RV Lifestyle: Patriotic 4th of July Crafts For The Family

We all love to spend time with our family and friends at the campground, which is part of why the RV lifestyle appeals to so many of us!  If you’re looking for some great ways to come together and celebrate Independence Day, check out these incredible 4th of July crafts for your whole family below!

4th flags

Festive Placemat

Make your picnic table stand out on the 4th of July with these adorable placemats!

Craft idea found on CountryLiving.com

placemat flag
Photo: David Hillegas

What You Need:

  • 4 15″ x 11″ rectangles of red and white striped fabric
  • 4 6″ x 5″ denim rectangles — us an old pair of jeans
  • Fabric glue
  • Hot Glue
  • 4 15″ lengths of white yarn
  • Popsicle stick

How to Make It:

  1. Using the hot glue gun, trace a five-pointed star on a denim square and lay the yarn on top of it. Tap it gently into the glue using a popsicle stick to avoid burning your fingers. Repeat on all four denim squares.
  2. Using the fabric glue, attach the denim square to the top left corner of the red striped fabric.
  3. Gentle fray the edges by pulling 3-4 rows of threads out on either end.

Bandana Seat Cushions

Give your guests a festive and fun place to kick back around the campsite with these adorable seat cushions.

Craft idea found on CountryLiving.com

4th bandana cushion
Photo: Becky Stayner

What You Need:

  • 1″ think upholstery foam
  • 2 bandanas per seat cushion
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine

How to Make It:

  1. Measure the seats you want to use.
  2. Cut foam to size
  3. If necessary, cut two bandanas to the size of the cushions, adding another inch on every side to ensure there is room to sew them closed.
  4. Pin and sew the two bandanas together, inside out, leaving a large opening so that you can slip the foam inside.
  5. Turn right-side out and add the foam to the covers.
  6. Sew the opening closed
  7. Using some of the scrap fabric from the bandanas, add ties to the back of the cushion to tie the cushions to the seats and keep them in place.


Decorate your campsite with these adorable pinwheels!

Craft idea found on CountryLiving.com

pinwheels - bryan woodcock
Photo: Bryan Woodcock

What You Need: 

  • Fabric squares in festival colors
  • Double-sided, heavy-duty, fusible webbing
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue
  • Metal soda caps

How to Make It:

  1. Cut your fabrics into even squares, coupling complimenting colors of red, white, and blue.
  2. Use the fusible webbing to attach two of the fabrics together.
  3. Trim the edges and cut in from each corner to the center, alternating points using hot glue to pin the corners in place.
  4. Add a cute bottle cap to the center with hot glue.

Use heavy-duty, double-sided fusible webbing to pair two fabric squares, then cut in from corners and hot glue alternating points to the center. Top with a metal soda cap.

Contact us to find the best RV for your family to travel in this camping season.

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