This time of year I’m starting to see flags popping up everywhere! Memorial Day is just a couple weeks away. Wouldn’t it be fun to host an American Flag party? The idea is simple, bold and an easy one to pull off for Memorial Day, the Fourth of July… really any summer BBQ. I did a little pre-party research and came up with so many amazing flag themed projects. The Internet is the best! Here are my favorites:
Printable Flag Water Color Straws. Flags on a straw! Awesome for a sweet iced tea, lemonade, and making any drink a little more festive and fun. The tutorial includes a free printable template to use – no flag drawing experience required.
Flag Inspired Blueberry Pie. This pie looks absolutely scrumptious! It will set your flag theme into full blown party mode. The fruit popping through definitely has me in the mood for some fresh blueberry pie.
American Flag Cake. WOW! I absolutely adore this patriotic sweet treat. Learn how to create this amazing cake, which is a lot easier then you would think. Each bite includes white, red and blue velvet cake. So yum!
DIY American Flag Picnic Blanket. Need a creative space for the kiddos to sit? How about making this awesome picnic blanket to perfectly go along with your flag theme. This blanket is totally reusable for every single summer picnic in your future and would honestly look amazing hanging above a guest bed when not in use.
DIY American Flag Wood Panel. This piece of art will wow all your guests whether inside or out. The simple tutorial will show you to quickly work up this art work in just a few hours.
American Flag Garland. Learn how to create a perfect stars and stripes garland to bring in the festivities for your patriotic party.
Marshmallow Pops. Get red, white and blue with these awesome marshmallow pops. This is a great craft for the older kids as this tutorial uses food writing pens to create these tasty desserts.
DIY Beer Pong Table. You don’t have to be in a sorority to love this traditional BBQ game. Use the DIY to create a table for playing any kind of party games on. I love when my parties keep the theme going even in the games!
Mason Jar Flag Centerpieces. Make your flags the center of attention with these darling centerpieces. This tutorial is super easy and will be a great craft to create for you and your closest friends before the party!
Printable Flag Labels. Create this simple cup display for serving guests and making sure everyone keep the right cups in hand.
Burlap American Flags. These little DIY flags are the perfect addition for a lining of your landscaping or just to stick in the cake. The possibilities are endless with this tutorial as to what you do with these burlap flags, let your imagination run wild!
PS. Amazing summer party hacks that you should definitely get to know.