Get your red, white, and blue on

Declare your independence with fun projects, decorations, and party ideas

New spin on the stars and stripes: Make your own star-spangled pinwheels

Star Lanterns: Make festive lanterns to illuminate paths or brighten a party

   
 
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Fourth of July flair: Take red, white, and blue outdoors with these fun party ideas

No-fuss Fourth of July party: Easy appetizers, lime rickeys, and casual style

Your tastiest Fourth: Treat the gang to perfect burgers, our best slaw, garlicky potato salad, and a star-spangled pie

All-American barbecue: A neighborhood comes together for the Fourth of July

More: Pack up a portable feast