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Fourth of July Crafts to Change Your Holiday Decor

These 20+ Fourth of July crafts are perfect for making and then decorating! You’ll want to use these genius ideas year after year.

Fourth of July crafts

Looking to give your home decor a little bit of a festive touch for the 4th? Of course you are! Summer is the perfect time to grace your living space with some red, white, and blue – and I’ll be honest, I’ll keep everything up until Labor Day.

Best 4th of July Crafts

But the key to keeping any decor up that long is to make sure it’s fabulous to begin with. And that’s why I pulled together this amazing list of the best Fourth of July crafts.

Scroll down to see the “best of” in patriotic home decor, and let me know which is your favorite. I guarantee you’ll have a hard time picking!

1. 4th of July Luminaries

Patriotic luminaries for 4th of July

Myra went thrifting and found a ton of glass jars to make pretty for the Fourth of July! I love all of the different types of trim used in these pretty luminaries.

2. Fourth of July Wreath

Looking for patriotic inspiration? Make this "firecracker" themed Fourth of July wreath in 15 minutes flat! It's really easy and anyone can do it.

If you’re looking for patriotic home decor you can make in just a few minutes, this wreath is going to be exactly what you’re looking for. It’s perfectly sparkly, and the little flags are a nice touch!

3. Patriotic Molding Flag

DIY patriotic moulding flag

Jen used square molding along with polka dots and stripes to make this unique flag display! I think this is genius for any holiday.

4. USA Cork Board

4th of July corkboard

This cork board is so dang cute that I’d keep it out all year! What a great tool for tracking all the fun July events, parades, BBQs, picnics, parties, and more!

5. Easy DIY Patriotic Votives

Fourth of July simple DIY votives

Are you looking for simple 4th of July decorations that are low on cost and big on style? These DIY patriotic votives are the perfect project!

6. American Flag Lanterns

Easy american flag diy lanterns

These American flag DIY lanterns are perfect for the 4th of July! This project is super simple and inexpensive. Make these mason jar lanterns in just a few minutes.

7. Burlap Flag Pillow

DIY burlap flag pillow for Fourth of July

Kierste shows you how to paint burlap the easy way, then use it to make a festive flag pillow. You’ll want to read her tutorial so you understand how she got those amazingly crisp lines!

8. Fourth of July Flag Table Runner

DIY Flag table runner

Grab a bamboo runner and paint it using Melanie’s tutorial to decorate your Independence Day table. This is really inexpensive to make!

9. Recycled 4th of July Centerpieces

4th of July recycled centerpieces

Vanessa shows you how to fake frosted glass to make these unique mason jar centerpieces. This is one of those Fourth of July crafts that is perfect for parties, themed showers, and more.

10. Paint Chip American Flag


4th of July crafts are that much more fun when they are recycled! Fish those old paint chips out of the drawer and add to a canvas to make unique flag inspired wall art.

11. Easy 4th of July Wreath

Easy 4th of July Wreath with Duck Tape

If you like easy Fourth of July crafts, this one’s for you! Learn how to make the EASIEST 4th of July wreath using Duck Tape! It’s so simple that even a kid can do it.

12. Star Shaped Coasters


Standard coasters are one of the most fun Mod Podge projects to make. This 4th of July version is the perfect patriotic craft idea!

13. Embroidered USA Map

Embroidered USA map for 4th of July

Bev provides the pattern so that you too can embroider your own US map/chevron wall art. This is simple and cute!

14. Easy Upcycled Patriotic Vase

Easy Upcycled Patriotic Vase

Use Mod Podge and empty tin cans to make these awesome and festive vases! This 4th of July craft is great for kids, too.

15. DIY Flag Planter

Patriotic planter for 4th of July

Add a painted flag design to regular wood planter for a patriotic touch. I’m thinking the “stars” would be really cute as kids’ fingerprints!

16. American Flag Canvas Art

American flag wall art

Make unique and EASY American flag canvas art with fabric and Mod Podge! Perfect for patriotic decor or for just showing off your USA pride.

17. Easy Sand Candles

Easy sand candles for Fourth of July

These easy 4th of July sand candles look perfect when layered in a variety of red, white, and blue patterns. I’d love to make these for other holidays as well!

18. DIY American Flag Bunting

DIY American flag bunting

Use dollar store flags on a sticker to create this easy and budget friendly banner! Dollar Tree has Fourth of July crafts materials, so I’d look there.

19. Free Printable Patriotic Wall Art

Free printable patriotic wall art for 4th of July

Turn an 8×10 printable into unique wall art that you can keep up all year. Love that you can paint the frame any way you like to go with your own patriotic decor.

20. Easy 4th of July Letter Decorations


Show your American pride with these colorful letters for patriotic decor. Buy plain wooden letters (available at crafts stores) and get creative with red, white, and blue acrylic paint. Mix and match solid colors with stars and stripes.

21. Independence Day Liberty Board

Independence Day Liberty Board

Amy used her Cricut and a fun “Liberty” US design to make this unique board. This is really inexpensive and easy to make!

22. Red, White, and Blue Tassels


Use bleach to create an interesting effect on this cool tassel garland. This is a fun experiment to do with kids to show them how bleach works. You can use this idea for 4th of July, or for any holiday!

23. Firecracker Candles


Make firecracker candles for Fourth of July using dollar store votives, napkins, and Mod Podge. These are so easy and inexpensive!

24. 4th of July Mesh Wreath

4th of july mesh wreath

Learn how to make a 4th of July deco mesh wreath inspired by an American flag! Perfect for beginners and a great addition to holiday decor. I love the sparkly stars!

Which of these Fourth of July crafts would you try first? Don’t forget to check out our Fourth of July kids crafts as well!

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