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Summer Party Inspirations

Summertime inspires us in so many ways to call up our loved ones and organize a cool summer party to beat the heat. When school’s out and the weather is warm, a summer party is the best way to enjoy the long lazy days.

For this summer, we looked all over the web for some of the most unique and trendiest summer party ideas out there to inspire your next shindig.

From cool drinks to sweet treats and everything in between, a summer party must have a warm weather feel to it. Check out some of these ideas that are perfect for a soiree in the summer!

Bring the Picnic to Your Deck

If you’re lucky enough to have a deck on your home, take advantage of this awesome outdoor space for your summer party. We love this idea on Savvy Southern Style that brings the picnic theme straight to your backyard deck.

summer party deck idea

Without traveling far, you can still have a picnic inspired party on your deck.

Decorate With Ordinary Items

Pen N’ Paperflowers featured this creative lemonade summer party. As part of the outdoor décor, they featured ordinary tin cans that doubled as flower vases.

tin cans for summer decorating

Tying them throughout the party space such as on these wrought iron chairs gave the summer party a whimsy feel to it. 

Beach Inspired Décor

Party Love featured these cute idea here. They decorated their summer party with sand pails normally found on the beach.

sand pail for summer decorating

You can create centerpieces with multiple sand pails displayed on tables. You can even find mini ones and give away party favors inside of them. 

Spiked Popsicles to Cool Down With

A big trend for summer that looks like it’s here to stay are boozy popsicles. Spiked sweets are always a welcomed treat at a party.

summer party spiked popsicles

We took the summer staple treat and added some booze for the perfect treat to serve your guests at a summer party. 

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