DIY Patriotic Decor

Fireworks, food & family time - there are so many enjoyable reasons to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday! Stocking up on food, games and fireworks can get a little costly, so it's good to know you can still celebrate in patriotic style with Americana decor that's fun, easy and super affordable to make with a little help from Aleene's® Glues. We've put together a roundup of several patriotic decor ideas you can make yourself in a short amount of time without complication or expense so you can focus on celebrating!

What you need:
Aleene's Original Tacky Glue
Aleene's The Ultimate Multi-Surface Adhesive
Aleene's Fabric Fusion
Aleene's Clear Gel Tacky Glue

Aleene's Fourth of July Table Runner

At some point in your Fourth of July celebration, people are going to have to eat! Set your table in star-spangled style with this Star Table Runner that's super easy to make with felt and Fabric Fusion. It's perfect for adding patriotic flavor to indoor and outdoor table settings and still leaves room for all of the good eats!

Aleene's Patriotic String Lights

Turn yarn into lights? Yes! These Patriotic String Lights will add a pretty ambiance whether hanging from your patio, fireplace mantle and elsewhere. Use balloons, Tacky Glue and yarn to get this project underway. Try embellishing with red, white & blue ribbons or even dangling stars for a fun variation!

Aleene's Patriotic Mason Jars

Mason jars are the ultimate multi-purpose item, wouldn't you agree?! You can use them as vases, luminaries, drinking glasses and so much more. Create a set of Americana mason jars for your 4th of July celebration with mercury glass mason jars and embellishments like Americana fabrics, twine, stars and more ... all you need is a tube of The Ultimate Multi-Surface Adhesive for a set of patriotic mason jars that look fab whether used as a table centerpiece or decor for your serving table.

Aleene's Cork American Flag

Do you have a stash of corks left over from your last big bash? Put them to good use with this fun American flag wall hanging made from corks! Acrylic paint, star embellishments and Original Tacky Glue bring this Patriotic Cork Flag project together that you can really keep up all year round to show off your USA spirit.

Aleene's Patriotic Slime

And because we can't leave the kiddos out, this Patriotic Slime project is a perfect craft activity during your 4th of July celebration! Use nontoxic Clear Gel Tacky Glue and red, white and blue glitter to make this slime recipe that'll keep the kids entertained until it's time for fireworks.