ISSUE 27  |  Scandi Summerhouse

Fourth of July: 10 Ways to Celebrate

July 04, 2012 5:30 PM

BY Julie Carlson

With the Fourth of July looming, we've rounded up some ideas for the style-conscious patriots among us.

Above: A set of five Candle Torches is $7.99 at West Elm (on sale from $25).

Above: Annin American Flag, made of 100 percent cotton in New Jersey; $30 from Best Made Company.

Above: Handmade in Philadelphia with food-safe milk paint, Lostine Baguette Boards are available in patriotic colors at Home Remedy; prices start at $88 for the Small Lostine Baguette Board.

Above: Canvas Home Store has just introduced a new line of cheery tableware called Abbesses; prices start at $8.75.

Above: Air Mail Twine, made of 100 percent cotton bakers twine, is $15 for a 100-yard spool at Whisker Graphics.

Above: The Orcival Striped Jersey Ecru Admiral Hermes; the traditional French naval striped Breton top in ecru with navy and red stripes is £55 at Present in London.

Above L: The Red Bowl Basket from Doug Johnston is made from 100 percent cotton sash cord; $79. Above R: The 100.2 Basket is made from 100 feet of #6 100 cotton sash cord and sewing thread; $79 at Doug Johnston.

Above: Red Industrial String Lights; $39.99 (on sale from $49) at West Elm.

Above: Toronto-based Contact Voyaging offers a line of hand-painted oars; the blue and white November Semaphore Oar (L) is CA $240. The red, white, and blue striped Charlie Semaphore Oar (R) is CA $240. We should mention that Pottery Barn Kids has come out with a line of painted oars; a Red/White Oar is $59.

Above: A set of 50 Red Paper Straws is $7.79 at Etsy. A box of 144 Kikkerland Biodegradable Paper Straws is $6.50 at Amazon.

N.B.: Looking for more red, white, and blue? See 523 images of Blue Palettes in our Gallery of rooms and spaces.