The 4th of July is the day when you celebrate the American Independence Day and share the spirit of freedom with your nearest and dearest ones. This is an occasion when you may enjoy through parties, family outing, exciting food, music, and fireworks. While you party and have fun, you’d surely love to decorate your home and add to its beauty and elegance.
Read on to know about July 4th decorations.
Star Struck Decorative Item:
Well, if you’ve planned a 4th of July party, you should welcome your guests in a special way. So, get a metal star and wrap it with a ribbon. Loop the ribbon around a hook fixed to the door and tie a knot. Fix the star at the center of your door and hang a wreath behind it. It’ll be the perfect way to give a warm welcome to your guests.
Patriotic Pinwheel Set: Get a set of 3 pinwheels in separate containers and place them by your entryway. They’ll add to your outdoor space and appeal to your guests.
Patriotic Bunting: A patriotic bunting is one of the most popular 4th of July decorations you may use to adorn your home. All you have to do is use several yards of cloth in red, white, and blue stripes and arrange the cloth such that it adorns the outer walls of your rooms. The red, blue, and white colors stand for the colors featured in the national flag of America.
If you've planned a party for the 4th of July, you'd certainly want to make it exciting with unique and elegant decorations that give your home the best look ever!
Patriotic Fireworks Wreath: You can have a wreath prepared for the 4th of July party decorations. Let fireworks and faux berries be used to create the wreath. Just make sure the red, white and blue colors are highlighted in the wreath. Hang the wreath indoors to adorn your living room. Such a beautiful wreath will surely add colors to your 4th of July party decorations.
If you'd like to add a patriotic theme to your 4th of July party, why not make use of star-shaped confetti? These pieces of confetti come in red, white, and blue colors. Such confetti can be used on tableware or sprinkled all over when you cut the cake during your 4th of July party.
Latex Balloons for Your Party:
Red, white, and blue latex balloons are one of the most exciting 4th of July decorations that'll add to the color and theme of your party. Place a mylar balloon at the center of a set of latex balloons. Fix some of these balloon strings to your chairs. They'll add to your party decorations, and the kids attending your party are simply going to love it.
Here's a list of 4th of July decorations which can help you adorn your table.
Patriotic Table Cover: You can get a plastic table cover full of stars and stripes in red, white, and blue colors. It'll be an ideal way to show your pride of being an American.
Serveware for 4th of July party: Get ceramic platters and bowls having vintage designs in red, white, and blue colors. Serve your 4th of July recipes in these platters and bowls. Your guests will simply love to have the food in such a kind of serveware.
Decorative Flowers: A bunch of flowers can serve as the best centerpiece for your table. You may get bouquets of red, white, and blue carnations. Arrange the flowers in beautifully decorated vases. Make sure you get vases that are wrapped with decorative paper having red and blue colors.
Using cakes as centerpieces: Well, if you have arranged for cupcakes, take a few of them for your 4th of July cake decorations. Arrange the cupcakes on a multiple tiered tray and place star-shaped candles on top of them. Light the candles so as to add color to your 4th of July party decorations.
Special lighting for your party: You may use tealight holders in red and blue for your 4th of July table decorations. The tealights are often used for accent lighting. You may even float tealights in water so as to add to your 4th of July table decorations.
Here are a few ideas on how to decorate your special cake on the 4th of July.
Sugar sheets to decorate your cake: You may use sugar sheets to decorate your 4th of July cake. Just create stars and stripes with the sugar sheets, and they'll make your cake look tempting indeed! You may go for a white cream cake with the decorations in red and blue.
Baseball Hat Cakes: Bake a round cake and cut it such that it looks like a brim. Place the round cake close to a bowl shaped cake. Add frosting to attach the two cakes together, and color the hat blue and the brim red. Add shoestring licorice to the blue colored cake. Decorate it further with a gumdrop button. You may add your initials on the round shaped cake.
Use Blueberries and Raspberries: Get a cream cake and decorate it with blueberries and raspberries, thus creating stars and stripes as found in the national flag.
If you need ideas on homemade decorations for the 4th of July, check out the list of items given below.
Patriotic punch cups: Take glass cups and cover them with red, blue, and white stickers. The stickers should have pictures of stars. You can use decorative items on the stickers to make the cups look attractive. Keep these decorative glasses on your table. They'll surely add to the beauty of your table.
Handmade Centerpieces: Take a blue and white colored tray and place glass holders on it. Insert red votive candles into the holders. This can act as a beautiful centerpiece for your 4th of July table.
Patriotic Baskets: One of the most exciting homemade 4th of July decorations is a patriotic basket. Take an old and cheap basket and apply white wash on it. Paint the basket in red, white, and blue. Glue decorative stars onto the outer part of the basket. Once you decorate the basket, fill it with star-shaped confetti, beads, jewels and stones colored in blue, white, and red. This will make the perfect item that'll help you decorate the corners of your rooms.