A patriotic door basket is easy to make and will add a festive touch to your front entryway throughout the summer! It’s perfect for Memorial Day weekend and July 4th. Scroll down to check it out.
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While I love a wreath for our door, I also enjoy using a hanging basket. I wanted to add something festive for Memorial Day weekend and have it to use again for the 4th of July.
Are you ready to get started on making this patirotic door basket too? Let’s go!
Gather your supplies and begin with tying twine to the back of your wall basket to create a way to hang it on your door. I simply lopped a piece of twine through the hardware on the back of the basket and tied a knot to secure it in place.
Next, I used two of the eucalyptus hanging bushes and bent the bottom of the stems to shorten the length. Then, I stuffed them into the basket, creating a draping look over the front of the basket.
At this point, it is easiest to hang the basket on your door and add the flags while it’s hanging. That way you can get a better perspective of how it looks!
There is no hardcore rule for placing the flags in the basket, but I do think it’s helpful to place the larger flags in the back first. Then add the smaller flags towards the front.
Lastly, and this is optional, you can add some Americana picks to the center of the smaller flags. It adds a little sparkle and fun to the basket.
Let me know what you think of this DIY patriotic door basket. I hope you feel inspired to give it a go!
Today kicks off the Seasonal Simplicity Summer Series! For the next several weeks we will all be sharing some fun summer DIY and decor ideas with you. You can visit all of these great summer DIY ideas by clicking on the links below the images.