Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Red White and Blue - 3 Ideas




It's time to celebrate America with red, white and blue decor and recipes. We always fly the flag on the 4th of July, but I also love to have a few patriotic touches, here and there, in my home. These three simple ideas - 2 DIY projects and 1 recipe will give you inspiration for making your 4th of July holiday extra special this year.



First, make an easy patriotic banner by using an assortment of heavy stock scrapbook paper. I simply cut out the shapes from a template and hung them by using red and white baker's twine. I think the patterns are unexpected, but fun. The complete tutorial can be found here.



Next, this framed print is easy to put together with a simple white frame and some red white and blue embelishment, found at any craft store. See how I used this print on a patriotic mantel and find the link to the free printable, by clicking here.



Finally, take something sweet to your Fourth of July picnic or event, by making these easy red, white and blue, white chocolate dipped strawberries. The recipe for this pretty, delicious and patriotic dessert can be found here.

Happy Tuesday!


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  1. Hmmm...liking the strawberries a lot!...:)JP

  2. Fabulous ideas! Loving those strawberries. Super cute.

  3. Love the strawberry idea, Vicki! Think I will be using that one next week! It's one of my favorite days of the year! Ann

  4. Great ideas, Vicki! Love your banner and the strawberries too.

  5. Hi Vicki! Thanks for stopping by my blog, and for following. I looked around a little bit here at your blog, and am eager to come back and visit again!
    XO Kris

  6. Great ideas!! Happy Fourth of July! We're getting ready to fly the red and white on July 1st - our National Holiday.

  7. What fun ideas for the forth of July weekend! Those strawberries look delicious and are very festive:) xxL

  8. Love the strawberry. Great ideas. Hope you're having a good day.

  9. What a pretty and yummy way to make up your Independence Day strawberries!

  10. Oh what pretty decorations! I love the banner, the frame AND the tasty treat:) Have a blessed week dear friend, HUGS!

  11. I love the idea for the strawberries...so fun, festive and easy :) I pinned it and will definitely be making these!

  12. Great ideas Vicki. Love the strawberries! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  13. Terrific ideas. I especially love the strawberries. They look delicious!

  14. These are some great ideas. So far I just have a flag outside to feel patriotic, but I love the strawberry idea for the day of. Thanks!

  15. Love the strawberry!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley


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