Front Porch Appeal-Celebrate the 4th of July on Your Porch
With Our Ideas Issue!
Issue #67 June 2015
June means summer fun, pool time, and of course, preparing to celebrate the 4th of July with sparklers, fireworks, picnics and a mosquito or two.
The 4th is just a few weeks away and now is the perfect time to start decorating for this special holiday.
It is a fun time to make red, white, and blue decorations for your porch and the kids or grand kids can help.
Perhaps you are planning a family get-together or just relaxing on your porch to watch the day's festivities unfold.
No matter, decorating your porch can be easy and relatively inexpensive too.
Splendidly decorated for the 4th Of July
4th of July Porch Decorating Projects
Mary and I found these neat 4th of July decorating ideas on our travels and wanted to share them with you.
A few red, white, and blue bows and flags in planters for a festive look
Decorate your hand rail with patriotic garland
Decorate your front door with a 4th of July deco mesh wreath
Hang stars from your porch ceiling or beam
4th of July flag banners on porch columns
Make this American flag from scrap wood - it's quick and easy
Homemade firecracker decorations on our front porch
Our firecrackers can be made quite easily with Americana burlap or traditional red, white, and blue fabrics for indoors or out!
4th of July porch table decorations - Courtesy of Between Naps On The Porch
4th of July Porch Parade
We thought we'd create our own 4th of July Porch Parade to give you ideas for decorating this year.
Porch's love the 4th of July.
Love the hanging baskets and flags
Inviting Americana 4th of July array
4th of July elegance
Video: Red, White and Blue Bandana Pillows
Dawn's Cabin Porch in Red, White and Blue
We thought we'd share Dawn's 4th of July country porch.
Dawn is the author of Creative Cain Cabin and you can see more of her patriotic porch in our 4th of July page
We have lots more 4th of July decorating ideas for you so be sure to take a few minutes and
discover the possibilities!
Looking for more 4th of July craft ideas? We have plenty of those too!
Porchfests are fun family events and are held in neighborhoods across the country each year.
Singers and musicians play on porches in specific neighborhoods.
If you are in the area be sure to check one out.
Here are a few happening soon and you can learn more about porchfests
and get links to specific porchfests on our site.
Summer Porch Fun!
Mary and I will have a summer porch parade beginning in July.
You could win a free water color portrait of your home by renowned water color artist Leisa Collins.
Details to follow soon.
In the meanwhile, stop by to see a sampling of Leisa's art and how you might have your own custom house portrait.
A gift that would be greatly appreciate:
A Leisa Collins Watercolor House Portrait
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Happy porch sitting from your friends,
Mary and Dave
Life is short. Enjoy your porch.
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