4th Of July Mantel

Okay, y’all, here’s my 4th of July mantel decor post that I promised yesterday! :)  On a whim I decided to freshen up my summer mantel {that was ripped apart twice for events} with red and other vintage, patriotic-ish items that I had on hand.

I adore my red lantern. It was silver until I attacked it with some red spray paint!

The “freedom” banner makes me proud!

I love the pops of red, aqua, whites and touches of yellow!

{three of my favorite colors}

{another angle}

This candle holder is a yard sale find for $1, if I remember correctly.  It works perfectly on the mantel for this season!

The flowers were left over from the adorable baby girl shower that I decorated for last weekend. Decorating with flowers on the mantel is fun and I love the “life” that they bring to this space!

Do you decorate for the 4th of July?

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  1. Johanna says:

    Love the bright red candle lantern!
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  2. DARLING!!!! I wish I had a mantle to decorate!
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  3. Amazing what a little spray paint can do–love that sweet red lantern!
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    • Thanks Kat! That lantern is one of my favorite things. I just spray painted it red after thinking about it for weeks. :D

  4. Myra, your 4th of July mantel came out GREAT! I love it… You always put together such an awesome look.

    ~Jenna

  5. i really like this look! it’s definitely patriotic in color, but not too themey. perfect!

  6. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles says:

    I love this – the patriotic theme with some fun pops of yellow. Beautiful!
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  7. I am just IN LOVE with your Freedom Banner!! And that lantern! OH MY GOSH where did you find that! I love it! Everything looks wonderful, Myra! :)
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    • Thanks so much! :) The lantern was silver and very bland. I’ve been thinking about painting it red for weeks. I’m so excited that I finally took the plunge! :)

  8. I am so behind this year! I just have my flag out and nothing else decorated. Sigh… Love that mantel! Off to find something red, white and blue….

  9. Beautiful and so festive! Love it! :)
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  10. Love it!!!
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