Saturdays are for sharing from the she shed. Today I have a few easy fourth of July decorations to share and lots of inspo from my friends.
The 4th of July is just a few days away, and I know many of you are busy getting ready. If you’re looking for some easy fourth of July decorations that will add some festive flair to your home, look no further! I’ve gathered some simple and stylish ideas, and best of all, they won’t break the bank. So gather your supplies and get creative!
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The fourth of July is truly one of my favorite holidays. I love how relaxed it is, typically a day at the pool or the beach. Lots of great food is served and my favorite fireworks.
In case you missed my live on Instagram this week, I shared some easy fourth of July decorations.
I created a snack/craft bar for the grandkids.
They can eat and craft all day long.
We will be making firecrackers that I make out of a paper towel or TP tubes, so easy!
Cover the exterior with cute red, white, and blue paper, and cut a circle ( 3-4″ in diameter ) out of a solid paper to create the top. Then, cut a slit into the middle and glue it around a flag or these sparkly stars and fireworks I bought at the Dollar Tree.
My second DIY was this cute Happy Fourth of July sign.
I purchased the happy sign at the Dollar Tree, which was galvanized silver. I unscrewed it from the base and spray-painted it red. Screw it back onto the wood base after it has dried.
I picked up a #4 on Amazon and a bag of wooden letters. I sprayed the number four red and the letter for July blue and then hot glued the letters onto the number. So easy and very quick.
My third easy fourth of July decoration
I had so much fun with this one; you will see why!
I purchased plain wooden stars at Hobby Lobby and a pack of paper napkins from Dollar Tree.
I then used Mod Podge and laid the colored layer of the napkin over the stars, next painting a coat of Mod Podge over the stars.
Let this dry, then trim to 1/2 inch of paper around the stars.
Using a lighter, burn the edge of the paper around the stars. It creates an excellent rim, and the process is so fun.
There are so many excellent blog posts every week, and I am sharing some of my favorites with you today.
First is my friend Jen from Midwest Life and Style
Jen has such great style and loves many of the same things I do. I immediately fell in love with her post on tablescapes for the fourth of July. Not to mention how sweet she is!
My dear friend Rachel from the Ponds Farm House
When I grow up, I want to be like Rachel, accent and all. Rachel lives in this adorable house on a dirt road and shares her unique talents with us on her beautiful blog. You can find her recent post about DIY crafts here.
Now that we have covered our easy fourth of July decorations, it’s time for some food inspiration.
Meet Amy from Amy Sadler Designs. Amy is sharing 15 dinner salad recipes today, and they look so delicious. I want to try every one.
Are you a peach lover? I sure am! If so, you will love this great post from my friend Michele from Vintage Home Designs.
I could eat peaches daily, and Michele has me covered from breakfast muffins to peach salad for dinner and peaches and ice cream for dessert.
And check out this fantastic idea from my friend Nicolle from Our Tiny Nest Boozy Patriotic bomb pops!
Warning: keep away from children:))))
More from around the web
My friend Cindy from Reinvented Delaware is so talented. Check out her post on how to makeover a dresser. Cindy really knows how to refinish furniture.
Juliet from Make Mine a Spritzer. She is so darling and always has a great cocktail recipe ready to go. Check out her darling porch and summer refresh, Juliet is full of great ideas.
Who wants to watch a movie? check out Karianne’s home movie theatre. I love this fun idea.
Check out Kim’s Dahlia’s. This, is my dream garden! Kim from Shiplap and Shells is very talented and always has the best gardening tips. Check out her post on everything you need to know about Dahlias.
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