4th of July Decoration Ideas

Celebrate in red, white and blue style

Fireworks, cold drinks and barbecue - there's nothing better than a July 4th celebration. Summer is the ideal time to hang out with friends and family, and the casual vibe of Independence Day lends itself to the simplicity of a laid-back gathering. Here are a few of our favorite tips to make this Fourth of July one to remember.

Quick check-list:

  • table decor
  • accents
  • food & drinks

Table Decor

Patriotic Placecards

Make sure that everyone knows where to sit with these patriotic placecards.

Red, White & Blue Flag Mason Jars

Use these red, white and blue flag Mason jars to hold anything from silverware to napkins. They'll add a fun touch to your table setting.

4th of July Decoration Ideas

DIY Table Runner

This handmade burlap table runner is laid-back and perfect for your Fourth of July barbecue.


Patriotic Fans

No one knows how to DIY as good as Martha Stewart, and we pledge our allegiance with her take on patriotic fans.


Everybody loves sparklers, at any age. These DIY boxes make great party favors to enjoy during or after the celebration.

Food & Drinks

Firecracker Treat Containers

These firecracker-themed treat containers are the perfect receptable for party favors. Simply add your favorite candy or snack.

4th of July Decoration Ideas

Twizzler Favors

Twizzlers are a nature for Fourth of July because of their red hue. Hand them out as party favors and your guests will celebrate.

4th of July Decoration Ideas

Fruity Ice Drinks

Use champagne or sparkling water to make these fizzy drinks. Add star-shaped ice filled with blueberries and raspberries for added oomph.

4th of July Decoration Ideas

Fourth of July Bottle Labels

Whether you call it soda, Coke or pop, these Fourth of July bottle labels will add a creative touch to your celebration.

Watercolor Straw Flags

Skip the traditional stir sticks and decorate drinks with these festive watercolor straw flags.

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