Sizzling Style for the 4th of July–Contemporary Patriotic Decor

This year's patriotic decor has a modern twist.
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Just in time for the 4th of July comes a stylish reboot of red, white and blue decor. A modern twist on the good old red, white and blue, contemporary patriotic decor sizzles with style whether you’re celebrating at the top of a mountain, down on the beach, or in your own backyard.

Here's how to ground your table with contemporary patriotic decor
Pottery Barn

Here’s how to ground your table with the colors of the day in a contemporary way.

Americana Watercolor table runner, $55.

This contemporary patriotic decor flies the flag with unstated yet chic style.
Pottery Barn

These plates fly the flag with understated yet chic style. This patriotic decor also pairs nicely with dinnerware in coordinating colors. And because they’re made of melamine, they’re picnic perfect.

Cabana American Flag salad plates, set of 4/$36.


Like to entertain but want to keep things simple? This willow reed hamper comes packed to the gills with service for four, including:  ceramic dinner plates, stainless steel flatware, salt and pepper shakers, a hardwood cheese board and cheese knife, cotton napkins, wine glasses, a corkscrew/bottle opener, an insulated wine pouch/tote, stainless steel double walled insulated coffee mugs, and a 24 oz. stainless steel thermos. It also features leather straps to hold your picnic blanket nice and snug.

Picnic at Ascot Huntsman picnic basket set, $269.

Kikkerland Design

To grill on the go within a small footprint, this nifty little 6”x 12” charcoal grill fits the bill. Made of high grade stainless steel, it has a mess-free ash catcher and built-in table stand, and locks and closes securely for easy, safe transport.

Portable BBQ suitcase,  $88.


Celebrate well into the night with outdoor lanterns that provide diffused illumination (and added safety) in areas where guests will walk. This lantern’s flameless candle runs on two AA batteries, and operates with a timer function.

Real Flam Redvale 32″ lantern with flameless candle,  $138.

World Market

When painted in crisp hues of red, white and blue, these classic chairs spin contemporary and may turn out to be the most inviting (and certainly comfortable) patriotic decor of all. Salute, then sit.  

Slatted wood Adrirondack chair,$129.99 each

Create a party vibe with contemporary patriotic decor bunting.
Crate and Barrel

String this bunting from tree-to-tree and sea-to-sea to create a party vibe that’ll put guests -and you, too- in a celebratory mood.

Stars and Stripe pennant banner,  $19.95.


Pooches like to party, too, so help yours dress to impress with this festive bandana.

Patriot dog bandana, $13.

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