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summer party ideas

Full details for the new Color Your Summer party theme are now up! Click here to check them out…

Along with colorful ideas for table settings, centerpieces, and food & drink presentation, you’ll find free downloadable printables for all of the drink parasols, place cards and framed signs used in this theme.

summer party ideas

summer party ideas

This theme is all about easy-breezy entertaining and can be used for all sorts of summer celebrations – from graduation parties and pool/beach themed parties to patriotic celebrations like Memorial Day or 4th of July.

Most of the non-paper elements were purchased at Target and IKEA. I’m especially loving these tiny translucent glass vases currently sold in 3-packs at IKEA for only $4.99:

summer party ideas

Proof that even paper napkins & plastic cutlery can look stylish:

summer party ideas

Fruity cocktails look even better dressed up with cool drink parasols boasting fun colors & patterns:

summer party ideas

summer party ideas

Presentation is keyand surprisingly easy! – when it comes to creating a tempting appetizer spread

summer party ideas

Here’s one of the party decor ideas that proves paper lanterns aren’t just for hanging anymore…

summer party ideas

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For complete details, check out the entire Color Your Summer theme in the HWTM Party Themes section!