13 Patriotic Projects for Your 4th of July Party

Abigail Sawyer | 08 Jun 2015 | Seasonal Trends

Whether your 4th of July party is a backyard barbecue or a quiet dinner party, we’ve got red, white and blue decor + snacks that’ll keep things festive!


Red, White and Blue Chips + Salsa

Give a simple snack a patriotic spin by throwing some 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.

Red white and blue chips and salsa

4th of July Cupcake Bunting

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

cupcake topper bunting

Patriotic Fruit Kabob

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

Patriotic Fruit kabob

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.

Uncle sam 4th of july straw

American Flag Mason Jars

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

American flag mason jars

4th 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.

4th of july centerpiece

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.


Patriotic Pom Pom Wreath

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


Americana Streamers

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

4th of july crepe paper

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.

Swag flag necklace

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 4th of july bash.

4th of july tea towels

Red, White and Blue 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.


Sparkler Holder Printable

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

4th of july sparkers holders

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13 patriotic projects for your 4th of july party

  • About Author

    Abigail Sawyer is the Manager of Social Media Marketing for Blinds.com. She's a home improvement junkie who is currently restoring a 1972 cottage with the help of her husband and goldendoodle, Biscuit. Walking in the footsteps of Martha Stewart, she’s happiest when she’s crafting or whipping up a new recipe; although nothing beats curling up with a good book and some Girl Scout Cookies. Follow her on twitter + instagram at @whatabigailsaw