchers

Just in time for 4th of July, these summer sun catchers are a must for your home.

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What you'll need: star cookie cutter ($7 for 3, )

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Fabric-Wrapped Wreath

Armed with a pile of patriotic fabric scraps, you're ready to create the most festive wreath on the block.

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What you'll need: red and white ribbon ($13 per roll, )

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Patriotic Flower Pot

This stars and stripes-covered flower pot can stay on your patio all summer long.

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What you'll need: terra cotta pot ($12 for 8, ), paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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patriotic, homemade confetti
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DIY Confetti Launchers

Homemade confetti launchers are guaranteed fun, and they're easily made from household items. Cut a balloon in half, tie its end, and tape it to the bottom of a decorated toilet paper tube. To make the confetti, cut construction paper into tiny squares.

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What you'll need: patriotic confetti ($4 per package, )

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red white and blue mason jars
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Patriotic Mason Jars

Acrylic paint will transform your mason jars into pieces of patriotic perfection.

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What you'll need: mason jars ($20 for 12, ), paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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DIY Flag T-Shirts

Your little ones will love to decorate these patriotic shirts from scratch.

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What you'll need: paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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America Sign

This handcrafted America sign has more charm and character than any store-bought one.

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What you'll need: paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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exploding firework pipcleaner rings
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Firework Rings

These bursting bands are made with six half pieces of sparkly red, white, and blue pipe cleaners. Use your fingers to spin the spirals into place.

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What you'll need: sparkly pipe cleaners ($8 for 100, )

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Fourth of July Bandana Tablecloth

Line up four rows of three bandanas, alternating between red, white, and blue. Sew the rows together to get a pretty pattern, great for serving your holiday platters on.

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What you'll need: bandanas ($12 for 3, )

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DIY patriotic paper windsock for July 4th
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Patriotic Paper Windsock

Let the red, white, and blue fly with these decorative pieces made from chipboard, scrapbook paper, deco scissors, glue, ribbon, and twine.

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What you'll need: red and white ribbon ($13 per roll, )

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homemade watercolor striped napkins
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DIY Watercolor Striped Napkins

With fabric paint, white napkins, a brush, and water, you can quickly add elegance to your table decor while honoring the holiday.

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What you'll need: fabric paint ($14 for 18 bottles, )

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homemade star patriotic sidewalk chalk
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Sidewalk Chalk

You'll need plaster, washable paint, and a star silicone mold to make these fun treasures. It's a cool and colorful way to entertain the kids.

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homemade, patriotic cups for 4th of July
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Patriotic Cups

Turn the ordinary into the extraordinary this Independence Day with paint and lots of glitter.

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What you'll need: glitter paint ($6 for 6 bottles, ),

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DIY July 4th clothespin wreath
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Fourth of July Clothespin Wreath

Dress your front door with stars and stripes this 4th of July using a wreath frame, acrylic or spray paint, foam star stickers, and clothespins.

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What you'll need: clothespins ($10 for 100, ), paint ($18 for 18 bottles, )

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patriotic glitter candles and printable tags
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Patriotic Glitter Candles

These patriotic candles will add some twinkle to your table and light up your night.

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What you'll need: mason jars ($20 for 12, )

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Paper Star Lights

Brighten up your yard with these dazzling beauties made from–that's right–paper.

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