DIY Memorial Day Decor
It’s less than two weeks away from the unofficial start of summer! Here are some cheap and chic ideas for Memorial Day Decor. But first, take a “shopping trip” around your home and see what red, white, blue and clear glass items you have already that you may be able to reuse.
Red, White and Blue Votives
Clear class candle holders
Red, white and blue sand (by Darice)
Silver letter stickers
Pour sand in layers (red, white and clue)
Place USA stickers on outside of candle
Add votive candle inside
I already had this red metal tray. My friend Tracy saw it’s potential to be so much more!
White and Blue Sheets of Duck Tape
Cricut or Star Paper Punch
Cut white strips for flag
Cut a large blue rectangle for flag background
Use a Cricut or star punch to make stars from white Duck Tape paper
USA Glitter Sign
Make it once… use it forever! The super simple USA sign will liven up your decor for years to come.
Cardboard letters (USA)
Red, white and blue paint
Red, white and blue glitter
Paint letters, let dry
Apply a coat of Mod Podge and sprinkle with glitter, let dry
Use hot glue to attach letters to sign
Patriotic Photo Display
Honor those family members who have served in the military with a Patriotic Photo Display. It’s a great conversation starter with the kids.
White Picket Fence Decor
Copes of Photos
Cover clothespins with washi tape
Make a little mini-bunting with baker’s twine and embellishments
Pin up photos with clothespins
Add tulle and party essentials to a plain basket to give it a partiotic twist.
Starry Ice Bucket
Red, White and Blue Paint
Paint wooden stars red, white and blue
Use hot glue to add to ice bucket
Find TONS of Memorial Day decor and entertaining ideas on Hometalk. Just use the hashtag #MemorialDay.
Mary Beth @ Cupcakes and Crinoline says
I love the Red, White and Blue, Malia! All of your decor is so festive.
Diane | An Extraordinary Day says
I haven’t even begun to think about Memorial Day and it’s almost here!! Malia…you have so many terrific ideas. Thanks for giving me a kick start!
p.s. The new blog look is Extraordinary!!! Hope all the details moved well…it looks great to me!
Fabulous ideas – I love them all!
Awesome ideas!! I love them all! Thanks so much for sharing :)
T'onna Peters (Navy Wifey Peters) says
Great patriotic decor! I love the photo display! This would be perfect for the Patriot’s Palooza party that I’m cohosting with 4 other bloggers. We’re asking our bloggy friends to link up anything patriotic in honor of Memorial Day. I hope you’ll stop by!
Navy Wifey Peters
Patriot’s Palooza Patry
Holly @ Coconutheadsurvivalguide says
Hi Malia – I love all of these patriotic ideas. Such sweet tributes. Thank you for linking up to our Patriot’s Palooza party and Happy Memorial Day! Hugs, Holly