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DIY Patriotic Tassel Garland

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Hi Tatertots and Jello readers! Carissa from Carissa Miss here and I'm so excited to share some easy decor ideas for the 4th of July. It is seriously one of my favorite holidays. I don't go all out in my whole house, but I usually try to make my porch and entry way very festive. It can be super expensive to deck out the house for each holiday and I don't have time to make time consuming or … [Read more...]

Link Party Palooza — and Tie-Dye Kit Giveaway!!

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It's Friday!! Welcome back to the ... We've combined the popular parties at I Heart Nap Time, Lil' Luna, Somewhat Simple, Tatertots & Jello and Today's Creative Blog to make a giant link party. You'll only have to link up once to to be listed on all five sites, and each of us will choose our own projects to feature posts --  just like we always have! So be sure to check with each site to … [Read more...]

Red, White, and Blue Painted Tote Bag

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Hi Tatertots & Jello friends! Kimberly from A Night Owl back again, sharing a fun and easy craft! Last time around we shared  a Monogram Teacher Tote just in time for Teacher Appreciation and the end of the school year. And this time we're back with another tote project, this Red, White & Blue Painted Tote Bag! … [Read more...]

Free Fourth of July Patriotic Medallion Printables (and 11 MORE Patriotic Printables!)

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Here's an easy way to decorate for the Fourth. Simply print out these striped printables, fold them up and add one of the printable stars to the center. You can use them alone as patriotic lollies, attach them to tissue paper medallions (you can find them at any party store) and hang them on your mantel, from your porch or as a festive banner. Here are the individual printable PDFs for each … [Read more...]

Beachy Wood Shim Star Bunting and Wood Flag (tutorial)!

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Our June challenge from Lowes was to create a Patriotic Project. I thought it would be fun to make a wood bunting and flag to display. I wanted to create a "beachy" patriotic feel. It's perfect if you have a home that doesn't go with the traditional "Red White and Blue" theme. Here's how I made the Wood Shim Bunting and Flag: … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 24 Patriotic Projects!!

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The Fourth of July has become one of my favorite holidays to decorate for over the past few years. When we moved to our current home we discovered that there was a big hometown Fourth of July parade just up the street. And ever since then, we look forward to this festive holiday. Here are some awesome patriotic projects you can make to get ready for the FOURTH. From crafts, to decorating … [Read more...]

DIY Address and Patriotic Buoys!

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I have been a bit obsessed with ANYTHING nautical lately.  It's so bright and cheerful-looking. I made a Navy and Yellow Wreath. A Nautical Fourth of July Mantel. And recreated a dark basement bedroom into a Bright Nautical Teen Bedroom. I thought it would be fun to make some decorative buoys - which seem SO nautical.  It also turns out - the buoys are easier to make than you'd … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Patriotic Mantel and Make Paper Lollies!

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I love this time of the year.  It's the end of the school year and the whole Summer is open. The possibilities are endless.  I love decorating for Summer and for the 4th of July. In Utah we also have a big 24th of July celebration, so we can keep our Patriotic decorations up the whole month which is super fun.   And my family room/kitchen is really the heart of my home. So … [Read more...]

Great Ideas – Patriotic Party Ideas & Recipes

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In charge of a Fourth of July Celebration, or just bringing something delicious to one? Ignite a sizzling celebration with the help of any of these patriotic party ideas and recipes! Fourth of July Cupcake Toppers @ Hoosier Handmade Vanilla Bean Doughnuts @ a pumpkin & a princess Star Spangled Marshmallow Pops @ My Sister's Suitcase … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — Patriotic Projects!!

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Only a couple of weeks left until the most explosive holiday of the year! What better way to celebrate than any of the patriotic projects linked up this week! (And if you're not in the US, there are some great ideas you can adapt for your own holidays or any occasion!) DIY Tie-Die Pillow @ The 36th Avenue DIY Patriotic Necklace @ Tattered & Inked … [Read more...]