Some things are just iconic around
our house for the days of July.
Vintage 100 year old postcards are one of them.
Quirky Uncle Sam and Miss Liberty is another.
stars and stripes and flags work too.
Patriotic sheet music
Or a Life, liberty
and the pursuit of happiness cross-stitch.
The handmade star angel
and the old quilt bear work too.
A vintage milk carrier holds
red, white and blue on a robin's egg blue door.
There is a blue jar of old dominos
by a grain scoop candle holder
with an old screen door
holding up a quilted flag.The grain sieve
with hearts and stars on wood and a
Michael's store find from last century.
with a chippy green shutter and
I LOVE the USA.My mom's colander and stand got spruced up
with flowers around the house
and some Michael's polka dot daisies and star picks.
A coca-cola carrying case
always works as a prop stand.
The Chautauqua black board
greets my dad's brown bottles,
grater and blue insulators
that cozy up a wood box.
Vintage pool balls hold centerstage
on a wood (and dusty)
The collection of granite coffee pots grace
an old metal topped stool,
crib side railing and folding ruler star.
The blue sap bucket
holds the fort in the rusty metal box.
(The word FREEDOM
added with the VRSLY app.)
An maybe there is
nothing more celebratory
than a bowl of cherries
on a stars and stripes napkin.
Glorious 4th of July festivities
happened all around the country.
They certainly remind me of the
amazing blessing of living
in the United States of America.
God Bless America.