Hi, loves + Happy 4th of July! Before you prep the grill, mix up a concoction of your favorite beverage, and play a lawn game (or twenty), you must see today’s post. If red, white, and blue is your color palette of choice – or, you dream of a stellar 4th of July wedding celebration complete with fireworks – you’ve come to the right place. Today, we’re featuring the best 4th of July wedding finds complete with colorful cocktails, tasty treats, inspiring tablescapes, handmade finds, and much, much more! Oh, and if you thought a 4th of July wedding wasn’t synonymous with stylish, think again: you’re going to love what we’ve found! Enjoy!
4th of July Wedding Inspiration
Up first: the best 4th of July celebrations have lawn games. Corn toss is a popular choice (and personal favorite)… and you can’t beat a custom playing board like this!
This tablescape is simple, chic, and tasteful – and the heart is a delightful touch.
We also adore this tablescape set in the woods…
4th of July Cocktails
Take a few cues with these colorful cocktails:
And, of course, the all-American Coca Cola, complete with vintage crate (and a little Jack Daniels). Love!
Real 4th of July Wedding Inspiration
This real wedding has it ALL, without being overly immersed in red, white, and blue. Soft details – like the groom’s blue and white polka dotted tie, red pocket square, striped socks, and blue bridesmaid dresses – are just a few of the charming touches. We love the mason jars wrapped in red and white striped ribbon, the escort cards that are displayed using the same ribbon trim, and the light blue striped straws paired with mason jar drinking glasses.
This next 4th of July wedding inspiration post is one of our all-time favorites. The couple is so sweet, the ceremony and reception are tastefully decorated, and the photography is gorgeous.
If you’re planning a fun 4th of July party, skip boring dresses and utilize a more thematic palette:
And chime in with a pair of hot red heels and a red, white, and blue bouquet:
Homespun, Handmade Charm
We found a few favorite handmade items for your 4th fete, like these photo booth props in red-white-and-blue mustaches…
… a charming bowtie for the groom…
… and a patriotic brooch bouquet that is surprisingly chic!
DIY 4th of July Ideas
Leave it to Martha to create four fantastic DIY projects that can tie into your 4th of July wedding in an instant! Snag the full DIY tutorials here (flip forward and backward throughout the gallery).
Treats are an easy way to tie in your patriotic theme. A fun favor for guests is a cupcake in a jar, like this one layered with red, white, and blue and tons of icing. YUM!
Or, imagine this brilliant wedding cake… those layers are incredible!
A must-have at EVERY 4th of July wedding is a grand sparkler send-off!
Last but certainly not least, don’t stop the 4th of July fun there! Send thank you cards that tie into your overall theme like this notecard pack by Little Princess Pea:
From the Emmaline Bride team:
On behalf of the team at Emmaline Bride, we’d like to wish our fellow Americans a Happy 4th of July. Thank you to those in the armed forces who have served and those who continue to serve, protect, and defend our freedom.
Okay… now, get outside! Enjoy the 4th, get your grill on, kick back with a refreshing beverage, and join us back here bright + early Thursday morning as we finish up the week with more handmade wedding goodness.