DIY Fourth of July Wreath

Can you believe the 4th of July is just a few weeks away? It has always been one of my favorite holidays, I love the fireworks, the food and gathering around the bon fire on a warm summer night. Love.

Anyway, I’m excited to be part of a fun Celebrate Summer Series that includes 10 other bloggers. Yesterday, Kristin from Bliss At Home shared a fun DIY Butterfly Art, today I’m sharing a DIY Fourth of July Wreath and tomorrow be sure to check out Kelly over at The Lilypad Cottage.

DIY Fourth of July Wreath via @tarynatddd

My little mini DIY Fourth of July Wreath is my own take on a patriotic wreath. I generally lean toward more neutral home decor and I really liked the simplicity of the read and the cream.

DIY Fourth of July Wreath by Design, Dining + Diapers

And now that I have a mini wreath, I may just have to do a full Fourth of July vignette! What do you think?


When starting a project, I never really know how it is going to turn out. I am really indecisive and generally my final product ends up looking nothing of what I originally envisioned. I play around a lot! Take for a example all of the supplies I brought out for this project. I dug through my fabric bins and pulled out every red, white, blue and gray piece of fabric I could find and gathered a collection of buttons. But alas, I went with the neutrals :)

Supplies for this project: 

– Small 8″ Floral Wreath

– Cream Linen  (I actually cut up an old basket liner)

– Red Burlap

– Iron on Fabric Interfacing

– Straight Pins for fastening and/or hot glue

– Old Buttons




I tarted by covering the foam wreath in the cream linen material and fastening it with straight pins. This way it will be easier to remove the fabric if I ever decided to take it a part and make something new!


Next, I ironing on the fabric interfacing to help make the fabric more stiff and easier to work with. And then I cut out both large and small stars and put it all together with hot glue. So easy and a nice little addition of patriotic home decor.

DIY Fourth of July Wreath by


Here is the line-up of amazing summer projects! Be sure to check them all out, they are fabulous:

Sunday, June 9th– Nautical Wreath by Chelsea at Making Home Base

Monday, June 10th– Three Tiered Planter by April at  House by Hoff 

Tuesday, June 11th– Beach Table Setting by Jen at Migonis Home

Wednesday, June 12th– 4th of July Printables by Jessica at Mom 4 Real

Thursday, June 13th– Vintage 4th of July Vignette by Allison at The Golden Sycamore

Friday, June 14th– Summer Sit-Upon by Samantha at Crafty Texas Grils

Saturday, June 15th– DIY Garden Plant Stakes by Shayna at The Wood Grain Cottage 

Sunday, June 16th– Back Porch Headboard Swing by Claire at The Rustic Pig

Sunday, June 17th– DIY Butterfly Art by Kristin at Bliss At Home

Monday, June 18th– Me! Taryn at Design, Dining, & Diapers

Tuesday, June 19th– Kelly at The Lilypad Cottage

Do you have a big Fourth of July tradition? Do you keep it casual with a neighborhood BBQ or do you go out of town?


Taryn is the owner/editor of Design, Dining and Diapers, a lifestyle blog that focuses on DIY home decor, design, seasonal crafts, easy recipes and just being a mom! She is all about making things for less by upcycling thrift store finds and using what’s on hand. Taryn lives in the greater Seattle area with her husband, 3 year old daughter and 1 year old son.

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  1. says

    Adorable, Taryn! I love your style so much – you always keep things so chic. Perfect! Thanks so much for sharing as a part of our series :)

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