Holidays, Happy Birthday USA!

  🇺🇸  Happy birthday USA!  🇺🇸       So many events have been cancelled this year Yesterday morning didn’t seem right without our annual community 4th of July parade         But with family together at the beach house         We are enjoying life’s little pleasures       … Continue reading

Creations, Uncle Sam’s Hat Vase

  Welcome to the monthly Creative Craft Blog Hop hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels If you’re visiting from B4s and Afters didn’t she have a great idea to recreate a tired decoration?!         Let’s get crafting!         We’ve all had to craft with what we have … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Dinner with Uncle Sam

  Welcome to the Patriotic Tablescape Hop hosted by Celebrate & Decorate and Design Morsels  I decided to build my table around a patriotic icon, Uncle Sam   photo source   There are varied stories about the origin of the term Uncle Sam He is widely recognized and remembered for his recruiting posters and his … Continue reading

Tablescapes, August Alfresco

  “Ohhh, that’s so pretty!” CC exclaimed as she bounced up the stairs from the pool         Smiling, I said “Thank you!”         “What are you doing Gigi?” asked Charlie Brown         “I’m setting the table for dinner,” I replied         “Are we … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Grand Old Flag Tables with Painted Flag Glasses

  It’s not too late to paint some flags for a patriotic celebration!     A blue rectangle, a few wavy brush strokes and some dot stars     Make dots using the handle tip end of your paintbrush     Okay, now we can set the table!     Come on out, it’s bright … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy 4th of July!

I hope you had a star spangled holiday weekend!   🇺🇸  Full of red white and blue From the sky to the sea Flags flying everywhere celebrating USA pride! Our little beach community has an annual 4th of July parade Golf carts, convertibles, anything goes How about this solo airplane and souped up 4 wheeler for … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Stars & Stripes

A sea of stars for the red white and blue A wreath of roses with stars too Stripes wave in the breeze and decorate chairs There are plenty of stars and stripes everywhere! Nothing says USA like good old red, white, and blue Our flag is our symbol, tried and true Salute to America, land … Continue reading

Holidays, Get Out the Red, White and Blue!

With Mother’s Day celebrated and mid May past, it means it’s time to gear up for Memorial Day, Summer and the 4th of July!! I decided to look through my own photos to see if I could get inspired… A great way to start is to gather up everything you have that is red, white … Continue reading

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