July 4th Decorations for Your Stars and Stripes Pride

Jun 20, 2016

American Flag waving with sparkler in the background

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Interior Fourth of July decorations are a definite must for July. Maybe you plan to entertain guests at your house with a party or barbecue, or maybe you plan to have a quiet Fourth of July celebration. Either way, the festive spirit of The Fourth is contagious, and decorating for this summer holiday couldn’t be more fun. Rather than sticking a bunch of old-school, go-to decorative flags around your home, go with a more modern, deconstructed decorative look. Bold and simple star and stripe options are the “it girl” of Fourth of July decorations. Here’s your guide to glamming up your home just in time for The Fourth.

Star Garland

Let’s start out nice and easy. This is such a simple idea, but it has a dramatic effect. There’s no way that anyone could walk into your house and not feel the Fourth of July vibes. This star garland can be hung from trim, wound around windows, or used as an accent to a centerpiece on your table. It’s a classic way to decorate but has a contemporary feel. This decoration in an easy no-brainer. You’ll love its versatility, and your guests will love it, too.

Glitter Stars

Ready to kick it up a notch from the star garland? Hang a few glitter stars from your ceiling or adhere them to your wall, and you will feel like you’re already at the fireworks. These stars are definitely the gaudy yet modest statement piece for your party. Not having a party? That’s fine too. There’s no way that you can’t feel excited about the Fourth of July walking into your home with this stars adding a special sparkle to your home this holiday.

Firework Blocks

These super cute decorations are definitely on the classy side of decorating for The Fourth. Imagine yourself at your most successful friend’s Fourth of July party–these firework blocks are there. They are the perfect touch to any side or coffee table, or as the most intriguing Independence Day knick knack on a bookshelf. The sleek lines add a modern accent; they are a perfect way to incorporate stripes into your decorating plan. These can be purchased through esty.com, or (bonus!) you can even DIY if you follow the link.

Serving Platter and Accessories

What does every guest at a party actually care about the most? The food. There are so many ways to incorporate a sleek star or stripe accent into your food serving; this is the way to get the most bang for your buck. Stop by a Party City, and pick up a striped serving platter or a variety of serving utensils. Or, if you’d like serving accessories that might be a bit more unique, check out this page at polyvore.com for everything from bowls to salad tongs and serving trays to coasters that will leave your guests wowed by your attention to detail.

Throws and Pillow

Get cozy with a bold red, white, and blue striped throw and decorative pillows. These can double up as a living room accent, as well as be functional–take them outside with you while you enjoy the fireworks show! You’ll be viewing in style.

However, you decide to decorate your home, consider checking out simple and bold star and stripe options. When you’re running around your home working on decorations, keep an eye on your gutters for any signs of damage. If your home is ready for a gutters upgrade, contact our expert team for more information about Gutter Shutter gutters and keep your home looking great from top to bottom this Fourth of July.