Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Celebrating the 4th!

4th of July Beverage Station
I hope everyone had a safe and Happy 4th of July!  Our barbeque went well!  The rain left us alone this year.  Since I got sick a few days earlier, everything was done last minute.  Some things were just left undone because I didn’t feel up to doing everything!  I even sent the kids to the store for supplies and we didn’t actually purchase the fireworks until the 4th but everything worked out in the end!
4th of july beverage station
After sharing some beverage stations last week, I wanted to show you what I came up!  I pulled out all the vintage tablecloths I could find that were red, white and blue and used them for a more vintage look!
4th of July Beverage Station
I purchased the drink dispenser awhile back at Goodwill.  I knew as soon as I saw it that I would be using for the 4th!  The little stool was a recent find from the barn cleaning!  Based on family memories, its about 60 years old!  It was the perfect height and color!
4th of July beverage station
Another stool from the barn!   There were quite a few stools!  I guess since it was a diary farm they came in handy!  The tub will hold the 2 liter drinks on ice! 
4th of july beverage station
The coke crates were in my fil’s barn!  We dug ‘em out and washed ‘em up!

4th of July dessert station
This is where the desserts will go!  Another stool was used to add height and additional serving area.
4th of july table
I used the new tablecloth from Dirt Cheap on this eight foot long table!  Price for this long, long tablecloth…..$1!   I love a good deal!   The centerpiece I made is surrounded by some garland from the Dollar Tree.
church pew seating for 4th of july
For seating, I used this old church pew that I purchased at an auction a couple of weeks ago.  It will eventually be headed to our booth.
4th of july table
See my baker’s rack?  I got it at the auction, too!  I switched out the sewing machine table that was previously here.  I love that it gives me more serving surface and that it doesn’t block the view!
4th of July table
The table on the back porch was livened up a little too!
4th of july
Even the plants have some patriotic touches!   Thanks for stopping by!
Sharing with:
Wow Us Wednesday @ Savvy Southern Style
Thrifty Things Friday @ The Thrifty Groove
Centerpiece Wednesday @ The Style Sisters
Open House @ No Minimalist Here
Let’s Dish @ Cuisine Kathleen
Tablescape Thursday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Seasonal Sundays @ The Tablescaper
Grace at Home @ Imparting Grace
Inspire Me Tuesday @ A Stroll thru Life


  1. It looks prefect FTammy!!! Love that beverage dispenser you scored and that table cloth is a darling, top it off with those soda crates and flags, you got yourself the perfect Americana setting!!!!!

  2. I love it all and how each piece has a story!!

  3. Tammy, I just love everything! The 4th of July always holds a little nostalgia for all of us and your vintage look is just perfect. You have some really great finds here. I know it must have been a wonderful celebration and you did a great job pulling it together after being sick. Kudos to you! :)


  4. Hi Tammy. I love your patriot vignette! What's more patriotic than a vintage Coke crate??? I bought one recently and this gave me a good idea for a way to use it. Thanks for the inspiration.

  5. Tammy, I love the coke crates! They can be used for so many things. Your tablecloths are so pretty too and were the perfect colors. That church pew is beautiful! Wonderful inspiration!!

  6. Wow! Great job with this patriotic party setting! You've arranged everything quite artfully. And bargains always make everything more fun, don't they? Well done! Catherine

  7. Tammy, everything just spells "Fun" to me!


  8. Love all your red, white & blue! Your vintage tablecloth, drink dispenser, coke crates and stools are wonderful for a patriotic celebration! Love the church pew :)

  9. I'm loving that drink dispenser...what a find! Everything looks perfect for your red, white and blue celebration.

  10. This is ab absolutely wonderful patriotic table. It says summertime!

  11. Your celebration looks perfect! Love the stools and water jug, what a find!
    I hope you are feeling better too!
    Thanks for linking to Let's Dish!

  12. Love this - using those coke crates for your drinks was brilliant!

  13. Your tablescapes are all so adorable, charming and very patriotic! All of those stools are so darn cute! Hope you are feeling better now!

  14. Love the patriotic tablescapes! I have the same vintage tablecloth in the first pictures... great taste you have my friend! Hugs, Holly @ Coconutheadsurvivalguide

  15. Everything looks wonderful!
    I bet you had a great celebration.

    Enjoyed visiting,
    White Spray Paint

    I love the coke crates!

  16. What a beautiful patriotic spread you haver here! Hope you are enjoying your summer.

  17. Your table looks great with all the different levels and elements, love the stack of old coke crates~the old mantel on your porch is my favorite! I love that!

  18. I just love your tables! Using the cute stools to get things at different heights is perfect. I really like how it all looks! Thanks for sharing at TTF this week.


  19. What a wonderful 4th of July setting! Everything is so cute and so pretty. Great job Tammy!

  20. I love the mantel on your porch! A great find in that church pew - so sad you'll be selling it. The vintage table cloths are perfect with your drink dispenser. It's a beautiful set-up!
    Kim @ Curtain Queen


Thank you so much for all your lovely comments! I try to return the favor and visit each one of you! ~Blessings, Tammy~