Vintage potato chip tins serve as fun vessels for potted red geraniums.
What you'll need: mini gardening kit ($7, )
Wooden Chinese checkerboard games, spray-painted red and blue, make for unexpected starry decor. Paper straws threaded with craft paper stars amplify the motif.
What you'll need: red spray paint ($8, ); blue spray paint ($12, )
Nothing evokes a salute like a grand old vintage flag. Remember: The union (stars) goes on the observer's left. Complementary gingham bunting adds a burst of cheer along the railing.
What you'll need: red gingham fabric ($5 per yard, )
Fill a bin with a colorful arsenal of water balloons, and prepare for the inevitable "bursting in air." Hang a hand-painted sign to mark the bunker.
What you'll need: patriotic balloons ($8 for 30, )
Lined with a vintage runner, this chippy red table is the perfect spot to feed a crowd. Simple embellishments—homemade paper fireworks (made with crafter paper and a skewer), camping lanterns filled with wooden stars, and chipped-from-they-yard blu hydrangeas—reinforce the homespun aesthetic.
What you'll need: wooden stars ($15 for 25, )
Add comfort to your couches with this patriotic pillow.
Light up any indoor or outdoor space with these star-spangled lights.
Use this set of four flags around your home for a red, white, and blue touch.
Welcome guests with a simple sign to hang on your front door.
Drape these adorable towels in front of your oven or near your sink for a festive addition to your kitchen.
Go classic by hanging patriotic pleated fans from your front porch.
These burlap stars put a country spin on standard 4th of July decorations.
Make cocktails even more fun to drink by offering your guests these red-and-blue star straws.
Fill red, white, and blue Mason jars with faux flowers for an easy centerpiece.
Serve snacks—like red, white, and blue M&MS—in these star-shaped bowls.
These gingham napkins are a cute addition to your 4th of July cookout.
There is no better way to serve appetizers on the 4th of July than on a bamboo cutting board in the shape of the United States.
Add some star-spangled charm to your table with this bright runner.
Deck out your porch with a festive banner.
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