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Hi y’all! It’s Summer time! With patriotic celebrations like Independence Day and Memorial Day around the corner you’re probably thinking, you just don’t have the time or finances to celebrate with some fun patriotic nick nacks and decor this year. Don’t miss out! I have some festive ideas you can put together last minute!
Fun fact! Most of our families Independence Day and Memorial Day festivities end up being outside. Outdoor patriotic parties are super fun however planning them can be a bit of a stressful scenario. You may have kids at your party that love to get things dirty or those kiddos will just tear random things up, because well they’re kids 😉 . Your party might be outside exposing you and your guests to all sorts of instant weather changes, you may also have a super tight budget. Here’s a couple of very real scenarios for you…
So you spend your hard earn income on expensive table top decor, and fun nick nacks to take photos with, creating fun memories for you and yours. What if you spent ALL that time, effort, and hard-earned finances for your friends and family to enjoy themselves only for the weather to turn on the event? Everything then is just ruined. All your decor, the food… everything. Not fun!
Or you want to have festive patriotic get togethers indoors. You’ve invited all your guests, the food is great but the party decor is just a bit blan, because you planned with a very tight budget… Your stressing about food, drinks, and don’t have the time or finances to care about decor and fun nic nacks for your guests. However when the time comes the party kind of ended up falling flat. Your friends came, took a few photos, ate some food, but there wasn’t really a fun “wow” factor you could have put together easily and even with the smallest of budgets.
I’ve seen these scenarios happen before, and it’s a huge bummer! Well here’s where I come in! I love helping others decorate on a practical budget, and if these decor items get ruined either by fun loving kids, bad weather, or wear and tare… it’s alright you will save a TON here with these durable and fun patriotic nick nacks for less!
Y’all know I constantly RAVE about Dollar Tree on this blog (Check out the “You May Also Like” section at the end of this blog post for more Dollar Tree decor ideas!) . Ah yes I’ve mentioned using Dollar Tree decor several times before on this blog, and I will continue to mention how much I enjoy the festive decor for just 1$ and in bulk! Of course if you order online you will have to spend about 5$ on shipping but you’re saving so much! To keep on budget for me that’s a steal for all of the super cute decor and crafty items I’m getting! I hope these ideas will help you plan the perfect patriotic summer party creating wonderful memories and fun photos for you and yours. Let’s get started!
So if you’re hosting or helping to put together a festive and patriotic event, here’s a layout idea for the perfect patriotic table decor!
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For these next 10 accessories, I wanted to get even more creative. How about an easy and inexpensive DIY photo booth? This would be a super fun project you could go all out with!
FUN TIP: Use a white sheet or festive tablecloth for your backdrop (linked down below) and some fun 1$ bulk nick nacks for your props. DIY photo booths are so much fun to make, so here are some items to think about getting for these patriotic celebrations!
Would you try out any of these ideas? I know every time I walk into a Dollar Tree store I get super excited knowing the deals I’m going to save on! Get ready for more fun Summer themed posts my friends! Happy party planning y’all!