Whether you’re having a blowout 4th of July party, or just want to make this year’s family gathering more special, we’ve rounded up the best snacks and decor for the occasion.
Read on for lots and lots of 4th of July party ideas.
Make simple drinks fun and fruity with raspberry and blueberry ice cubes.
This classic flag bunting makes us think of breezy front porches, barbershop quartets wearing straw hats and 4th of July celebrations of yore.
Via HMH Designs.
Make giant tassels with tissue paper and mylar and drape across an empty wall for an instant photo spot.
Make the season’s best taste even better with white chocolate, coconut and sprinkles.
Via The Outlaw Mom.
Your eyes deceive you! These mini cupcakes look like shaved ice, but they won’t end up as a multi-colored puddle at the end of the night.
All you need is hydrangeas and mini flags. What could be easier?
Via Oh My! Creative.
Delight kids with these easy treats. Just cut sandwiches in half, pop them on a stick and roll in sprinkles.
Via Living Locurto.
There’s a special trick to these color blocked treats. Tip the glasses to one side while the jello firms up, and then layer on more colors.
Via Lea’s Cooking.
You’ve seen these mini flags before. They’re the kind that waiters stick in a hamburger when you order one in a foreign country. Stick a bunch of these in a styrofoam wreath to make your front door a little more festive.
Who says that Halloween’s the only holiday where you carve giant fruit? Use these to decorate your serving table, and then chow down after dinner.
Another easy 4th of July wreath – Just wrap chevron ribbon around the form, tie fabric scraps together to make poofs, and glue on paper stars.
Via Etsy seller Bopsidoodle.
Infants and adults will be proud to sport a homemade flag shirt.
Via Dream Book Design.
Impress guests with this easier-than-it-looks layered flag cake.
Sew or glue red, white and blue bandannas together to for a country-inspired Fourth of July tablecloth.