We know you're waiting for star-spangled banners and fireworks tonight. From coast to coast, people around the country have been celebrating this long weekend with barbecues, sparklers, and pool games. Clambakes are being fired up on beaches everywhere, and blueberry pies are going into the oven en masse. No matter what your activity of choice, on America's favorite holiday, we cannot help but think and dream in red, white, and blue.
That's why we've hand-plucked a selection of the best and brightest all-Amercian-hued interiors to serve as a pre-game feast for the eyes. While their destinations are decidedly international, from India to California, these spirited and bold spaces prove a patriotic color palette travels well. Get ready for some serious red, white, and blue décor ideas—enough to have you musing over amber waves of grain and purple mountain majesties.
This all-white master bedroom was accented with just the right amount of red with a large Turkish rug and a pair of euro pillows. The large amount of natural light in the space provides the right spotlight for these ruby red accents to shine.
Can you spot the customized IKEA pieces in this bold and inviting modern space? The eclectic juxtaposition of oversize statements and vintage textiles provides rich depth and dimension.
We're suckers for an all-white vibe. From crisp kitchens to stately living rooms, there's no room in the house where the tranquil, serene energy of alabaster doesn't permeate for a transcendent calm. It also wildly inspires us to rid ourselves of all clutter for eternity.
Finding right the shade of white paint is a subtle art, one that designer Leanne Ford has mastered. In fact, she specializes in all-white spaces, and we're kind of obsessed.
This stylish Brooklyn townhouse kitchen underwent a dramatic renovation courtesy of Elizabeth Roberts. The revamp included beautiful white subway tile, blue shaker cabinets, and a dreamy French range complete with pot-filler.
Closing out our list is the palatial Bar Palladio in Jaipur, India. Designed by Marie-Anne Oudejans, the sprawling azure grounds are a master class in monochrome chic.
Next up: the Fourth of July hacks that will make hosting a breeze.
This story was originally published on July 4, 2016, and has since been updated.