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40+ Stunning Patriotic Centerpieces to DIY for the 4th of July

Elaine is an avid crafter who enjoys celebrating beautiful DIY decorations.

Star Spangled Centerpieces!

With summer in full swing, it's time to think about all the gatherings you'll be having, especially those of a patriotic nature. For your table setting, you will probably want to opt for red, white, and blue items, which are perfect for Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.

You can fill vases with flowers or add the American flag to potted plants. There are many possibilities to choose from, so check out these centerpieces for inspiration.

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Red, White, or Blue Glass Bottles

Antique blue glassware works perfectly for patriotic table decorations. You can use it as a vase for a combination of bright red carnations, light blue hydrangea, and babies breath. For the finishing touch, add a flag.

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Red, White, and Blue Flag-Wrapped Vase

For a Memorial Day or 4th of July centerpiece, this is perfect. It's so easy to make and looks so cute on the dining table.

Purchase red, white, and blue plastic flowers from the dollar store and tuck a small fabric flag around the edges of a clear glass vase to create the flag-wrapped vase.

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Potted Plant With Flags

For a last-minute centerpiece idea, simply place mini flags into potted plants.

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Patriotic Tiered Tray

A tiered tray makes a wonderful centerpiece. You can purchase them online or make one yourself with trays and candle sticks from the dollar store.

Opt for decorations in red, white, and blue colors for a patriotic touch. The tray in the picture above has gone for a star theme with star picks and tiles.

Also, tiered trays are brilliant to have all year round since they can be used for any occasion by switching out the decorations.

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Patriotic Lamp

Make a patriotic lamp by placing a glass vase on a stand. You can place a battery-operated candle in here or fairy lights and then add some faux greenery as well as a flag. This is sure to brighten any table.

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Coke Bottle Vases

For a vintage vibe, these Coke bottle vases look the part. Turn them into vases by placing white flowers inside them and then wrap a blue ribbon around the neck.

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Mini Pails

Mini pails are an adorable way to decorate for Independence Day. Purchase them in red and then place items such as mini pinwheels and flags inside. They would also make great little party favors for guests too.

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Firecracker Bucket

The "bucket" is made by turning a party top hat upside down as the base. You'll then add a block of floral foam and some stones inside this. Then you can purchase sparkly decorations such as picks and fire crackers and complete the arrangement.

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Patriotic Flower Arrangement

Try making this centerpiece idea by filling a galvanized bucket with floral foam and then adding faux flowers from the dollar store. Adorn it with red, white, and blue ribbon and finish with a patriotic decoration.

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Blue Hydrangea Centerpiece

Make blue hydrangeas the star of your show with this idea. Drape a flag around the arrangement and then team it with a festive table runner or table cloth to finish off.

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Red, White, and Blue Baby's Breath Centerpiece

Guests will love this stunning red, white, and blue flower centerpiece displayed on a tray. This piece includes white hydrangeas and blue, white, and red baby's breath.

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Firecracker Centerpiece

Get in the American spirit with this firecracker Display. Cut out cardboard tubes in red, white, and blue paper for the body of the firecracker and cones for the top. Include glittery picks into the display for an eye-catching look.

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