Monday, June 25, 2012

Waving the Flag (4th of July Decor)



I can't believe it has taken me this long to decorate for the 4th of July!  I think I had my decor up in early June last year.  I guess I've just been too busy to think about it until today.

I  don't have much to share, but I thought I'd show you my (newly painted) hutch all decked out for the holiday.



I've love the way a bunch of flags look "planted" in an urn.  Of course, I just had to include my favorite little bicycle too.


I bought the blue shutter at a garage sale on Saturday for $4.00.  It's actually a phone stand, but my head shouted  patriotic decor  from the minute I saw it.


This is actually a serving bowl that I bought a few years ago at Kohls.  It normally houses my pasta salad on the 4th, but this year it's housing my wicker stars from Pier 1.



I have to admit, I do love red, white & blue decor.  Will you be decorating for the 4th of July (or Canada Day) this year?

Linking to:
Tabletop Tuesday at A Stroll Thru Life
Inspiration Friday at At the Picket Fence

Gina
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40 comments:

  1. Don't feel bad, I have yet to decorate for the 4th! ha! Your hutch looks fantastic decked out for the 4th! Love the stars, and the little bicycle is still a favorite of mine, too! :)

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  2. Your hutch is beautiful! I love how you displayed the flags and that tiny bike is too cute!

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  3. I love your hutch, Gina! It looks fantastic decorated for the 4th. I have to check out Pier 1 for those neat stars! Love the bowl, too!

    I usually decorate outdoors at the lake. Need to get going!! ;-D

    XO,
    Jane

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  4. I love your hutch all decked out for the 4th! Thanks a bunch for stopping by & leaving a comment!

    Smiles,
    Carol

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  5. Your white hutch is looking great with all the patriotic decorations on it Gina!

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  6. I just put some flags outside but haven't did anything inside yet. Your hutch is beautiful and the red, white and blue reminds me of my "primitive days"!

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  7. I love that Broyhill attic heirloom piece you painted white. I want to paint my daughter's bedroom furniture now. It's the oak stain attic set.
    The white cabinet is perfect for a patriotic display!

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  8. Your hutch looks great all deck out for the 4th Gina! I've already told you once but I'm going to tell you again....I LOVE your hutch!!!

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  9. Hi Gina,

    Your hutch looks amazing. I love all the red white and blue.

    Dee

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  10. There is something about red and blue together that really makes a statement. Your hutch looks awesome. Can't believe you found a blue shutter with a star already cut out. Lucky girl. :o)

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  11. I love the painted hutch with your patriotic decor! I am just now putting my stuff up too.

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  12. I really love this! I'm a huge fan of blue and red against white anyway, and the Americana look of yours against that hutch is just perfect.

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  13. This is wonderful Gina! I love each and every element.

    Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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  14. Gina your hutch looks beautiful all decked out for the 4th! Great shots!!

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  15. Love that hutch painted white!!! The decor is perfect, great shutter.....no, I haven't done anything for the 4th yet......

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  16. Love it all Gina! The hutch is so cute and I too love RED, WHITE, and BlUE! I am being a bit lazy this year and leaving my cherry decor up in the kitchen and family room. Just decorating the enty. I am much slower this year also. Seems like June just got here and it's almost July.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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  17. I still can't get over how great that hutch turned out and it looks fab all decked out for the 4th! I'm hoping I get my porch painted so I can hang my new patriotic buntings. I think I'll just go crazy it they have to sit in the basement and wait for next year. Great to see that you are all set for the big holiday next week!

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  18. This post makes me "happy, happy, happy" SO pretty!!! I love the colors and I want to MAKE some of those stars! Very inspired! Thanks for sharing. Have a great July 4th!

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  19. Your hutch looks beautiful in its 4th of July outfit:) I love that little bicycle!!! Where did you get it? I want one!

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  20. Lovely vignette Gina. Your hutch is dressed so festive. I haven't decorated yet....

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  21. Adorable Gina!!~ I absolutely love your patriotic decor!

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  22. Really love your red, white and blue vignette!

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  23. Hello-
    Popped over from Leslie's blog.
    Love your 4th decor. Yes, I decorate for this holiday--wil be working on this later this week.

    Melinda

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  24. Oooo, I just LOVE it all. I could hardly pick a favorite. I feel ashamed. I need more 4th decorations!
    ~betty

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  25. Oh Gina, how beautiful your vignette in honorof our country! I'm in love with the patriotic bowl! I will post my patriotic table for Let's Dish and Tblescape Thursday..hope you come by. LOVE,
    FABBY

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  26. Lovely! And where did you get that little bicycle???

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  27. O, this is all so adorable. I have a black hutch that I would LOVE be able to wiggle my nose and have it turn into YOUR pretty white one. I don't know how to do all that fancy painting and distressing..and I have some shutters that are just about to be turned into BLUE, just like yours...but mine has no star cut into it. And, I wonder what shade of blue you used....
    xo bj

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  28. Oh G, I will print this and use it as my 4th decor... since I have none. LOL


    I adore this... it's so, so pretty.

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  29. Love your hutch with the patriotic decor. I saw the stars at Pier 1 and wish I had purchased a few.

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  30. Gina, I LOVE your hutch painted white. It looks perfect for the
    4th with all your cute decor!!

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  31. I did a pitiful job decorating this year....our house is all messed up because we are working on projects! So why bother....although I am enjoying yours very much, Gina. Everything looks so pretty and festive! I like red white and blue decor, too!

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  32. I don't think I will decorate as I usually do. I do have a few items around in red, white and blue, we'll see if I geth the chance to get them out. Your hutch display looks perfect.

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  33. Looks fabulous Gina! We don't really decorate for Canada Day...although we should... St. Jean is our big holiday here in Québec!

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  34. I love it!! I actually love red, white and blue all the time :) have a great 4th!
    Debbie

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  35. Red, white and absolutely " blue- tiful" 😍Love it.

    Much love,
    ❤Ana

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  36. Congratulations on your feature at TTT. This is beatiful! Happy 4th!

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  37. Hmmm....not much to share? That hutch is beautiful!

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  38. That's a great hutch. Everything looks so summery and cool!

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