DIY Fourth of July – A Creative Roundup

4th of July Round up

Sharing this creative roundup of DIYs for the 4th of July with a few parties thrown in. Lots of inspiration and some free stuff too!

4th of july party by Creative Juice

First up is this vintage Americana party. I lam really digging the muted colors, and I’m also swooning over that “Land of the Free” cake and the favor boxes. Check out the entire 4th of July Party by Creative Juice.

americana star wreath

I am in L.O.V.E. with this little star wreath from my friend Do. I was totally convinced this was metal. Would you believe it’s paper?!? See the rest of this super inexpensive and visually impactful Americana star wreath by Piggy Bank Parties.


Old school games and pie! What’s not to love? My favorite little detail of this party is the wooden spoons. Enjoy the other details of this Red, White, and Pie party by Giggles Galore.

4th of july crafts for kids

How cute are these firecracker decorations made from empty household containers? It’s a great 4th of July Crafts for kids by Design Dazzle.

4th of july silverware

How cute are these BBQ branded utensils by Tikkido? Find out how to make your own stamped utensils. Great for a BBQ or for a buckaroos at a western themed party too!

4th of july layered drinks tutorial

Get creative with your juice with this fun tutorial on 4th of July Layered Drinks by Creative Juice. We did these in a larger beverage dispenser at Lauren’s Firecracker 4th.


Something about bunting makes me giddy. Don’t miss another great printable that’s won’t break the bank. Get your free Americana bunting by Piggy Bank Parties.

4th of july gumball favors

Candy makes me pretty giddy too. I have a giant jar of gumballs at the house that I fill up the kids’ machines with, and I was just looking at it the other day and thinking about how happy it made me. I guess it’s the kid in me! And what kid wouldn’t flip over these poppin’ gumball favors by she’s {kinda} crafty? Super cute, easy and versatile for any favor occasion!

modern americana 4th of july dessert table

There’s lots of sweet goodness in this Modern Americana 4th of July dessert table by Spaceships and Laserbeams. I especially love the “pie fries” with dip and the pies in small jars.

4th of july picnic table

Here’s a sweet soiree Patriotic Picnic by Made by a Princess. I love the bunting make from a traditional picnic check material and the seating for the little ones is too cute–complete with flags to wave!


And, of course, I am partial to this Firecracker “4th” Party by What else for a Yankee Doodle boy turning four in July?

Ice cream cone cupcakes - july 4th

I need to try these cute and easy-to-make Patriotic Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes by Cupcake Wishes and Birthday Dreams. My kiddos would FLIP.

free printable 4th of July water bottle labels

These Free Printables from Bloom Designs are a cute and inexpensive way to dress up drink bottles for your 4th of July picnic!

4th of july picnic ideas

Here are some more cute ideas for a Festive Picnic with free Printables by Truly Chic Inspirations and Blush Printables!

how to make a 3d star garland by @mindy_cone

I love, love, LOVE this tutorial on how to make a 3D star garland by Creative Juice. The dimension of the stars really makes them pop and would also be cute for a space- or rockstar-themed celebration!


And finally, I love the versatility of these great little Free Printable Americana Favor Tags by Piggy Bank Parties. Gift tags, drink labels, food labels. I can even see them being used to make a mini bunting to dress up a table, drink station or doorway.

Lots of great ideas here to help you get your 4th on. Get movin’.

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