20 Cute and Inexpensive 4th of July Decorations

Get all of the bang for your buck with these 4th of July decorations.

4th of july decorations
David Tsay

You don't have to break the bank to get the house ready for Independence Day. Use these inexpensive 4th of July decorations to transform your home into a celebration of red, white, and blue.

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4th of july decorations planters
David Tsay
Patriotic Planters

Vintage potato chip tins serve as fun vessels for potted red geraniums.

What you'll need: mini gardening kit ($7, )

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David Tsay
Star-Spangled Decor

Wooden Chinese checkerboard games, spray-painted red and blue, make for unexpected starry decor. Paper straws threaded with craft paper stars amplify the motif.

What you'll need: red spray paint ($8, ); blue spray paint ($12, )

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4th of july decorations flag
David Tsay
High-Flyin' Flag

Nothing evokes a salute like a grand old vintage flag. Remember: The union (stars) goes on the observer's left. Complementary gingham bunting adds a burst of cheer along the railing.

What you'll need: red gingham fabric ($5 per yard, )

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4th of july decorations balloons
David Tsay
Red, White, and Balloons

Fill a bin with a colorful arsenal of water balloons, and prepare for the inevitable "bursting in air." Hang a hand-painted sign to mark the bunker.

What you'll need: patriotic balloons ($8 for 30, )

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4th of july decorations table
David Tsay
Festive Farm Table

Lined with a vintage runner, this chippy red table is the perfect spot to feed a crowd. Simple embellishments—homemade paper fireworks (made with crafter paper and a skewer), camping lanterns filled with wooden stars, and chipped-from-they-yard blu hydrangeas—reinforce the homespun aesthetic.

What you'll need: wooden stars ($15 for 25, )

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4th of july decorations pillow
Brentwood Originals
American Flag Pillow


Add comfort to your couches with this patriotic pillow.

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4th of july decorations lights
Patriotic String Lights


Light up any indoor or outdoor space with these star-spangled lights.

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4th of july decorations flag
US Flag Store
Outdoor Flags


Use this set of four flags around your home for a red, white, and blue touch.

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4th of july decorations sign
"Land That I Love" Burlap Door Hanger


Welcome guests with a simple sign to hang on your front door.

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4th of july decorations towels
Design Imports
4th of July Dish Towels


Drape these adorable towels in front of your oven or near your sink for a festive addition to your kitchen.

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4th of july decorations fans
Pleated Fans

From $10

Go classic by hanging patriotic pleated fans from your front porch.

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4th of uly decorations burlap stars
Pottery Barn
4th of July Burlap Stars

From $20

These burlap stars put a country spin on standard 4th of July decorations.

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Outside the Box Papers
Star-Spangled Paper Straws


Make cocktails even more fun to drink by offering your guests these red-and-blue star straws.

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4th of july decorations mason jars
Vivas Flower Shop
Patriotic Mason Jars


Fill red, white, and blue Mason jars with faux flowers for an easy centerpiece.

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4th of july decorations star- bowls
Moonridge Decor
Star Snack Bowls


Serve snacks—like red, white, and blue M&MS—in these star-shaped bowls.

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4th of july decorations napkins
Gingham Napkins


These gingham napkins are a cute addition to your 4th of July cookout.

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4th of july decorations cutting board
Bed Bath and Beyond
U.S.A. Serving Board


There is no better way to serve appetizers on the 4th of July than on a bamboo cutting board in the shape of the United States.

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4th of july decorations table runner
Crate and Barrel
Table Runner


Add some star-spangled charm to your table with this bright runner.

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4th of july decorations banner
Pottery Barn
Americana Fabric Bunting


Deck out your porch with a festive banner.

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