Independence Day without stars is like Valentines Day without hearts. Host a party, go to a parade, or just show your star power this 4th of July with these star-themed crafts, recipes, and printables.
For the Fourth of July, this bunting-inspired paper wreath will look as snappy as a salute on your front door.
Take a plain sheet of paper, make a series of folds, snip once, and, presto! You've got a super star.
For a healthy finale to your Fourth of July gathering, serve this red, white, and blue treat.
Kids can show off their patriotic pride this July 4th with these easy-to-make cuffs.
Give your favorite patriot a boost with a pair of classic tin can stilts; another great Fourth of July craft from Spoonful.com.
Look-alike plastic cups have a way of losing themselves in a crowd. Reduce mix-ups by adding a large red, white, or blue star sticker to each cup.
Forget about the Roman candles and sparklers. This 4th of July your kids can play with these safe, sane, and quiet wind-up twirler toys. Best of all, they are DIY and recycleable.
Kids will love showing off their patriotic spirit this Fourth of July with their own star-spangled baton.
Tortillas make a stellar snack that's also a festive treat for July 4th.
Can't get to the fireworks? These festive luminarias let you light-up the night in your own front yard - a great 4th of July decoration!
Hold an outdoor paint-splattering session to create these stellar T-shirts; another great Fourth of July craft from Spoonful.com.
These cookies are perfect for the Fourth of July.
Use our easy folding technique to turn paper scraps into sparkly stars and no-cut boxes that are great for gifts too.
Set the stage with these star-worthy curtains, perfect for any budding superstar's rockin' good time party.
Share your favorite photos in this creative greeting card.
Cool off with this pretty little pop star.
These stellar but surprisingly easy party decorations are made from all those odds and ends of holiday wrap you'd otherwise toss in the trash. Hang one or dozens to brighten up the house come party time.
Although cookie cutters are best known for their work in the kitchen, these fun-shaped baking utensils can also play a role in decorating your family's Christmas tree.
Use a nifty technique called reverse appliqué to reveal a burst of contrasting color in your custom-designed T-shirt.
Let your child paint-on a personal display of patriotism by decorating her nails with stars and stripes.
In summertime, blueberry pies crop up across America, but a truly special pie -- like this one with a lemony berry filling and a crust decorated with stars -- is worth celebrating.
This brightly colored party punch can be dressed up with an optional wreath of frozen berries and (for those who like its distinctive licorice flavor) bits of floating star anise.
In the Philippines at Christmas time, these bright lanterns, called parols, fill the streets, their shape echoing the star of Bethlehem.
Show your patriotic spirit with these easy-to-make star-studded leis; another great craft from Spoonful.
Make picture-perfect stars for your own inspired craft idea with this printable star template.
Directions for using stickers as stencils; a child's room decorating idea from Spoonful.com.
A Star-spangled Welcome
Red, White + Blue Fashion Cuffs
July 4th Craft: Patriotic Punch Cups
4th of July Sticker Star Twirler
Crispy Cheese Stars
Super Star Shirts
Paper Boxes and Stars
Fold-Out Photo Gallery
Watermelon Pop Stars
Wrapping Paper Stars
Star-studded Blueberry Pie
Sparkling Star Punch
Making a Star Lantern
Printable Star Pattern
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