July 4th

The United States is the only country with a known birthday. – James G. Blaine

Celebrate July 4th with patriotic ruffle flags, deco mesh wreaths, flag bunting and more to decorate your backyard parties. Round it out with delicious red, white and blue food to show your patriotic spirit!

Easy to Make Farmhouse 4th of July Wreath

Easy to Make Farmhouse 4th of July Wreath

I recently hosted a virtual scavenger hunt, and one of the items I had on their list to find was a July 4th wreath. My client was reviewing the list before the event and focused in on it, “Really, that’s a thing? Who even has that?!” “Um… I do?” I replied, cautiously...

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July 4th Drink Ideas

July 4th Drink Ideas

It's July 4th WEEKEND time! Are you party-bound? Chillaxin by the water? I’m going to guess that you’ll have a table full of red, white and blue food, and drink not far from your hand throughout this 3-day weekend. And if you prefer that drink is of the adult variety,...

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July 4th Food Ideas

July 4th Food Ideas

It’s time to celebrate America! Let’s get our red, white, and blue food ready for your backyard parties, shall we? Here’s a round up of what I featured on KTEN with Sarah Stackhouse this morning. Everyone loves food on a stick. It’s so efficient, right? Here’s a...

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DIY Fabric Ruffle Flag

DIY Fabric Ruffle Flag

I love featuring my Craft Exchange peeps and their incredible projects. Here's the latest one from Debbie -- she's one of our expert sewers, but this project doesn't HAVE to use a sewing machine. You can make this by hand, it would just take a little bit more...

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DIY Patriotic Pallet Sign

My 8th CRAFTMAS was last night and I have been dying to show you what I made for it. This round's theme was  AMERICANA and since this week is July 4th, and I thought this easy red, white and blue HOME sign would be perfect. It didn't take a ton of time, and you can...

July 4th Candle Holders

Need a quick July 4th decoration for your walkway or your tablescape? This is stupid easy and it’s really inexpensive too! What you need: Glass candle holders - I got these from Dollar Tree Flag napkins - I chose some that were more abstract so they'd be forgiving...

Election Day Rice Krispy Treats

Well, I’m glad that’s over. I don’t know about you, but I’ve had to have a Facebook moratorium while the criers and the gloaters get it out of their system. The only leftovers from this election that I want to talk about are these cool treats I made for the preschool...

Deco Mesh Wreath for the 4th of July

I guess I am officially a deco mesh junkie. Ever since I made this Christmas deco mesh wreath, I’ve had the bug. I made another wreath for Mardi Gras, a red and white deco mesh garland at Christmas too, and now to kick off summer, a Memorial Day red, white, and blue...
How to Make an Easy American Flag Banner

How to Make an Easy American Flag Banner

With Memorial Day being the “official” kick-off to summer, what better way to recognize our fallen heroes than with a American flag banner to hang on your door? (See here for deco mesh wreath instructions) This flag banner was sooooo super easy to make and the...

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Red, White and Blue – Dipped Strawberries

Red, White and Blue – Dipped Strawberries

Now that I've learned that strawberries are going to change my life for the better, I have finding all kinds of new ways to incorporate them into my diet. This might be one of my favorites -- although I'm not sure it's quite what the David Grotto had in mind. Oh well....

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