Wednesday, June 27, 2012
...simple yet patriotic!
It's our family tradition to spend a few days over the 4th of July holiday in Vail.
I like our home to look festive for our neighbors and housesitter,
but since we're not here I keep the decor to a minimum.
I've had these flags for years (dumpster dives after a parade!),
I pull them out every year and stick them in the
window boxes and the urns on our front porch....5 minutes at the most!
Similar flags can be found at the Dollar Store.
Just add them to any pot on your porch.
On Saturday we're invited to a fun BBQ with some of our favorite friends and their
families. I put together a quick and easy hostess gift. Since we'll be bringing food and
we like to take something to drink as well, I kept the hostess gift small.
A simple glass canister with custom label and one of Ikea's dish towels.
I added a festive ribbon trim.
The candy is a treat for their kiddos, I hope they appreciate that it coordinates! :)
In case you missed it, one of my favorite bloggers, Maryann from classic. casual. home.,
just did a great collection of hostess gift ideas here.
She inspired me to add something to my thrifting list that would makes any
friend, neighbor or hostess