So starts the season of red, white and blue,
we’ve gathered ideas and projects from us to you
to carry the theme from May all the way
thru ~ ~
Patriotic Ideas & Projects
Let’s start at the front door
with Ann of On Sutton Place.
Ann is a master of the
wreath as you can see. Her front door and porch welcome
visitors and the season while decked out in tasteful red, white and blue.
Inside you can add an all American favorite the
Mason jar! Not just regular Mason jars, but American
Flag jars by Rachel of Maison de Pax.
This trio can be front and center in your home all season long.
Having guests for a summer dinner party?
I set a table with a patriotic theme complete with pinwheels, flags and sparklers.
You can view the details here in my post at: Housepitality Designs.
I also incorporated sunflowers and my guests went home with a personalized
How about for dessert
something that goes hand in hand with America the beautiful – Apple Pie.
Apple Hand Pies to be exact. These from Vanessa
and Heather of At The Picket Fence can even be carried outside to the watch
Party a success and friends decide to stay the night?
Don’t be caught with your flags down! Have your guest room
decked out in patriotic flair like Kim of Savvy Southern Style!
Aren’t the flags in the ironstone pitcher simply perfect? This
is something you could do way ahead of time, unlike flowers.
Not hosting, but being hosted? Whip up a few webbing wine bags by
Kelly of My Soulful Home. That way, you’ll have a hostess
gift at the ready for all your summer socializing.
Not wine drinkers ~ add a bottle of estate olive oil or aged
balsamic vinegar. Always a welcome gift.
Click on thru to each of the
blogs to get the tutorials, recipe and more
inspiration for celebrating and decorating from Memorial day to
What is your favorite way to celebrate in the summer?
Have a most wonderful Memorial Day weekend as we salute our heroes who have served
in our armed forces and gave their lives so that we can enjoy our most precious freedoms.