Memorial Day Ideas with The DIY Housewives

Memorial Day Ideas with The DIY Housewives

It’s time for a new collection of project ideas from The DIY Housewives! This means that a group of my blogging friends (The DIY Housewives) will be sharing an older project as part of a themed collection. Sometimes, the theme will be seasonal…or based on a project material…or possibly a room in your home. No matter what, each collection will be a wonderful way to find timely inspiration in one compact posting- plus, you’ll get to know new bloggers and some of their favorite older projects. And with our calendars reading May, it’s the perfect time to start thinking red, white, and blue for…

Memorial Day Ideas

Between Memorial Day in May, Flag Day in June, and Independence Day in July, the time for patriotic project ideas has definitely arrived. And while I’ve made several patriotic projects over the years, one stood out specifically for Memorial Day: my repurposed necktie wreath.

Patriotic neckties in red, white, and blue to be repurposed into a DIY tie wreath for July 4 and Memorial Day by Sadie Seasongoods /

So many people have mentioned to me that they plan to recreate this necktie wreath- whether using patriotic colors or not- with the neckties of a beloved family member, as a way to honor and remember him. Isn’t that a bittersweet and lovely idea? And it’s easy to make, for any season, reason, or holiday- thrift stores are always full of ties! But, I think I’ll always be partial to my red, white, and blue version…

Now, let’s see all the different Patriotic/Memorial Day project ideas that The DIY Housewives have done- just click on the photos to head to their tutorials!

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Are you in a red, white, and blue mood yet? It’s hard to believe that summer will be here before we know it, and hopefully you’ll find some patriotic inspiration in this collection!

Craft on!


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  1. Such a fun, creative wreath!

  2. Kathy A. says:

    What a great bunch of ideas! I really like RW&B for Memorial Day into July. And I like blue and white on a good day; my transferware dishes, toile pillows, and milk glass with my cobalt glass!

  3. Love all these ideas!

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