DIY 4th of July

introducing patriotic projects - refashion files


Happy 4th of July!!! We’ve got a site full of DIY Patriotic and DIY 4th of July fashion, home decor and accessories! Some you could craft up right away – quick and easy – and some would be perfect to PIN for later!

Drop Cloth Flags



I don’t like buying flags. I don’t dislike flags at all — I just think most of the ones you can buy are cheap-looking!

Sue had the brilliant idea of printing your own flags on drop cloths. I love the vintage, tactile look of these flags — and you can make them, too! She shows you just what to do.

Print Your Own Drop Cloth Flags at Creative “Try”als


4th of July Wreath

4th of july wreath


Love a project that can completed with simple everyday items from around the house! See if you have the supplies and get started!

4th of July Wreath  from A Little Hut

Patriotic Bandana Tablecloth



I love this idea of taking something simple — even dollar store bandanas — and making something that can be the centerpiece of your celebration’s decor. Kendra shows you how … and even tells you about her mishaps along the way! What a great idea.

Patriotic Bandana Tablecloth at My Insanity


Doily and Burlap Flag



There’s no better time than the Fourth of July – Independence Day – to make a rustic flag for your home decor! I love the texture and color combination: burlap and doilies are a great mix! Kalleen shows you how she did it – -and you can, too!

Burlap and Doily Flag at At Second Street

Men’s Dress Shirt to Pillow Sham!



This idea is awesome! You can never have enough pillows, or shams! Bao shows you how to turn men’s dress shirts into pillow shams — look at the cool button details. He has a few other clever ideas in the post: go check it out, and don’t miss the video (or the picture with Nate Berkus!).

HOW TO dress shirt pillow sham in 6 easy steps at Relevé Design

Mod Podged Light switch Cover

diy covered switchplate


This is the inspiration picture that prompted a creative blogger to DIY it for her own house. Think of all the possibilities of colors and patterns for light switch covers through out your home!

Patterned Light Switch Cover  from Organize and Decorate Everything

Spray Paint a fabric Chair

paint a fabric chair


Yes you read that right! You can Spray paint a fabric chair to completely transform it! and Yes, it needs to be the right kind of “spray paint. ” This blogger gives you all the details plus she’s linked in another post where she answers some most frequently asked questions about this project!

Spray paint a fabric chair from A Pinterest Addict

T-Shirts to Rainbow Rug



Meg shows us this amazing inspiration of a rainbow rug made from t-shirt fabric! It took a long time — she admits it might have been “pregnancy-induced” craziness, but what a great project. It’s a great idea for a spectacular piece that you could upcycle from old tees!

The Rainbow Rug at Mama Liberated

Bench Refashioned with a RUG!

bench refashion with rug


Ok this project just makes my little refashion heart SING!!! This creative blogger combines 2 items to make 1 fabulous one! I love the texture and the functionality of it!

Bench Refashion from A little Glass Box