4th of July Table Setting

Welcome to the 149th Tablescape Thursday!

It won’t be long now, Independence Day is just four days away.  Do you have any big plans for your 4th of July celebration?

4th of July Table Setting, Independence Day Tablescape


It was so nice out, I decided to put this tablescape out on the porch.

4th of July Table Setting, Independence Day Tablescape


I used my fave patriotic dishware by Warren Kimble.  The pattern is called, “Colonial.”

4th of July Table Setting, Independence Day Tablescape


A red lantern decorated with a touch of red, white and blue ribbon worked well as my centerpiece.

Red Lantern Centerpiece for the 4th of July



The napkin rings were super easy to make.  You’ll find a detailed tutorial here: 4th of July Napkin Ring Tutorial



The flatware is by Hampton Forge and is available here: Hampton Forge San Remo





The porch is all decked out for Independence Day, including the Summer Breeze sign.


Getting dark out now, time for a little candlelight.






Thank-you to all the men and women, past and present, who make it possible for us to celebrate with freedom this Independence Day!


Hope you have a wonderful 4th of July!


Additional 4th of July tablescapes can be found here: Table Settings for Independence Day

Resources for this tablescape:
Chargers: Neiman Marcus
China: Warren Kimble, Colonial Pattern-eBay
Stemware: Star Glasses-Home Goods, Big Lots had them, too; Blue Stems-Dollar Tree; French Countryside Ruby Goblets-Mikasa
Napkins: Martha Stewart-Macys
Flatware: Available here: Hampton Forge San Remo
Napkin Rings: Made from ribbon, tutorial will be posted soon
Lantern: Old Time Pottery

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  1. Yvonne @ StoneGable says

    This is quite a patriotic salute to Old Glory! What a fun and festive 4th of July table. Those plates are marvelous! I would love to have a set. They add such a wow factor to the table! I was singing right along with you!
    Thanks for hosting TT!

  2. On Crooked Creek says

    Beautiful tablescape. . .the candlelit view takes my breath away! I adore those clear star glasses! Your dinnerware is stunning. Truly a star studded tablescape!

  3. Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) says

    Susan, what a magical table you've set for the 4th. I love all the details you have scattered about. The bucket of flags waving is so darn cute.. I fell in love with the flatware. Happy 4th..
    hugs ~lynne~

  4. Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) says

    Hi Susan, The words to this anthem always give me a joyous feeling–a rush inside–! I love your patriotic table and all the little subtle touches you added to the room–the stars and pillows and flags! Just today I pinned your table with the three lanterns to my pinterest holiday board because I love the lanterns, and this one is even better! Thank you for hosting. It is so much fun. Linda

  5. Susan, this is gorgeous!!!!!

  6. laxsupermom says

    Love your red, white, and blue tablescape! Those dishes are fantastic! Thanks for sharing and for hosting this party.

  7. tammylovesdishes says

    Happy Independence Day! I love your interpretation of the red, white and blue. Those Warren Kimble plates are beautiful. I like how you tied the sweet little ribbon to each blue wine glass stem.
    Looking forward to the tutorial on those adorable napkin rings, too!

  8. What a pretty and festive table!! Thanks for hosting Susan!!

  9. Entertaining Women says

    Just thank you for honoring our National Anthem in such a lovely way. The tablescape is wonderful! Cherry Kay

  10. Susan, this is such an elegant tablescape to celebrate the July fourth birthday party. Your entire porch is beautiful. I love the stars and stripes of course and the red napkins are gorgeous but the napkin rings are the finishing touch.
    Thanks for hosting your party and have a great fourth of July.

    The French Hutch

  11. FABBY'S LIVING says

    See?! There you go, once more…what a MAGNIFICENT tablescape for Old Glory's honor!! The flag dishes are beautiful, (wish I owned them, lol!) The lantern with the candles as a centerpiece is fabulous. Beautiful blue and red stems, wow, I love everything in this wonderful table, Susan. Thank you for sharing and for more inspiration and for hosting this great party, sweet lady. Hugs, FABBY

  12. Beautiful post!!! Your table setting is gorgeous .. wishing you a wonderful 4th of July … xo HHL

  13. Rettabug says

    "O beautiful, for spacious PORCH!!" LOL GORGEOUS patriotic table, Susan! I just bought 8 of the blue stems today & was thrilled to find them. I love how you paired yours with the red & clear glassware.

    I'm holding my breath that you don't singe that ribbon with the lit candles! I remember what happened once before. *wink*

    Love the little stars up by the sign on the wall, too. You think of everything!

    Happy 4th!

  14. Happy Fourth of July, Susan. The table looks fantastic – fireworks worthy.

    I love the china, and the napkins rings are great.

    Thank you for hosting, and for the continued inspiration.

  15. Pattie @ Olla-Podrida says

    BEAUTIFUL! I can't wait for the tutorial on those napkin rings.

  16. ℳartina @ Northern Nesting says

    Beautiful Susan! I was singing as I was I scrolling along. Martina

  17. Absolutely stunning – all of it! And what a creative way of posting, with each line of the Star Spangled Banner. Your porch is so beautiful and the windows are incredible! Thank you for sharing….looking forward to the awesome napkin holder tutorial! 😉

  18. Just beautiful, Susan. This one filled my heart with joy and brought tears to my eyes.

    Thank you for sharing your passion for gracious living with us week after week.

