4th of July Celebration
4th of July Celebration. My sister and her kids just left to visit family out of state and she won’t be home until after the 4th of July, so we hosted a quick little pre-party for the 4th. I was able to throw this party together using decorations I already had at home, printables from AndersRuff, and a quick trip to the grocery store for pre-made desserts.
I used the Rustic 4th of July Printable collection from AndersRuff. I love this collection! It works so well with everything I already use to decorate my home for the holiday. I am drawn to rustic, old, and “crusty” things from the past. Old Coca Cola crates, yes please; old wood, yep; burlap, that too. I printed up most of the printable set from AndersRuff (there are 17 pages!) and started to gather stuff from the house to decorate the table. The backdrop was one I recently made and used for my nephew’s birthday party, and I LOVE it, and the banner across the back was from the Target Dollar Spot. Coca Cola crates held coke cans, decorated water bottles and a bucket of sparklers. I used printable straw flags as tape to hold straws to the cans and bottles too! The Coca Cola crates were also a good backdrop for the printable popcorn boxes.
The opposite side of the table was where I placed all of the sweet treats. A store bought pie sat on a small cake plate, and cupcakes topped with printable party circles from AR were adorable on my red and white cake plates. I used a tin can to hold a pair of small American Flags on the cake plate too.
My niece and nephew love coming to Aunt Bunny’s house because I always have candy, and what happens at Bunny’s stays at Bunny’s…so, of course I needed to have candy on the table! I picked up a few bags of red, white, and blue wrapped candies, and taffy, and placed them in a vintage Ball jar and paper berry boxes. I also bought some mini pies for the adults to take home, and added a cute little 4th of July label and 1/2 a straw flag to the boxes for a little Patriotic touch.
I even made a few 4th of July shirts with my Cricut for the party! This little party took me just a few hours to put together, including shopping, printing, and making shirts; and was less than $40! And we were able to celebrate the 4th of July together!