Whatever kind of Fourth of July party you’ve got planned, make sure every moment gets their picture-perfect moment at a patriotic photo booth. As much as you love tassel garlands and a full-on balloon wall, those aren’t the only ways to #win at photo booth decor. With a little help from creative props that include fab fireworks glasses, DIY confetti poppers and a flippin’ piñata, your Fourth of July photo booth will be Instagram-worthy in no time. Scroll on for 21 photo booth ideas you and your friends will love to celebrate with on Independence Day.

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1. DIY Confetti Poppers: Aside from all the fun confetti poppers bring to the party, they’re also a neat way to up your photo booth photos. With one *pop* you can send sparkles up in the air for a whimsical photo opp. This works especially well when you have a timer on your camera or someone taking multiple shots, to help you snag the best one. (via Brit + Co)


2. DIY Rocket Pop Piñata: Take your photo booth to the next level with this festive red, white and blue popsicle-shaped piñata. Once you and your friends have taken all your photos, you can use it as it was intended! (via Brit + Co)


3. DIY Balloon Dart Game: Create the ultimate 4th of July backdrop with only balloons! Using a pegboard as the base, simply thread the end of each balloon through the hole. If you’re having a July 5th morning-after brunch (why not?) use the backdrop for darts-throwin’ target practice. (via Giggles Galore)


4. DIY Fireworks Poppers: For fringed-out poppers that resemble fireworks, use tissue paper, party poppers, foam pouncers and paint. Whether you pull their string or not, these fireworks-inspired poppers are sure to make fun + festive photo booth props! (via Tell Love and Party)


5. DIY Patriotic Star Wands: This DIY patriotic star wand is a great alternative to sparklers if you’re worried about the potential fire hazard. Aside from being awesome photo booth props, they’ll double as your kids’ new favorite play thing all 4th of July. (via Hello Wonderful)


6. DIY Firework Sunglasses These firework sunglasses are so stylish you’ll want to rock them outside the photo booth. For extra pizzazz, finish them off with a sprinkle of glitter. (via Studio DIY)


7. DIY Star Spangled Confetti Balloons: When it comes to party decor, balloons can never do you wrong! Make sure your 4th of July photo booth is on point with these patriotic red, white and blue balloons that are decked out with white stars. (via Studio DIY)

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8. DIY Dynamite Garland: Don’t let your decorations fizzle out. Instead, kick off your Independence Day festivities with a *bang* in the form of these dynamite garlands which will definitely liven up your photo booth decor. (via Oh Happy Day)

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9. DIY Fake Sparklers: Give traditional sparklers a run for their money with these DIY paper + glitter sparklers that are just as fun. The best part is they’ll keep on sparkling long after your photos are over! (via Brit + Co)

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10. DIY Backdrop, Hair & Garland: There’s so much good stuff going on in this photo: Create the best photo booth backdrop with the American flag made of red, white and blue paper chains. Complement the impressive display with a glittery garland of gold stars. Finally, finish off your perfect photo booth look with a fancy Fourth of July ‘do. (via Wedding Chicks)


11. DIY Flag Backdrop: Replicate this adorable 4th of July flag backdrop using varying shades of red and blue fabric and white fabric. Throw in a few pom poms and lacy trims for a dynamic and textured look. (via Brit + Co)


12. DIY Photo Booth Printable Props: From the photo booth props sign to the actual props, they’re all available as downloadable prints. Simply download and print onto card stock for this quick and easy photo booth hack. (via Capturing Joy)

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13. DIY Kite Garland: Mix and match different prints and patterns for a unique take on red, white and blue decor. Hang them up as your photo booth’s background or turn them into kite wand props — either way, they’re sure to up your photo booth decor game. (via Brit + Co)

14. DIY Tassel Garland: Whether you choose to display them as long garlands or layer them to create a fringe backdrop, it’s up to you as to how you approach this super versatile project. Once you’ve got your tassel garlands, thread them onto a clothesline outside. (via The Scrap Shoppe Blog)

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15. DIY Happy 4th Backdrop: Accordion paper circles, vintage-inspired banners and simple craft rockets come together in this exciting photo booth display. If you’re digging the classic old-fashioned vibes, try your hand at these DIYs. (via Spark & Chemistry)


16. DIY Sparkler Packet Labels: Hand each of your guests a pre-packaged set of sparklers that include a stylish packet label. Simply print the free template onto card stock, cut two slits on top and bottom and slide your sparklers through. (via Almost Makes Perfect)


17. DIY Fourth of July Shirts: Whip up these photogenic patriotic tees with freezer paper stencils and fabric paint. Available as a free vector file download and free iron transfer images, these Fourth of July designs are a photo booth must-have for America’s big day. (via Small + Friendly)

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18. DIY Snow Cone Garland: Ironically, you’ll be turning up the heat on your photo booth decor game with this chilly snow cone garland. Though simple to make, the garland’s unconventional look will add visual interest to your photos. (via Paint the Gown Red)


19. DIY 4th of July Tank: Bet ya didn’t know you can make this cute tank in 10 minutes! Take on this super simple DIY to rock the classic stars & stripes for picture perfect moments all Independence Day long. (via Brit + Co)

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20. DIY Chic Turban Headband: Set aside 15 minutes of your day to whip these easy-to-make headdresses. Choose your choice of patriotic print fabric and sew away! (via Brit + Co)


21. DIY Watercolor Temporary Tattoos: Don’t worry, temporary tattoos are surprisingly easy to make. Rep the red, white and blue with these Fourth of July temporary tattoos, made using a color printer, temporary tattoo paper and a free downloadable design. (via Persia Lou)

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