99 Spectacular Ideas For This Fourth of July

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It’s time to start planning your Fourth of July festivities! We’ve scoured the Internet for the most spectacular 4th of July ideas in decorating, food, parade watching and kids’ fun. Click on the photo or the link below for full instructions. 

Decorations

Show your patriotism. If you haven’t decorated for the Fourth of July yet, now’s the time! Check out some of the awesome decoration ideas below.

1) Fun Outdoor Garland

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From Fun Home Things

2) Patriotic Table Runner

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From Remodelando la Casa

3) Cute Patriotic Jars

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From It All Started With Paint

4) Red, White and Blue Fabric Banner

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From: The Benson Street

5) 3D Stars

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From: Doodlebug Designs

6) Red, Rice and Blue Candle

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From: Today’s Creative Blog

7) Luminaries to Light the Way

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From: For the Love Of…

8) Patriotic Paper Flowers

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From: Live, Laugh, Rowe

9) Fireworks Wreath

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From: Melanie J Harris

10) Fourth of July Flag Blocks

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From: Six Sisters’ Stuff

11) Fourth of July Felt Wreath

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From: Thriving Home

12) Screen Porch Flags

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From: The Pennington Point

13) Apothecary Jar Decor

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From: Makoodle

14) Burlap Table Runner

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From: Domestically Speaking

15) Americana Centerpiece

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From: The Country Chic Cottage

16) Tea Lights

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From: The Paisley Cupcake

17) Can luminaries

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From: Tip Junkie

18) Pallet Flag Coffee Table

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From: Handmadeology

19) Firecracker Rag Wreath

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From: Create.Craft.Love

20) Clothespin Wreath

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From Car’s Craft Room

21) Star-Spangled Centerpiece

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From: Crafts n Coffee

22) Brick Centerpiece

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From: The Home Depot Community

23) Star Topiaries

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From: Simply Designing with Ashley

24) Star-Spangled Paint Chip Banner

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 From: Sweeter than Sweets

Food For Family and Friends

The Fourth of July is all about gathering together family and friends for a backyard BBQ. Here are some of the best 4th of July recipes we could find:

25) Pringles Can Firecracker

igottacreate_pringles_can_firecrackersFrom: I Gotta Create!

26) Smores on a Stick

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From: Whimsical Creations

27) Fourth of July Fruit

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From: Chica and Jo

28) A Healthy Flag

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From: Grip it and Rip it

29) Fourth of July Marshmallow Pops

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From: Food Gawker

30) Jello Firecrackers

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From: Kraft

31) Patriotic Cookie Dippers

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From: Lady Behind the Curtain

32) Seven Layer Picnic Salad

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From: Pocket Change Gourmet

33) Patriotic Berry Truffle

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From: Mrs Happy Homemaker

34) Paper Plate Treat Bowls

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From: Our Best Bites

35) All American Cake

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From: I Wash, You Dry

36) Independence Punch

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From: Big Bear’s Wife

37) Hot Dog Bar

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From: Pocket Change Gourmet

38) Dipped Strawberries

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From: Sugar Bean Bakers

39) Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

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From: Cupcakes and Cashmere

40) DIY BBQ Sauce

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From: Foodista

41) Cake in a Jar

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From: Babble

42) Lattice-Topped Cherry Pie

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From: Gooseberry Patch

43) Bacon Onion BBQ Burgers

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From: Sugar Dish Me

44) Herb Potato Salad

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From: Real Simple

45) Grilled Potato Packets

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From: Mrs. Schwartz’s Kitchen

46) Summertime Potato Salad

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From: Delish

47) Blueberry, Strawberry, Jicama Salad

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From: Two Peas and Their Pod

48) Taco Salad Flag

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From: Family Fresh Meals

49) Watermelon Appetizers

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From What’s Cooking with Ruthie

50) Frozen Fruit Pops

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From: Skinny Taste

Fun For Kids

Keep the kids busy and have some fun at the same time with these awesome 4th of July activities for kids.

51) Don’t Eat Sam! Kids’ game.

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From My Sister’s Suitcase

52) Sifted Flour Lawn Stars

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From Pink and Green Mama

53) Glittery Star Wands

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From Crafts Unleashed

54) Starry Sidewalk Chalk

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From: …from glitter to gumdrops

55) Patriotic Sippy Cups

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From: Two Shades of Pink

56) Popsicle Stick Flag Craft

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From: Ginger Snap Crafts

57) Firework Paintings

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From: Juggling With Kids

58) Sparkler Shield

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From: Love to Dream Do You

59) Uncle Sam Paper Plate

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From: Crafts Kaboose

60) Patriotic Ping Pong

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From: Green Acres Hobby Farm

61) Bean Bag Toss

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From: Green Acres Hobby Farm

62) Popper Rockets

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From: Alpha Mom

63) Tin Can Windsock

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From: Random Thoughts of a Supermom

64) Water Bottle Bubbles

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From: Projects for Preschoolers

65) Paint Stick Button Flag

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From: I heart Crafty Things

66) Fourth of July Flag

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From: Kids Activity Blog

67) Pipe Cleaner Flags

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From: Children’s Learning Activities

68) Cookie Cutter Stars

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From: The Masked Mommy

69) Giant Bubbles

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From: Tater Tots and Jello

70) Sandy Hand Print

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From: Crafting a Green World

71) Fireworks in a Glass

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From: Juggling with Kids

72) Liquid Sidewalk Chalk

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From: Domestic Charm

73) Cute Little Boats

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From: Good Ideas for You

74) Pinwheels for decoration and parade-waving.

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75) A fun hat.

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Star Spangled Hat

At the Parade

76) Stay Hydrated.

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From Mom4Real

77) Get a cute hairdo.

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From CraftQuickies

78) Make a Cute Shirt

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From: Crafty Erin

79) Crafty PomPoms

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From: Make and Takes

80) Tie-Die Tees

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From: Hoosier Homemade

81) Duct Tape Parade Stick

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From: Crafts by Amanda

82) Festive Fans

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From: Spoonful

83) Patriotic Parade Streamers

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From: Alpha Mom

84) Firecracker Popcorn Bags

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From: Family Chic

85) Red, White and Blue Fan

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From: All Kids Network

86) Patriotic Flip Flops

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From Thrifty Decorating

87) 4th of July Shirts

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From: Make it & Love it

88) Sparkless Sparklers

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From Merriment Design

89) Patriotic Piggies

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From: Princess Piggies

90) Firecracker Tie Die Shirt

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From Style Gawker

91) Fourth of July Paper Badges

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From: Ambrosia Girl

92) Handprint American Flag

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From Muffin Tin Mom

93) Firework Confetti Balloons

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From: Moore Minutes

94) Margarine Tub Drum

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From: Spoonful

95) Firecracker Noisemaker

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From: SuperMomMoments

96) Patriotic Pinwheel

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From: Kaboose

97) Bike Parade

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Pixie This

98) Fourth of July Hats

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From: No Ordinary Moments

99) Create a Parade (or Patriotic) Sign

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 From: Signs.com

 

 

 

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