Memorial Day Crafts

Happy Memorial Day weekend, friends! We hope you are enjoying celebrating with family and friends – and, more importantly, remembering those who died serving our country.

I’ve gathered a few quick crafts that you can do today with your family to celebrate the holiday and honor our country’s brave men and women who gave their life for us. Let me know what you think!

Patriotic Flower Pots


Have a few basic terra cotta pots laying around? (We all do!) Spruce them up with some patriotic paint! Tutorial can be found here.

Coffee Filter Flowers

coffee filter flowers

These festive flowers remind me of fireworks – a great, easy craft to add as a centerpiece to your dining table! Tutorial is here.

Star Streamers


I’m loving these popsicle stick star streamers! These would look adorable hanging throughout a deck or patio. Happiness Homemade has the tutorial.

Paper Chain Flag


I’m a sucker for paper chains – and this flag is no exception! Here’s an easy tutorial.

Pom-pom Flag


Looking for another flag craft? This one is an easy painting project using pom-poms and clothes pins. Check out the tutorial here.

Salt-Fireworks Print

salt fireworks print

I love this cute fireworks print – an adorable craft for kids of all ages to make! Crafty Morning has the tutorial.

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Tom and Lauren Tate met each other in college and fell in love (there may or may not have been alcohol involved). Years later, they got married, had a baby and now live happily in Southeastern PA with their little boy. Lauren manages the home, while Tom manages projects at a software company. While their interests range from cooking and working out (her) and playing guitar and video games (him), together they manage to maintain a blog, Little Old Home (

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