Fun July 4th Dessert: Berry Flag Tart

The star of your patriotic menu will be this flag-shape dessert featuring bright red raspberries, tart blueberries, and dough cut in stripes and star shapes. Despite the masterpiece finish, it's actually quite simple to make.

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Easy 4th of July Decorations

Decorate your home in the spirit of Independence Day with our red, white, and blue 4th of July decorations. From flags to fireworks, these easy decorations cover every July 4th theme you can think of -- and they're cute to boot.

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Our Favorite July 4th Recipes

Take the guesswork out of creating a delicious spread of 4th of July food. Our July 4th entrees (hot dogs! ribs!), drinks (punch! sangria!), side dishes (fruit and pasta salads!), and desserts (mmm, pie) make organizing a patriotic potluck a breeze.

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Festive July 4th Desserts

Celebrate Independence Day with these festive 4th of July desserts! With star-shape scones and piecrusts, tempting tarts, colorful shakes, and fresh berries, these recipes for 4th of July desserts are sure to stand out at your patriotic celebration.

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Easy 4th of July Party Ideas

Gather your friends and use these patriotic decorating, entertaining, and recipe ideas for this year's 4th of July celebration. From festive star banners and refreshing watermelon coolers to raveworthy party favors and more, your 4th of July party is bound to be summer's biggest shindig.

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4th of July Cake Recipes

Headed to a 4th of July potluck? Cakes are a dreamy way to end the day (well, that and fireworks), and our collection of berry-topped cakes, lush chocolate cakes, swirled sprinkle cakes, and layered red velvet cakes are worth their own oohs and aahs.

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Coconut Cream Island Punch

Make our DIY party cocktail -- that includes just a few tasty ingredients -- for an adults-only drink everyone can agree on. Cut-up star fruit provides a gorgeous base inside your drink pitcher.

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Easy Christmas Gift Tags Made from Scrapbooking Supplies

Make Your Christmas presents too pretty to open by adorning them with unique handmade gift tags.

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    • "M" Is for Merry Tag

      Red ribbon detailing and a bright red "M" keep this holiday tag both merry and bright.

      SOURCES Paper: BasicGrey (Berry Branch, Pine), Bazzill Basics Paper (Juneberry). Stamps: Stampenduous (Mega Merry). Ink: Stewart Superior Corp. (Burnt Umber). Ribbon: Stampin' Up! (burgundy grosgrain). Rub-on: BoBunny Press.

    • Merry and Bright Holiday Tag

      Candy-stripe paper, shimmer brads, and colorful circle punches give this tag a vibrant holiday vibe.

      SOURCES Paper: Brenda Walton (Peppermint Twist Candy Stripes), Archiver's (Meadow, Guava Sensation). Stamps: Hero Arts (large Christmas circle). Ink: Stampin' Up! (Pixie Pink, Real Red, Green Galore). Gel Pen: Sakura of America. Ribbon: May Arts. Brads: Making Memories. Punch: Stampin' Up! (scallop), Marvy Uchida (mega scallop, 2-inch circle).

    • Smiley Santa Tag

      Santa Claus is coming to town by way of this creative gift tag. White liquid applique helps bring this jolly fellow to life, while a red burlap string keeps him attached to that precious gift.

      SOURCES Paper: Paper Reflections for DMD (Creative Tags small), Archiver's (Tomato). Stamps: Stampabilities (To/From Santa), Lizzie Anne Designes (Holiday Cheer). Ink: Stewart Superior Corp. (Noir Black), Copic (E00), Stampin' Up! (Pretty in Pink), Marvy Uchida (white liquid applique). String: May Arts.

    • Rudolph Gift Tag

      Let Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer brighten your holiday gifts with his playful smile and shiny red honker.

      SOURCES Paper: BasicGrey (Red Ryder). Stamps: Stampabilities (reindeer), Stampin' Up! (Perfect Presentation). Ink: Stewart Superior Corp. (Burnt Umber), Copic (E00). Stampin' Up! (Chocolate Chip). Embossing powder: Stampin' Up! (Winter White), Versamark by Tsukineko. Ribbon: Stampin' Up! (white grosgrain).

    • Festive Tree Tag

      This easy-to-make gift tag uses glittery dots to decorate the tree and inked edges to outline the card.

      SOURCES Paper: Paper Reflections for DMD (Creative Tags small), Heidi Grace Designs (Mini Dots). Stamps: Stampin' Up! (snowflurries), Lizzie Anne Designes (Holiday Cheer). Ink: Stampin' Up! (Pretty in Pink), Stewart Superior Corp. (L'Amore Red), Ranger Industries (Xmas Red Stickles, Little Green). Ribbon: Deja Views for The C-Thru Ruler Co.(Flurries Frost).

    • "Do Not Open" Tag

      This tag, warning against peeking at presents early, is made with colorful circles, cream-color grosgrain ribbon, and a stamped cautionary notice.

      SOURCES Paper: KI Memories (Alpine Moguls), Stampin' Up! (Buckaroo Blue, Chocolate Chip), Archiver's (blue). Stamps: Limited Edition (Holiday Interactive Circles). Ink: Stewart Superior Corp. (Burnt Umber). White gel pen: Wenda. Ribbon: Stampin' Up!.

    • Snowman Tag

      Frosty friends stand out against a red-and-white polka-dot backdrop. Shiny gemstones, a silver cord, and white ribbon add a finished look.

      SOURCES Paper: DCWV (Metallic Blue), KI Memories (Alpine Multi Stripe). Stamps: Stampin' Up! (Perfect Presentation). Ink: Stampin' Up! (Bashful Blue). Ribbon: Stampin' Up!. Gems: Hero Arts.

    • Smitten with Holiday Cheer

      Cool blue colors and iridescent embossing powder help this holiday tag warm others with a touch of holiday cheer.

      SOURCES Paper: Daisy D's Paper Co. (Paisley Sugar Plum), Stampin' Up! (Bashful Blue), Bazzill Basics Paper (Glass Slipper). Stamps: Stampin' Up! (Weather or No), Lizzie Anne Designs (Holiday Cheer). Ink: VersaMark by Tsukineko. Empossing Powder: Stampin' Up! (Iridescent Ice, Bashful Blue). Ribbon: Stampin' Up!.

    • Peace on Earth

      Sheer silver ribbon tops a pretty card featuring an angelic image pressed upon mulberry paper.

      SOURCES Paper: Archiver's (blue), Stampin' Up! (Brushed Silver). Stamps: Stampendous (Heavenly Swirls), Hero Arts (Christmas Wishes). Ink: Stewart Superior Palette (Noir Black). Gel pen: Sakura (Glaze Blue). Marker: Stampin' Up! Ribbon: May Arts.

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      Transparent Tree Tag

      Transparency paper and a Christmas-tree sticker help create this luminous gift tag.

      SOURCES Paper: Office Depot, (transparency). Ink: American Crafts Slick Writer (red, green). Ribbon: Stampin' Up!. Stickers: Stampendous.

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