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You Will Need
- Wedding gown
- Gemstone jewelry
- Bridesmaid dresses
- Groomsmen suits and cummerbunds
- Fresh flowers
- Fresh fruit
- Outdoor location
Send invitations in shades of red, white, and blue. Incorporate a picture of a flag, fireworks, or eagle.
Wear wedding gown and gemstones
Wear a traditional white wedding gown, but stand out by wearing gemstone jewelry in shades of red or blue.
Wear dark blue clothes
Opt for dark blue dresses for the bridesmaids and dark blue suits for the groomsmen. The groomsmen can wear white or red cumberbuns.
Use fresh flowers
Use fresh flowers, such as red roses, delphiniums, and baby's breath for the bouquet, corsages, centerpieces, and the cake.
Utilize fresh fruits
Utilize fresh fruits that are in season, such as blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries.
Use white tablecloths and confetti
Use classic white tablecloths on the tables, but sprinkle red, white, and blue confetti on the tabletops.
Impress your guests
Impress your guests with an outdoor reception ending with fireworks and sparklers.