Fun Ideas For The Fourth Of July

by Destri on June 15, 2011

I think I might throw a party this year for July 4th.  Might being the key word here.  I am right in the middle of wallpaper removal bliss, among other things, trying to get my house ready to sell.  So really, planning a party in the midst of that seems logical :).  Well…fun anyways.  Being on Pinterest just makes you want to throw a party – so many great ideas!  So maybe I will just throw one in my head and start here.  Care to join me?

These really are some fun ideas though, and would be great to take along to a Fourth of July Barbeque.

Oh, and if you want an invite to Pinterest let me know in the comments, I would be happy to send you one!

Confetti Popper Rockets from Alpha Mom pinned by Me

Star Cut Watermelon Over Blueberries via The Crafty Crow pinned by Jennifer

Red White and Blue Chocolate Covered Strawberries from All Recipes pinned by Lainie

Festive Mason Jar Kids Cups from Two Shades Of Pink pinned by Katie

Also here are some free July 4th Printables from last year, and Aubrey had her kids make some stars to hang…super simple and cute!

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{ 15 comments… read them below or add one }

Amy June 15, 2011 at 12:35 pm

Hi there,
Love your blog and I would love an invite to pinterest if you’d be willing to share. Thank you so much & good luck with the wallpaper removal. Our house was completely covered with it when we moved it. I found hot, hot tap water with a bit of Dawn sprayed and left to soak for a bit to be the most effective remover on the backing.


Destri June 15, 2011 at 6:50 pm

Thanks Amy, I have been just using hot water, but wiping it on with a cloth – why did I not think of spraying it on?! I have one entry left to go, but it is a big one, so thank you!


Marie June 15, 2011 at 4:58 pm

I’d love an invite to pInterest!

Love your ideas here–the 4th is such a fun holiday to throw a party for!!!


Melody Lindquist June 16, 2011 at 12:07 am

I would love an invite too! Such cute simple ideas! My whole house is decorated patriotic, so I’m a little partial to all things red, white and blue!
Thank you!!!


jojo June 16, 2011 at 5:31 am
kate June 16, 2011 at 8:31 am

gorg as ever…..don’t forget Canada Day on 1st July…… gotta wave the maple leaf flag now I am almost a permanent resident!!!

Be good to hear of all the other ‘Days’ that our readers celebrate in each and own country……April 23rd is St George’s Day in ENGLAND… note not Scotland or Wales which have their own saints days…….

Now let’s get that list going…….

Smiles from rainy Canada…


Destri June 16, 2011 at 10:10 am

Oh Kate, I think that is a great idea…I think you would be great at it! Call me!


vanessa @ silly eagle books June 17, 2011 at 6:40 am

I like how you linked to the site and the pinner. Those rockets are super cute!


Carolyn June 20, 2011 at 10:30 am

Really cute ideas – thanks for sharing! I would love an invite to pinterest. Thanks!


Joyce June 28, 2011 at 5:34 am

Hi, I would love an invite to Pinterest. It is such a cool place. Second only to yours. :-)


Kelly July 7, 2011 at 12:45 pm

First of all, I LOVE YOUR SITE! You have some of the most amazing and cute ideas. I was wondering if you had any invites left for pinterest. Thank you and I look forward to finding many more cute ideas from your site.


Destri July 7, 2011 at 12:52 pm

Thanks so much Kelly, and with a compliment like that, how can I not give you an invite?! I will send one right over!


clare July 27, 2011 at 6:49 am

hi, love all your 4th july ideas, i would love an invite to pinterest please, thank you


Destri August 9, 2011 at 9:01 pm

Clare, I think I sent you an invite, but I can’t remember :) Will you let me know? Thanks!


Danielle September 6, 2011 at 2:58 pm

Hello- I would love an invite to Pintrest! Thank you for offering!


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