A 48-star flag commands a salute in this family room, painted marine blue. Needlepoint star pillows top the comfy seating pieces.
Blue-and-white rugs are casually overlapped, New England style, in this living room furnished with white slipcovered love seats. An arch-shaped niche is the perfect spot to display an antique version of Old Glory.
Twin four-poster beds show their patriotism with mismatched pillows that rest on top of white linens.
Another guest bedroom borrows its scheme, perhaps, from nautical equipment. An American flag drapes over a life preserver hung on the wall. Over iron beds, vintage spreads get a colorful lift with decorative pillows in plaid and flag-embellished fabrics. Blue-and-white-striped panels hang over the window.
This lake house begs for guests ready to celebrate Independence Day. Celebratory swags decorate the generously sized porch.
Red-and-white-striped cushions on outdoor furniture take color and pattern direction from the flag overhead.
Painted red armchairs with cushions made of a mini-flag print are inspired by an American flag that stretches the wall of a porch that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean from the Massachusetts shoreline.
Under the eaves of a historic New England colonial home, wallpaper depicting rows of books and a ceiling sprinkled with gold stars nod to the colors and design of the flag, even without its presence.
A quilted pillow offers a folk-art presentation with coordinating mini-prints used to piece together this American icon.
Decadent fruit bars are ready for a Fourth of July party with the addition of mini flags poked into their icing-topped crusts.
For patriots who are collectors, Americana from artwork and fans to books and buttons gives new meaning to "country style."
Decorative balls are striped and star-spangled in an antique wood tray.
Inspired by a red, white, and blue palette, a wall was carved with spaces to sleep six grandchildren. A curtain that stretches across each bed niche provides privacy.
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