Fireworks, grilled meats, fresh summer fruit, and the best pals you can find - these are all essential ingredients for a great Independence Day or Memorial Day shindig. But, no party is complete without some festive decorations.
Searching high and low, we asked out pal Courtney Cochran, Director of Design & Marketing for Hester & Cook for ideas on decking out your deck. She came back with some classic looks for your summertime table.
For a super summery 4th of July vibe, make your table patriotic with a Red Classic Stripe Runner. It works great on a buffet, which is a really great application for a potluck or BYOM (bring your own meat).
Top that with these Stars on Blue Paper Placemats:
Where will people sit? Ease confusion with bright Banner Place Cards, or use them at each platter/bowl to indicate what the delicious dish is.
And don't be afraid of White Drinkware (stemless wine or tumblers). It's great for outdoors because it won't break & moderately insulates your beverage.