Throw the Ultimate 4th of July Backyard Bash With Help From These DIYs

The 4th of July is a time for throwing some patriotic parties to celebrate our independence.

If you happen to be the party planner this year and need some help, we've got you covered.

Scroll below for some 4th of July-inspired decorations, games, drinks and treats that will help you throw the ultimate backyard bash.

4th of July DIY crafts

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DIY Patriotic String Lights

String lights are a must for any party, and these patriotic ones are perfect for your 4th of July bash. Follow the simple tutorial HERE to make these bad boys.

DIY patriotic string lights tutorial from eHow

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DIY Confetti Launchers

If you don't have any fireworks to set off, these confetti launchers will save the day. Head over HERE to see the full tutorial.

DIY 4th of July confetti launchers

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DIY Balloon Flag Dart Game

This DIY will take a lot of work, but it serves multiple purposes. Not only is it a great backdrop for all of your Insta pics, it's a fun game that everyone will enjoy. If you're ready to put in the work for this guy, HERE's what you'll need.

DIY balloon flag dart game

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DIY Patriotic Punch

How fitting is this drink for the occasion? You'll definitely be the hostess with the mostest if you serve these to your guests. Get the details on how to make it HERE.

DIY patriotic punch

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DIY Dipped Pretzels

What better to pair your patriotic drink with than these chocolate-dipped pretzels? You'll be gobbling them down like it's nobody's business. HERE's how to make them.

DIY dipped pretzels

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DIY Candle Centerpieces

All this DIY requires is a whole lot of rice, some food coloring, mason jars and candles. How much easier can it get? Peep the tutorial HERE.

DIY candle centerpieces

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DIY Silverware Holders

There is no more patriotic way to display your silverware for your guests than with these American flag-inspired holders. Don't forget to get cutlery that's red, white and blue, too. HERE's what you need to transform your mason jars into this patriotic masterpiece.

DIY silverware holders

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DIY Pocket T-Shirts

Last but not least, you can't forget about a patriotic ensemble. The easiest way to do that is by rocking one of these pocket tees. Find the instructions HERE.

DIY pocket t-shirts

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No party is complete without a bomb playlist to set the mood. You may have yours set, but you can't leave THESE songs off your 4th of July party playlist.