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21 Ways People Are Celebrating July 4th Across the Country

Creative Americans and DIYers across the nation are going all out for this year's Fourth of July celebrations! From patriotic mason jar designs, to flags of every shape and size, these July 4th decorations are on track to outshine even the most spectacular firework displays.
06/30/2015 10:43am ET | Updated December 6, 2017
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Creative Americans and DIYers across the nation are going all out for this year's Fourth of July celebrations! From patriotic mason jar designs, to flags of every shape and size, these July 4th decorations are on track to outshine even the most spectacular firework displays.

1. Twine-wrapped Luminaries
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Project via Myra @My Blessed Life

Tutorial here.

2. Tie-dyed Tea Towels
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Project via Claire @A Little Claireification

Here's how!

3. Hanging Yarn Flag
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Project via Albion @Albion Gould

Directions here.

4. Upcycled K-Cup Lights
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Project via Tara @Anything & Everything

Tutorial here.

5. Paper Towel Roll Rockets
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Project via Dusty @All Things G&D

Here's how to make them.

6. Red, White, and Blue Marbled Decor
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Project via Megan @Rhapsody in Rooms

Directions here - it's easy!

7. Repurposed Fabric Wreath
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Project via Angela @A to Z Custom Creations

Tutorial here.

8. Beautiful Bunting
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Project via Larissa @Prodigal Pieces

Here's how.

9. Shutter Turned Flag
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Project via Liz @Hoosier Homemade

Directions here.

10. Patriotic Pinwheels
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Project via Cindy @DIY Beautify

Learn to make your own here.

11. Rustic Banner
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Project via Jennifer @Dimples & Tangles

Tutorial here.

12. String Art Flag
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Project via Robin @All Things Heart & Home

Directions here.

13. Red, White, and Blue Snack Packs
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Project via Shari @Turnstyle Vogue

Here's how to make them.

14. National and Nautical Banner
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Project via Pam @House of Hawthornes

Tutorial here.

15. Tin Can Candle Holders
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Project via Heidi @Honeybear Lane

Use directions here for your own.

16. Colored Rice Luminaries
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Project via Laura @Bright Bold & Beautiful

Directions here.

17. Metallic Star Wreath
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Project via Kim @The Kim Six Fix

Directions here.

18. Star Spangles Votives
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Project via Randi and Carol @FrugElegance

Here's how to make your own.

19. Decoupaged Chairs
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Project via Wendi @H2O Bungalow

Here's how to do it.

20. Painted Glass Bottles
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Project via Dusty @All Things G&D

Tutorial here.

21. Painted Lanterns
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Project via Heidi @Honeybear Lane

Here's how to make them.