8 Easy Last-Minute 4th of July Desserts

Hi lovelies + Happy 4th of July! So, you’re supposed to go to Aunt So-and-So’s BBQ this afternoon and “bring a dish to pass”, but you just now realized you’ve got zip? Fear not. In this post, we’ve rounded up eight festive, totally easy last-minute 4th of July desserts. So, grab a cup of coffee, wakey wakey, and get ready for an explosion of deliciousness just in time for the 4th. With each of these, it’s just a quick hop to the store + a quick whip-up in the kitchen. Of course, #1 looks the hardest of all, but it is dubbed ‘easy’ sparkler cake. So, it’s gotta be, right? Regardless, we’ll save your bbq. And you’ll save some face. Enjoy!

Last-Minute 4th of July Desserts

1. Easy 4th of July Sparkler Cake

4th of july sparkler cake

pizzazzerie

2. White Chocolate, Red + Blue Dipped Strawberries

white chocolate strawberries via 8 Easy Last-Minute 4th of July Desserts

yummy healthy easy

3. Patriotic Cones

red white blue patriotic cones via 8 Easy Last-Minute 4th of July Desserts

the pretty bee

4. Cheese + Fruit Platter

Made with blueberries, watermelon, and feta cheese!

cheese and fruit 4th of july platter via 8 Easy Last-Minute 4th of July Desserts

home is where the boat is

5. Easy Red White and Blue Cupcakes

fruity 4th of july cupcakes via 8 Easy Last-Minute 4th of July Desserts

your cupofcake

6. Red White and Blue Fruit Skewers (with Cheesecake Yogurt Dip)

red white and blue fruit skewers via 8 Easy Last-Minute 4th of July Desserts

skinny taste

7. Flag Rice Krispie Treat

american flag rice krispie via 8 Easy Last-Minute 4th of July Desserts

parties for pennies

8. Festive Meringue Treats

The easiest of them all! See why… It’s cheating, but we won’t tell. ;)

festive treats for the 4th via 8 Easy Last-Minute 4th of July Desserts

via (and, btw, I love the name of this site) — no biggie

Happy 4th of July! Home of the Free… Because of the Brave. ♥

xo
-E.

Vintage Brooch Dress Sash

Vintage brides: this one’s for you! Today’s find of the day is a gorgeous vintage brooch dress sash, which features eight brooches in total to complete the piece. It is handcrafted by The Storied Sash and has a gold rhinestone bow and heart. The brooch center piece is attached to a soft chiffon belt (in white, ivory, blush pink, or sage green) and can be worn with any style gown. Take a look!

Vintage Dress Sash with Brooch

Brooch Dress Sash | http://emmalinebride.com/bride/brooch-dress-sash/

by the storied sash

Brooch Dress Sash | http://emmalinebride.com/bride/brooch-dress-sash/

by the storied sash

Find out more about this brooch dress sash

You can find out more about this beautiful wedding dress belt here.

xo
-E.

35 Best Ideas for Succulents in Weddings

Hi, lovelies! Emma here and I’m crazy in love with succulents, especially lately. Aside from my front porch project involving succulents and planter boxes, I’ve been researching these pretties ever since I spotted these. My thumbs finally turned green this weekend (my hydrangeas are winning and my roses are alive and well, thank goodness), I really appreciate how hardy succulents are. Succulents require very little care, so even if you send favors home with guests and they aren’t great gardeners, you can rest assured they’ll still thrive. Plus, you won’t have to worry about succulents wilting through a hot humid wedding reception: they look great all the time!

To inspire you, we’re sharing thirty-five creative succulent wedding ideas. These finds are from all around the web, ranging from bouquets to boutonnieres to wedding decor — even invitations. We’ve found a mix of Real Wedding ideas along with handmade wedding finds. Check them out below along with helpful tips on where to buy succulents for DIY projects. Enjoy!

Creative Wedding Succulent Ideas

1. These bouquets

Succulent Wedding Bouquets, photo: vicki grafton | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/

succulent bouquets: intrigue designs, photo: vicki grafton photography via style me pretty

2. This wedding cake with flowers and succulents

Succulent Wedding Cake, photo: vicki grafton | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/

succulents: intrigue designs, cake: fionas cakes, photo: vicki grafton photography

3. This succulent cake topper made of clay

Succulent Wedding Cake Topper | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/

topper: parsi

4. This dark succulent boutonniere

Dark succulent boutonniere for the groom | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/

by jenna leslye designs

5. This cute potted succulent used as a place card

Succulent Place Card | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/

via style me pretty, photo: coralie photography

6. Or these succulents in gold pots used as escort cards

Succulent Escort Cards in Gold Pots, photo by rebecca arthurs | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/

photo: rebecca arthurs

7. This heart succulent centerpiece

Succulent Wedding Centerpiece in Heart Shape | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/
by fleurie gifts

8. These (edible, sugary) succulents atop cupcakes

Sugar succulent cupcake decor | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/

sugar succulents by sugar and stripes co.

9. This mini succulent boutonniere

mini succulent boutonniere | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/

by jenna leslye designs

10. This faux succulent wedding bouquet

It lasts forever.

faux succulent wedding bouquet | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/
succulent wedding bouquet by fleurdunord

11. This succulent table runner

succulent table runner | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/
via

12. This succulent and craspedia bouquet

Succulent and Craspedia Wedding Bouquet | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/

photo: clayton austin

13. Use these succulent garden books as centerpieces

Succulent Garden Book | 35 Most Creative Ideas for Succulents in Weddings | http://emmalinebride.com/modern/succulents-in-weddings/

by a little art and alchemy

Baby’s Breath Boutonniere

Do you need a wedding boutonniere for a woodland, rustic or western themed wedding? This baby’s breath boutonniere will do! It is handmade by HandyCraftTS and made of dried baby’s breath and natural burlap. My favorite part is the cream lace around the bottom, which finishes the look. It is an ideal choice for the groom, best man, groomsman, ring bearer, father of the groom, or father of the bride to wear. We’ve selected this boutonniere as today’s handmade find of the day and we’ve even found a matching hair vine for you to wear! Enjoy!

Wedding Boutonniere Made of Baby’s Breath

Baby's Breath Boutonniere

baby’s breath boutonniere by handycraftts

baby’s breath boutonniere by handycraftts

Baby's Breath Boutonniere

baby’s breath boutonniere by handycraftts