July 4th / Patriotic


Jen Carver of Banner Events threw A Nautical Backyard Bash for her “Carver Crew” with casual + cool party ideas and lots of cute pictures of the kids! Trendy blue mason jars, red lantern centerpieces, star spangled treats, burlap runners, scalloped popcorn boxes, red fishing nets… there are seriously so many fun details to point out! (Check out this […]

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Every year, Natalie of Southern Belle’s Charm encourages her son to pick his birthday party theme + three party wishes (Read all about her cute birthday idea in her details!). For his 8th birthday, Greyson chose a presidential theme and requested it to be thrown on the beach with his family in attendance. Being the most amazing […]

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Buy her some peanuts & Cracker Jacks… and Kisha of S is for Sweet will show you exactly how to style the perfect Classic Cracker Jack Theme Party! With red, white & blue decor, a vintage inspired Cracker Jack Bar, beautiful photography by Divian Conner and some adorable nautical themed outfits, this birthday party sure is a treat! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS […]

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Ready for your Independence Day cookout tomorrow? Well, we’ve got an easy way to add an extra starBURST of creativity to the menu… DIY Patriotic Stamped Hot Dog Buns! (As seen in our  “All-American County Fair” 4th of July Party.) Inspired by a clever stamped biscuit post from Hungry Happenings, I thought this “food stamping” idea […]

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Happy Birthday America! Paige from Paiges of Style totally knows how to throw a beautiful birthday picnic… with stars, stripes and patriotic flair for our beloved USA! Her “Happy Birthday America” 4th of July Picnic is charming and rustic and such a sweet way to celebrate our beautiful country – hotdogs, an amazing flag cake and adorable picnic moments captured by Sprout […]

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Attention: vintage loving, summer swooning, patriotic party people! Lia Griffith is sharing some seriously amazing, creative ideas for a Vintage Fourth of July Party! I love the charming, rustic feel of the ripped fabric garland, crates, and classic American treats… so who else is craving watermelon now? ;) PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – DIY felt pinwheels, […]

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For our “All-American County Fair” 4th of July Party shared earlier this month, we styled a few fun game ideas too – one of them being a Patriotic Gunny Sack Race with DIY Gunny Sacks! These were so fun and easy to make… look for a few behind the scenes pictures and decorating ideas below! […]

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Suzanne of Fanciful Events did a fabulous job with these Seersucker Bow Inspired 4th of July Party Ideas for the upcoming holiday (and yes, it is less than 2 weeks away)! So, let the inspiration begin: pinstripe decor, seersucker bows, patriotic desserts and super cute little girls in tutus! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Seersucker bows […]

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If you’re starting to plan your 4th of July menu, Jenny Raulli of Bloom Designs has a perfect raspberry and meringue Patriotic Parfait Recipe to end your independence day celebration! These red and white treats are fresh and light… and even come with free printable flags to decorate (download below)! :)

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Since we already covered lots of 4th of July party food & drinks… let’s talk activities! These 4th of July County Fair Games are from our “All-American County Fair” 4th of July Party for Hebrew National. Inspired by the classic fair games, we crafted a homemade Ring Toss, Balloon Darts and Gunny Sack Race… and even […]

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STEP RIGHT UP to our newest party theme! Hot dogs, cotton candy, ferris wheels, blue ribbons, stars & stripes… can you see what I’m getting at? Yep, it’s an All-American County Fair Inspired Party – just in time for summer… and Independence Day! We partnered with Hebrew National again this year to bring you TONS […]

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Lots of new FREE printables to share with you today! This collection is for the new “All-American County Fair” 4th of July Party theme we recently created for Hebrew National. You can check out full party details and see all of these printables in use right here. Just click on the links below to download the associated party printable in high-resolution […]

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We thought it would be fun to get in the USA spirit for Labor Day this year, and guess what that means? Yep… FREE Labor Day Party Printables for you to enjoy too! Scroll down to preview and download our drink flags, cupcake toppers/party circles, and a couple decorative signs featuring Lady Liberty herself toasting the […]

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Patriotic parties aren’t just for designated holidays! And here’s a FANTASTIC example… Lucinda created this beautiful Red, White & Blue Aussie Party (inspired by the Australian flag) for her two sons, who happen to celebrate their birthdays just 3 days apart. Fabulous red, white, and blue desserts and creative decorations were just the beginning… scroll […]

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Alison of The English Pea Studio hosted a wonderfully modern, Americana style Low Country Boil Party earlier this year, and it’s absolutely bubbling over with creative details. While nautical designs & colors naturally lend themselves to patriotic celebrations (like this one, held on Memorial Day), crab feasts really are a fun way to ring in any […]

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It’s hard to believe that 4th of July is only 2 days away… which means hooray for a 2-day work week! ;) If you’re going to be a 4th of July hostess this year though, 2 days ALSO means that there’s not a lot of time left for planning your celebration. Are you ready? And […]

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Emily of A Silver Nutmeg is celebrating the upcoming holiday with a Rustic 4th of July Party starring a patriotic dessert table and adorable chevron-draped kids table! PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for: – Vanilla cupcakes with “sparkler” toppers, pinwheels, & star sprinkles – Creative use of vintage furniture for displays (love the mix-n-match chairs too!) – Cool gingham […]

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Carrie Sellman here from Half Baked – The Cake Blog, excited to share a fun new recipe for your 4th of July celebrations.  Sometimes when it’s hot outside, you simply don’t feel like cranking the oven up to 350!  So today we’re doing a different kind of cake – an ICE CREAM cake – created […]

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Susie had SO much to celebrate for 4th of July last year: her husband’s homecoming from the Navy, her daughter’s first birthday, a big move across the country, AND Independence Day! One great big celebration was the way to go, of course, so she put together a wonderful Patriotic Pinwheels Party to celebrate with all their friends & […]

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Don’t you just love it when things are easy?! There’s something kind of fantastic about simplicity, especially when it still manages to look – and taste – as great as these yummy White Chocolate Strawberry Cheesecake Bites. Drumroll, please… there are only TWO ingredients in this “recipe”. That’s pretty much music to the ears of […]

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