4th of July Craft Ideas

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What are you making for the 4th of July? Here are some projects I've made over the years. Hope they inspire you!

Leave your 4th of July project link in the comment box so we can all check out your projects too!


This is a fun kids project - a Statue of Liberty tiara made from an upside visor and drinking straws. Use white craft glue to secure the straws, and blue tape to hold in place until it sets. Add glitter and an embellishment and you're good to go!


4th of July Craft: Pool Float
Star Spangled Pool Float: Take Styrofaom stars, paint, use white craft glue to hold together, and add a cup holder on top - instant drink caddy for your pool!

4th of July Soaps
Super Star Soaps: Use red, white and blue coloring and star molds!

4th of July Craft: Patriotic Fabric Collage
Patriotic Fabric Collage: This is a fabric collage to hang on your door or in your house. I added little sprays of yellow and green. It's America, we're free to express ourselves, right?


4th of July Project: USA Shrine
Americana Folk Art Shrine: This is a shrine I made from an old crate. I used lots of cool memorabilia!

4th of July Project: USA Snack  Book
 This is a book with paper bags for pages that are filled with snacks for the kids (or kids at heart).

Soda Pop Star Lights
Soda Can Star Lights: Cut up soda cans, use a nail file to sand the edges, drill a hole and use on a string of lights.

4th of July Paper Swag
Patriotic Paper Swag: Take scrapbook paper, cut circles, fold in half and hang over ribbon. You can also add in doilies too!

Crafts/DIY editor, Kathy Cano-Murillo, is the founder of CraftyChica.com and is the author of juicy craft-themed novels!

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