Fourth of July Party

LAST UPDATED: Sep 27, 2019 | PUBLISHED: Jun 20, 2013 | By: Julie Blanner
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Fourth of July just might be my favorite holiday to decorate for. I love the patriotic colors that lend well to outdoor gatherings. I added a hint of nautical to this early evening Fourth of July party.
 
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I filled my nautical rope vases pulled from the guest suite, with miniature flags and hydrangea.
 
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I also removed flags from their poles and adhered them to the outside of small vases to create simple illuminated flag vases. To keep bugs at bay, use a citronella candle.
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Berry baskets {saved from our recent berry picking adventure} were used to serve fresh fruit.
 
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I used a small galvanized bucket to keep white wine chilled. I placed silverware rolled in blue striped bar towels in my galvanized beverage carrier. I prefer using these to traditional linens because they are so soft and don’t require ironing!

Of course a flag served as a backdrop. When the guest room is not in use, I pull the sideboard from the guest bedroom to use as a beverage bar for our patio parties.

 

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I hope you enjoy a beautiful 4th of July with your family and friends!

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