It's our nation's birthday and it's our duty to celebrate this long weekend. And while red, white and blue will be everywhere - what's a party without a color scheme? - we wanted to find ways to add a splash of patriotic style without going over board. Below are a few ideas to help you enjoy a safe, healthy and festive July 4th. Have fun!Understated Star Style
- A great reminder that navy blue
, white and/or denim go along way toward patriotic style, with only a splash of red thrown in. Check out this round up of great wearable styles for the 4th and beyond.Festive Dessert
- Berries and ice cream are an Inspired by Dawn go-to for summer entertaining and this recipe makes it perfect for a 4th backyard bbqPatriotic Sangria
- We loved this recipe because of it's simplicity, and that we usually have most of these ingredients on hand. Cheers!Star Spangled Decor
- For the non-DIYers (like us!), spread out this table runner and let the party beginWant to discover more ways to Live Life Inspired with a focus on style, health and simplicity? Sign up to receive Inspired by Dawn's email newsletter and follow us on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.