Sunday, June 12, 2011

A Week of...July 4th

I love July 4th.  From the fireworks to the picnics....and back again, it's one of my favorite holidays all  year.  I pulled together a few of my favorite posts (links with how to's and inspiration attached below).  ....and without further ado....A Week of 4th of July projects and then some!
(American As) Apple Pie Cupcakes...perhaps my favorite cupcake...it's yummy, but I'm more proud of the 'wow' factor. 

Lemon Wedge Sugar Cookies and Lemonade (Adapted from The Decorated Cookies Lime wedge, link attached to original post). 

Patriotic Strawberries (I recently saw this recycled idea in family fun.  I made these last year, my inspiration is attached to the link). 

Stars on a Stick

Flag Kabobs

Dipped Ice Cream Sandwich

Firework Watching Chalk

Vintage Patriotic Chain

Bloomin' Corn

Watermelon Cookies
Patriotic Tea Towels

Firecracker Marshmallows
Watermelon Cupcakes


Linking To:  Lolly Jane Under the Table and Dreaming Sundae Scoop More the Merrier Craft O Maniac Keeping it Simple Between Naps on the Porch Running with Glitter Reasons to Skip the Housework All Thingz Related Topsy Turvy Take a Look Tuesday Tip Junkie Ladybug Blessings Blackberry Vine Get Your Craft On Trendy Treehouse Cherished Bliss Ginger Snaps Creative Juice HOH Crafty Soiree Thrilling Thursday Gluesticks Transformation Thursday Fireflies and Jellybeans Creative Princess Along for the Ride Funky Junk Tatortots and Jello Show and Tell Saturday Saturday Shindig WGW Not So Simple Housewife

13 comments:

Gwen @ Gwenny Penny said...

Those apple pie cupcakes look so good! Can't wait to see all of your ideas :)

Deb said...

you always have such clever ideas....hows your summer going so far???

All That Glitters said...

I really love the flag kabobs!

Jennifer said...

Such great ideas!

The Outlaw Mom said...

What great and simple ideas for the 4th! I love these - thanks for sharing :-)

SJ @ Homemaker On A Dime said...

Hi, Christy! I'm admiring all your creative posts here so can you please share them with us at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop? Hope to see you there at the party :)

SJ @ Homemaker On A Dime said...

Hi, friend! I'm admiring all your creative posts here so can you please share them with us at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop? Hope to see you there at the party :)

La-Dee-da crafter said...

I love the tea towels. Such a great idea!!! Thanks for sharing.
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ladybehindthecurtain.com said...

I love those cupcakes.
I'm hosting my first link party Cast Party Wednesday and would love it if you came by and shared your recipe with us.
http://www.ladybehindthecurtain.com/
Thanks,
I hope to see you there!

Antonella said...

What a great collection of items... All that yummy food is making me hungry - lol... I followed you today from the Lolly Jane Whatcha Got linky where I've linked up too if you want to stop by.
Hugs,
Antonella :-)
http://quilling.blogspot.com/2011/06/my-blogiversary.html

~Iffy~ said...

These are great!! I would LOVE for you to link it up to my Favorite Things Party going on now at www.stayathomenation.blogspot.com
Stopping by from the Whatcha Got Weekend party.
~Iffy~

Kaysi said...

Great ideas! I'm featuring this tonight at KIS

Kaitlin Saenz said...

Thank you so much for linking this up! I love it! So cute! Perfect for my first blog party celebrating the 4th of July!

I'm hosting my first ever weekly blog party and it starts today! It is called {re}create into something new! So please link up anything that you have reinvented, repurposed, recycled, revamped, reused, reorganized or redone! http://notsosimplehousewife.blogspot.com/2011/07/recreate-into-something-new-blog-party.html

Thanks again!
Kaitlin--The Not So Simple Housewife
http://notsosimplehousewife.blogspot.com