Memorial Day is a time of remembrance of those who have fallen while serving our country. It’s also a time for remembering what makes our nation great and celebrating our patriotism. This Memorial Day, show off your love of our country with these incredibly fun and festive DIY ideas. And don’t forget to hang your flag correctly while you’re at it!

Memorial Day Clothespin Wreath

memorial day clothespin front door wreath
Pin wreath Miss Butterbean

If you’re planning on hosting a Memorial Day party, be sure to welcome your guests with a patriotic wreath. If you’re looking for a cheap and easy way to display your patriotism on your front door, make this simple DIY clothespin wreath. Gather up some clothespins and spray paint and make this easy DIY project.

Hot Off the Grill Cupcakes

hot off the grill cupcakes for memorial day
Sweets done right when Life's A Batch

We simply had to include these incredibly cute and delicious cupcakes. Since most people have cook-outs to honor Memorial Day, we thought these would make the perfect dessert! Hot Off the Grill Cupcakes are a great way to end a wonderful Memorial Day cook-out since they look like mini hot dogs being cooked on the grill!

Memorial Day Flag Table Runner

Customized outdoor memorial day diy flag table runner
Red, white and blue runner

If you’re hosting a Memorial Day cook-out, you need a great table runner. Start with a bamboo table runner, use spray paint primer to prime it, then use acrylic paints to create the American flag design. You’ll have a wonderful table runner for Memorial Day, Fourth of July, or any other patriotic holiday!

Memorial Day Mason Jars

DIY memorial day mason jar decorations
Patriotic mason jars The Bosse Family

Mason Jars provide us with infinite decoration possibilities. If you’re looking for a wonderful way to use mason jars to decorate for Memorial Day, consider painting them red, white, and blue. Use sets of three mason jars and paint one blue with white stars and the other two with red and white stripes. You can either cover the jars completely and use them to hold flowers or you can leave the paint slightly translucent and put a votive candle or LED candle in them to provide a patriotic nighttime glow.

Memorial Day Votive Candles

Festive DIY outdoor memorial day votive candles
DIY candles Bustle

If you’re looking for a last-minute idea for Memorial Day decorations, try these cute and simple votive candles. Use star stickers and stretchy bead bracelets to decorate your votive candle holders. They’ll make a wonderful addition to your Memorial Day tablescape.

Patriotic Daisy Chains

DIY memorial day patriotic daisy chains decorations
Crafty DIY rings A Cultivated Nest

Have a white railing around your deck or porch? Use the spaces between the rails to hang patriotic daisy chains. These daisy chains are a great decoration your kids can help make and they’ll look stunning on your porch or deck.

Patriotic Bunting

Easy to make diy patriotic bunting for memorial day
Holiday bunting Create & Babble

For a classic Memorial Day look, opt for making your own patriotic bunting. Hang it around your fence or railings to add a sense of history to your Memorial Day decorations.

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