Adult Summer Fun

It is time to dive right into an adult pool party! Nothing says summer like staying cool at the pool. We a few ideas to help you throw a successful  adult pool party:

Using  hand-written invitations will keep your guest list down.

Offer your guests  ice-cold cocktails  upon their arrival. This will help put your guests at ease.

Set up candles around the entire outdoor area. Hang strings of lights to create a summer feel. Make sure to place lotions, bottles of sunscreen and towels in the bathroom. That way, your guests can freshen up. Don’t forget the bug spray !

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Don’t forget  the summer float for the pool! How about floating boom box  for your music?

Set up several mini serving stations so high traffic areas won’t get congested . This will make it easier for your guests to mingle and have fun.  Think fun, bright, creative foods and drinks for your guests. Provide alcoholic beverages  as well as non- alcoholice ones.

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Set up a comfortable  lounge area for your non-swimmers .

Use colorful plastic tableware. That way there will be less dishes to clean  and guests will be safe. No one  wants to see a glass break around a pool.

Try filling up a floating device with ice cold beverages on ice. Let it float.. so guests can grab a drink without  having to get out of the pool.

Dive in to some creative fun with your party!

 

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Designing The Perfect Summer Party

 

Summertime has been the time for relaxation and fun for many years. We grow up enjoying summers away from school as a time to enjoy not having the responsibility of school work. No wonder there are still so many adults who look forward to this time of the year and summer entertaining.

Here are some of our ideas for creative summer entertaining.  

Turn a weeknight BBQ dinner into something special.  Tie a sheet up in a tree and invest in a portable projector.  Hooked up to your laptop, you can host your own alfresco outdoor movie night. Turn your backyard into your own private theatre. Setup the hammock, and arrange outdoor furniture.  Throw pillows and blankets on the grass.  Serve some  movie theatre cuisine with a twist ! Think  truffled  popcorn, sliders, and homemade sodas.

 

 

 

Picnic blankets don’t need to be red and white gingham.  Why not bring your oriental outside and patchwork them on the lawn? As long as the weather is fair – bring indoor furniture outside for a special alfresco experience – dining tables, chairs, lamps – etc.  Alternatively, bring the outdoors in by repurposing gardening tools as serving pieces for a summer salad station.  We love using gardening trowels as spoons for an outdoorsylook and feel.  And it goes without saying that the spoils of summer – flowers, foliage, fruits, and vegetables – are a reminder of the season.

 

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Ice Cream has so many flavors and new artisanal vendors these days! Adults and children alike will enjoy a good old-fashioned Ice Cream Social.  Get creative with boozy ice cream creations for grownups like Bourbon Vanilla Milkshakes. Get out your soda glasses!

Keep it simple, but undeniably elegant by incorporating antique elements into your table decor. Crystal glasses and aged golden candle holders sitting on top of a bare picnic table combine to present a rustic, yet graceful setting. Building on this idea, use flowers to add pops of color to your party. Lights…..Use lots of lights!

 

 

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Beers, sodas, and wines don’t need to be chilled in ugly coolers.  Presentation is obviously everything – think about what you might have in your home that could be repurposed as coolers. Wheelbarrows, inflatable kiddie pools, bathtubs, canoes, and rowboats are all great coolers when filled with ice and bottled drinks!

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For The Love Of Cake Pops!!

We love desserts at events! In recent years the traditional cake has been replaced with smaller, mini desserts such as cake pops. Cake-pops  provide a sweet treat for your guest while adding dimension and color to your decor. The best thing about these little sweet confections is that they leave so much room for creativity. The colors and designs can be tailored to your event theme. This cake pop was for a Sweet Sixteen that we designed…
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