Ring in the Fourth with These Patriotic Exteriors

Photography by @accidentalfarmhouse on Instagram

Text by Bethany Adams

Break out the bunting—the Fourth of July is just around the corner, and now’s the right time to prepare your home’s exterior for the holiday! From sprawling farmhouses to cozy cottages, these homes showcase the very best in red, white, and blue décor!

A Grand Entrance

Photography by @a.little.love.designs on Instagram

Framing the front door with festive décor means your guests will be in the mood for a celebration from the moment they step inside. This homeowner flanked her vintage-style setting with a pair of star-studded panels for a patriotic first impression.

The View from the Porch

Photography by Arthur Hegarty, via @accidentalfarmhouse on Instagram

This wide-open porch offers an unobscured view of the surrounding land, but with the addition of vibrant adornment along the roofline, the real view is looking in! Calling out the red floral accents below, the details of this space would keep any guest lingering in their seat.

A Welcome Sight

Photography by @haverstrawhill on Instagram

Despite this porch’s small size, it offers a lot by way of a patriotic welcome. From the bold bunting to the festive furniture, there’s more than enough décor to contribute a celebratory spirit to this home’s exterior.

In the Breeze

Photography by Lauren Ashworth

A porch draped with swag sets a postcard-worthy stage for this picturesque tree swing to shine. With gorgeous greenery on all sides, it’s a dreamy place for enjoying the summer sun.

Historic Style

Photography by @theboglecottage on Instagram

Set against an exterior drenched in bright white paint, the antiqued finish of this flag and swag set stands out in the best way. A welcoming touch of red flowers on the door completes the look with an added dash of charm.

A Rustic Corner

Photography by @thefinleyfarmhouse on Instagram

What makes a porch swing scene even more picture-perfect? Hanging a flag from the porch rails and adding in a few vintage accents certainly did the trick in this space!

At the Window

Photography by prettypinktulips.com

Window boxes overflowing with cheerful flowers are a sure sign that summer’s in full swing—and they’re also the best place to add a little festive charm!

A Grand Old Flag

Photography by jennyreimold.com

Want to get a little creative with your Fourth décor? Rather than flying a classic flag, this homeowner handcrafted a ribbon flag for a little added whimsy on the porch.

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