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Labor Day RWB Party Ideas

Since we dedicated yesterday’s blog to an all white Labor Day party, we’re coming back today with a more colorful party idea for Labor Day weekend (also known as LBW)! Did you know Labor Day (along with Memorial Day and 4th of July) is also synonymous with red, white, and blue?

Today, we’re going to share with everyone more red, white, and blue party ideas for Labor Day. Don’t forget to check out our 4th of July posts earlier in the summer as well for even more RWB party ideas!

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Since we already went all out for 4th of July with the red, white, and blue, we’re loving the toned down elements for Labor Day. One more day until the start of LBW!


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Pastel Dream – Party Decor Ideas

We know this  summer we’ve been all about the bright colors (flashback to: Lemon Themed Summer Party & Home Decor, Summer Neon Trend – Home, Fashion, and Party Ideas, and Rainbow Party Decor Ideas for Summer just to name a few)! But if bright colors aren’t your cup of tea, don’t fret! Today’s post is just for you!

We also love our pastels for summer. Honestly, we love pastel all year long, but there’s just something about pastel in the summer that makes you feel like you’re floating through a cotton candy cloud. So with no further ado, we’re sharing our favorite pastel party decor ideas for inspiration today!

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Though pastels are all about muted shades, it can still be colorful. We’re especially loving all the different shades of blue and orange from the picture inspirations above. Pastels are perfect for tea, birthday, and summer parties! Let us know which one you like more, pastels or brights, in the comments below!


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Patriotic Outfit Ideas – Part 2

Since 4th of July is tomorrow, I’m sure many of you have already gotten the party decor part down (or at least we hope so!) All that’s left is to prepare our patriotic outfit! Though it may sound easy to throw on a red, white, and blue outfit and call it a day, we love planning our outfits ahead of time for special occasions.

Last week, we posted a few patriotic outfit ideas in our blog (click here for part 1), where we shared with everyone some of our favorite red, white, and blue inspired outfit ideas to try. Guess what? We’re back with even more 4th of July outfit ideas that we’ve found! Keep scrolling for outfits!

Via Style Motivation

Striped shirts are staples in  many of our closets. Choose one in a red or blue striped, and pair with a neutral white skirt.

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With an American flag bandana (available at HomeSeasons.com), tie it around your forehead for a patriotic splash of color.

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Try a maxi or midi skirt for a day out at the park, with accents of red in the accessories.

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Peplum is a popular trend that we think is here to stay. Love this red, white, and blue striped peplum shirt with red pants for brunch with friends and family.

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This outfit idea is fun and patriotic, with accents of leopard to compliment the red, white, and blue patriotic colors.

We have 1 more day to plan our outfits for 4th of July, so we hope this post gave everyone some ideas to try. We love dressing up for holidays! Do you? Let us know in the comments below!


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Red, White, and Blue Patriotic Home Styles

Patriotic decor isn’t limited to just 4th of July parties. For those of you who enjoy the red, white, and blue color scheme year round, today’s post is for you!

Red, white, and blue are classic, all-American colors of the United States, and we personally love using these 3 colors as accents around the home, not just during 4th of July. Keep reading for some of our favorite home style ideas featuring our beloved rwb color scheme that you can use year round (and doesn’t scream “I’m hosting a 4th of July party today”)!

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Via Homes Blog

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Via The Cottage Chick

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You can definitely use red, white, and blue colors in your home year round without looking like a 4th of July party! We love the fun home accent pieces, especially the patriotic pillows and hanging American flags. What about you? Let us know in the comments below your favorite patriotic home style idea!

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Patriotic Refreshments Bar/Area Ideas

There’s only 1 week left until 4th of July! Time is passing by so fast! On 4th of July (or in the summer), the hotspot of any party is definitely the refreshments area. In the sweltering weather, nothing beats the heat more than a wide variety of drinks, preferably in a self-serve station so we can keep re-hydrating ourselves!

There are so many fun ways to organize all the refreshments for any 4th of July party. Some even serve red, white, and blue themed drinks! In today’s post, we’re going to share with everyone some patriotic refreshments bar/area ideas to try next week on 4th of July. Here are some of our favorites!

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Create a self serve station for icy drinks like Our Best Bites.

Via Inspired By Charm

We love this drink cart idea via Inspired By Charm, especially with the red, white, and blue drinks.

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Via Indulgy

Fill a tub with ice and packaged drinks for an easy refreshment area like these ideas via Simple Pretty and Indulgy.

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This drink is literally red, white, and blue! We love this drink idea via Big Bears Wife (not to mention the container is fun, as well).

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Mason jars make great serving cups! 2 Sisters 2 Cities decorated the glasses with a fun patriotic ribbon.

Refreshment bars are such a great idea to try at your next summer party. Everything you and your guests need to rehydrate is all in one place! We especially love the patriotic touches that were put into the ideas we shared today. They’re great for 4th of July, or any other patriotic celebration year round!


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Patriotic Outfit Ideas

We love dressing up in patriotic colors and patterns for 4th of July. What about you? What is more All-American than red, white, and blue, and our favorite stars and stripes!

We’re so glad fashion has evolved to include so many different red, white, and blue pieces to wear for 4th of July. We’re no longer limited to American flags printed on a t-shirt! We’re going to share a few different patriotic outfit ideas to try in our blog today. See if you already have these pieces in  your closet!

Via Running on Happiness

We love a simple outfit accessorized with a beautiful American flag scarf.

Via Styling Style

A stars and stripes cardigan is perfect for watching fireworks in the park at night.

Via The Pink Peonies

This red and white full skirt outfit is perfect for a 4th of July brunch or dinner.

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Via Pinterest

Mix separate pieces you may already have in your closet for an easy patriotic outfit.

Will you be sporting the red, white, and blue (or stars and stripes) this 4th of July? Let us know in the comments below! We love all these ideas, but personally, we might opt for the American flag scarf because we think it’s so fun!

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Or maybe an easy American flag bandana turned into a neckerchief from HomeSeasons.com! Have a great Monday, everyone!


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Patriotic Pancakes

We hope everyone had a great Father’s Day this weekend! Let us know how you celebrated with your dad in the comments below!

We’re back this week with more 4th of July posts! There are 3 more weeks to prepare for one of the nation’s biggest holidays of the year. Are you ready?

One way to start off 4th of July right is with a patriotic breakfast! In today’s post, we’re going to share our favorite USA themed breakfast pancake ideas to try.

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Via Rebecca J Carlson Blog

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Via Real Mom Kitchen

Via Today’s Creative Blog

These look so delicious, they’d be fun to have all year long. What other 4th of July breakfast foods would you like us to feature? Let us know in the comments below! More 4th of July themed posts coming up soon!


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