This article originally appeared on Porch.com.
With the long weekend coming up, there is plenty of time to DIY your own party essentials for your festive Fourth of July celebration! From party decorations and lawn games to treats and drinks, we’ve got you covered this Independence Day with everything red, white, and blue.
1. Burlap Flag Pillows
Using a burlap pillow cover, painters tape, vinyl stencils and some spray paint, you can make your own American flag pillows. Great for outdoor benches or chairs, these flag pillows will add the perfect patriotic pop! Get the instructions, here.
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2. Homemade Star Sidewalk Chalk
In just three easy steps, this homemade sidewalk chalk can bring fun for the whole family! Using plaster, star molds and colorful dye, in 24 hours you are ready to chalk for the Fourth of July! Find the full tutorial for this DIY chalk, here.
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3. Patriotic Punch
This Independence Day punch is fit for all ages! Mixing cranberry juice, blue Gatorade and some Diet 7 Up, you can have this patriotic punch at your Fourth of July bash.
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4. Stars and Stripes Cornhole
Cornhole is a favorite at any backyard BBQ, but this stars and stripes bean bag toss board set will be a hit at your Fourth of July party! Find out how to DIY your own set, here.
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5. American Flag Water Blob
A great alternative to a pool, this waterbed meets slip-n-slide will be the main attraction of your backyard this Fourth of July! Follow this simple tutorial to DIY your own water blob this weekend.
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6. Red, White and Blue Rice Krispie Treats
No party is complete without dessert! While you’re at the grocery store getting your BBQ essentials, remember to pick up a box of rice krispies, marshmallows and red, white and blue candy melts to make these patriotic rice krispie treats.
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7. American Flag Mason Jar Votives
Our friends over at Michaels brought us this patriotic votive candle holder DIY just in time for the holiday weekend! Check out the list of supplies and directions to make your own, here.
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8. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries
Five ingredients later, you can have these delicious and patriotic strawberries that are almost too pretty to eat! Get the recipe, here.
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9. American Flag Wood Pallet
You can DIY this American flag wood pallet art in just under an hour and it will only cost you around $15! Follow this step-by-step tutorial to create your own patriotic wood pallet decor for your front porch or backyard.
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