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100 Cheap and Easy DIY 4th of July Decorations

Add a touch of patriotism to your home decor on a budget with these cheap and easy DIY 4th of July decorations. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor 4th of July decor ideas to choose from.

These red, white and blue decorations are easy to make and easy on the wallet. These patriotic decor ideas are sure to impress your 4th of July party guests.  There are wreaths, banners, centerpieces, garlands, table decorations and so much more! These festive ideas would be perfect for Memorial Day too!

Craft Supplies You May Need:

  • double sided tape
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • scissors
  • glue
  • Mod Podge
  • acrylic paint
  • spray paint
  • paint and foam brushes


Things You Can Get at Dollar Tree:

  • American Flags – 3 for $1
  • Bandanas
  • Ribbons
  • Twine
  • Burlap
  • Star Stickers
  • Candles
  • Glass Candleholders and Vases
  • Mason Jars
  • Red, White & Blue Party Supplies

Lights, Garlands, Streamers, & Banner DIY 4th of July Decorations

Patriotic String Lights from eHow

Hanging Canopy Streamers
red, white, and blue paper streamers + big-bulb outdoor lights

Denim and Burlap Lighted Garland from Create Craft Love

Tin Can Windstocks from The Wilson World

Paper Wind Streamers from Martha Stewart

DIY Patriotic Windstock  from Hey Let’s Make Stuff

Patriotic Outdoor Garland from Fun Home Things

Patriotic Paper Chains from The Budget Decorator

Outdoor Patriotic Tassel Garland from The Scrap Shoppe

Patriotic Tissue Paper Tassel Garland from Landeelu

Plastic Cup Twirlers from I Can Teach My Child

Paper Star Garland from Adventure in Making

Star Streamer Garland  from Studio DIY

3D Star Garland from Get Creative Juice

Burlap Flag Banner from Uncommon Designs

Burlap Star Banner

DIY American Flag Bunting from Momtastic

Patriotic Dolly Banner from The Creative Itch Boutique

Pom Pom Garland (Scroll down to #2) from Adventures in Making

Bandana Banners
bandanas + twine


Wreath DIY 4th of July Decorations

Cupcake Liner Wreath from eHow

Easy Patriotic Wreath from Blissfully Domestic

Patriotic Paper Wreath from Blooming Homestead

Pinwheel Wreath from Design Improvised

Patriotic Paper Straw Wreath from The Project Corner

Patriotic Clothespin Wreath
clothespins + blue, red & white spray paint  + foam stars + wire wreath
You can get everything but the spray paint at Dollar Tree

Patriotic Yarn Wreath
red, off-white and blue yarn + foam wreath + foam stars

DIY Felt Wreath
foam wreath +  red, white and blue felt sheets + pins  + yardstick + silver wire

Easy Bandana Wreath from Girl in the Garage

Wood Flag Wreath from A Diamond in the Stuff


Table and Seating DIY 4th of July Decorations

Bandana Pillows from True Destiny Designs

Bandanna Cushions from Good Housekeeping

Bandana Tablecloth from Me and My Insanity

Bandana Placemat from Hatter and Hare Events

Festive Placemat from Country Living

Woven Table Runner from Good Housekeeping

DIY Flag Table Runner from Everyday Dishes

Burlap Flag Pillow from Simply Kierste

DIY Star Table Runner from The Shabby Creek Cottage

Patriotic Burlap Table Runner from Domestically Speaking


Centerpiece and Party Decor Ideas

Recycled Bottles Patriotic Centerpiece from At the Picket Fence

Painted Bushel Basket from A Night Owl

Patriotic Tin Cans from Stockpiling Moms

Lollipop Bouquet from Gluesticks

glass candleholders + red, white and blue candy + various sized flags

Easy Sand Candles from Martha Stewart

Patriotic Bug Away Candleholders from PopSugar

Star Candles
star stickers + pillar candles

4th of July Table Decor from Heather’s Bytes

4th of July Centerpiece from Makoodle

Star Votive Candle Holders from Crafts Unleashed

American Flag Mason Jars from It All Started with Paint

Red White and Blue Mason Jars from Big Bear’s Wife

Decorated Utensils from Tikkido

Patriotic Silverware Holders from Lil Luna

Napkin and Utensil Holder Mason Jars
silverware + bandanas + mason jars

Bandana Napkin
bandanas + thread or twine + silverware

Patriotic Yarn Wrapped Mason Jars  from Albion Gould

Patriotic Sand Art Mason Jar Decorations from Atta Girl Says

4th of July Sparkler Station from Uncommon Designs

Paper Sparklers from Momtastic

Patriotic Pedestal Candy Dish from Simply Designing

Patriotic Glasses
stemless glasses + star stickers + patriotic star straws

Scrapbook Pinwheels from Good Housekeeping

July 4th Firecracker Centerpiece from All You

Rockets Centerpiece from Better Homes and Gardens

Patriotic Banner from All You

FREE Patriotic Party Printables from Yellow Bliss Road

Embellished Tin Pails (no source found)
small galvanized buckets + flags + patriotic ribbons + washi tape
Use the ribbons for handles and decorate around the middle of the buckets with washi tape, paper, stickers, etc.

American Flag Water Bottles
water bottles + $1 flags + mod podge


Floral DIY 4th of July Decorations

Red, White and Blue Flower Centerpiece from Today’s Creative Life

Patriotic Flower Centerpiece
mason jars + white, red & blue craft paint + twine + star stickers + painter’s tape + flowers

DIY 4th of July Vase from All You

4th of July Daises from All You

Patriotic Flower Pot from Lolly Jane

Patriotic Paper Flowers from Live Laugh Rowe


Lanterns & Other Outdoor DIY 4th of July Decorations

Easy Patriotic Luminaries from Mod Podge Rocks

Patriotic Mason Jar Lanterns from Addicted 2 DIY

Striped Lanterns
Add patriotic ribbons to basic Dollar Tree paper lanterns using double sided tape
You could also add star stickers to them

Painted Lawn Stars from The Concrete Cottage


Rustic DIY 4th of July Decorations

These projects require some basic woodworking skills and tools (e.g. saw, sandpaper, drill)

Wooden Flag Decoration from Lowes

4th of July Candles from The Country Cottage Chic

4th of July Firework Blocks from Making of a Mom

Flag Blocks from Simply Kierste

Flag Pallet
pallet + nails & hammer + wood glue + red, white and blue paint + star stencil

Patriotic Shutter from Simple Easy Creative

DIY Wood Firecrackers from Simple Easy Creative

4th of July Firework Display from Lissy Rich

Patriotic Wood Star
pallet wood + wood glue + star stencil + acrylic paints

Patriotic Star Canvas from Bee in Your Bonnet

DIY Independence Day America Sign from Landeelu


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