Saturday, May 18, 2013

101 4th of July Activities, Recipes & Crafts

1. wear something that is red, white and blue

2. make star shaped sugar cookies - get the recipe from A Helicopter Mom

3. string up some red, white and blue paper lanterns around the patio

4. Get this free sparkler and matchbook printables from twig & thistle

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5. get some free printable bingo cards from Makoodle

6. Make some homemade chalk - get the tutorial from - from glitter to gumdrops

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7. make some red, white and blue star shaped gumdrops - get the recipe from Hungry Happenings

8. Get the 'how to' for these stained glass jellofrom Brown Eyed Baker

9. alternate red, white and blue lights on a set of Christmas lights and string around the house or deck

10. Make this patriotic drink from ginger.snapped on tumblr

11. get free printable subway art from eighteen25

12. make red, white and blue firecracker popsicles from Brown Eyed Baker

13. Find this and other fourth of July wreath ideas at Dejavu Crafts

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14. Get the tutorial for this picture frame from Crafting the Night Away

15. watch the 4th of July parade

16. make a patriotic gelatin salad using a funnel cake mold - get the recipe at taste of home

17. 4th of July inspired hair-do
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18. Make a USA pennant banner find the instructions over at A Diamond in the Stuff

19. get the recipe for these firecracker shots (with a kid friendly and adult only variation) from At the Picket Fence

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20. grab a blanket or a lawnchair and stake out a good spot to watch the fireworks.

21. Make some patriotic mason jar lanterns from Saved by Love Creations.

22. make a homemade red, white and blue star bracelet from Fiskars

23. Get a free scrapbooking digial kit from Summertime Designs

24. make strawberries dipped in white chocolate and then dip half of it in blue sugar

25. send a fourth of july inspired care package from Sometimes Creative

26. have a fourth of July party or BBQ, you can find free printable invitations and tags from Family Fresh Cooking
Freebie July 4th Invitations and Gift Tag Printables on Family Fresh Cooking blog

 27. wrap candles with rubber bands for easy table decor - from Better Homes & Garden

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28. make some pinwheels with free printables from Aunt Spicy

29. make a healthier treat, with star shaped watermelon & pineapple, strawberries and blueberries - from Wit & Whistle

30. Make these No Sew Flag Shirts from Our Good Life

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31. Learn how to make these 'paper fireworks' from Landee See Landee Do

32. Get the recipe for a Stars and Strips cherry (and blueberry) pie from Womans Day

33. make a red, white and blueberry cheescake tart from Delish

-34. These coasters from MoodKids - seem like they would be easy to replicate with a painted red star stencil and some blue star stickers
35. make some star shaped bubble wands

36. Make these fun rocket favors, get the instructions from Martha


37. spray paint some galvanized steel buckets and tape off some stripes with tape or use a star pattern and fill with ice and cold drinks

38. wrap some cans in some patriotic scrapbook paper and use as a vase or utensil holder

39. I think these fruit kabobs from Chandler + Brianne using strawberries, blueberries and bananas are such a good idea.

40. make a simple paper chain using scrapbook paper - from a Pumpkin & a Princess

41. make a bean bag toss game with star shaped bean bags from Roots & Wings Co.

42. Check out these fantastic star cookies from Sweetopia with step by step instructions on how to decorate them, she uses hers as a decoarte wreath but I don't think mine would make it that far.

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43. make 4th of July Mason Jar "Sippy Cups" from Two Shades of Pink , great for keeping the bugs out of your drink

44. make some 'patriotic paper flowers' from live laugh rowe

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45. make some simple place mats from Southern Scraps

46. Find these delicious looking cupcakes at Pint Sized Baker

47. find the recipe for patriotic vanilla bean donuts at a Princess and a Pumpkin

48. find these red, white and blue sailor bracelets at Jacolyn Murphy

49. get the recipe for layered pudding pops at We Made That

50. This ombre cake from Brit + Co.  is gorgeous.

51. make some red, white and blue candied apples, get the recipe over at Tidy Mom

