Rustic Country Charm

You don't have to live south of the Mason–Dixon line to throw a mighty fine BBQ reception.

Stars, horseshoes, and bandannas work the all–American theme, while yellow roses—a cheery nod to Texas—sit in dressed–up sixpacks. Templates for labels, six–pack wraps, and plate discs; all, iStockPhoto.com. "White Rim" dinner plates, "Black Stem" wineglasses, "Sonoma" pilsner glasses, and "Chelsea" flatware; all, Party Rental. Jelly jars, $14.95 for 12, Kitchen Krafts. White bandannas, $13.99 for 12, and black ban dannas, $11.35 for 12; both, Wholesale For Everyone. Oilcloth tablecloth in Cafe Check Black, $40.20 per 12–yard roll, Oilcloth International.