13 Patriotic DIY Projects for Your Fourth of July Party

Natasha Ero | 03 Jul 2023 | Seasonal Trends

Whether your Fourth of July party is a backyard barbecue or a quiet dinner party, we're sharing 13 red, white, and blue decor and snack ideas that will keep things festive!

1. Red, White, and Blue Chips and Salsa

Give a simple snack a patriotic spin by mixing red and blue corn chips in with regular ones. Whip up some homemade salsa to go with them. We especially love this easy recipe from The Pioneer Woman.

fourth of july party idea, tray of red white and blue chips and salsa

2. 4th of July Cupcake Bunting

Top off a tower of simple cupcakes with some charming mini bunting.

fourth of july cupcakes

3. Patriotic Fruit Kabob

This fresh and easy snack will taste as good as it looks. Amp up the decadence by dipping these in chocolate!

fourth of july fruit kabobs

4. Uncle Sam's Straw Bow Ties

Give straws patriotic flair with cute crepe paper bow ties. We'll be using ours to sip some homemade lemonade.

fourth of july bow tie straws

5. American Flag Mason Jars

Make an easy-as-pie centerpiece with painted and distressed mason jars.

fourth of july mason jars

6. Fourth of July Mason Jar Centerpiece

If you're not in the mood to paint, we love Domestically Speaking's easy centerpiece with a blue Ball Jar and red and white flowers.

fourth of july mason jar centerpiece

7. Indigo Stars and Stripes Napkins

This DIY couldn't be easier. Grab some 100% cotton napkins in dark blue and draw on stars and stripes with a bleach pen.

fourth of july party napkins

8. Patriotic Pom Pom Wreath

Give guests a warm first impression with this fuzzy pom wreath.

fourth of july party wreath

9. Americana Streamers

Crepe paper in shades of red, white, and blue will dress up your entry, patio, or over your dining table.

red white and blue fourth of july streamers

10. Swag Flag Necklace

Give your July 4th outfit antebellum charm with this DIY necklace that’s an ode to the swags found on covered porches.

fourth of july necklace

11. DIY Firecracker Popsicle Tea Towel

This DIY dish towel will look charming in your kitchen all summer long and is the perfect hostess gift for someone throwing a Fourth of July bash.

fourth of july tea towel

12. Fourth of July Picnic Quilt

Heading out to watch fireworks? Create the perfect space for your family to lounge with a quilt made of red, white, and blue bandanas.

red white and blue fourth of july picnic quilt

13. Sparkler Holder

When the sun goes down, it's time to light up the night! Have sparklers all ready to go with these printable holders.

fourth of july sparkler holder

Crafting your own Fourth of July party decor will add a personal touch to your Independence Day parties, plus it's a fun summer activity. From patriotic banners to star-spangled centerpieces, these DIY projects are fun for the entire family. Happy 4th of July!

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  • About Author

    Natasha Ero is a Social Media Marketer for Blinds.com. She is a native Houstonian and proud graduate of the University of Houston and the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. In her free time, she enjoys trying out the latest workout classes and the newest restaurants in town. Follow her on Twitter + Instagram at @nicetrynatasha.