4th of July Tablescape

Decorating for the holidays is always so much fun for me.  It’s an easy way to redecorate without spending a small fortune.  I still can’t get over how a change in a tablecloth, place mats, & a centerpiece can make the dining area look completely different.  The 4th of July is a fun tablescape to do because it’s filled with bright colors & sparkle!  This year, I really wanted to emphasize the color red.

4th of JulyTablescape

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Patriotic Wreath – tutorial

I’m still having a ball working on decorations for the 4th of July!  The table is almost ready to be set, the decorative pieces are done for a vignette or two.  But the door was  naked!

It needed a wreath.

Patriotic Wreath

Here’s how I made it:

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Patriotic Hanging Sign

The 4th of July is right around the corner, and it’s really put me in the crafting mood.  I’ve been in a crafting frenzy lately.  (you know it’s bad when you realize it’s 5:00 in the morning & your glue gun is still smoking)  I started my frenzy with a patriotic sign that could be hung on a wall, door, or as you will eventually see, a wreath.

Hanging Sign.

This frenzy started with gift cards that I got for my birthday.  (everyone knows that they can never go wrong with a gift card to a craft store)  I started at Joanne Fabrics, they were having a 70% off sale, and then to Michaels (they had their 4th decorations on a clearance already!)

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