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    Posted on Jul 2, 2013

    11 Last-Minute Fourth Of July DIY Projects For The Whole Family

    It's officially time to get everyone into the red, white, and blue spirit.

    1. Rocket, With Paper and Scissors

    Via alphamom.com

    If you happen to have some cardboard or paper lying around, then you should get on this. And let's be real — everyone has some random spare cardboard lying around somewhere.

    2. Star Jars

    Via momtastic.com

    These bad boys are so cute, you could pretend you're in every romantic comedy ever. You can use these to keep those pesky bugs away.

    3. Stars and Stripes Streamers

    Via www2.fiskars.com

    This is almost as fun as popping bubble wrap. Just buy a star hole-punch and GO TO TOWN on these guys. You could definitely keep a 5-year-old occupied for about 10 hours.

    4. Sparklers That Don't Burn Your Eyes Out

    Via momtastic.com

    Listen, guys — sparklers are dangerous. Paper is safer.

    5. Classic Bandana Bunting

    Via inspiredbycharm.com

    Here's another thing every single person has lying around in the house somewhere!

    6. Make Your Razor Scooter Cool Again

    Via alphamom.com

    Remember those awesome and trendy Razor scooters? Maybe they've been sitting in your garage since 1999, but you can breathe new life into them with this DIY.

    7. Pack an Independence Punch

    Via bigbearswife.com

    We all know day-drinking can be a bit of a production. Instead of hitting it hard, consider some of these refreshing mocktails to keep the whole family on the same level.

    8. Ribbon Dessert Toppers

    Via jackiewonders.com

    What better way is there to celebrate America than with tons and tons of sweets?

    9. Let Freedom Ring

    Via www2.fiskars.com

    Ring Pops have been the go-to goodie-bag item since, like, the beginning of time. Every time you got your hands on one, everything in the world felt like it was going to be OK.

    10. The Great American Toss-Off

    Via chicaandjo.com

    Nothing like a little healthy competition, right? Set up this game, and let the fun begin! But also be careful, because things could get ugly.

    11. Backyard BBQ Snack Holders

    Via celebrationsathomeblog.com

    That's right. Put your snacks in a cone. They'll taste crunchier (OK maybe not, but they're definitely more fun than a boring old bowl).

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