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Independence Day Decor at Hootin' Anni's




A couple of table top decorations this week. This one is my "Betsy Ross" statue. She's made of resin and was 50% off at Hobby Lobby about a month ago. I have her surrounded by red sparkly shredded grass and some white carnations. Also, behind her are a couple of tea lights done in red/white/and blue. Sadly, I saw the same sized Uncle Sam there also, but the only one left was chipped, so I didn't get him. And they've yet to have any others like him, so she stands alone.




This is my bone china American Eagle; perched on a small wooden pedestal. He also is on a table top. I, of course, needed some 'red white and blue' so I have him surrounded with white lace and blue marbles, along side him are my wooden '1776 era' candle holders with red candles. Behind him is a blue water bottle. "Dusted" with the red sparkly grass.



And the last photo is one of the two wooden candle holders. I've had these a long time. They're old and more of a "Spanish or maybe Mediterranean" style but I thought the shape would suffice for an 'antique look' of the 1770's era and Independence. Of course, on the 4th we will light the candles and have a candle lit dinner for celebrating.



27 comments :

  1. Very nice decoration ! my favourite is your candle holder, I love wooden things.
    Tomorrow I'll post and comment from Italy ! Hope I get a good internet connection !

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  2. I don't have any decorations for the 4th. :( Our exciting long weekend includes removing wallpaper and painting. Woot! I've made Jim promise to take a break and take me to watch fireworks. :)

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  3. Howdy...What a great S&T. Have a joyful weekend.

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  4. I just love the eagle, all of your decoration are so wonderful, that I can not ever say which one is my favoriate, thanks for stopping by my site hope you enjoyed your visit have a great weekend......

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  5. Hi Dear Anni.
    Just love your decorations, but I must say I love 'Betsy Ross'al decked out in her stars and stripes.

    Btw. I cant forget the 4thjuly it was my late Hubbies Birthday he would have been 72 this birthday and our anniversary would be 49 years on 3 july...


    Have a great weekend my friend.. Jen

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  6. Those are great items to display for the 4th holiday. Enjoy your weekend.

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  7. Wonderful 4th of July decorations. I can't believe it's almost here again.

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  8. Enjoyed looking at your stuff - thanks for sharing!

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  9. I love the American Eagle a true
    American Icon, thanks for sharing
    your patriotism for the red, white,
    and blue!!!!

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  10. Great patriotic decorations and graphics! How fun to have a candlelit dinner on the 4th. We almost always have a picnic..

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  11. I really like your decorations. Oh, hopefully one day you will see Uncle Sam! Enjoy your weekend!

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  12. Anni.Great decoration.
    I hope that you are haveing a great day today.Big time Hugs and God's blessing your way!
    That's my story and I'm definately sticking to it.

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  13. Hey there Anni!! We only have the front of our newly painted home decorated. Guess i should take a picture!! You love to decorate I am imagining!! Right?
    Sandy

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  14. Love the patriotic decor!

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  15. Hello Anni!

    What a hoot to visit you today :)...it looks like you have the perfect Independence Day decorations all ready set up, I love them all but especially the candle, what a wonderful idea of a candle lit dinner on the 4th to celebrate. I love the history of our independence and it should not be forgotten! It's not just another day off from work :) Thanks for the extra recipes at the comment box, what a nice surprise and a great idea, do you change them around from time to time?

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  16. Yum. Look at all these slushies! I really need to get with the times and buy me a blender eh? I love the candle holders and the fact that you are gonna have a candle lit dinner with them on the 4th! How fun! I have yet to get decorations for the 4th. I decorate the kids though ;)

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  17. Sweetie, you have some really nice things.

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  18. Your 4th of July decorations are wonderful, Anni! I'm feeling inspired to finish getting mine out too. I love your Betsy Ross display!
    ~Kelli

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  19. What wonderful decorations for the Independence Day holiday! You certainly do get ‘in the spirit’ don’t you? Enjoy … and hope you have a wonderful weekend.
    Hugs and blessings,

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  20. That's a cute Betsy Ross! It's too bad Uncle Sam was chipped! Eagles always look so majestic. The candle holder does look antiquish.

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  21. You really inspire me to et to decorating for the fourth. I've got nada, zilch going on here! I need to at least find the flag to put out.

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  22. Your 4th of July decorations are lovely. I especially like Betsy Ross.

    And the recipes in your comment box sound yummy.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. Always good to hear from you.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  23. Anni,

    Wow! I love your Independence Day decorations, especially the Betsy Ross. Too bad Uncle Sam was chipped.

    I have never been in a Hobby Lobby but have heard they are similar to Michaels. I haven't been there since Christmas and it's about time I went to see what they have.

    Sent you an email earlier today. Take care and enjoy your weekend.

    Blessings,
    Mary

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  24. Great decor Anni, cant wait for the 4th myself!

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  25. Great choice for today's theme, mine's up too hope you can drop by... Happy weekend!

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  26. I like your decorations. I haven't put any out yet. I need to go and do my flag and mailbox cover. I keep red candles out all year. That's patriotic, right? And my napkins are red. I have to get my little bears out, too. Thanks for reminding me.
    Mama Bear

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  27. I enjoyed seeing your patriotic decorations!

    Thanks for the recipes! They sound delicious!

    Katherine

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