We lived in the States for too long and came to love it too much to not celebrate the 4th of July even though we’re back living in Canada for the time being. So….
Happy Independence Day!
For those who might like to know about the different pieces in our 4th of July tablescape:
The table topper is called Old Glory Scrambled and the very basic instructions to make it can be found here (a more complete tutorial/pattern is in the works.)
The inspiration for the fabric pinwheels came from the Love Quilting.com blog. I didn’t have the exact materials that were listed but just used what I had on hand and am really pleased with the result!
The glass star dishes were lucky finds at Value Village yesterday.
Dave baked the star and eagle cookies last night while I was making the pinwheels and writing this post.
And that adorable little patriotic hedgehog was made for me by our oldest daughter. The pattern is her own design and she is currently working on the pattern for it and several other of her originally designed softies.
Here’s a close-up of him: