Stars as well as stripes have been a arguable thesis for any patriotic summer party. But this year, why not put a twist (literally!) upon your food as well as decor with a character thats a little groovier?Ombre Table Linens(above)Our pals during HGTV.com demonstrate this easy process for upgrading your summer tablescape. Solid placemats take a slow drop in red dye, that creates an instant ombre effect.Shibori-Style Tie-Dye NapkinsPair your newly fancy placemats with a little DIY blue as well as white napkins, inspired by normal Japanese patterns. Think of this technique as tie-dye for grown-ups, as it allows for a more deliberate, repeating design.Red, White as well as Blue DaiquirisThis trilayered splash makes a statement with its stripes, though it looks just as lovely as a layers melt as well as swirl into a single another.Mixed Berry PavlovaIna Gartens country dessert looks prim as well as correct when whole, though cutting into a berries, cream as well as meringue creates a bursting, country blend of patriotic hues.Stars as well as Stripes CupcakesRed as well as white frostings have been total to give this provide an air of bakery-style perfection, though a character is easy to re-create during home. Just fill a cosmetic zip-top bag with both colors of icing during once, as well as tip with a candy-melt star as a last flourish.