Decorating Diva: Memorial Day decor and DIY ideas
Welcome to Decorating Diva, where every week we share fresh, fun ways to update your home and spice up your living space! The last Monday in May (the 30th) is Memorial Day, which for many people (including us) marks the beginning of the summer entertaining season! Whether you’re having a full-on Memorial Day weekend bash or just a small gathering, check out our guide for easy patio party décor and DIY ideas for a memorable mixer.
5 Fun and festive Memorial Day dÉcor ideas
Serve drinks and keep them cool in this bright red drink tub from CB2 ($25). Depending on the size of your Memorial Day gathering, pick up two or three and place them throughout your yard for easy access to ice-cold beverages.
Add comfort and pops of color to your Memorial Day patio party with these striped pillows from Pottery Barn ($23). Water-repellent and designed to resist stains and fading, these pretty pillows are a perfect addition to your outdoor entertaining arsenal.
We love these seersucker placemats from West Elm ($14) as a way to freshen up your outdoor dining table and add a chic and cheerful touch to your Memorial Day soirée.
Light it up
Create instant ambiance with this ornate hanging star pendant from Pottery Barn ($100). These unique light fixtures are perfect for adding a wash of soft light on your deck or front porch, and we can't resist the stylish shape.
Serve in style
To encourage guests to mingle, create several snack and beverage areas around your yard. Serve nuts, dips or spreads in these blue-and-white-striped bowls from Crate & Barrel ($3.95) – the perfect Memorial Day color combo.