10 Fun Ways To Show Your Patriotism

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This is the time of year to show your patriotism for those of us who live in the USA.

The official observation of Memorial Day this year is Monday, May 26th, Flag Day is June 14th and then of course there’s Independence Day on July 4th.

So in honor of the red white and blue, here are 10 fun ways to celebrate American pride around your home.

10 Fun Ways To Celebrate Patriotism

A bicycle decorated with a fun basket, flags tucked into the handles and star cut-outs attached to the wheel spokes is adorable and would be something unexpected sitting on your front porch.

Patriotic bicycle


Here’s a more elaborately decorated bike from Martha Stewart.  Click on the link to get templates for all of the cut-outs.

Patriotic bicycle

Martha Stewart

How about painting patriotic mason jars to hold utensils or flowers for a centerpiece?

Patriotic mason jars

It All Started With Paint

Keep your patriotic gathering simple and make cleanup a snap by using mostly paper products from a dollar store.

July 4 tablescape

Worthing Court

And speaking of tables, look at this adorable idea for using paper plates and plastic utensils.

Super easy patriotic place setting using paper plates, paper napkins and plastic utensils, all from the dollar store. Use a hole punch to punch a hole into the side of the plate. Run a ribbon through the hole and tie it around a rolled up paper napkins and plastic utensils.

This place setting is from my table, but I got the idea from In My Own Style.  (For some reason her picture refused to upload.)

Make a cute bouquet of patriotic flowers using scrapbook paper.

Patriotic bouquet

Live Laugh Rowe

Make this easy bunting by simply draping torn strips of red, white and blue cloth over some cording, then gather and tie them near the bottom with another strip of fabric.

Easy patriotic bunting

Second Chances By Susan

Paint an old chair in patriotic colors.

Patriotic painted chair

Atta Girl Says

Every cookout needs these, especially in the south!

DIY paper fans

No. 2 Pencil

You only need basic carpentry skills to build this vintage looking toolbox.

DIY vintage look patriotic toolbox

 Woman’s Day

Looking for more ways to show your patriotism?

A Vintage Americana Style Patriotic Vignette

A vintage Americana style patriotic vignette

Decorating With Patriotic Red, White & Blue

Inspiring ideas for decorating with patriotic red, white and blue

Happy Memorial Day!

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  1. kirby carespodi says:

    Very cool ideas, Suzy! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Fun post, Suzy! I’m a fan of red, white, and blue. You’ve inspired me to get busy on a post of my own. Thanks!
    Happy Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day! I love to celebrate the patriotic holidays of summer.

    1. Happy patriotic holidays to you too, Sarah!