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.View Slideshow
Celebrate the holidays with cards and party invitations custom crafted to suit your needs and tastes. Each project includes a complete materials list, instructions, and patterns.
Send warm wishes to friends and family with a Star of David card that can be made in minutes using eyelets and silver thread.
Your holiday guests will long remember these little handmade packages. Each bundle includes a dreidel and a personalized tag.
Dimensional six-pointed stars help this Hanukkah greeting card stand out. Crafted in card stock, embossing powder, and plastic mesh, this project can be completed in short order.
Use everyday materials to craft these easy-to-make spinning tops. Kids can make the dreidels from paper decorated with Hebrew letters. Our project instructions even include a traditional game for the kids to play.
For a playful page, this scrapbooker incorporated a song by comedian Adam Sandler into her journaling. She paired a black-and-white photo with bright colors for impact and wrote a subtitle, rather than lots of text, to keep the layout simple.
Use cutout letters, shapes, silver embellishments, and ribbon to add layers and clever decorative elements.
When you create cards, think in simple shapes and basic colors. The design comes alive when you add wonderful textures and intricate, but simple to do, wire-and-beadwork motif.
Craft this Hanukkah greeting card and watch the recipient's eyes light up. It's easy to make from card stock, paper, and a few inexpensive crafts supplies.
Create a contemporary Hanukkah greeting card with vellum strips and brads. Card stock, punched stars, and few simple crafts supplies complete the project.
Layers of texture and shape give this contemporary Hanukkah greeting card a bold look. It's made from basic crafts supplies and destined to be a favorite among your recipients.
Put a spin on the traditional Hanukkah card by making a slider card with a coordinating sleeve. This unique card is constructed with common crafts materials, including card stock, punched stars, ribbon, beads, and wire.
Even the youngest card maker can "sew" up this stylish Star of David greeting. The card is crafted in card stock and ribbon and has a clean, contemporary look.
Invite guests to join you for Hanukkah festivities with this handsome invitation. A vellum overlay provides a homey stage for the handwritten details atop a colorful menorah.
Bugle beads form a menorah on this clever Hanukkah invitation. Velvet cording frames both the menorah and the wording, giving the papers an elegant touch.