18 Easy & Adorable Red, White & Blue Ideas

How I love every patriotic holiday!  They are my favorite, and I absolutely adore celebrating them in every way, including decor, yummy food, cute things for my kids to wear…all of it!  I’m also into simple, and my favorite projects are those that don’t take a lot of time, but look like they did.  I’ve gathered  my most favorite red, white, & blue ideas that I’ve posted over the years and put them all in one spot, just for you! They’re perfect for all the patriotic holidays over the next couple of months, starting with Memorial Day, then Flag Day, and Independence Day.


Star Spangled Ice Cream Sandwiches

Fruit Flag Platter

Flag Fruit Platter | 4th of July Food Ideas

Flag Handprint Tee

4th of July Handprint Flag Tee | simply kierste.com

DIY Wood Framed Flag

One of my FAVORITE red, white & blue projects ever! I keep this in my dining room all year long, but I especially love it during the summer months.

DIY Wood Framed Flag | simply kierste.com

Burlap Flag Silverware Holders

I LOVE these, and they’re perfect for all of your 4th of July entertaining!

Burlap Flag Silverware Holder | 4th of July | simply kierste.com

4th of July Cupcake Toppers

Just print, cut and add to your favorite cupcakes for a super easy 4th of July and red, white & blue treat!

Patriotic Cupcake Toppers | 4th of July treats| oldsaltfarm.com

Mason Jar Drink Toppers

4th of July Mason Jar Drink Toppers | oldsaltfarm.com

Patriotic Sprinkle Cookies

These are SO easy to make, and the sticks make them perfect for little hands.  (And grownup hands too.)

Patriotic Sprinkle Cookies | 4th of July | oldsaltfarm.com

4th of July Chalkboard Printables

These are fun to print and use as patriotic decor, or even centerpieces at a party!

Chalkboard Patriotic Printables | 4t of July | oldsaltfarm.com

Favorite & Free Patriotic Fonts

I’m a huge font fan, and use them for so many holiday projects, and these patriotic fonts are some of my favorites!!

Free Patriotic Fonts | 4th of July Fonts | oldsaltfarm.com

Easy Painted Window Flag

One of my my favorite projects–perfect for a porch, mantel, or as party decor!

Painted Flag Window | 4th of July | oldsaltfarm.com

Polka Dot & Striped Flag Blocks

I adore polka dots and stripes, and I combined the two to make a super cute and super EASY 4×4 block set.  They’re also inexpensive, which makes it pretty much perfect. :)

8 Easy Patriotic Ideas & Projects | oldsaltfarm.com

Burlap Flag Pillow

Burlap is just one of those fabrics that’s hard to resist!  I added stars & stripes to a burlap slipcover to make a darling pillow perfect for my couch, entry bench, or even guest bed!

8 Easy Patriotic Ideas & Projects | oldsaltfarm.com

Burlap Stars & Stripes Bunting

Oh, buntings.  I’m totally and completely in love with them, and hang them for every holiday! This super cute bunting is so easy, and perfect to go across a front porch, mantel, window, or doorway!

8 Easy Patriotic Ideas & Projects | oldsaltfarm.com

Patriotic Popcorn Lollipops

These are just SO fun and yummy!  Perfect for any patriotic holiday, kids love to help make them and eat them.  You can also change up the sprinkles and make them for any holiday or birthday!

8 Easy Patriotic Ideas & Projects | oldsaltfarm.com

Easy Flag Blocks

I made these years ago, and they’re still a favorite! I used 2×4’s to create a simple but adorable flag, and they look so cute on a shelf, counter, table, or mantel!

8 Easy Patriotic Ideas & Projects | oldsaltfarm.com

Ruffled Ribbon Flag Tee

I love dressing my kids up in red, white and blue on patriotic holidays, and often times I’ll just grab stuff from their closets we already have. Sometimes though, I like to make something cute, and these darling ruffled ribbon flag tees were SO easy and quick!  They look cute all year round! And if you’re thinking you can’t sew, so you can’t do this project, don’t worry–if I can do this, you can too!

8 Easy Patriotic Ideas & Projects | oldsaltfarm.com

Patriotic Sugar Cookie Cups

Oh my.  There’s not much I love more than frosted sugar cookies, but I always love the frosting the best.  These super cute cookie cups are a way to get more frosting.  :)  They’re easy, especially when you use my favorite sugar cookie mix, and always look darling on a plate.  Perfect to serve at any BBQ or party!

8 Easy Patriotic Ideas & Projects | oldsaltfarm.com

I hope you’re inspired, and found something you can’t wait to make!  Happy Summer!

Easy & Adorable Red, White & Blue Ideas | 4th of July

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  1. Kierste,
    I don’t even know where to start! These are all great projects!
    I’m working on getting more mileage out of my patriotic decorations by displaying them on Memorial Day Weekend and July 4th. I’m sure this is not a new idea to you or many of your readers, but it was new to me – – and makes your timing these awesome projects just perfect! Thanks!

    1. Yes, I totally agree! I wanted to post these now, so everyone would have plenty of time to get them up by Memorial Day. I keep my patriotic decor up all summer, and I love it! Thanks so much for the comment, and for stopping by!!! xoxo

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