Explosive Entertaining: 10 Last-Minute 4th of July Festoons

The holiday weekend is upon us, but it's not too late to throw together some 4th festivities. Buy a watermelon, some poppers, and a pack of sparklers, and get started on one of these relatively quick projects... with barely a hint of red, white, and blue in sight!

TOP ROW:
1. DIY Sparkler Drink Stirrer by Martha Stewart
2. DIY 4th of July Dynamite Party Favor by Oh Happy Day
3. DIY Faux Sparklers by Spark & Chemistry
4. Sparkly Tinsel Cake Topper by Pelemele, $8.43/dozen — but you could totally make some yourself, too.
5. DIY 4th of July Dynamite Garland by Oh Happy Day

BOTTOM ROW:
6. DIY Sparkler Cupcake Toppers by Icing Designs
7. DIY PomPom Sparkler Cake Topper by You Are My Fave. Any of these cake toppers would make great appetizer/cocktail picks, too.
8. DIY Firecracker Bunting by AttaGirlSays — yes, but it's red/white/blue/yellow..
9.
DIY Firework Garland by DIYlife: you could replace the red/white/blue ribbon with gold, perhaps?
10. Dollar Store Sparkle Centerpiece — buy a bunch of these, put them everywhere, voila!

(Image credits: Martha Stewart; Oh Happy Day; Spark & Chemistry; Pelemele; Oh Happy Day; Icing Designs; You Are My Fave; AttaGirlSays; DIYlife; Sweet 16 Party Store)