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5 Handmade Items Perfect for the 4th of July

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5 Handmade Items Perfect for the 4th of July

The 4th of July, also known as Independence Day, celebrates our separation from Great Britain in 1776. Celebrated with our nation’s colors, fireworks, BBQs and parades, this national holiday is really our earmark for the birth of our home. So whether you’re taking off work to spend time at the lake with family or just celebrating with a meal at home, check out these seven handmade items that are easy to DIY yourself or fun to buy and festively share over the years.

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Lo Lankford

Lo Lankford is a recent Los Angeles transplant after a decade in the Big Apple. In her "spare time" (ha!) she used to run a dog rescue called Badass Brooklyn and helped save over 400 dogs. Otherwise? Nerd'do well, whistle blower, proud hillbilly from the sticks.


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6:57AM PDT on Jun 30, 2013

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11:43PM PDT on May 13, 2013

Thank you!

10:58PM PDT on May 13, 2013


8:13PM PDT on Oct 13, 2012

Good for a small table used to set pictures, knick knacks, etc. on. It would be nice for a lg. table if it covered the whole table, I think.

8:45AM PDT on Sep 24, 2012


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9:09PM PDT on Jul 7, 2012

Not so much...

11:11AM PDT on Jul 5, 2012

Thank you for sharing.

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