Fire up the grill and get ready to celebrate! With Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, and countless other occasions to honor American spirit throughout the year, there’s always a reason to add a touch of patriotism to your gatherings. This post is bursting with festive patriotic table setting ideas to create a Stars & Stripes style that will bring a touch of Americana to any patriotic celebration!

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DIY Patriotic Tablescape: Simple Red, White & Blue Ideas |Cottage in the Mitten

In my DIY Patriotic Tablescape, I focused on core elements like tablecloths, plates, napkins, and centerpieces, offering tips on how to choose the right ones to create a cohesive look. Whether you’re a tablescape pro or a decorating novice, my post provides a clear and practical roadmap to set the stage for your next patriotic gathering.

A close-up of a patriotic table setting. A red and white table runner is used. A white and blue ginger jar holds a red, white, and blue starburst with sprigs of white Spiraea flowers.

Red, White, and Blue Tablescape on a Budget | Vintage Home Designs

This pretty table from Michele at Vintage Home Designs offers a budget-friendly approach to creating a festive red, white, and blue tablescape. Michele cleverly uses everyday items to achieve a patriotic theme. She shares her creative choices for the centerpiece, place settings, and napkins. Michele also provides insights into her thought process behind the design, making this a great resource for anyone looking to add a touch of American spirit to their table without breaking the bank.

A potted plant on a table with a Scrabble board and plates. The Scrabble board spells out the word "America". Transferware of blue and red are combined with white plates to create a patriotic theme.


“One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, one nation forevermore!” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

Entertain with Red, White, and Blue! Easy Summer Table Trimmings | Dabbling and Decorating

Ann from Dabbling & Decorating is all about creating an easy summer table setting with a red, white, and blue theme. Her table is perfect for any patriotic holiday or summer celebration! Ann incorporates vintage items, thrifted finds, and natural elements to create a coastal vibe. Lobster is the central theme, and the centerpiece is the coolest wrought iron whale weathervane.

Just wait until you see her sweet dinner guest, Ella!

A lobster table theme set in red. white and blue.

Simple and Easy Memorial Day Patriotic Party Ideas | WM Design House

Wendy from WM Design House is so creative and her patriotic party ideas are no exception! She takes the stress out of creating a festive atmosphere for Memorial Day or any other patriotic occasion. With a focus on simple and easy-to-execute ideas, Wendy shares guidance on setting a stunning red, white, and blue tablescape. From choosing the right tablecloth and plates to crafting a beautiful centerpiece, you’ll find tips and tricks to add a touch of Americana to your gathering. This is a great resource for anyone looking for an effortless way to show their patriotic spirit!

Celebrating Summer in New England | Cottage on Bunker Hill

Immerse yourself in the essence of a New England summer with this tablescape inspiration from my good friend, Jennifer from Cottage on Bunker Hill. Using the patriotic colors of red, white and blue, Jennifer offers a delightful escape, showcasing how to bring the beauty of the season to your table. The perfect touch of Americana!

A outdoor patriotic table setting. A large galvanized container is used for the centerpiece with red flowers and flags.

Tips for Creating a Beautiful Patriotic Tablescape | White Lilac Farmhouse

Planning a celebration for a patriotic holiday? My good friend, Tammy, White Lilac Farmhouse offers budget-friendly tips to create a beautiful tablescape that goes beyond just red, white, and blue tablecloths. Tammy recommends using what you already have, like throws, scarves, or tea towels, as table runners. Mixing patterned linens or neutral colors with pops of patriotic colors from plates, napkins, or flowers is another great suggestion.

Red, White, and Blue Patriotic Tablescape | Bricks ‘n Blooms

Stacy from Bricks ‘n Blooms shares how to create a table using red, white, and blue colors while incorporating natural elements. By using an American flag bunting, everyday dishes and linens, Stacy creates a beautiful table ready for any patriotic celebration! In addition, to the above, she also provides tips on how to create a layered look, such as using a placemat, a charger plate, and a dinner plate. Stacy also recommends using a centerpiece made with faux or real flowers.

