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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Handmade Hanukkah Cards and Paper Crafts

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.

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    • Star of David Card

      Send warm wishes to friends and family with a Star of David card that can be made in minutes using eyelets and silver thread.

    • Hanukkah Party Favor

      Your holiday guests will long remember these little handmade packages. Each bundle includes a dreidel and a personalized tag.

    • Dreidel Gift Box

      Give a gift in style with these small boxes designed to look like traditional Jewish dreidels. They're simple to make from card stock.

    • Embossed Stars Hanukkah Card

      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.

    • Pencil-and-Paper Dreidels

      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.

    • A Merry Melody

      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.

    • Mirrored Image

      Duplicate an element from your photo. Made from a small length of ribbon and four sequins, the "i" in the title mirrors the look of the candles.

    • Silver Embellishments

      Use cutout letters, shapes, silver embellishments, and ribbon to add layers and clever decorative elements.

    • Less is More

      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.

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      Menorah Greeting Card

      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.

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      Stripes and Stars Hanukkah Card

      Create a contemporary Hanukkah greeting card with vellum strips and brads. Card stock, punched stars, and few simple crafts supplies complete the project.

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      Layered-Star Hanukkah Card

      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.

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      Hanukkah Slider Card

      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.

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      Laced Hanukkah Card

      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.

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      Invitation for a Hanukkah Gathering

      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.

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      Nine Candles Hanukkah Invitation

      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.

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      Hanukkah E-Cards

      Browse this slide show of e-card images, then click "Select this e-card" to log in and enter a personalized message.
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