Classic red, white and blue rooms
Vintage American flag
In a Manhattan apartment decorated by Phoebe Howard, study walls painted Benjamin Moore's Newburyport Blue set off a striking Civil War-era flag from Jeff Bridgman Antiques. The sofa is covered in Rogers & Goffigon's Cervo; the ottoman is in Colefax and Fowler's Lanark Plaid. Leather Antwerp chair, Bobo Intriguing Objects. Throw, Alicia Adams Alpaca.
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Patriotic master bedroom
In John Knott and John Fondas's Maine master bedroom, the patriotic theme sprang from Fondas's collection of Washington memorabilia and American flags. Independence Toile covers the daybed next to a 19th-century English campaign chest. Walls are covered in Quadrille's Independence Engraving.
A subtle stars-and-stripes bathroom
In Nantucket cottage's bath, decorated by Gary McBournie, hand towels pay a subtle homage to the stars and stripes. Tip: Look for a subtle pattern like this one — it's usable year-round.
A framed American flag hangs over the Atelier Jouvence black-granite mantel in the library of a Michigan lake house decorated by Martin Horner. The dark material offers a dramatic contrast to the tile, from Artistic Tile.
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In designer Chipper Joseph's Idaho house, designed by architects Glenn Arbonies and Sandra Vlock of Arbonies King Vlock, red, white, and blue is a recurring color theme. "We wanted American, but not cutesy," he says. The informal seating area of the living room has four Pottery Barn club chairs slipcovered in On Point by Brunschwig & Fils. Pottery Barn ottomans in Washington by Nya Nordiska. The 48-star flag, red bench, and antique skis above the mantel are from Joseph's collection.
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To coordinate with the flag in this Santa Fe, New Mexico, bedroom — a gift the homeowner received after making a speech in Washington — designer Emily Henry painted one wall in Enchanting Sky by Dunn-Edwards.
American flag accents
The living room in designer Kelley McDowell's Ojai, California, farmhouse, is filled with American flag accessories. "There's something about the American flag that moves me," she says. "When I look at it, I think that someone had divine intervention when they created it." McDowell painted the walls and ceilings the starkest white she could find: a Benjamin Moore primer, Super Spec Flat. Pillows on the living room sofa are by Laurel Adams Design; papier-mâché bulldogs, Animal Art Antiques.
A classic kid's room
Suzanne Kasler decorated this bedroom on Lake Thurmond, South Carolina with nautical elements and an oversize American flag.
Patriotic kitchen details
A charming cottage on Nantucket Harbor, decorated by Gary McBournie, features simple plank flooring painted Benjamin Moore's Deep Ocean and spattered in red, white, and blue. A tiny flag tucked into a corner hangs above a blue-and-white striped pitcher with fresh flowers.
Religious art, stars and stripes, and Navajo rugs are surprisingly harmonious in the master bedroom of designer Kelley McDowell's Ojai, California, farmhouse. The bed was made from an old picket fence. Paintings and trunk from Mediterranee Antiques. Flag pillows by Laurel Adams Design. Rugs from Ranchfolks.