    Happy 4th, and happy almost 150th Tablescape Thursday! A milestone approaches. 😉

    Kindest regards,

  19. Donna@Conghaile Cottage says

    Beautiful Patriotic Post Susan! LOVED IT!
    Have a Happy 4th of July,

  20. Squirrelhaus says

    I love it..great job with this lovely place setting!
    Chris :o)

  21. Modern Country Lady says

    Sorry – as I am in the UK we don't celebrate the 4th of July ( would sort of not make sense :-)) ) So have included a festive breakfast table.Your porch looks very celebratory, hope you have a great 4th of July.
    You know, I only noticed just now how enormeously big your porch is, as you have not just a dining area but alos a sitting area and then also the outside porch.When times are hard, you could always rent it out as an extra home to another family, hahaha- perish the thought- what a horribly idea -only joking!!I'm just jealous :-)))

  22. A wonderful patriotic tablescape. I wish you, your family and blog followers a very happy 4th July!!

    Phil and I have just come back from a visit to the Normandy beaches. It was great that the American, Canadian and British servicemen were able to work together to liberate France in June 1944.Sadly with a great loss of life as we found out when we visited the cemeteries.I have a few posts on the visit.

    Jackie in Surrey, UK.

  23. The Decorative Dreamer says

    I love your table Susan! I especially love the red lantern. I so wish I lived near an Old Time Pottery, they have the best stuff! I hope you and your family have a very happy 4th of July!!!

  24. Susan!…my heart is full to overflowing with tears! Thanks for being a true patriot! And honoring all the ones that have fought to keep us a FREE nation where Ole Glory still fly's with pride!!

  25. Simone @ Doberman's by the Sea says

    Marvelous susan! Would love to join you at this table. Have a great 4th my friend.

  26. iSavor the Weekend says

    I'm loving all this Patriotism. Really makes me want to go and visit everyone's home! Please post this entry at my Patriotic linky party I'm currently hosting. I'm so ready for the holiday! Have a safe and Happy 4th!!

  27. Scribbler says

    Your table is spectacular, and I love the way you tied it in with the Start Spangled Banner. Happy Fourth!

  28. Dreamgoddess says

    Susan, your table is beautiful! My eye was immediately drawn to the napkin rings, so I can't wait for the tutorial on making them. I love the lantern with the candles.

  29. Gorgeous!! I would love it if you could link it up on my "4th July treats" Linky!

  30. iSavor the Weekend says

    I really just need to come sit at your table! I can feel the fresh cool breeze blowing through and I relax and enjoy the beauty! Thx for sharing 🙂

  31. Dining Delight says

    Fabulous! Love the red, white and blue dishes/accessories all tied together and they look perfect on your gorgeous porch! Wish I could find the Canadian version of those terrific "flag" plates! Happy 4th to you!


  32. Everything is so pretty and just perfect for the 4th! Love love the red lantern!

    Can't wait for the napkin ring ribbon tutorial. I want you know I have started a BNOTP three ring binder to keep all your clever tutorials together in one place!


  33. Michelle @ Sweet Something Design says

    Susan, beautiful patriotic table! Loce that lantern too, thanks so much for hosting!

  34. oops! Tardy to the party but sharing non-the-less! Thanks for hosting Susan xo

    😀 Lynda

  35. Brambleberry Cottage says

    You never miss a beat with your lovely holiday tablescapes, Susan! I appreciate the patriotic salute to our flag and anthem.

    By the way, I love the "Summer Breeze" sign. That song is STILL one of my favorites.

    Have a happy and fun 4th!
    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

  36. Happier Than a Pig in Mud says

    Your plates are beautiful Susan and I love the napkin rings! Have a Happy 4th:@)

  37. Richie's 2ts Inspires says

    I been up early this morning Swedish time and unable to link my blog. It was really desperating.

    But—tardy or not, am linking my blog & join your party.

    TY for hosting. Luv all your decos. Such a good host too.

    Happy 4th & enjoy the summery days.

    Hi from sunny Stockholm,

  38. Anita @ Cedar Hill Ranch says

    Lovely table and so patriotic. Great job Susan.

  39. Kat @ Justabeachkat says

    Very cute! Perfect for the 4th!

    Thanks for your visits to my blog. I've sure enjoyed my visit here.


  40. Thanks for the reminder…and you weren't even "off key"!
    The table is lovely.

  41. I had to share something with you.I fell in love with the colonial places and went on EBay..they were there for $30.00 a plate! So yesterday, my daughter and I went antiquing, and my daughter says”mom, there’s some fourth of July stuff there to look at”. And guess what I found? 4 colonial plates like yours!!!! And the best part? I got all 4 for……$8.99!!!!!! You would have thought I won the lottery I was so excited!!! Thank you for inspiring me every week…Btw, I found blue heavy water glasses for $.98 each at goodwill to match!!!!! Perfect day!!!!

    • Debbie, that’s awesome! When I found the Colonial set on eBay, I think I bought 8 place setting for around $125…something like that. This may be a bad time of the year to shop for that pattern…more demand right now. Check back on eBay a few weeks/months from now and prices will hopefully be better. I’m so glad you found the plates…it was meant to be! Good going on the glasses, too…great price!

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