Looking for easy patriotic DIY decor and backyard games perfect for Memorial Day? It’s that time of year again.
Over the next couple of months we celebrate Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veteran’s Day. All of these holidays are patriotic celebrations where we decorate with stars and stripes in red, white and blue.
No one wants to spend a lot of time or money on decorating their home for every single holiday. What’s so awesome about these DIY decorations is that they can work for all three patriotic holidays.
One thing I always try to think about during any holiday or party’s how do I keep my guests entertained. So I have also included some crazy cool DIY backyard games that you will love to play during Memorial day.
Here’s 9 Easy Patriotic DIY Decor and Backyard Games to make your Memorial Day party amazing!
Let’s Get Crafty!
1. Patriotic Tissue Paper Tassel Garland
Found from Landeelu
Here’s an easy tassel garland that anyone can make. With red, white and blue tissue paper cut into thin stripes, tied with string and ribboned together. This is super inexpensive and something you can easily whip up!
2. Balloon Dart Game
Found from Giggles Galore
This game will be a lot of fun to play for Memorial day. Tie the red, white and blue balloons up into an american flag and have everyone take turns throwing darts at this board.
3. American Flag Mason Jars
Found from Maison de Pax
These american flag mason jars makes for awesome centerpieces or festive holders for party utensils. This mason jar craft also makes easy project for kids.
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4. Patriotic Lollipop Centerpiece
Found from Glue Sticks
Here’s a decoration everyone can get behind. These lollipop centerpiece is very clever. Find lollipops at a dollar store along with a metal bucket and a styrofoam ball to stick all the lollipops into it. Kids will certainly love and you will too because it takes under 5 minutes to make!
5. Patriotic Jenga
Found from Lemon Thistle
Jenga is a fun game but this giant patriotic version is so cool and perfect for your memorial day party. You can either make it from scratch or you can buy the giant version and paint the sides red, white or blue. If you want you can even add a truth or dare version by writing silly questions on the pegs to have your guests participate even more. So everytime someone pulls out a peg they have to either answer a truth question or perform a dare!
6. Painted Lawn Stars
Found from The Concrete Cottage
This is a fantastic way to make your home patriotic for Memorial day! Make your own stencil out of cardboard and use (grass-friendly) spray paint to make red, white and blue stars on your lawn. Show everyone how patriotic you are!
7. Patriotic Beer Pong Table
Found from Mr. Kate
You don’t have to wait until the 4th of July to play on this uber patriotic table! If you’re not confident in your ability to paint straight lines, you could go a different route with some neon color blocking.
8. Patriotic String Lights
Found from eHow
For extra lighting in your backyard make these easy DIY string lights. Use small balloons to get the correct size ball then dip red, white or blue string into mod podge (or glue) to create the string balls. After harding pop the balloon and use christmas lights to light up your party!
9. Clothespin Wreath
Found from Preciously Paired
This clothespin wreath is the perfect way to welcome people into your home! This is also something you can keep up all summer long!
These 9 red, white and blue DIY decorations and games will get you into the patriotic spirit for Memorial Day! How do you like to decorate for the patriotic holidays? Share and leave a comment below!
Happy Memorial Day!