4 fun Fourth of July decorations you can make on a budget

Bandana pillows, patriotic cans for utensils, star spangled garland, centerpieces by Adeina Anderson

SAN ANTONIO – You don’t need a lot of money to make your cookout cute this Fourth of July. Just some paper, bandanas, food dye, a few glue dots, a hot glue gun and don’t forget the bandaid for your finger!

Adeina Anderson, of Creative Lifestyles with Adeina, shows us how to make festive decor for Independence Day gatherings on a shoestring budget.

Some of our favorites:

  • Bandana pillows for inside and outside
  • Red, white and blue flower centerpieces
  • Star spangled garland made with paper stars and ribbon
  • Firecracker utensil cans

Check out more ideas by Adeina on her Instagram, Twitter and Facebook pages.


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About the Authors

Diana Winters is a San Antonio-area native, Emmy award-winning and GLAAD-nominated journalist who loves the Alamo City. She is the executive producer of SA Live, creator of South Texas PRIDE and co-creator of Texas Eats.

John has worked his way through the ranks at SA Live. He started as an intern with the show in 2015, and joined the team full time as a photographer in 2017.

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