DIY 4th of July Fireworks Wreath

Patriotic Fourth of July Wreath with Paper Fans

DIY 4th of July Fireworks Wreath

Light up your front door with this patriotic fireworks wreath just in time for the 4th of July! It takes minutes to make with a few supplies from the 4th of July aisle at your local craft store.

4th of July Wreath

I love the scale of this wreath on our front door – it definitely catches your eye from the curb!

4th of July Wreath

I found these pre-made paper pinwheels, popsicle sticks, and star stickers at Hobby Lobby making the wreath super easy to pull together. 

4th of July Wreath
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How to Make a Patriotic 4th of July Wreath

Step 1. Trim Paper Pinwheels

If desired, trim your pinwheels to make them smaller. I took a few folds at a time with my scissors and cut around the pinwheel to shorten the diameter. On a couple of them I also made little points by cutting out notches with my scissors as shown below. I then hot glued the ends of the pinwheel to stay together as a circle. If you are making your own pinwheels check out my easy tutorial!

4th of July Wreath

Step 2. Glue on a cardboard tab to each pinwheel

I like to hot glue on a small piece of cardboard on the back of the pinwheel to give it a flat surface area to stick to the wreath.

4th of July Wreath

Step 3: Make fireworks with craft sticks

I made a couple additional “fireworks” for the wreath using these printed craft sticks. To make them, I just criss-crossed them on top of each other and hot glued them together. Finish with a sticker on top.

4th of July Wreath

Step 4: Glue Pinwheels and Fireworks to Wreath

Arrange your pinwheels and popsicle stick fireworks around the wreath form until you have a layout you like. Secure with a generous dab of hot glue and hang with a ribbon.

4th of July Wreath

Even though the 4th of July is only a week away, you can make this wreath easily in under an hour and I say, keep it up on your door all of July! I added a little bucket of American flags from (only $1 for 3 at the Target Dollar Spot!).

4th of July Wreath

DIY Patriotic Wreath for 4th of July

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