10 Ways to Show Your American Pride

10 American Pride Projects

Next week, we have a big event coming up here in America. It’s America’s birthday, otherwise known as the 4th of July! You know I love to show off my American spirit with crafts and other patriot-themed projects. I just didn’t realize how many red-white-and-blue crafts I’ve posted over the years to celebrate life in the US of A….until I started rounding them up this morning. Just in case you need a few ideas for joining in the celebration of America, this week, here are 10 Ways to show Your American Pride made by myself and my talented contributors. Enjoy!

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4th of July Decorations – My Red, White & Blue Gallery Wall

4th of july decorations

This year I was in the patriotic mood and created several handmade decor items to create a gallery wall.  I used 3M Command Strips to hang everything so it can be removed after the season.  I love those things.  If you are person that likes to change out art all the time those things are {…Read More…}





“I Heart U” Wood Alphabet Art

i heart you wood alphabet sign

I have adored, over the years of blogging, seeing all the different alphabet walls in nurseries and playrooms.  It adds a little whimsy to the room and, as an added bonus, helps preschool age children learn the alphabet.  I wanted in on the action to create an extreme impact on a wall in our playroom.  This “alphabet I heart you sign” is four feet by almost five feet!  It was a fairly simple project with a whole bunch of Krylon spray paint involved.

i heart you wood alphabet sign

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Painted Plates Garden Art

painted_plate_garden_art

I have seen some vintage dish and plate flowers on Pinterest and thought making my own from some inexpensive Dollar Tree glassware and glass paint would add a pop of pizazz to my yard this Spring. These are so easy to make and it is really hard to screw it up.  You don’t need to have painting experience to make this garden art.  Just a few swooshes with a paint brush and some glue and you are all set.

painted_plate_garden_art

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