Festive Memorial Day Decoration and Entertaining Ideas (Saturday Spotlight)

Happy weekend and welcome to the Saturday Spotlight!  Each week, I focus on a different theme or topic to inspire you.  As we get closer to summer, we’re beginning to think about summer entertaining.  Now, is the time to start planning your Memorial Day decoration ideas for your barbecue or family get together.  Here are some festive ideas to inspire you!

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Memorial Day Decoration and Entertaining Ideas:

This week, I joined a group of 7 blogger friends to share our patriotic crafts and decorating ideas...

DIY Patriotic Baseball Themed Table Setting with Red White and Blue

For my contribution,  I shared my patriotic baseball tablescape.  The other talented bloggers in the group shared all kinds of beautiful patriotic crafts and decor.  So, be sure to visit that blog post for ideas you can use to decorate for Memorial Day!

Memorial Day/Patriotic Decorating on a Budget:

My baseball table setting was just one of several ideas I had for decorating for the patriotic holidays on a budget…

Flag banner hanging on mirror - Patriotic Decoration ideas

If you don’t want to spend a ton when you decorate, DIY Memorial Day decorations are the way to go!

Shopping for Memorial Day Decorations:

With a flag theme, you can keep these decorations out all summer!

If you don’t want to make your own banner (like I did above), buy this super cute burlap banner instead!

burlap flag banner - Memorial day decoration ideas


Arrive to that Memorial Day party in patriotic style with this adorable wine bag!…

What party hostess wouldn’t appreciate that?


When you decorate your table for Memorial Day, use a pretty flag runner as a starting point…

Flag table runner - Memorial Day ideas

If you’re planning ahead for summer, any of these patriotic home decor items would be great for Memorial Day, 4th of July and even Flag Day!  God Bless America!


Now, for even more ideas to entertain and decorate for Memorial Day,  here are some finds:

Hopefully, I’ve inspired you to prepare and decorate for Memorial Day and the summer season.

In addition, here are some previous ‘Saturday Spotlight’ posts that will help you get ready for Memorial Day:

Will you be entertaining for Memorial Day?


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  1. Loving all your ideas, Shelley! And that wine bag is awesome. Can you believe Memorial Day is around the corner?! Then the 4th. Time flies … xo

    1. Thanks Juliet! Yes, isn’t that wine bag cute? Yeah, I’m such a warm weather fan so I don’t want the days to fly by!

    1. Thanks Amy! We don’t go too crazy with the Memorial Day decor either but it’s always fun to bring out a little red, white and blue! Enjoy your week!

  2. Hi Shelley – Thanks for submitting your post to the Fabulous Friday Link Party. We are featuring it in our 6.3.22 party. Congrats!

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