Ten Easy 4th of July Decor and Recipe Ideas

Ten cute and simple 4th of July crafts, decor and entertaining ideas.

I’ve gathered a few quick and easy patriotic projects — these Fourth of July DIY touches will look great inside and out. Most of these are great projects to work on with the kids as well!

If you’re hosting over the July 4th holiday, these projects can be knocked out pretty quick. And the easy food ideas are great for entertaining. 

These red white and blue dipped pretzels from The 36th Avenue are super festive and I’ll be making them for sure: 
Fourth of July pretzels

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I’ve made these at Christmas and they are GOOD. 

It’s is an easy way to add some red white and blue without spending much money:

watercolor American flag printable

You seriously can’t go wrong with these — I use the same frames for my seasonal printables around the house and just change them up. 

Make your own festive garland with paper and this easy tutorial from Nest of Posies: 
DIY seasonal garland
easy star wreath for the 4th
easy 4th of July porch decor

So cute and so easy! The pinwheels are paper, but I think they’ll be protected enough from the elements. 

This is another easy and festive idea — how pretty would these look laid out?

Watermelon treats for the 4th

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strawberry pretzel dessert

My mouth is watering just thinking of it…so good! Add some blueberries for a patriotic look. 🙂 

I LOVE this idea from The Concrete Cottage to paint the lawn with stars! Not sure my husband would love it as much as me. He loves his lawn!:
Lawn stars for the 4th

It would be fun to make lawn games for the kids with these —  try “star Twister” and put them in the Twister design on the lawn. Or place them in lines for a throwing game with corn hole bags. Fun!

Free Fourth of July printable

I love a free printable! I use them for every season.

Here are a couple of my easy projects as well! These mason jar flag lanterns are so easy to throw together!:

DIY mason jar 4th of July lanterns
Seasonal pillow from sweater

Do you have any go-to recipes or decor you use every year? 


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