A public holiday is always a great excuse to get together with family and friends so I thought I'd take it one step further. With today being Australia Day I took the excuse to have a blue, red & white Australian flag themed BBQ lunch.
It started when I spotted these Australian flag paper lanterns from Moonlight & Whimsy
So I made a few tissue paper pom poms to hang with it then found some Australia flag themed table decor like the plastic table cloths, serviettes, cups and the plastic pin wheels that I found on ebay for an absolute bargain!
I couldn't believe my luck when I also found this Australia ribbon on ebay - I bought it not knowing exactly what I would do with it but am pretty pleased with the straw flags and lollie jar ties I used it for in the end.
Then with a pair of good old Aussie flip flops with a bit of flair hanging on the front door to welcome guests our house was ready.
And no Aussie Day is complete without a pavlova (the cake pops might not be too 'typically Aussie' but they were a hit with the kids)
Hope you all had a lovely day and were able to stay out of the heat!