All About Gingham! 10 Ways To Incorporate It Into Your Party

Gingham has been everywhere from kid's cowboy parties to picnic themed get togethers and formal events. There are so many ways you can incorporate gingham into your summer party, especially if you like to get a little creative. 

If you choose the DIY route, you won't have to break the bank. All of these ideas are easy, fun and will bring a special touch to your summer party this year.


  • The theme for your party always starts with the invitation. This DIY invitation is actually a free printable from Eat Drink Chic and will really set the tone for your summer picnic!

  • Over on Etsy, I found these adorable gingham pinwheels that would be a cute accent to a summer party or even set them up for kids to make at a craft table.

  • Set a simple white table with a red gingham table runner for a classic picnic feel without having to lay out in the grass.

    Image via Pinterest
    Photo Credit: Maryanne Taylor Photography

  • Turn that gingham pitcher of yours into a centerpiece for your summer table with matching flowers. 

    Image via Hello Magazine

  • If you want to get a little creative, try making these gingham patterned cookies for your guests. If found these over at Glorious Treats who has an easy tutorial for those who want to try them out!

  • If you really want to get into gingham, try adding these place mats or cute little paper flower napkin rings.

    Image via Celebrations at Home

  • I don't ever need an excuse to dress up my cupcakes, but I love the look of these different colored gingham cupcake wrappers!

    Image via Pinterest
    Photo credit: Andrea Wood

  • If you are serving treats, buy gingham paper and make DIY cones for veggies or popcorn. I found this idea over at Oink! The Blog and really loved her set up!

  • If you're hosting an outdoor party, fill these cute little favor bags with candy or a homemade cookie. Studio DIY gives the full how-to on how to make them for your next party.

  • Speaking of treats, these take home gifts look like jars of jam because of the gingham topper. They look really easy and inexpensive to make too. I found them over at a Pizzazzerie featured party for a kid's birthday!

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