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Prepping for Your 4th of July Party

Posted 21 June 2016 7:28 PM by Rena Brenner

It's never too late to display your patriotism - especially out on your deck. Whether you’ve been planning all month long or decided to throw a last-minute barbeque, we have fun DIY projects and recipes to kick your 4th of July celebrations up a notch.

July 4th Backyard Decorations, American themed

Simple Décor

  • Drape red, white and blue fabric from deck posts
  • Hang flags or streamers from railings
  • Use string lights to illuminate the night
  • Paint mason jars red, white and blue to create patriotic candle holders
4th of July deck decorations

Get Crafty

  • Paint scrap pieces of wood to look like firecrackers and use them as decorations
  • Paint planting pots in red, white and blue patterns, then use for condiments, silverware and napkin holders
  • Make paper links and hang them between balusters/spindles of deck or porch

4th of July decorations

Festive Desserts

  • Dip ice cream sandwiches into red, white and blue sprinkles
  • Create red, white and blue rice crispy treats by adding food coloring
  • Add red and blue M&Ms to popcorn for a patriotic salty and sweet treat 
4th of July Treats, red, white and blue

Check out the ProWood® 4th of July Celebrations! Pinterest board for more details and inspiration. Enjoy the holiday!


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