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Patriotic Door Basket

Patrotic door basket

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If you’re looking for a cute way to decorate your front door for the summer, this DIY Patriotic Door Basket is so simple and classic.  I like to switch up from front door decor from time to time and change from my wreath to a door basket. The thing I like about the door basket, is that you can switch out your flowers as the seasons change.

Patriotic Door Basket

You will need:

Patriotic Door Basket Decor

Start by filling your basket with a filler. I like to use either plastic or paper bags that I have on hand.

Patriotic Door Basket Decor

Add your faux flowers. I used blue hydrangeas, some white smaller flowers and a few eucalyptus stems to add some greenery.

Stand your basket up or hang on door to add the flags so you can get a better idea of where they look best.

Hang using an over the door hook or a magnetic door hook.

Patriotic Door Basket Decor

Let me know what you think and if you happen to re-create one, share on Instagram and tag me @ourtiny_nest so that I can see!

 

Linking some baskets below

Patriotic door basket decor

Patriotic Door basket - amazon jute rope

Patriotic door basket - gray long basket

Patriotic door basket from Target

 

For more patriotic ideas check out

Patriotic Smore’s Dip

Boozy Bomb Pops

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4 In food/ Recipes

Boozy Patriotic Bomb Pops

Boozy Patriotic Bomb Pops

Say so long to summer with these Boozy Patriotic Bomb Pops! I made these for us on 4th of July and let me tell you, we were feeling fineeee! These are great for Labor Day Weekend or any time you’re feeling patriotic. I’m sharing my recipe below along with some other snack ideas!

If you make these, be sure to share a photo on Instagram and tag me @ourtiny_nest and say “Cheers!”

 

Boozy Patriotic Bomb Pops

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Fill a large pitcher with ice
  2. Pour in Fresca and tequila then stir
  3. Pour into individual glasses and add a Bomb Pop Popsicle. Voila! Enjoy!

 

Boozy Patriotic Bomb Pops

 

For more Red, White and Blue ideas check out my

Patriotic S’mores Dip

Patriotic Door Basket Decor

 

And when all else fails, make a festive Charcuterie board! Aldi’s is my fave spot to get all your charcuterie board fixings. (If you’re looking for an easy eye catching board idea, click here check out this Steak Charcuterie Board!)

This popcorn was a hit too! I melted some white chocolate, drizzled over popcorn and sprinkled in red, white and blue M&M’s.

Red White and Blue Patriotic Charcuterie Board

And for more cocktail inspiration, click here check out my favorite margarita recipes!

Hope you all have a fantastic Labor Day Weekend!

 

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12 In food

Patriotic S’mores Dip

Patriotic S'mores Dip

Our family lovessss s’mores. It’s pretty much a summer staple and isn’t summer until you’ve had a nice gooey melted s’more. This Patriotic S’mores Dip makes the perfect dessert to bring to parties for Memorial Day, Fourth of July or Labor Day. And there’s no fire required. This might be my new favorite way to enjoy the flavors of a good s’more.

Patriotic S’mores Dip

Patriotic S'mores Dip

Patriotic S'mores Dip

This Patriotic S'mores Dip recipe is great for summer bbqs, 4th of July parties, or if you want a sweet treat on the back deck. The best part, no fire necessary. Next time I think I'm going to try with peanut butter cups on the bottom!!!!
4.67 from 3 votes
Course Dessert

Equipment

  • 9x9 baking dish
  • straw or toothpick
  • 3 small bowls
  • 1 medium sized bowl filled with water
  • A baking tray or cookie sheet lined with wax paper

Ingredients
  

  • 20 marshmallows
  • 1 12oz bag chocolate chips
  • Red, white and blue sprinkles
  • 1 sleeve graham crackers
  • 1 stick of butter

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Start with your 9x9 baking dish and lightly grease with a stick of butter, making sure to grease the edges of the pan
  • Take your 3 small mixing bowls, filling one with white/clear sprinkles, the second with blue and the third with red sprinkles
  • Take a toothpick or straw and skewer a marshmallow on top
  • Submerge the marshmallow in the bowl of water making sure to wet all sides, allowing any excess water to drip off.
  • Take your wet marshmallow and roll into the bowl of blue sprinkles then place on lined baking tray. Repeat until you have a total of 5 blue marshmallows. Place on
    Patriotic S'mores Dip Recipe
  • Repeat the same steps above but with the red sprinkles until you have 7 red marshmallows and with the white sprinkles until you have a total of 8 white marshmallows.
  • With a pair of kitchen scissors, cut each marshmallow in half, wiping the scissors clean in between colors.
  • Pour the bag of chocolate chips into your greased baking dish and make an even layer.
  • Place your marshmallows cut side down on top of the chocolate chips. Start with the blue marshmallows in the upper left corner so that you have 3 rows of 3. Fill the upper right corner going across with 3 red marshmallows. Arrange the next row with the white marshmallows, then alternate again red and white. You may have some marshmallows left over at the end.
  • Bake in the oven until the tops are golden brown, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Serve warm with graham crackers.
Keyword 4th of July, Labor Day, Memorial Day, S'mores, Summer dessert

Patriotic S'mores Dip Recipe

 

Be sure to check out my Boozy Bomb Pop Cocktails for more holiday flair!

And this Patriotic Door Basket Decor

For more summer desserts check out my strawberry cheesecake trifle

 

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