Preparing the ultimate 4th of July party is not just about the food. It's also in the small details that enhance the look and feel of your gathering, whether it's lighting, dinnerware or special crafts to commemorate the affair.
If you are looking for some inspiration, just check out these patriotic 4th of July party ideas that honor America:
4th of July Party Ideas | American Flag Runner
via Pottery Barn
Dress up your 4th of July table with a patriotic American flag table runner. Let the stars and stripe be the perfect backdrop to delicious grilled foods and yummy desserts like blueberry cobbler.
4th of July Party Ideas | America Cake
via Oh Happy Day
Forget making an ordinary flag cake! Celebrate America with a cake that captures the beauty of all 50 States. Instructions are available at Oh Happy Day.
4th of July Party Ideas | Food Flags
Decorate a tower of cupcakes with these red, white and blue 4th of July food flags. It's an easy and inexpensive way to add a bit of sparkle to your party decor.
4th of July Party Ideas | American Flag Mason Jars
via Maison de Pax
If you are looking for a gorgeous Independence Day centerpiece, try making your very own American flag mason jars. Here's a great step-by-step tutorial from Maison de Pax.
4th of July Party Ideas | Ice Cream Cone Wrappers
You'll find homemade ice cream tastes better when it's wrapped in stars and stripes. Learn how to make your own patriotic wrappers using these free templates from MarthaStewart.com.