52. find the recipe for red white and blue candy bars from Cherry Tea Cakes

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53. make hamburgers or sliders with toothpick american flags

54. and serve with individual size servings of french fries in patriotic colored cups - from the Party Dress

55. make these  simple party favors using Red Hots from Nothing but Country

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56. make some red, white and blue jello shots, and there are several recipes for regular layered shots too, at the College Town Life

57. dip some waffle cones in melted white chocolate and then dip in sprinkles, check out the photo from Noble Pig

58. Check out some vintage beer bottle lables from Paper Gravy on Etsy

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59. get the recipe for 'Red, White & Blue Cookie Bark' from Love Stitched

60. I love tutus! Get the how to for this no sew tutu from Becoming Martha

61. make some layered rice krispies - make three different batches of rice krispies then layer in a pan

62. print out some coloring pages for the kids

63. Paint some wooden letters for a simple decor idea from Babble

64. make some star shaped puff pastries with the recipe from the cake blog

65. Get the directions for making these fun confetti paper rockets from AlphaMom


66. make some rocket balloons - the kids will have a blast throwing these around the yard

67. make some rocket hot dogs from the Tribune

68. Make Independance punch from Big Bear's Wife

69. make some pancakes or waffles and top with whipcream, strawberries and blueberries.

70. Make a FireCracker Tye Dye Shirt from I Love to Create

71. make a yogurt parfait - layer blueberries, vanilla yogurt, strawberries & raspberries and granola.

72. Make a door hanger for the front door from She's Kinda Crafty

73. learn how to make patriotic water bracelets at Family Corner

74. these creative nesting boxes from So Shelli would make a great hostess gift or decoration

75. Make these Double Berry + Coconut Pops from an Edible Mosaic

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76. Make some celebration pretzel sticks from the Lady Behind the Curtain

77. I absolutely love this party decor from Celebrations at Home

78. fill clear containers and vases with layers of colored sand

79. get the recipe for red, white and blue meringues from Farmgirl Gourmet

80. Get the tutorial for making this star sign from Craftaholics Anonymous

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81. Make some Fourth of July layered soap from Fave Crafts as a cute gift or for the guest bathroom at a party

82. Make Patriotic Chips and Salsa - from Babble

83.  make some decorative fireworks from some wooden blocks - Amber Packer

84. put out a bouquet of red white and blue flowers, or buy some white carnations and let them sit in red and blue food dye for a while

85. paint stripes on some old flower pots or galvanized buckets and fill with soil and flowers and line up on your porch or by your front door

86. Check out this great mantel from Landee See Landee Do

87. take similiar clear vases and pour red, white and blue paint in one, make sure it is all coated and let dry

88. get the tutorial for this glass bowl over at Plaid

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89. get the free printable for this paper bag from Skip to my Lou, can be used for individual cutlery or fill with little treats for a cute party favor.

90. check out how to make fourth of July citronella candles from Alpha Mom

91. make patriotic popcorn mix from Bloom Designs

92. Get the tutorial for this banner from Country Living

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93. make some stars and stripes cloth napkins from Say Yes to Hoboken

94. make some 4th of July Tie Dyed fudge with the recipe from Taste and Tell Blog

95. get the tutorial to make a patriotic star shaped pillow from Fleece Fun

96. Find this jam, banana and blueberrie toast, a fun breakfast or lunch idea at Easy Cookbook Recipes
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97. I think the idea to use star shaped wire for croquet is such a creative idea from Holiday Crafts and Creations

98.make some patriotic popcorn from Bloom Designs, and the nice packaging would make it a great gift

99. Make award ribbons using crepe paper for the fourth of July from Country Living

100. make a cute "I'm Made in the USA" pin with a free prinout from eighteen25

101. get the tutorial to make a cute headband from a Field Journal

1 comment:

  1. I love love love the punch and the toast! I NEED to make some of these. A friend sent me a 4th of July giveaway if you are interested, this blanket would be great to sit on to watch fireworks!!