Tagged: fourth of july

Red, White and Blue Strawberry Kabobs

White chocolate dipped strawberry kabobs with blueberries create a fun and festive dessert for the 4th of July. They are so easy to make and a perfect accent for any table setting. The white chocolate and strawberry flavors meld together to make these decorative dessert kabobs taste like strawberries and… Read more

DIY 4th of July Napkin Rings

Create 4th of July napkin rings to dress up your patriotic barbecue — they can be used for a place setting or displayed on a buffet table.  I love having themed napkin rings but can never seem to find my fancy ones when the holiday rolls around. This is an… Read more

Patriotic Mason Jar Lanterns

You can create these festive patriotic mason jar lanterns to illuminate your Memorial Day or 4th of July cookout. I love the look of glowing accents at BBQs. It adds a fun party atmosphere to any gathering. You can also use these jars as flower vases to accent your table.… Read more

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

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

Decorating with Cupcakes

I like to use food as decorations…it makes an event more fun when you can actually eat the party decor. A simple way to add a Fourth of July flair to purchased cupcakes is to add red candy to the tops of white icing and add small America Flags to… Read more