Summer is a wonderful time for crafts – especially ahead of 4th of July parties and BBQs. AHRN.com has gathered some of our favorite patriotic treats and crafts just for you!
The days are longer, kids are out of school and there is time to get together with friends. Whether it’s a picnic to watch the fireworks or a holiday BBQ you have planned, AHRN.com has scoured the web to bring you our favorite 4th of July inspired recipes, decor and crafts.
For The Front Door
There are so many beautiful wreathes out there, but this one from Fran at freeborboleta.com is both lovely AND budget friendly! For a traditional burlap wreath, check out AHRN.com’s tutorial from last year.
Deck The Walls
For a quick and easy way to dress up your home before your 4th of July BBQ, check out the free printables available from blogger My Fabuless Life including the one above!
For a patriotic twist on subway art, and wall decor that delights all year, download this free image from The Crafting Chicks.
For easy DIY craft, put together this fun chalkboard with Jo, My Gosh! to feature your Fourth of July inspired message!
No summer BBQ or 4th of July pool party is complete without a patriotic tablescape. This mason jar centerpiece is a simple and inexpensive DIY option you’ll reuse year after year.
All those 4th of July parties and summer BBQs need delicious bites – which can also be dressed to impressed!
Deviled eggs are a classic snack choice for summer time fun, but this year dress the simple dish up by going red, white and blue with this tutorial from Singing Through The Rain.
Delicious and theme appropriate? Easily accomplished with this gorgeous Summer Berry Tart from The Tale of Two Kitchens.
If your plans for the 4th demand snacks on the go, this Patriotic Parfait is the perfect answer.
For the Kids
Remind the kids what exactly we’re celebrating on the 4th of the July with this printable from bestactivitiesforkids.com.
Spend some quality family time celebrating the holiday and making this easy 4th of July kids tshirt from Made From Pinterest. With the handprint, it doubles as a neat childhood keepsake!
Let the kids help you decorate for the holiday and put together these popsicle stick streamers.
For those who separated by duty on this 4th of July, a patriotic care package could be just the thing to bridge the miles. Check out 4th of July care package inspiration from bloggers Singing Through The Rain and Our Crazy Unpredictable Life.
Want more? Check out the AHRN.com 4th Of July Pinterest board!