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20 Patriotic Projects 4th of July Round-Up


 I was raised by a very grateful, patriotic Mother. Because of her love for our nation and the freedoms we enjoy, there is nothing greater to me than celebrating this tremendous blessing as well as giving gratitude to those that risk everything to make that freedom possible. 
I'm excited to have joined up with some wonderful bloggers to present to you the perfect patriotic projects to get those creative juices flowing just in time to celebrate our day of Independence!


To start out, how about an example of an inviting front porch all decked out in our nations colors ?
Go check out Our Family Inspired Home for the details

Here is the ultimate stars and bunting banner to give an instantly festive look to any space. See how Karen put it all together at Dragonfly and Lily Pads
Going to be doing some grilling? My mouth is watering just looking at these delicious glazed fiery mango  shish-kabobs over at The Housewife in Training Files
How about getting a little more personal by marking your state on this patriotic wooden sign map by   Un-origional Mom 

Doesn't this beautifully arranged wreath just make you feel like you can almost breathe the air and feel the breeze of the sea? Made by The Silly Pearl

Here is the perfect centerpiece for the porch or, I'm thinking, the table by Written Reality
Written Reality has also made life simple by showing us how to make a reversable wreath that you can enjoy for the holiday, then flip around to celebrate summer. So clever!

This red, white and blue jello dessert looks like the perfect tasty treat by Koti Beth at 
Here is an all time favorite pinterest project of mine that I hope to do myself someday. See how Heather at Southern State of Mind adds a beautiful nautical twist to her Pallet American Flag.
No round-up would be complete without a project using book pages. Try making this festive 4th of July book page wreath over at 
Need to pull together a quick centerpiece? Use items you have around the house to make this 5 minute summer floral arrangement by Being Bianca
Have a table that needs some jazzing up? Run over and imitate this beautifully refinished Navy and White Striped Table over at Restoration Redoux

And talk about the perfect cool, no fail treat to enjoy. I'm sure you won't have leftovers from this  alluring treat by Crafts a la Mode

This Captain America Romper will be the envy of every little boy! Learn how to make it at 
I love a great chevron project. Add some fun pinwheels to a wreath for a fun spin, also at 
This tasty patriotic pudding parfait will also make an impressive display once again at the busy Mom blog, My Mom Made That
Word art is inspiring with it's familiar phrase all on it's own, why not put them on bottles you have on hand and make it extra impressive by following along at 
Ready for an easy project ready in no time flat? Click over and take advantage of this beautiful "Let Freedom Ring" printable over at HoyBy Crafts
Everyone who knows me is aware of my love for the rustic, so when I first saw this clever rustic flag my jaw just dropped. Learn how simple it was to make at House of Hawthornes
And finally, some of you may recognize this quilted flag wall hanging that was a lot simpler to make than it looks here at Shelstring
How's that for inspiration? I hope you found something that sparked your creative energies. The best about 4th of July projects is that they can be enjoyed throughout the year. 
Have a wonderfully creative 4th of July!
Hugs, 



9 comments:

  1. These are great ideas, thanks for including our red, white, and blue front porch!

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    1. Thank you for taking part. I absolutely love your porch...so inviting! ;)

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  2. What a gorgeous quilt Michele! I love all the red, white and blue! Thanks for including my book page wreath. I am honored! Happy 4th of July :)

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    1. Thank you Meegan! I'm so glad you joined me here. I look forward to enjoying more projects with you. ;)

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  3. Hi Michele! What a wonderful diverse collection of patriotic red, white and blue projects and recipes! I have to admit my favourite is your quilt. What a lovely legacy piece. You say it is very easy to make, but the waving look makes it look very complicated. Love your fabric choices too!

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    1. Thank you Thea! What a sweet thing to say. I love to quilt, but am a very impatient quilter, so I tend to love the quilts that look complicated but are easy to make. It was fun. I'm so glad you stopped by. ;)

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    1. Thank you Jeanette, I think so too. I've definitely got to make that jello recipe for my family. ;)

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  5. Tons of great inspiration to help us celebrate our country!! The flag you made is FABULOUS!!!!
    Mary Alice

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Can't wait to hear what you have to say, your comments always make my day!