The most patriotic time of the year is almost upon us! Fourth of July festivities are coming up fast, as well as plans for outdoor barbecues, summer parties, and late night fireworks.
As you prepare for all the fun ahead, don't forget to update your backyard, porch, or entertainment area with functional decorations that also serve a useful purpose.
Check out some of these whimsical Fourth of July decorations that serve a passionate -- yet practical -- purpose around your Southern Louisiana home.
4 Practical DIY Decorations For Fourth Of July
Make your July 4th gathering better than ever with fun, eye-catching, and useful decorations that get all the guests talking!
Whether you use them for flags, fruit, or just plain freedom, create beautiful bushel baskets to hold decorations all over the home. Create whimsical colors that add a splash of interest, or build your own patriotic basket using rulers and a metal bucket!
Light up the night with candles with “colored” rice that will look terrific in any environment. With just a little food dye and some glass jars, your displays of tea candles are bound to make a good impression.
This rice candle project is great for little ones who want to help you (safely) prepare for the special day.
Put a new spin on a timeless comfort classic! Design bandana throw pillows in patriotic colors that will support guests while they sit. This is a simple project that will be complete in mere hours, and for less than $10 for multiple pillows.
The best part of this decoration? No sewing required!
Create a fully functional and totally beautiful centerpiece for your patriotic party. All you need is wood or metal, durable tools, and a little color to make a splash on any dinner table.
This is a cost-effective and simple project that can be up-cycled or recolored for a variety of holiday parties. Get started on your multi-tiered tray with just a few materials!
Source Your DIY Tools From Gabriel Building Supply
At Gabriel Building Supply, we believe the Fourth of July is one of the United States' most important major holidays. Not only does it provide some much-needed time off, but it also helps families, friends, and loved ones grow closer under the country's legacy of freedom.
When the time comes to start creating beautiful decorations for your next big party, don't hesitate to visit one of Gabriel Building Supply's convenient locations in Southern Louisiana to source materials, tools, and more. Call us today at Ponchatoula (985.386.3525)or Amite (985.748.3525)to inquire about what's in stock.
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