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17 Amazing Last-Minute 4th of July Decorations


It's not too late to get into the spirit of Independence Day. Here, a round-up of the best tutorials from around the web to make your Fourth of July celebrations truly star-spangled. Have fun!

Paint an Acrylic Flag Necklace

Heidi at Hands Occupied shows us how to paint an acrylic flag necklace using plexiglass.

Flag necklace tutorial 4th of July

Uncle Sam Planter

Here's another fantastic tutorial by Heidi over at Hands Occupied - how to give an old terracotta pot a patriotic makeover.

Uncle Sam Pot Tutorial for 4th of July

Fourth of July Matchboxes

Head over to Almost Makes Perfect for a tutorial along with a collection of printable matchbox labels.

4th of July Matchbox Tutorial

Patriotic Burlap Table Runner

We love this easy no-sew burlap table runner tutorial by Domestically Speaking.

4th of July Burlap Table Runner Tutorial

United States Straight Pin String Art

In this tutorial, Grey Luster Girl shows us how to make an awesome string art map using straight pins, instead of nails. Genius!

USA Straight Pin Art Tutorial

Fourth of July Star Streamers

Loving Studio DIY's easy star-spangled garland using red and blue streamers.

4th of July Star Streamer Tutorail

Firecracker Cake Toppers

In this tutorial, Studio DIY demonstrates how to make some cute firecracker cake toppers using card stock and silver tissue paper.

4th of July Firecracker Cake Topper Tutorial

Fourth of July Paper Stars

Learn how to make these gorgeous 3D-style patriotic paper stars in this tutorial by The Elli Blog.

4th of July Star Paper Decorations Tutorial

Patriotic Kicks

In this brilliant step-by-step tutorial, Allison from Dream a Little Bigger demonstrates how to decorate your shoes with the American flag.

4th of July Decorated Shoes Tutorial

DIY Fourth of July Button Ring

All you need is a hot glue gun and some buttons in this tutorial for a patriotic ring by My Favourite Things.

4th of July Button Ring Tutorial

4th of July Paint Chip Banner

In this simple tutorial, A Bit of Sunshine shows us how to use paint chips to create a Fourth of July banner.

4th of July Paintchip Banner Tutorial

3D Star Garland

Make a gorgeous 3D star garland in this step-by-step tutorial by Creative Juice.

4th of July 3D Star Garland Tutorial

4th of July DIY Patriotic Wreath

In this tutorial, Jude Louise Designs demonstrates how to use felt to make a stunning patriotic wreath.

4th of July Flag Wreath Tutorial

Shooting Star Piñata

Learn how to make a gorgeous trailing star piñata in this excellent tutorial by Confetti Pop.

4th of July Shooting Star Pinata Tutorial

Festive 4th of July Kite Garland

Make a glorious kite garland for Independence Day in this tutorial by Brit + Co.

4th of July Kite Garland Tutorial

Patriotic Outdoor Garland

Learn how to make an amazing outdoor garland that lights up in this tutorial by Fun Home Things.

4th of July Fairy LIght Tutorial

Patriotic Lei

P.S. Blog demonstrates how to make a spectacular patriotic paper lei in a step-by-step tutorial.

4th of July Paper Lei Necklace Tutorial
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