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Celebrate Summer with Fun 4th of July Crafts

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I love celebrating our nation's Independence Day! There is something really special about seeing the red, white and blue colors together. This post spotlights some of the fun 4th of July crafts from the Mom It Forward online community of bloggers. Prepare to be totally inspired. You will not only celebrate the 4th of July in style by making a few of these ideas, but you will have fun doing them!

First is a craft post from Snap on how to make DIY Washi Tape Snack Bags. You could use these bags to wrap up those fun little 4th of July goodies at your next party. To see instructions on how to make this fun gift, click here.

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If you are looking for a creative way to showcase the American flag, Lindsey from Artsy-Fartsy Mama has a super cute one for you. To see instructions on how to make this festive project, click here.

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Nothing says Independence Day more than a red, white, and blue cake. Kristen from Mudpies and Tiaras has the perfect recipe. To see instructions on how to make this yummy dessert, click here.

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Next is a festive wreath for your door from Staci at 7 on a Shoestring. This simple craft can be put together in an hour or so and will show the whole neighborhood you are ready to celebrate. To see instructions on how to make this fun project, click here.

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If you are looking for a simple way to incorporate red and blue fruit in your party menu, consider using LeAnn's Easy Peasy fruit Dip from Organize Your Stuff Now. To learn how to make this yummy dip, click here.

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Melissa from Fablify It, likes to celebrate the whole month of July with Americana decor. There are several options for this wood craft project, so choose whatever catches your fancy*. To see instructions on how to make this fun craft, click here.

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Blueberries are not only the official fruit of Smurfs, but also a perfect-colored treat to celebrate the 4th of July. Carolyn from Carolyn's Homework showcases this yummy fruit in her patriotic berry cups. To see instructions on how to make these darling treats, click here.

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Stacy from Glued to My Crafts gets her little one involved in this fun craft. To learn how to make this Flag Canvas art piece, click here.

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You can't have a 4th of July party without party decorations! LeAnne from Organize Your Stuff Now, goes all out with this spread of festive decor. To see instructions on how to make these fun items, click here.

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You can't forget to serve a red drink at your 4th of July party. Holly from Phenomenon, shares this Fresh Cherry Limeade drink with us. The blue straws add just the right touch, don't you think? To learn how to make this drink, click here.

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If you are looking for a fun way to decorate your table or shelves, LeAnn from Organize Your Stuff Now, shares this unique American Flag framed art piece made out of raffle tickets. How fun is this idea? To learn how to make this craft, click here.

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Here is a different spin on a wreath from Abbey at The Cards We Drew. She uses a moss wreath for her festive DIY craft. To learn how to make this fun project, click here.

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Time to dress up the little ones for this colorful holiday. Kaysi from Keeping it Simple Crafts shows you how to make a children's t-shirt. This will take your child from the parade, to the barbecue, and then to the fireworks show. To learn how to make this fun craft, click here.

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Here is a fun printable from Melissa from Moms Review 4 You. This is a perfect way to show tribute to "The Star Spangled Banner" this month. To print this item, click here.

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Debra, from Grannys Southern Cooking, shares her Gelatin and Fruit Fluff dessert with us. To learn how to create this simple treat, click here.

For last-minute activities to do on the 4th, Keriann from About.com, shares some fun ideas which include having a firework show in your room, Fyrflyz loops, light up pin wheels, and much more. To check out this informative post, click here.

Thank you to the Mom It Forward community for sharing these fun 4th of July posts with us. We hope you enjoy each of them and will celebrate this fun holiday in style. Happy 4th of July!

*Editor's Note: Mom It Forward does not guarantee that your fancy will be caught. All fancy catching should be done with care and only under the direct supervision of a responsible adult. Any captured fancies are subject to all local laws, limits, taxes, and restrictions. Always wear a helmet and use appropriate protective gear when catching fancies. If you've managed to read this far please leave a comment below.

How do you celebrate the 4th of July?

 

 

 

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Jill Greenlaw

Jill Greenlaw has a banking background. She gave that up 17 years ago when she got married and started having kids. She loved being a stay-at-home mom while raising her four beautiful children. A few years ago, Jill went back to work in sales. She is now working for the Mom It Forward team as their Community Manager. She loves her job. Her interests include camping, motorcycling, boating, photography, reading, cooking, and traveling. Put her in flip flops anywhere warm and she is happy.

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4 responses to “Celebrate Summer with Fun 4th of July Crafts”

  1. Leanne says:

    The 4th of July is my favorite holiday. I love all these projects and ideas and can’t wait to try them out this year. Thanks for including my ideas!

  2. Tauni says:

    Thanks so much for featuring the washi tape snack bags…I just made up a bunch for a party next week! xoxo T.

  3. Jill Greenlaw says:

    Thank you for sharing this fun post with us. I am going to make some for a party I have coming up too. They are so cute.

  4. Jill Greenlaw says:

    Thank you for sharing your posts with us. I love the 4th of July. After looking at all your 4th of July posts, I can tell you do too. I can’t wait to try a few myself. I better get started soon. 🙂

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