Make some 4th of July rolling pins for a tiered tray or kitchen display. They couldn’t be easier (or cuter) and the same method can be made for TONS of holidays, seasons, and occasions. You will NOT need a cutting machine like a Cricut or Silhouette!
I picked up a pack of two different sizes and will say that if you have a small to medium sized tray, get the smaller ones. If you have a three tier or larger base (12 inches+), the longer rolling pins will stand out.
Be sure to check out this July 4th Wreath – it is a fun Independence Day craft that will be perfect on your front porch or door.
4th of July Rolling Pin
Here at Ruffles and Rain Boots, I’m really working on my mid-year decor. I don’t know if it’s the heat or what but I get a wee bit lazy and usually just whip out a wreath for the front door and call it done.
This year, however, I’m building themes for some tiered trays and a built-in bookcase we have. Each of these are really easy to decorate and small projects like this really pack a big design punch.
This week, I’m working on the 4th of July tiered tray in the kitchen so it makes sense to whip up some patriotic mini rolling pins. I have a few other pieces publishing soon to round out my Independence Day decor and I can’t wait to share them with you.
Related Reading: Easy Ribbon Flag Wands for the 4th of July
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Tips for Making This Farmhouse Rolling Pin Craft
- The BEST part about this craft is that you don’t need a ton of craft supplies – nothing fancy at all is needed. You can make a rolling pin tray set with only pins, paper, and some glue.
- I chose papers which were flag-adjacent – meaning, they didn’t have the American flag on them. I have a tiny flag I’m using in a miniature flower pot but there are flag papers.
- Make sure that you cover the entire rolling pin surface with ModPodge. This is important because if the paper lifts up, it’s likely to look ratty and get torn.
- While these Independence Day rolling pins are perfect for the 4th, remember that you can easily change out the scrapbook paper and have a whole new theme to put on your rolling pins.
- If you have a cutting machine like a Cricut or Silhouette, I have a ton of 4th of July SVG files and designs you can put on them. Use a minimalist paper design or paint the pins so the cut files will stand out.
- For a less natural look, use acrylic paint to color the ends of your July 4th rolling pins. If you do that, seal the paint to avoid chipping or color transfer.
How to Make Covered Rolling Pins for Tiered Tray Decor
Below is the easy written and printable tutorial for this fun decor idea. In just about 5 minutes, you’ll be done and showing it off to everyone on social media!
More Patriotic Themed Crafts
- Make This July 4th Gnome in Minutes – Everyone needs gnomes for every season of the year and this one is perfect for a display (hot glue and sewing methods).
- Free Star Spangled Cutie Patriotic SVG for Cricut – This is such a cute SVG to make so many fun 4th of July pieces.
- Patriotic Stick Figure Rock Painting for Independence Day – This is the perfect outdoor activity for the kids and even the youngest ones can do it on their own.
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