4th of July Tablescape

The 4th of July is right around the corner.  It’s one of my favorite holidays to decorate for.  I still get chills when I look at our flag with it’s stars & stripes waving in the breeze.  And there is something so special about the red, white & blue that gives the feeling of celebration.

Here is this year’s 4th of July Tablescape.

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Pringles Can Centerpiece

The 4th of July is almost here & I needed a new centerpiece to celebrate.  I wanted to use what I had on hand to make it, so I started with 3 Pringles Cans.  These were the basic pieces for my centerpiece.

Pringles Can Centerpiece

Here’s how I made it.

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Uncle Sam Figurine-make it your own

I found this little guy at Michaels, on a clearance for only $2.99!  He was so cute, but as you know by now, I can’t leave well enough alone.  I always have to make it ‘my own’.

Uncle Sam finished

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Patriotic Napkin Rings

I’ve been searching for wooden napkin rings for months.  Why wooden?  Because I can customize them with paint to make them ‘mine’.  Store bought ones are okay, but when I get a project in my head, nothing else will do.  (I like to have my napkin rings match my tablescapes.)

Finished Napkin Ring..-close up

This was so easy to do, and here’s how I did it:


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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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