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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Jingle Bell Holiday Card

This card will jingle all the way to your recipient's mailbox.

What You Need

  • Jingle bells
  • Green scrapbooking paper
  • Glue gun and hotmelt adhesive
  • Narrow ribbon
  • White card stock
  • Crafts knife
  • Silver paper
  • Double-stick tape
  • Crafts glue

How to Make It

  1. Arrange bells in a circle to determine the size of the finished wreath and draw the circle on the green paper to use as a template.
  2. Hot-glue the bells onto the green paper, covering the drawn circle.
  3. Make a bow from ribbon and hot-glue in place.
  4. To create the basic card, cut a piece of cardstock the desired size and fold in half.
  5. Use a crafts knife to cut a square opening in the front of the card.
  6. Cut a mat from a piece of silver paper to fit inside the card front opening.
  7. Use tape to adhere the silver mat on the back side of the card front.
  8. Tape the green paper with the wreath on the back side of the card front, centering the wreath in the opening.
  9. Create a ribbon frame around the card front window and adhere with glue.

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