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Quick Patriotic DIY Crafts and Recipes

Looking for some quick patriotic DIY crafts and recipes to make for July 4th? Here is a fantastic list of red, white and blue project ideas you can make in minutes. You'll be able to grab just a few supplies and get making!

These patriotic projects are a collection of favorite ideas from my own craft table as well as from my creative friends. You'll find delicious recipes to sparkly decor, perfect for your July 4th celebrations. Browse this great mix of decor food and activities you can whip up in no time!

Whether you're hosting a big party or celebrating solo at home, there's something fun for you to make.

last Minute Patriotic Project ideas
last Minute Patriotic Project ideas

Patriotic DIY Crafts and Recipes

Whether you are looking for a last minute recipe or some fun decor you can whip up in 5 minutes, here are all kinds of fun ideas to share with you today. Use materials you have on hand or make a quick run to your favorite craft store.

Remember, everything is better with a little glitter!

Check out my full list of patriotic project ideas here.

The following projects are a combination of my own and favorites from friends and other creatives.

Candy Fireworks for July 4th
Candy Fireworks for July 4th

Candy Fireworks

Recycled Jar July 4th Lanterns
Recycled Jar July 4th Lanterns

Recycled Jars July 4th Lanterns

Coloring stars and stripes - coloring page designed by Jen Goode
Coloring stars and stripes – coloring page designed by Jen Goode

Patriotic coloring pages are a perfect activity while you wait for fireworks to start!

Red White and Blue Cupcakes
Red White and Blue Cupcakes

Red, White and Blue Cupcakes

Kid Friendly Patriotic Punch
Kid Friendly Patriotic Punch

Kid Friendly Patriotic Punch

Crepe Paper Patriotic Pom Poms
Crepe Paper Patriotic Pom Poms

Patriotic Crepe Paper Pom Poms

Patriotic Printable Art Page
Patriotic Printable Art Page

Patriotic Coloring Page

Glittery Patriotic Decor
Glittery Patriotic Decor

Glittery July 4th Decor

Land of the Free Decor Sign
Land of the Free Decor Sign

Home of the Free Wood Decor

This beautiful decor sign might take a little longer than 30 minutes, but it's definitely much easier than you might think. Maybe you can make it a group project this year and you'll have it (and the memories) to celebration for years to come.

Make These Quick Patriotic Craft and Recipe Projects

One of the most popular patriotic quick crafts I've designed is the patriotic crepe paper pom poms. They are really versatile, inexpensive and super simple to create. You use them to create bigger crafts too. Make a whole pile of them and then decorate your table, door, make little wands and more!

More Patriotic DIY Crafts and Recipes

Sometimes just a little extra accent makes all the difference on the party table. Here are a few suggestions to spark more ideas for you:

Adding a touch of red, white and blue to any of your creations will make your celebration display even more festive.

Tip: Use patriotic SVG cut files and your Cricut machine to create patriotic crafts and food accents in just minutes!

Take a look at my full list of patriotic project ideas for even more craft project inspiration. What a difference adding just a few little extra touches here and there can make. Even your food can show a little extra celebration style with a simple add of color!

USA Cut file for Patriotic DIY Decor
USA Cut file for Patriotic DIY Decor

USA Cut File AND Strawberry whipped cream treat!

July 4th wreath
July 4th wreath

$4 July 4th Wreath

Printable Sparkler holders
Printable Sparkler holders

Patriotic Printable Sparkler Holders

More Patriotic DIY crafts and recipes You will Love!

Here are some other favorite DIY projects you can create for your July 4th celebration. If you're planning to host a BBQ for the neighborhood or just a quite evening with the family (and your favorite fireworks, of course), you're sure to please with these patriotic projects.

I hope you've found something you will love to create. Do you have a favorite patriotic DIY you think should be included on this list? I'd love to hear about it. Leave a comment! Happy 4th!

Jen is Passionate about Creativity. She is the owner and "doodle in charge" of JGoode Designs, a Denver based design studio. She is an illustrator, mixed media artist and creative lifestyle blogger. Jen has been a creative professional since 1998 but says she's been an artist since she was old enough to eat glue.

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