A festive table using an American flag bunting, everyday dishes and a beautiful floral centerpiece in a wooden crate.

Red, White, and Blue Summer Table | Midwest Life and Style

Jen from Midwest Life and Style takes a simple approach to creating a charming patriotic tablescape perfect for summer gatherings. The focus is on effortless style, with tips on using a mix of vintage finds and classic red, white, and blue decor. From tablecloths to centerpieces, Jen offers easy-to-implement ideas to add a touch of patriotic flare to your next summer barbecue or festive occasion.

A patriotic table setting with a white table cloth and red, white and blue cloth napkins. Gold flatware was used for this project.

Patriotic Picnic Ideas & How to Decorate | The Ponds Farmhouse

Who doesn’t love a good picnic? Rachel from The Ponds Farmhouse offers a charming and practical guide to creating a festive picnic spread that’s perfect for celebrating patriotic holidays outdoors. Her focus is on simple yet impactful ways to incorporate red, white, and blue elements, from tablecloths and throws to plates and napkins. Whether you’re planning a backyard barbecue or a trip to the park, Rachel provides budget-friendly tips and tricks for creating a memorable and picture-perfect patriotic picnic experience.

Tips & Tricks for Patriotic Tablescapes | The Crowned Goat

This tutorial from CoCo at The Crowned Goat is all about creating a stress-free, festive atmosphere for your next patriotic gathering. Her key takeaways are to use classic elements like linens, chargers, plates, napkins, and centerpieces, while embracing easy additions like flowers in mason jars. CoCo even recommends buying a few decorations to save time. However, her most important message is to relax and have fun with your loved ones.

A dining table set with plates, placemats, and a white vessel with blue hydrangeas.

Red, White, and Blue Tablescape | Celebrate and Decorate

This festive tablescape from Chloe at Celebrate & Decorate embraces classic Americana for your next charming patriotic celebration. Using a whimsical Uncle Sam and white hydrangeas serves as a vibrant and fun centerpiece. Her place settings feature a crisp combination of jute placemats, red dinner plates classically topped with blue and white salad plates. Chloe used red handled flatware and blue napkins tied with a patriot ribbon to complete the look.

A patriotic table setting with red dinner plates, blue and white salad plates and red handled flatware.

How to Create An Easy Patriotic Tablescape | Cottage in the Mitten

This is my last share, today, and it’s one of my own creations. My guide will show you How to Create an Easy Patriotic Tablescape. I used classic patriotic colors and a fun floral arrangement that can be used outdoors when you are finished with it. Creating a simple and festive atmosphere, I incorporated some of my favorite finds. From transferware dishes, to a thrifted galvanized bucket, it was important to me to add a personal touch. The tablescape also features sentimental items, like my father’s Marathon gas station glasses. This table is definitely set with a few of my favorite things!

A thrifted galvanized bucket overflowing with red, white, and blue flowers and American flags, creating a beautiful patriotic centerpiece.

Stars & Stripes Style

From classic Americana to whimsical displays, these table settings offer a spark of inspiration for your next patriotic gathering. Don’t be afraid to add your own personal touch and let your creativity shine! Remember, the most important ingredient is celebrating with the family and friends you love! So gather around the table, celebrate together, and enjoy the festivities!

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12 Comments

  1. So much fun to see all these fun and festive patriotic tablescapes together, Kim. I can hardly believe it’s almost time to celebrate. This year is going by way too fast. Thanks so much for including mine. I really appreciate it. Big hugs, CoCo

    1. You are right! The year is flying by and those patriotic days will be here before we know it. So happy to share you! Have the best weekend, CoCo!

  2. SO many gorgeous tables, Kim. I love all the patriotic touches. And just in time for summer! Thank you for including my red, white, and blue summer table. I appreciate it!

    1. Thanks Elizabeth! The weather has been warmer than normal for this time of year. Now, if we can keep the rain away we will be in business! Have the best week!

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