4th of July and Patriotic Crafts

Show off your patriotism with 4th of July crafts perfect for your holiday celebrations. Browse all of our patriotic crafts to get inspired for some summertime fun. Use 4th of July decorations for picnics, cookouts or just for a red, white and blue craft.

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Patriotic Crafts Tutorial: DIY Washi Tape Star Decor


I love adding a few fun patriotic crafts and decorations to my home during the summer months!  Between Memorial Day and the 4th of July, there are so many wonderful reasons to celebrate our country.  So today I am going to show you a really simple patriotic star DIY using washi tape!  Woot woot! The best part is that these only take a few moments to make!  Here are my star patriotic crafts with washi tape! Supplies needed to make your {Read More}

4th of July Party Ideas: Firecracker Favors

Fourth of July Firecracker Favors - A Tried & True Project for Crafts Unleashed

If you’re planning a big party and need some 4th of July party ideas, you’re definitely going to want to whip up some of these great firecracker favors! They’re inexpensive to make and small enough that you won’t break the bank trying to fill them. I used washi tape to decorate mine in a jiffy, but any medium would work (paint, decoupage, stickers, markers, etc). Depending on their age, you can even let your kids help out with these 4th of July {Read More}

4th of July Decor: DIY Button Flag Tray


It is that time of year y’all.  You can break out the red, white, and blue for a festive 4th of July party.  This 4th of July decor button flag tray is the perfect addition to the center of your holiday table.  Or make a large version of this 4th of July decor tray to serve up patriotic desserts or drinks.  Either way this 4th of July decor tray looks extremely cool and complicated to make.  The buttons almost look like {Read More}

Patriotic Layered Bead Bracelet


The 4th of July is my favorite holiday all year.  It’s barbecues and popsicles, family and friends, parades and fireworks – what’s not to love?  So it probably makes sense that I love to make red, white and blue accessories so that I have something festive to wear.  Today I’m going to show you how to make a layered bead bracelet in patriotic colors. I love to make layered bracelets, because they give you the look of a stack of {Read More}

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}