Category: 4th of July

Fireworks at the Washington Monument

Growing up in the DC area, the Washington Monument being illuminated with fireworks in the night sky has become an iconic symbol for the 4th of July. As you may already know, I love creating theme platters for my events like I did here and here.  I thought a miniature… Read more

Easy 4th of July Decorations

Here is a link to my 4th of July TV segment on WBAL-TV showing how to make fun and festive 4th of July decorations using things you may already have around your house.  … Read more

Three Easy DIY Patriotic Lanterns

Illuminate your 4th of July cookout with three fun and festive patriotic lanterns. It is easy to create a whimsical party atmosphere using household items and battery operated lights. These are fun projects you can also do with the kids. Click here to watch my 4th of July TV segment… Read more

4th of July Gift Wrap Designs

You may know someone who is celebrating a special occasion on the 4th of July or you would just like to create a fun 4th of July gift wrap design as a hostess gift. Here are three designs I created that are custom tailored for almost any recipient. I created… Read more

Camouflage Gift Wrap Design

Here is a camouflage gift wrap design I created to honor our Armed Forces. It has a subdued, earthy yet a very patriot look. It would also be a perfect gift wrap design for Father’s Day. I like to call this design Camo-Flag. I used camouflage gift boxes and raffia… Read more

4th of July Party Ideas

I absolutely love celebrating the 4th of July — the barbecues, desserts, decorations and the fireworks are things I look forward to every year. Here are some of my ideas for creative 4th of July decorations and centerpieces using household items so you can get a start on preparing your… Read more