Memorial Day, The 4th of July and Labor Day are just around the corner and that means patriotic decorations are abounding! is almost here, and it’s time to start getting ready for the day. For some people, celebrating the day means having a quiet gathering with family and friends. For others, it means joining a parade and saluting America and its founding fathers. Whether you prefer to celebrate the day quietly or loudly, you need patriotic decorations. Here are some of our best 4th of July decorations.
Our Favorite Outdoor Home Patriotic Decorations
The best thing about preparing for the 4th of July is that there are so many ways to go about it. One of the best ways to get ready for the day is hanging a wreath. To make your wreath, follow the step-by-step instructions in this tutorial: 4th of July Decor: DIY Patriotic Wreath. Watch the video and you’ll finish your craft sooner than you expected.
See our patriotic wreath tutorials on How To Make a Burlap Wreath here.
Image via: Etsy – Twin Angels Wreaths – Wreath with Patriotic Decorations
Check out this BHG post for easy Memorial Day decorations.
Image via: BHG
The fourth of July is a great time to fill your home with color. Blue, white, and red decorations symbolize the most important day in America and add a lot of flair to any space. In our post titled Patriotic Crafts: Easy Fourth of July Decorations, we show you how to decorate with vibrant flower pots, paper rockets, stars, and paper lanterns. Your kids will enjoy helping you to make the crafts!
Fun Crafts for Kids
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Family and friends make the 4th of July a great day. As you plan your bash this year, involve the little ones and have lots of fun together. If your kids are really creative, they can make the decorations and you can get the party supplies. Look for great ideas in this post: Fourth of July Kids’ Activities: Fun Patriotic Crafts. Teach your kids how to make hand printed flag t-shirts, pinwheel decorations, and even pretzel sparklers.
Look to this post from Country Living for more patriotic décor.
Visit our Decorating your Home with Patriotic Colors post too!
Transform Your Home with Memorial Day Decorations
Show your neighbors how proud you are to be an American with 4th of July decorations. You can embellish your exterior with a flag and the interior with a patriotic centerpiece. Be sure to buy all your patriotic decorations at once as some stores offer discounts for large purchases. The best thing about patriotic decorations is that you can use them for Labor Day and Memorial Day.
How do you decorate your home for the patriotic holidays? We’d love to hear in the comments!