LOVE the banner! To dress up your fireplace mantel with some patriotic flare: Place small American flags in like containers for a uniform look and create your own patriotic banner using craft store finds and stencils.
Easy Sand Candles- Pay tribute to the Stars and Stripes (emphasis on the stripes). Red, white, and blue bands of sand dress up votive candles to make flickering lights that are cheerful and fun. via Martha Stewart Living