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Teach Me Thursday - 4th of July

I can't believe that the 4th of July is next week. Holy Cow! So to celebrate here are some fun ideas and tutorials on how to liven up your festivities.



Cooking: Kraft Foods has some really fun 4th of July recipes, like this grand old flag cheese spread.


Rocket Pops



Design: Social Couture Table Talk has instructions on how to make these amazing 4th of July sand centerpieces.



Design: Tricia has hooked us up with a tutorial for these cute rosette banner.



Entertaining: Tastefully Entertaining has hooked you up with lots of link to make party decor festive.



Entertaining: Swanky Tables also has some really great links to help you get your party on!



Entertaining: Eleah has hooked us up with a tutorial on how to make these adorable 4th of July BBQ cups. Darling!



For the Kids: Queen & Co made this cute 4th of July bucket for the kids. What a fun idea.



For the Kids: It's well known that Cindy has some crazy amazing 4th of July parade floats. Be sure to check them out here!



Gift Idea: Penny is giving away this fun bucket full of pinwheels and fireworks in celebration of her 4th of July kit. If you click on the image there's a template on how to make these fun pinwheels and you can make this bucket as a party favor for the BBQ you're attending.



Scrap Craft: Marie has the how-to on this adorable hand stitched flag card!



Sewing: Ok, so technically this isn't a tutorial. But I found these outfits Holly made for her girls and I had to feature them. I think they are so fresh and shabby chic for the 4th.



Sewing: Joy's Hope made these adorable apple t-shirts and cozy chenille into dresses for "Patriotic Day".

Thanks Ladies! These are really festive and inspiring. If you don't already have a "I've been Featured" button, feel free to copy the code and wear it proudly on your blog.

I'd love some more ideas, so please be sure to leave a comment or e-mail me and I'll feature your incredible 4th of July decor, crafts, and events here!