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Fourth of July Party Decorations

Updated on March 26, 2016
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Jaynie has extensive experience with party and event planning, having planned events for groups between 20 and 600 people.

Red, White and Blue Rice Candle Holders

These are simple and beautiful decorations. You’ll need a few hurricane lamps; red, white and blue rice, and white taper candles. Simply layer the rice by color, red on bottom, white in the middle on blue on top so that layers are in equal thirds. Insert taper candle gently, trying not to disturb the rice layers, until candle can stand up straight in the middle of rice. This will also work if using small colored stones or marbles. A variety of lovely hurricane lanterns can be found on Amazon. If you don't want to spend too much money you could also use empty spaghetti sauce jars (or other similar product). Just be sure they are washed and dried thoroughly before use.

Patriotic Table Ideas

Blue glass has a classic look that has been trendy for years. It makes a bold statement when juxtaposed against red and white table linens, plates and flatware. Your local party store should carry all these items for a reasonable price.

Other ideas include filling small, clear glass fish bowls with blue marbles and inserting red taper candles or inserting single red carnations into thin blue vases.

Complete the look by serving a variety of red, white and blue foods and beverages.

Tin Can Lanterns

Clean tin cans using hot, soapy water and allow to dry completely. Using a Sharpie marker, outline your design directly on the can. Using an electric drill with the appropriate sized drill bits, carefully drill into the can over the Sharpie marks. Before painting, wipe can thoroughly, using a clean rag dipped in vinegar. Follow this by applying a layer of spray metal primer to help prevent rust. Once can has completely dried, it is time to paint. Acrylic paints work best. It will likely take two to three coats to cover completely. Once the paint layers have dried, apply a finishing layer of either varnish or acrylic sealer. When ready to use, simply insert tea candle, light and enjoy!

Bandana Table Cloth

Simple, casual and chic, this DIY tablecloth couldn’t be simpler. All you need is enough bandanas to cover your sized table (about 8-12), thread, stickpins and a sewing machine. Lay out the bandanas in the pattern that you prefer and pin them together, assuring that the seams will be even. Then simply sew the seams together and remove stickpins. Use a hot iron to remove any creases and assure that seams are flat. So cute!

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