Show Off Your Independence with these DIY Sparkly 4th of July Projects

July 1, 2016 • Contributor: Julie May

It’s sometimes a last-minute scramble to see who’s going to host the 4th of July shindig on the block. Whether 4th of July headquarters are your house or you’re headed to a friend’s place, you can easily bring some sparkle to the BBQ or firework gathering with these quick and easy DIY projects. 


Decorating Ideas

Designer Kori Clark designed these fun wraps for mason jars and vases to hold flowers, candles, candies—even sparklers!

Iron-on this flag image onto any pillow. You can use the cushions to lie on during the fireworks show. Designed by Kori Clark.

This starry garland serves as the perfect banner to hang indoors or outdoors on trees or the wall of a garage. Designed by the TomKat Studio.

Illuminate the night with these luminaries perfect as a table centerpiece or strung throughout the yard. We recommend using battery-operated LED candles.

Why spend money on a table runner when you can make this stunning piece using fabric and glitter iron-on?

This confetti is not only perfect for table decorations, it’s the perfect party favor for kids who are too young to handle sparklers. By the TomKat Studio.

Take any paper cup, and make it a star!


Now for the Sweet Part

Create a s’mores kit with these easy DIY boxes and pinwheel ornaments. Then make the tent card featured here to let your guests know what to make! Designed by Kim Byers.

Use this “Oh My Stars” topper for cakes or cupcakes. What’s great is that signs like these can be used for Labor Day, too.

What better way to hand out sparklers than in this adorable Sparkler Sleeve designed by Kim Byers?


How are you going to celebrate the 4th?

Share with us your 4th of July photos and make sure to tag them #cricutmade.


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