Patriotic Sequin DIY Bottle Cap Necklace

Sequin Bottle Cap Necklace

Bottle cap necklaces are easy to make and customize for any theme, holiday, favorite team, or color choice. This sequin DIY bottle cap necklace has a patriotic theme that’s perfect for the fourth of July! My daughter and I enjoy making bottle cap necklaces together. They’re so quick and easy that we often make them for her cousins and friends on special occasions. With the fourth of July coming up, I thought it would be fun to make a patriotic {Read More}

DIY Patriotic Party Food Picks

Patriotic Party Food Picks

Growing up, my mother would create party decor for every holiday. To this day, she still hosts our holiday meals with beautiful themed decor. Now that I have my own children, I like to recreate the same memories with them. Whether it’s a full party spread or a few fun crafts, holidays are always a little creative around here. We have big plans for a big family backyard party on the 4th of July and I’m getting an early start {Read More}

4th of July Crafts: Patriotic Uncle Sam Centerpiece

4th of July Crafts Centerpiece 2- Crafts Unleashed

Every summer, in July, we host a barbecue with family and friends. I am always on the look-out for patriotic decor that is unique. I needed a centerpiece, and couldn’t find anything other than flags (been there, done that!). So I made my own 4th of July crafts! I was able to customize it how I wanted, and it was inexpensive. Double bonus! My husband thought that I bought it. (Go me!) It looks complicated- but it was really simple! Here {Read More}

A Fun 4th of July Craft for Kids: Glittery Star Wands

Glittery 4th of July Craft Wands

I’ve been a military dependent most of my life, so the Fourth of July has always been a major celebration in my family, especially when living overseas.  My most favorite thing about the Fourth of July is the parades.  It’s so exciting to watch a procession of cars and bands while waving American flags.  I thought it would be fun to add something to wave with the flag, so I made these patriotic parade wands.  This would be a great {Read More}

Simple Patriotic {Reversible!} Pennant Bunting

Patriotic Pennant Bunting - Crafts Unleashed

This cute little patriotic pennant bunting takes about 20 minutes.  The supplies are inexpensive and the process is easy enough for beginners!  Let’s get started! Supplies needed to make your own pennant bunting: Canvas Triangles Chalk Markers (I used black on one side and red for my “patriotic” side) Canvas Ribbon, Scrap Binding or Scrap Fabric Hot Glue/Gun or Sewing Machine Tea or Coffee for Staining (optional!) Bleach and Paintbrush for Touch-ups (if needed!) I wanted my pennant bunting to blend {Read More}

Patriotic Yo-Yo Burlap Candle Wraps

4th of July Crafts Yo-Yo Burlap Candle Wraps 2

Have you ever heard of yo-yos?  Not the kind kids play with but the fabric ones.  Today, I will show you just how easy they are to make!  Then, see how I used them to make these cute patriotic yo-yo burlap candle wraps. Supplies needed to make your own yo-yo burlap candle wraps: Yo-Yo Makers –  Medium, Small and Extra Small Burlap Ribbon (6 inch wide and 2.5 inch wide) Candle Sleeves (6 inch and 3.5 inch) Battery Operated Tea Lights {Read More}

Patriotic Votive Candle Holders

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I host a family barbecue on the 4th of July, and I am always looking for little things to spruce up the outdoor decorations. Last year we were attacked by mosquitoes. So this year, I am going to be prepared! I made some patriotic candle holders to hold votive citronella candles. I made several in no time at all, and I think they will look darling down the center of my table, AND help to keep the pesky bugs away. {Read More}

Framed 4th of July Subway Art

4th of July Subway Art-9

Courtney from A Diamond in the Stuff is back to give us another awesome guest post today!! Courtney’s specialty is home décor projects and makes decorating your home with DIY projects seem so easy and fun! Please show Courtney some love by visiting her awesome blog and giving her a “like” on her facebook page. Do you decorate for the 4th of July? I love to decorate for Independence Day with every bit of stars and stripes as I can manage! I wanted to {Read More}

Star Spangled Door Decor!

Star Basket

It’s time to don the red white and blue!  With both Flag Day and the Fourth of July upon us, it’s always nice to have some festive display of home decor to show off our pride and patriotism for this wonderful country we live in.  Today I want to share with you an easy star spangled hanging basket that I’ve designed to embellish my front door, and it’s easy enough that you too can create one of your own in {Read More}