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DIY Fourth of July Luminary Craft

Get ready to add a touch of patriotic flair to your Fourth of July celebrations with this fun and easy DIY luminary craft! Instead of the usual store-bought decorations, why not create your own unique luminaries that will light up your backyard or patio in style? Finally, place a tea light candle inside each luminary and light them up to enjoy a warm and festive glow. You can line them up along your walkway, scatter them on your outdoor dining table, or hang them from tree branches for a magical ambiance. These DIY luminaries are not only a great way to celebrate Independence Day, but they also make wonderful handmade gifts for friends and family. So, get creative and have a blast crafting your own Fourth of July luminaries!

These are the materials you will need:

Materials Needed

  • Tissue paper or printed paper napkins
  • Wooden Craft Sticks
  • Hot Glue Gun + Glue Sticks
  • LED Tea Light
  • Twine, Ribbon or String


  1. Cut each napkin into four parts along the fold lines.
  2. Make five squares out of craft sticks.
  3. Glue the squares together to form a cube with one open side.
  4. Line each side of the cube with hot glue and press a napkin smoothly into place.
  5. Repeat for the remaining four sides.
  6. Trim excess paper from each edge. Go slow and cut nicely– these edges will show!
  7. Glue a twine string to each corner to act as a hanger, then tie the four strings together evenly in the center.
  8. Add a tea light, hang and enjoy!
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