Gather your friends and use these patriotic decorating, entertaining, and recipe ideas for this year's 4th of July celebration. From festive star banners and refreshing watermelon coolers to raveworthy party favors and more, your 4th of July party is bound to be summer's biggest shindig.View Slideshow
Entertaining guru Jennifer Sbranti shows us how to set the tone for an elegant holiday party with sparkling silver and glimmering gold.
An elegant affair with lots of shimmer and sparkle is the perfect excuse to break out the good china.
Ornamental china with hints of silver and gold set the scene for a swanky holiday soiree. Create your own decorative plates by adorning glittering rhinestones to plain plates.
Simple white napkins pop with a matte silver napkin holder.
Choose clear glasses and goblets with a hint of shimmer, such as this fancy, silver-rimmed glass.
Line buffets and drink displays with decorative metallic garlands and metallic votive candleholders.
Tip: Dust bowls of pinecones or modern potpourri decorative balls with gold glitter for some extra decoration.