With Memorial Day less than a week away, many of us are planning celebrations or even just ways to make our homes festive for the holiday as we get summer off to a great start! Here are some ideas for patriotic decor, snacks, and more to get your celebration going.
Felt poppies are an easy and perfect tribute to the holiday; place them on a pretty DIY wreath or attach them to just about anything at your celebration! See how at All Things G&D.
Who’d have thought red and blue straws could create such a fun and festive Patriotic Wreath?! Stop by Polkadots on Parade for a full tutorial.
Every outdoor party is more festive with lights! Create these Patriotic String Lights in a few easy steps; full tutorial on e-how.com.
Make your table festive with this burlap table runner and some flowers in a blue mason jar. A gorgeous table setting, whether you’re dining indoors or out! Stop by Domestically Speaking for the full how-to.
Grab this free printable and frame it as decor for your table and/or your home this Memorial Day. Add a few stars and it’s extra-festive!
These cute Patriotic Fans from Martha Stewart are a great way to decorate your table and to keep cool at your Memorial Day gathering.
Instead of buying containers, reuse some you have on hand and make them festive with some felt, washi tape, string, or jute! These decorative containers are great for holding utensils, treats, and more!
Serve drinks or festive treats on this pretty patterned blue and white tray from One Kings Lane. It’s got a sweet patriotic feel when you pair it with your other red, white, and blue decor, but can also be used all summer long!
Mason Jar Flag Vases are a great way to hold flowers or even flatware on your party table! Get the tutorial from Too Much Time on My Hands and create your own set!
Give your guests a special place to put their drinks with these Washi Tape Coasters. They cost less than 25 cents a piece to create!
Skip the soda and go for this patriotic Fruit Water, complete with fresh berries from Thirsty for Tea. Extra cool-points when you serve it in mason jars!
Fruit is an excellent snack choice for summertime parties; make yours fit the patriotic theme by combining watermelon and blackberries along with a bit of mint! Get the recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod.