Looking for Simple Patriotic Holiday Decor Ideas?

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Are you looking for some simple Patriotic Holiday Decor ideas? If you like me aren’t a fan of red, it makes these red, white, and blue holidays a little hard.

My answer is simple. When you decorate with blue and white, you just have to add a little bit of red here and there and it does the trick. If you don’t want to add red at all, there are options.

shelves with blue and white china and blue and red vintage books which are perfect if you are looking for some simple patriotic holiday decor ideas?

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Looking for Simple Patriotic Holiday Decor Ideas?

Here are some simple ideas to add a little bit of red that can easily be moved out when the holiday is over.

  • Vintage Red Books
  • Small American Flags
  • Tea Stained Flags – I made a wreath and tea-stained the flag and it toned down the red.
  • Add a white tea towel with a simple red stripe to your kitchen for that hint of red color

Vintage or vintage look tends to have a red that isn’t a true red color and I feel like I can work with it.

If you don’t want to add red at all, here are some ideas

“Our flag does not fly because the wind moves it… it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it”

Add the Color Red with the Food

If you don’t want to add red to your decor, you can simply add it with the food that you serve for Memorial Day or the 4th of July

  • Watermelon
  • Strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Raspberries
  • Tomatoes
blue and red vintage books with a blue and white planter on top that has a pretty angel vine in it along with a small American flag. It makes a very simple patriotic decor display

You can never go wrong with just hanging a beautiful American Flag outside!


Blue & White Patriotic Decor

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  1. Leslie Watkins says:

    Beautiful! I always love red geraniums tucked for a patriotic look! Thanks for inspiring me to begin that summer patriotic decor!

    1. A red geranium is such a genius idea!

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