Oh say can you see鈥 4th of July is next week! It鈥檚 time to get crackin鈥 on those party plans. Whether you make a splash with a festive pool party or heat it up with a backyard BBQ, you鈥檒l wanna make sure you鈥檙e ready with decorations that鈥檒l blow everyone away. Scroll down for some of our favorite buys and DIYs for the perfect patriotic celebration.

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1. DIY Fake Sparklers: These sparklers are totally cute and way safer than real fireworks. Use them to garnish a cocktail, as a cake topper or as a photo booth prop 鈥 the possibilities are endless. (via Brit + Co)

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2. Confetti Star Balloons ($3): Your party is sure to sparkle with these confetti star balloons from BalloonUp. If you feel like getting crafty, we鈥檙e sure this would be a super easy DIY.

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3. DIY Photo Backdrop: You and your friends are going to want to take a ton of photos in front of this adorable photo backdrop. (via Brit + Co)

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4. DIY Star Spangled Cozies: Even drinking can be patriotic with these DIY cozies that will festively keep any beer or soda cold at your 4th of July parties. (via Brit + Co)

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5. Star Marquee ($5): The fireworks won鈥檛 be the only things lighting up your celebration with this star marquee. It would look great on a dessert table, on its own or in a cluster of red, white and blue along the wall or fence.

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6. DIY Water Blob: If you are sans pool, this DIY water blob is a perfect way to keep cool during warm summer parties. Kids will have fun jumping and slipping and sliding along the festive float. (via Club Chica Circle)

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7. USA Shaped Cutting Board ($48) This versatile cutting board can be used to display a cheese spread or serve appetizers. And honestly, you鈥檙e gonna want to use it all year long.

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8. DIY Kite Garland: There is something about flying a kite that is so quintessentially summer. This festive garland would look great draped over a dessert table, or as a photo booth backdrop. (via Brit + Co)

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9. Painted Lawn Stars: All you need is a piece of cardboard and some spray paint for super easy, patriotic decor. You could even use washable paint and do the same on your sidewalk. (via The Concrete Cottage)

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10. DIY Hot Dog Boats: What is a 4th of July BBQ without hot dogs? Serve up the party staple in this easy-to-DIY hot dog boat. (via Asthetic Nest)

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11. 4th of July Cupcake Pack ($12): Your cupcakes and tasty treats are sure to be the star of any party with this Americana cupcake kit.

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12. DIY Bean Bag Toss Game: Regardless of whether you鈥檙e heading to the park or setting up a neighborhood bash, this game is guaranteed to entertain adults and children alike. (via Charles Hudson)

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13. DIY Firecracker Favors: Whatever you fill these cute firecrackers with, the creative favors are sure to spark your guests鈥 interests. (via Mary Ellen Bartley for Good Housekeeping)

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14. Chalkboard Quote: Greet guests with your favorite patriotic saying as they enter the room. Alternatively, you could also have guests write down their favorite things about 鈥楳erica for a memorable keepsake. (via The Golden Sycamore)

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15. Photo Booth Printables: Get your selfie on as Uncle Sam with these free photo booth printables. (via I Heart Naptime)

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16. Patterned Paper Straws ($12) : No matter what you鈥檙e sippin鈥 on this 4th, you鈥檙e sure to be celebrating with the bright stars and stripes on these paper straws.

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17. American Flag Goodie Bags: Have you guests leave your party with a sweet treat and a smile. This goodie bag is so simple, and has an array of candy sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. (via Brit + Co)

What are some of your favorite decor ideas for the 4th? Let us know in the comments!