18 Patriotic Desserts for the 4th of July

Fourth of July Weekend is here! To celebrate, we collected 18 delicious red white and blue desserts from across the web. Don’t they all look amazing?! Click on the links below to see each recipe. We hope everyone has a fun, safe, and happy weekend! 1. Donuts | 2. Rice Krispie Treats | 3. Cookie Cake 4. Pretzels | 5. Brownie Kebabs | 6. Trifle 7. Margarita Floats | 8. Oreo Pops | 9. Ice Cream Cones 10. Yogurt Berry Popsicles | 11. Crinkle Cookies | 12. Pie 13. Ombre Cake | 14. Fireworks Cookies | 15. Fruit Tart Pies 16. Popcorn | 17. Marbled Cupcakes | 18. Strawberries  

Red White & Blue Table Runner

If you’re looking for just a little splash of red white and blue for your 4th of July festivities, you’ve come to the right place. Today we’re sharing a super simple, no-sew table runner that you can make in under 10 minutes! Read on to see how… Supplies: felt, fabric scissors, and hot glue. Directions: 1. Cut stars in varying sizes. We free-handed our stars to save time and give them a whimsical look, but you can also print star shapes on paper and trace them onto the felt before cutting. 2. Line up the stars on a table, overlapping the points slightly. When you like the orientation and pattern, add a dot of hot glue to each place where the stars touch. 3. Place

Striped Fruit Juice Popsicles

This hot weather does not seem to want to give up! To help cool down, a Popsicle mold and a refrigerator raid might do the trick… We made these fruity treats using our favorite Popsicle mold and all the fruit juices we had in the fridge! Start with a clean and dry Popsicle mold. Add a layer of juice and pop it into the freezer for about an hour (or more if you want super clean lines!). Remove the tray from the freezer and add another layer of a different juice and return to the freezer. On the third layer, we let the juice freeze for about 20 minutes and then stuck the Popsicle sticks into the center and let the layer of juice freeze

DIY Photo Booth Ideas

The car photo booth we made for my youngest’s birthday party last year was such a hit, it has us brainstorming for our next photo booth idea! Today we’ve collected some of our favorite party photo booths and backdrops from across the web. Click on the links below to find out how to make each one! 1. Balloon Backdrop | 2. Polaroid Photo Booth 3. Lemonade Stand | 4. Rocket Ship | 5. Hot Air Balloon 6. Ticket Backdrop | 7. Car Photo Booth How amazing is that hot air balloon? We are so excited about all of these creative ideas. Which is your favorite? Happy partying!  

Patriotic Cupcakes

Happy Summer!!! We hope everyone had a lovely Father’s Day and first day of the season. Today we are sharing a way to take a simple box cake and turn it into a 4th of July treat! Supplies: white cake mix, frosting, sprinkles, and assorted food dye. Directions: 1. Make the cake mix according to the directions on the box. 2. Split the cake mix into three parts by spooning each part into a separate bowl. 3. Add red food dye drops into one bowl and blue food dye drops into another. Mix well and add more dye until you reach your desired shade. 4. Line a baking tin with cupcake liners and begin spooning in cake batter from each bowl. 5. Alternate colors as

DIY 4th of July Wreath

Our trusty seasonal wreath is back at it, just in time for the 4th of July! This time we added felt buntings to give it some extra flare. We love this front door decor because with just a few changes, we get an entirely new look. Read on to find out how to make your very own. Supplies: interchangeable wreath, white felt flowers, red and white baker’s twine, mini clothespins, red felt, blue felt, scissors, and red ribbon. Directions: 1. Start by making our original wreath and 10-15 white felt flowers. You can find instructions on how to make both the base wreath and felt flowers here. 2. Arrange the white felt flowers across the bottom of the wreath. 3. Cut two lengths of baker’s

Red White & Blue Strawberries

Independence Day is in less than 3 weeks and we have quite a few tasty treats to share leading up to the festivities! Today we have a Patriotic twist on chocolate covered strawberries that your friends and family will love. Read on to see how easy they are to assemble! Supplies: strawberries, white candy melts, blue sugar sprinkles, a cookie sheet, and wax paper. Directions: 1. Wash the strawberries and pat dry with a paper towel. 2. Melt candy melts in a bowl according to the directions on the packaging. Stir until there are no lumps. 3. Pour the blue sprinkles into a small bowl. 4. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. 5. One-by-one, dip each strawberry into the candy melts and roll around

9 DIY Ideas for Painting Glass

A few Summers ago, we bought some Martha Stewart glass paint and went to town. We love how easy it is to create beautiful DIY projects using glasses, vases, mason jars, etc. Here are a few more glass painting projects to try this weekend! All of these ideas would add a creative touch to your home, and make great gifts! Enjoy 1. Mercury Glass | 2. Sea Glass Vases 3. Tinted Glass Jars | 4. Chalkboard Wine Glasses 5. Metallic Confetti Tumblers | 6. Frosted Tumblers