It’s Independence Day: Easy July 4th DIYs!

July 4th is right around the corner and it’s time to start decorating with a bit of red, white and blue! From the mantle to the tablescape, there are so many ways to celebrate this festive and fun holiday. Be proud of your country, have fun grilling in the backyard but also, keep things stylish and lively too! Let freedom ring with these easy, charming DIYs and have the family pitch in!

1. Flag of Flowers.

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Grab some faux florals and get to work creating this beauty. Combine the festivity of the day with the flowers of the season! Hang it outside and let all your guests enjoy your work and your spirit!

2. Some Subway Art.

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All you have to do is get busy creating your own July 4th-inspired print. Then, well, print it out and stick it in a frame. It’s that easy! Get creative with the design and set them around the house in fun ways, in the foyer and on the mantle are a must!{found on eighteen25}.

3. Dotted Paper Garland.

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Dress the mantle, dress the arches, dress the patio … super easy to make and still very stylish, this paper garland can be used in almost any nook and cranny of your BBQ celebration. have the kit help cut out the circles and use your staples to fix them onto your twine or string!{found on site}.

4. Windy Streamers.

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All you need to make this happen are the right color plastic tablecloths. Cut them up and tie them onto a piece of florists wire. They look spectacular outside flowing in the wind and the kids will love playing with the flying ribbons.

5. Vintage Tablescape.

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Find some old bandanas and tablecloths in the right colors to create this beauty. Your guests will love it, it’ll make the food look that much better and what better way to pay homage to such a special celebration?{found on nataliessentiments}.

6. Sparkler Holders.

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Passing out sparklers once the sun goes down? Create some cute holders that turn these holiday goodies into a party favor! You can easily find free printables online or design one yourself.{found on bigdotofhappiness}.

7. Red, White & Blue Votives.

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Add some sass to your lighting too! Fill up you votives with red, white and blue fun! For this DIY, they used dry rice and dyed it the color they needed. It’s super simple and the kids can get a little messy with it too.

8. Snack Bags.

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Popcorn, chips, or even a homemade trail mix would fit nicely inside these festive baggies. And they’re so simple, the kids can do them alone! Grab some white lunch baggies and some 4th-inspired stickers for jazzing. We love the simplicity of the gold stars!{found on studiodiy}.

9. Stars & Striped Banner.

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Banners always work. Behind the seating, in the dining room or behind the food table; something this simple can help to transform the space into a more holiday-esque vibe.{found on rebekahgough}.

10. Colored Mason Jars.

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Paint your leftover mason jars in a bit of Independence Day style. Use them to hold the silverware during your backyard dinner or to show off your fresh flowers on the dinner tables.