Here are plenty of free tutorials and printables for making party decorations, favors and other goodies that will help make your July 4th festivities spectacular. If you’re looking for food ideas, I have a separate collection on this page  (red, white & blue foods). Each year I add new ideas to this collection so you may want to bookmark this project page for future reference. Enjoy!
Paper Hat Place Cards : Folding tutorial via pdf download (free), add red, white and blue crepe paper for embellishment.
Confetti Popper Rockets : Fun! Made with paper towel or toilet paper tubes, colored paper, tissue paper, stickers, confetti, beads, bakers twine and ribbons for streamers.
Printable Tags & Sparkler Cards : Nice freebies! You’ll find a sparkler card template, matchbook and straw tags to download via pdf.
Pixy Stixs : Fun craft using giant Pixy Stixs, crepe paper, glitter and patriotic patterned paper (free pdf download).
Tags : Fun “Happy 4th of July” tags to top treat bags or scatter around the table for decoration, free pdf download (prints 5 per page).
Colored Sand Centerpiece : Quick & easy! Layer red, white and blue colored sand in clear glass vases or jars, add flags or whatever you like to complete the look.
Redvine Bundles : Wrap sticks of candy, licorice, Redvines, etc., in strips of decorative paper. Hand them out during fireworks and other festivities.
Firework Balloon Decorations : The kids will love these! You’ll need long twisting balloons in red, white and blue, a balloon pump and paperclips to make them.
Tags : Assorted designs that you can print off and use as tags, cupcake toppers, whatever you like! Free download via jpg file.
Party Downloads : Free “Happy 4th” drink flags, party invitations and buffet signs to download (the buffet signs are editable too!). File formats are pdf and doc.
Circles : Four different designs, use these as tags, cupcake toppers and whatever else you like (free pdf download).
Ice Cream Cone Wrappers : Two sets to download, one blue and one red (via pdf files). Print then glue sides together.
Patriotic Fans : Free printable templates (pdf), these are attached to wooden garden markers (as handles) and arranged in a cup for a festive centerpiece.
Ribbon Topiary : Made with a styrofoam ball, a wooden dowel, strips of decorative ribbon, a floral foam block, container and decorative moss or paper shred.
Pennants : A few different decor ideas to use these for, make garlands or attach to small dowels or straws and put them in your yard, in a bouquet or wherever you like.
Ruffled Wreath : Made with red, white and blue felt, a dollar store pool noodle and paper stars.
Frameable Print : Teal background with a red font, reads “Happy 4th of July”.
Party Hats : Two different designs available, one stars (blue) and one stripes (red).
Bunting : American version, free printable that you cut, fold and glue.
Party Pack : Set includes bottle labels, cupcake wrappers, toppers, banners and decorations.