Summertime has some of our favorite reasons to celebrate – lots of birthdays, cookouts and 4th of July is by far our favorite.
During the days leading up to each festivity I’m scouring through my Pinterest boards drawing inspiration from all kinds of different people and places to make each celebration a memorable event!Check out these 16 recipes & crafts for #4thofjuly! Click To Tweet
To make this year’s 4th of July preparations a bit easier on you I’ve put together this Best of Pinterest Guide to throwing an epic DIY celebration! Here are all of my favorite patriotic recipes and crafts in one place, just for you!
This patriotic watermelon fruit bowl is genius – you’ll never forget to bring home your dish!
I am completely addicted to rice krispy treats, so these chocolate dipped rice krispy treats are a cute, no-brainer inclusion in this roundup!
Sometimes with patriotic platters it can be tough to figure out what to use for the white portion. I love this creative idea to make a yogurt covered pretzel & fruit platter!
These delicious red, white & blueberry popsicles look amazing and are totally healthy using only 3 ingredients and nothing fake (hard to find when you’re trying to incorporate red, white and blue!)
This beautiful mixed berry coconut cupcake flag is a great way to add a touch of class and elegance to your July 4th celebration and still keep things tasty!
While the kids might be enjoying varieties of juice or punch, the grownups needn’t be left out of the beverage fun! Here’s a patriotic red, white & blueberry sangria recipe to quench your thirst.
A festive take on an old classic, these patriotic chocolate dipped strawberries are super easy and will definitely add pizzazz to your table!
I love popcorn in all its forms, but especially varieties like this patriotic popcorn – you get your salty and sweet, and it’s just so pretty and festive!
These red, white & blue chocolate cookies are sure to please anyone with a sweet tooth.
This patriotic firework painting craft is such an easy and fun idea to get the little ones in on the July 4th festivities! All you need is a little paint, construction paper and a few cardboard toilet paper rolls!
Want to get your home and party looking more festive without putting a lot of time in? Check out these patriotic printables that you can download and print out right at home!
I don’t know about you, but I’ve personally got a million mason jars taking up space in my kitchen. Here is a cool, easy tutorial for making red, white & blue mason jars that you can use as flower vases or to display your cutlery for a 4th of July party!
Here’s another fun craft you get set up for the kids! Just grab some paper plates, tape, paint and scissors to help them make american flag wind spinners for you to hang around your home.
If you’ve never made tie-dye shirts with your kids, now is the perfect time! Check out this tutorial for making your own patriotic tie-dye shirts.
I haven’t done this one yet, but it’s definitely on our July 4th bucket list, because how fun is this idea for patriotic painted lawn stars?!
Round up a few old cans, paint, construction paper and tissue paper to make these patriotic tin can windsocks to hang as 4th of July decorations.