Summer Star Glasses

Summer Star Glasses - a fun new addition to your cookout! via #glasspaint #summer #4thofjuly #pointillism

Do you remember using the pointillism technique in art class?  It was one of my favorite projects!  As a matter of fact, we started using pointillism when coloring in our coloring books.  These Summer Star Glasses are inspired by that very technique and they are the perfect addition to YOUR summer cookout! Wanna make your […]

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Summer Washi Tape Flags

Patriotic Washi Tape Flags for Wait Til Your Father Gets Home from #washitape #4thofjuly

The 4th of July is just around the corner!  Need a quick and easy way to add some flare to your 4th of July cookout?  Try these easy Summer Washi Tape Flags! Wanna make your own Summer Washi Tape Flags? Here’s what you need: Red, white and blue washi tape Toothpicks Scissors All you have […]

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Stars and Stripes Rag Wreath

Stars and Stripes Rag Wreath via for TRR #4thofjuly #wreath #ragwreath #fabric

A couple of weeks ago, I fell in LOVE with the Riley Blake Stars and Stripes fabric line.  {I may or may not have a slight fabric addiction. hee hee}  The down home Americana feel to the patterns and patriotic red, white and blue scream summer and 4th of July!  My Firecracker Rag Wreath from […]

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17 All American Ideas and Treats


This week’s party was FULL of Fourth of July Inspiration!  The patriotism was palpable.  I can smell the fireworks and barbecues.  Goodness, I LOVE this time of year!  Get ready to get your red, white and blue on with these 17 All American Ideas and Treats! Just a friendly reminder: Please pin from the original […]

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Patriotic Coasters

Patriotic Coasters via #modpodge #coasters #scrapbookpaper

I’m sure you’ve all seen the Mod Podge coasters on Pinterest.  They were one of the first projects I ever pinned!  I decided to make a set of these Patriotic Coasters as a hostess gift for a friend that was throwing a summer barbecue!  They are so easy to make! Here’s the nitty gritty on […]

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13 Patriotic Projects | Features

Hey friends! It’s my favorite day of the week, the day we feature YOU! Since we’re approaching the 4th of July, this week we’re celebrating everything red, white, and blue! There are 13 stripes on the American flag, one representing each of the original colonies, and therefore there are 13 Patriotic Projects – beautiful red, […]

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Fourth of July Glitter Banner

Fourth of July Glitter Banner via #spon #ad #fourthofjuly #glitter #papercrafts

Sponsored by American Crafts A couple of weeks ago I received a glittery package in the mail.  {That’s my favorite!}  It was filled to the brim with all things red, white, and blue.  I haven’t been decorating for the upcoming holiday due to packing and “getting my move on”.  I ended up creating this Fourth […]

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Fourth of July Spotlight


I never considered myself big on Fourth of July decorating.  But looking back through last year’s posts, I did a TON of red, white, and blue posts!  Since I was still a baby blogger, I thought I would recap last year’s posts with this Fourth of July Spotlight and introduce you to some of my […]

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Mod Podge Wooden Fireworks

Mod Podge Wooden Fireworks via #modpodge #fourthofjuly #fireworks

I created these Mod Podge Wooden Fireworks with these wooden fireworks from Pick Your Plum a couple of weeks ago and just got around to decorating them.  {I know, I’m slacking.}  I had a really hard time deciding on the scrapbook paper.  I think that was part of the reason for my laziness.  I painted […]

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Firecracker Cookies

Firecracker Cookies via #cookies #recipes

During my morning blog stalking, I came across an awesome recipe for Firework Cookies from Six Sister’s Stuff!  They are a spin on the cake mix cookie recipe with festive red, white and blue sprinkles and white chocolate chips – so yummy! And I gotta tell you…I nailed it!  They were incredible and the girls […]

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