When summer fully kicks around the middle of the year, one thing is certain: the sights and sounds of Independence Day are not far behind. Old Glory begins to unfurl her stars and stripes all around the neighborhood, the smell of backyard barbeques is in the air, and the night sky is filled with colorful fireworks in anticipation of July 4.
In 2023, the 4th of July falls on a Tuesday, which means many will have an extra-long weekend to celebrate the birthday of the United States of America. Maybe you already have some fun plans in place. I know that we, the owner-employees at The Bradford Exchange, are always excited around this time of the year as it’s a great time for summer fun and spirited Independence Day activities.
In preparation for the occasion, we’ve put together a list of fun, easy and artistic ways to add a little red, white and blue flair to your home. Sure to catch the eye of your family and friends, we proudly present our Top 5 Patriotic Decorating Ideas to Show Off Star Spangled Spirt.
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Land of the Free Floor Lamp
The beauty of the American spirit always shines through with this patriotic floor lamp. Standing an impressive 5 feet tall, it captures the breathtaking eagle artwork of our Hall of Fame wildlife artist Ted Blaylock on all four sides. And when you light up its wrinkle-resistant fabric shade with the convenient hands-free floor pedal, it’s quite a stunning statement of freedom.
America, the Beautiful Suncatcher Collection
Every time you look out the window, the soaring red, white and blue vision will stir your heart. Showcasing the dramatic art of acclaimed artist Larry Martin on stained glass-style suncatchers, this unique collection is a tribute to our great nation. And each patriotic work of art arrives ready to hang, graced with an inspiring statement of American pride.
Wings of Freedom Wall Sculpture
The bald eagle is one of the most revered symbols of our country’s freedom. Now you can see this winged wonder “take flight” in your home with a fully sculpted 3-dimensional masterpiece for your wall. The eagle soars against a stunning backdrop recreating a landscape by acclaimed wildlife artist Ted Blaylock. And in honor of our great country, the eagle’s wings reflect the proud colors of the American flag stretching nearly 2 feet wide.
Symbols of Freedom Sculpture Collection
Since 1776, the sight of our beloved flag and the majestic eagle never fail to stir feelings in the hearts of Americans. This collection features handcrafted eagle sculptures with symbols of our nation’s freedom, including the Liberty Bell, Washington Monument and more. And they can all be proudly displayed on the antique-looking American flag display with individual shelves for all of them. How’s that for a patriotic salute!
God Bless America Personalized Welcome Sign Collection
Welcome family and friends with a stirring blessing of beauty, art and pride of country. This handcrafted welcome sign showcases the soaring vision of renowned artist Ted Blaylock against the backdrop of the red, white and blue. From the grand “God Bless America” header plaque, to the one personalized with your family’s name, and the Patriotic Sentiment plaque, this collection truly brings home the American spirit.
We hope today’s post gave you some awesome tips for summer decorating and the upcoming holiday. Interested in checking out our entire selection of patriotic tributes? There are still plenty of ideas to be discovered. And whatever your plans for Independence Day, we sincerely trust you have a great day of celebrating the birth of the U.S.A. with family and friends. Happy 4th of July!Top 5 Patriotic Decorating Ideas to Show Off Star Spangled Spirit by The Bradford Exchange