Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Fanfare Affair!

It has been several years
since I've done any Fourth of July decorating!



So~o~o. . .
this year, On Crooked CreekttI'm having a fanfare affair!


Most all of my Fourth of July decorations 
had been edited to a mere trickle, so that I had to do some holiday shopping.

I wasn't $old on anything. . .







until "Mr. Ed" and I stopped into our local Dollar Tree $tore.

I spotted the red, blue, and silver pinwheels 
and was immediately transmitted back in time!






Of course, 
I had to blow on one in the store! 



It was when I was checking to see if anyone had noticed,
that I spied the paper fan wheels out of the corner of my eye!



Once I arrived home,
I placed a vintage white cotton cloth with red stripes on the diagonal 
atop my oval shaped oak dining table.



Next,
I placed "Mr. Ed's" handmade gray wooden box atop the cloth.

I placed the 14 inch paper fan wheel at the back of the wooden box.
I adore the red and blue stars on the white background!


Then,
I placed the 10 inch red and white stripe paper fan in front.



To soften the hard surface,
I placed a vintage "Huck" towel with red embroidery in the bottom of the box. 



I placed two vintage creamy ivory plates in the front half of the wooden box.
The larger of the two is a Homer Laughlin,
while the smaller plate is Johnson Brothers England.



The small 4" X 4" American Flag with its stars and stripes
looks majestic against the red and blue stars of the paper fan!



I used faux red hydrangea to fill in the void areas.



I placed another 10 inch red and white stripe paper fan 
on the side of the buffet to form a coordinating vignette.



Fourth of July decorating On Crooked Creektt. . .
                                                                                         it's a fanfare affair!



Until next time. . .


With a grateful heart, 



I wish to thank Jann @ Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson 
for featuring this post at Share Your Cup Thursday!





On Crooked Creektt will be joining



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As you visit the above host and hostesses,
may you come away filled with inspiring ideas
for use within your own home décor.

Please leave a short comment
to let each of them know how much you enjoyed their link party.

13 comments:

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

What a cute centerpiece, Pat! Love the pinwheels and fans! Dollar Tree always has cute accessories for every holiday. Have a Happy Fourth of July!

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

I love this Pat! Your vignette is cute and festive! I like the vintage Huck to well as your base. Wishing you a Happy 4th of July!

podso said...

Lovely Pat. You make me want to visit the dollar store!

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

Such a pretty vignettes. Love the fans in the box with your dishes and red, white and blue. Thanks for sharing your lovely Patriotic vignette at DI&DI.

Julie's Lifestyle said...

I too love your pretty vignette you made for the 4th of July! ;)

Creations By Cindy said...

Pat your fanfare is adorable. I love me some red, white and blue. Visiting from Thoughts of Home today. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Carol @Comfort Spring Station said...

What a beautiful table, it's so charming. Love your fanfare.

Stacey said...

I really like the way you pulled all of this together. Perfect for the 4th!

Happy Thoughts of Home. :)

Pinky said...

How lovely and simply patriotic! I don't decorate for the 4th either, except for a table:)

Jann Olson said...

Oh gosh, I love those fans! I make smaller ones and they are a bit tricky. Such a cute display pat! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
hugs,
Jann

Jann Olson said...

Hi Pat, just hopping by to let you know that you will be featured at SYC later today.
hugs,
Jann

The Charm of Home said...

Pat that is beautiful! I like how you did this! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home!

Lady of the Manor said...

I love your patriotic centerpiece! I'm really loving those fans. They are so unique. Beautifully done!!