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Memorial Day

Explore 143 recipes, 14 projects, 14 articles, 45 galleries, 13 videos, and more

America's Party-Perfect Pattern

Steps:8
Materials
  • Several bandanas (number varies depending on project)
  • For Invitations: Two stamp-ink colors
  • For Luminarias: Red and a white paper bag of the same size
  • For Luminarias: Decorative craft punches
  • For Luminarias: Scallop scissors
  • For Luminarias: Votive candle
  • For Table Runner: Sewing kit
  • For Table Runner: Iron
  • For Drink Cover: Template
  • For Drink Cover: Disappearing-ink fabric pen
  • For Food Flags: Craft knife
  • Toothpick or skewer
  • For Food Flags: Double-sided tape
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Cookie-Cutter Candles

Steps:3
With a set of graduated cookie cutters, you can make stars or other shapes in many sizes. Arrange the candles on a platter, or place them in shallow dishes of water.
Materials
  • Metal cookie cutters
  • Masking tape
  • Scissors
  • Aluminum foil
  • Petroleum jelly
  • Double boiler
  • Craft sticks (for stirring)
  • Candy thermometer
  • Metal-tabbed tea-light wicks
  • Beeswax
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Floral Sticker Wreath Craft

Steps:4
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Red, White, and Blue Ribbon Stars

Steps:5
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Easy Sand Candles

Steps:3
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Pinwheels

Steps:3
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Paper Wind Streamer

Steps:3
Create a festive decoration that's perfect for Memorial Day.
Materials
  • Empty oatmeal container, or similar cylindrical container
  • Blue kraft paper
  • White kraft paper
  • Star-shaped paper punch
  • Craft glue
  • Craft glue
  • Double-sided tape
  • Waxed twine
  • Red-and-white grosgrain ribbon
  • Red ribbon
  • White ribbon
  • Fine paper punch
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