The Best 4th of July Pins You Need In Your Life
Written by: Melissa Fiorenza
Independence Day is upon us! Whether you’re hosting a red, white, and blue bash or you’re planning to picnic hop, this major midsummer holiday is the perfect excuse to get festive. But rather than risk having your boss catch you browsing Pinterest or lose sleep by mindlessly clicking into an oblivion, bookmark this list.
We searched the ends of the digital pinboard for the yummiest, most stylish, adorable pins to ensure this year’s 4th of July is the most fun yet.
LET’S TALK FOOD
A little bit of food coloring, mayo, mustard, and dill pickle juice can go a long way for some patriotic party appetizers that are kind to your waistline.
Got a star-shaped cookie cutter? You’re bringing the side dish. It literally doesn’t get any easier than this to jazz up fresh fruit. (Pair a platter of these with an interesting summer salad and boom, your work is done.)
Just 40 ounces of coconut water and 2.5 cups of fresh berries will get you 10 pretty popsicles to mark the occasion.
Light, refreshing, and crazy easy to make. This blueberry, strawberry, and jicama salsa from Two Peas & Their Pod is awesome with baked tortilla chips.
ALL ABOUT THE DECOR
Hand painted on pine wood, this 10” x 18” Independence Day sign reads “Home of the Free Because of the Brave” in red and blue lettering.
How adorable are these red, white, and blue Ball jars-turned-flower vases? Follow the pin through and you’ll be led to Liz Marie Blog—prepare to get obsessed with her unique ideas.
Give your guests a backdrop to snap photos in front of. This DIY American flag setup is easy and inexpensive to throw together.
There’s something so beautiful about a simple flag arrangement like this one. Far from tacky and ridiculously quick to pull off, it’s a classy touch for your indoor space.
GET THE LOOK
There are SO many different ways you could go with your manicure. Fireworks. Stripes. Polka dots. Red, white, blue, glitter. This is the land of the free—have at it.
10. Dress It Up
Chances are good your party will be overflowing with maxi dresses. Make a statement in a red and white dress like this one—adorable with sandals and a straw bag.
11. Keep It Casual
An American flag tee and cut-off white shorts = fabulous at any age. (Do those squats to get killer legs!) Pair your laid-back look with some fun arm candy and a cool pair of shades, and you’re good to go.
12. American Eyes
Really want to stand out? Do something different with your eye makeup this year. This sparkly red, white, and blue eyeliner look screams independence. Go for it!