Honoring The Brave and Celebrating Our Country

Honoring The Brave and Celebrating Our Country

Memorial Day, the first mark of summer. Unanimous with barbecues, fun gatherings and, of corse, an extended weekend! Before the party starts, fly your flag at half-staff until noon, then raise it to the top until the evening.

american flag in the wind blue sky

Hosting a Memorial Day party is fun! We’ve created a great list of easy DIY decorating ideas to complete your Memorial Day decor.

mason jars painted red white and blue flag

What’s more American than Mason Jars? Invented by John Mason of New York in 1858, these threaded glass jars were one of the first re-sealable containers available for canning. Now, they’re popular decor pieces! In preparation of your Memorial Day weekend, make your life easier by taping your mason jar, then paint (or spray paint) the glass until the colors are saturated.

Visit Nisis for more mason jar creations.

american flag wreath front door american ribbons tied to vases

Never underestimate the simple addition of ribbons and flags. Tie your Memorial Day decorations to flower pots, wreaths, and chair backs. This simple trick allows you to decorate more for less.

See more patriotic decorating ideas at On Sutton Place.

wine goblet strawberries blueberries and red ice ball

Add color to your food and drinks. Your freezer is a great tool. The night before your Memorial holiday party, simply add coloring dye to your water trays and leave the rest to your freezer. Once you’re ready to start serving, pull out your colorful ice cubes and watch your guests smile! small details like this help tie everything into a cohesive theme.

Happy Memorial day! And big thank you to all of our service members and their families! We are forever grateful for your sacrifice.

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