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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How to Decorate a Christmas Tree Videos

Check out our tips and tricks for creating the perfect Christmas tree. We've collected our favorite videos for choosing, lighting, and decorating a Christmas tree.


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    • How to Choose a Live Christmas Tree

      Learn how to choose the best type of live Christmas tree for your home, and check out our additional tips for keeping your live tree fresh longer.

    • How to Choose an Artificial Christmas Tree

      Watch how to choose an artificial Christmas tree based on your home and your needs. Also, learn about artificial tree decorating tips.

    • How to Light a Christmas Tree

      Learn the best ways to add lights to a Christmas tree. Our experts give advice for the best type of tree lights for your home.

    • How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

      Watch how to add some festive flair to your Christmas tree this season. Our experts show how to add color, texture, and style to any tree. 

    • How to Make Personalized Christmas Ornaments

      Add a meaningful decoration to your Christmas tree. These easy holiday ornaments feature sticker designs that take them from pretty to personalized.

    • How to Make a Picture Christmas Ornament

      Watch how to transform the year's best photo into a treasured keepsake. A few standard crafting supplies help to make your favorite photo into a Christmas ornament.

    • How to Make Christmas Ball Ornaments

      Watch how to transform a plain glass ball ornament into a personalized decoration. Inexpensive materials and a bit of creativity create an ornament to remember.

    • How to Make Easy Christmas Ornaments

      Watch how to decorate one ornament three ways. Dress up a plain glass ornament with paint, glitter, and other inexpensive materials.

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