13 Essentials for Patriotic
Americans love to observe patriotic holidays like Memorial Day, Independence Day, Veterans Day, Flag Day and more. Start preparations now to create an easy star-spangled look this summer – or all year-round – with some festive essentials that match your decorating style and personality. On behalf of the original 13 colonies, here are 13 essentials everyone needs for the ultimate red, white and blue celebrations all summer long!
This classic bunting is a Plow & Hearth customer favorite and makes it easy to add star-spangled spirit to any spot. Traditional red, true navy and soft white colors give our American Flag Bunting a classic appearance. Ideal for decorating windows, porches, railings and columns.
2.Patriotic Throw Pillows
Quickly create a stars-and-stripes look with these Patriotic Throw Pillows in fun shapes and sizes. Toss one or more onto your porch, deck or into the living room for an instant touch of Americana. This Fireworks Pillow even lights up with embedded LEDs for a truly unique accent.
3.Sparkly String Lighting
Set the mood or liven up a deck or porch with festive electric Bunch Star Lights for lots of impact with little effort. These Star-Shaped String Lights are not only great for star-spangled decorating and backyard BBQs but can also be used in any season for special events, parties or weddings.
4.Red, White & Blue
Utilize our patriotic Striped Tablecloth to celebrate the red, white and blue on any surface, from rustic picnic table to elegant dining room. The Star-Spangled Table Runner or Stars Table Throw can also be used as decorative accents on their own or on top of a tablecloth.
5.Favorite Fire Pits
A fire pit is the perfect way to bring friends and family together for good times, cozy nights and festive fireworks. The large, open bowl of this Youngstown Wood-Burning Fire Pit holds a substantial amount of wood for long evenings spent roasting marshmallows, making s’mores and lighting sparklers. The Wicker Gas Fire Pit also has plenty of warmth and ambiance but without the chore of burning wood.
6.Pretty Patriotic Rugs
Striking rugs like the red and white Quatrefoil Lexington Rug or dark blue Lattice Surry Rug update any space, indoors or outside, with a pop of patriotic color. Smaller accent rugs, like our Patriotic Pooch, Stars & Stripes, Land That I Love, Patriotic Quilt and Patriotic Plaid are also great ways to decorate for American holidays, or any day.
7.Americana Wall Art
Bring out the red, white & blue wall art for American holidays or to enjoy all year long. This Labrador with American Flag, Wooden American Flag or Vintage Patriot Wall Art are wonderful ways to beautify your walls that also have special vintage appeal.
8.Comfy Outdoor Seating
You’ll need a solid seating solution for outdoor summer gatherings and this popular Prospect Hill Furniture has good looks and generous proportions for comfortable seating. It comes in cloud white with Seat Cushions available in red and blue for Americana style; add a Land That I Love Pillow for an instant USA-themed makeover.
9.Easy Americana Accents
This USA-made Americana Crock showcases both your plants and patriotic pride – it’s perfect for foliage or flowers as well as holding fatwood, kindling or matches. Americana Solar Lantern, Pinwheel Spinner or Stars Wind Spinner are easy accents to celebrate the season.
Invite your favorite songbirds and wildlife to the party with this charming Birdhouse with Americana Bunting or four-story red, white and blue Americana birdhouse. Attract wrens, finches, chickadees and other songbirds to nest or drink in all-American style.
No American home is complete without Old Glory flying handsomely – it’s a “must-have” summertime accent and one that you can fly year-round. Garden-size flags, such as the classic American Garden Flag or Americana Home Garden Flag pack a big punch in a smaller size.