Decorating for any holiday can be difficult and expensive, especially if that holiday is only a weekend celebration. Many people would rather spend most of their time and money on food for a Fourth of July party, but these 5 DIY décor projects are easy, inexpensive and will bring out your patriotic spirit!
1. Patriotic Mason Jars
Some adorable red white and blue mason jars make the perfect centerpiece for your 4th of July party. This DIY project has two easy steps, first painting the jars, second arranged the pieces how you prefer.


2. Patriotic Wreath
Add some spirit to your front door with this Patriotic Wreath! You will first need clothespins, wood cutout stars, and a wire wreath frame. Next, separate the clothespins into 3 piles to paint red, white and blue. Arrange all of the blue clothespins together, followed by a pattern of 5 white then 5 red clothespins. Paint the stars white and glue them onto the set of blue clothespins. Your wreath is ready to hang for the summer!
3. Lollipop Centerpiece for the Kids
If you have kids attending your 4th of July party this Lollipop Centerpiece will be a great addition to the table. This quick and easy project can be made in just 10 minutes. All you need is a bucket, a foam ball and 40 red and blue large lollipops or cake pops. Push the sticks into the foam ball, set the foam ball into the bucket and ta-da!

4. Flag Table Runner
This flag table runner adds the perfect patriotic touch for your 4th of July party! It’s simple, easy, and best of all involves No sewing! This burlap flag runner can be as long or as short as you want to cover all tables or just one. It is affordable and easy to do. Once completed you can fray the edges for a rustic look or fold the edges over for a finished look.

5. Patriotic Shutter
This two-step patriotic shutter is a great addition to your front porch or lawn.  All you need is a shutter and paint – it’s that easy! Tape off the stars and stripes and paint away. When completed, put it up for your Fourth of July party or leave it all summer long!
There is still time to create fun, festive projects for your Fourth of July party. Step up your spirit and try out a few of these fun and simple projects. Be sure to check out ThriftWorks! for all your project supplies, and have a safe and happy Fourth of July!