100 Cheap and Easy 4th of July Decorating Ideas

We’re counting down the days until 4th of July! It’s one of our favorite holidays of the year. It’s a time when we can kick back, relax, and enjoy all that the Twin Cities has to offer. And by that, I mean my pool. Because, let’s be real. I’ll be hanging by the pool on the 4th of July. But I WON’T be alone! I’m going to have an army of friends and family over, which means this little hostess needs to start decorating! So I went on a search for some cheap and easy 4th of July decorating ideas.

And BAM, just like that, I landed on a list of more than 100 cheap and easy 4th of July decorating ideas.

Take a look, courtesy of the Prudent Penny Pincher.

These creative 4th of July decorating ideas are easy to make and easy on the wallet. These patriotic DIY projects are sure to impress your 4th of July party guests.  There are wreaths, banners, centerpieces, garlands, table decorations and so much more! These patriotic ideas would be perfect for Memorial Day too!

Craft Supplies You May Need:

  • double sided tape
  • hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • scissors
  • glue
  • Mod Podge
  • acrylic paint
  • spray paint
  • paint and foam brushes

Things You Can Get at the Dollar Store:

  • American Flags – 3 for $1
  • Bandanas
  • Ribbons
  • Twine
  • Burlap
  • Star Stickers
  • Candles
  • Glass Candleholders and Vases
  • Mason Jars
  • Red, White & Blue Party Supplies

1. Wind Paper Streamers

With little more than an empty oatmeal container and colored paper, you can create a festive decoration that’s perfect for Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, or any patriotic occasion. For younger children, it also provides a science lesson, illustrating the wind’s direction and how quickly it can change. Learn more.

2. Cupcake Liner Wreath Red white and blue cupcake liner wreath

It’s time to break out the flip flops and sunscreen, because summer is here! From backyard barbecues to picnics at the park, I am ready for all things summerexcept for the mosquitoes, but I’m not going to think about them. Red, white and blue are a staple of summer celebrations. Learn how to make this 4th of July decorating ideas.

3. Woven Table Runner

This crepe paper runner is a super easy 4th of July decorating ideas and can be made in minutes: Cover a table with a white paper tablecloth; snip lengths of blue and red crepe paper to the lengths of the cloth. Weave the colors, as shown; affix at table’s edges with double-sided tape. Read more.

Can’t get enough? Me either! Check out all 100 cheap and easy 4th of July decorating ideas here. I can’t wait to get started on jazzing up my Minneapolis home for my guests this weekend. Share your ideas with us below!

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