I think I may have an Americana decorating obsession right now, and quite frankly I
am not sure why.
I suppose it is partially because the 4th of July is near, that my home seems to have all the
right shades to incorporate these vibrant colors and also I am feeling a little nostalgic over
I am thankful for my country and even though it is not quite the country that I grew up with.
It is where I was born and raised, where my Mom, Dad and all of my children were born.
So naturally I feel so much loyalty to her and how hard she fought to be America.
“The land of the free and the home of the brave.” Written by Frances Scott Key in 1814.
I grew up saying the Pledge of Allegiance, singing God Bless America, and I was and still
am proud to call it my home sweet home.
So here we are today with 7 of the easiest ways to add Americana decor to your home.
Memorial day and the 4th of July were big Holidays growing up, and they always, always
included a picnic, even if we had to eat our fried chicken, potato salad and black olives in
the car because of inclement weather.
You know, I grew up in Idaho at an elevation near 5,000 feet so we could have snow all the
way up till the 15th of July .
American decor in our home consisted of Old Glory, red and white checked table cloth and
napkins and a firecracker or two.
I have taken my decorating roots inherited from my Mom and added a few of mine own to
create some of the easiest tips for you to add a Patriotic theme to your home inside or out.
If you would like a little more inspiration please visit these previous posts.
Here are my 7 easy tips for adding Americana decor to your home.
1. Add some red and white cushions to indoor or outdoor decor.
2. Toss in an American Flag pillow.
3. Add some American flags to outdoor planters or indoor flower pots.
4. Add a red, white and blue wreath to your door or window.
5. Add a patriotic bandanna to your hat.
6. Add a red, white or blue faux flower to your straw hat.
7. Plant red and white flowers in your garden or decorative pots.
So fun, so easy and so Americana!
Please Join Me~