Published on June 5, 2016

mini wooden serving boards

Part coasters and part serving boards, these color blocked hexagon patterns will lend an uplifting note to just about any table!

Get the how-to on Sugar and Cloth.

ombre glassware

Give old glassware a new lease on life with a chic ombre effect.

Get the how-to on Studio DIY.

fresh herb bouquets

Recreate these fragrant herb clusters and scatter them on the table in lieu of a centerpiece.

Get the how-to on Almost Makes Perfect

retro bar cart

Step up your serving game with this ultra chic and retro-inspired bar cart!

Get the how-to on Sugar and Cloth.

hanging flower chandelier

Skip the centerpiece this summer and opt for something with a little more flair. This abundant display not only features a slew of vibrant shades, it also contributes a dynamic finish to the aesthetic of the setup.

Get the how-to on We Are Scout.

unicorn piñata

Give the standard piñata a one-of-a-kind makeover for plenty of sparkle and a little touch of magic.

Get the how-to on Oh Happy Day.

tiny fruit garland

String these playful fruit-inspired garlands on the wall or line them up along the length of the table for added pops of color.

Get the how-to on Tell, Love, and Party.

flower crowns

Set up a mini floral station and allow guests to DIY floral crowns of their own!

Get the how-to on Roots is Canada.

ice cream cone buddies

What’s summer without ice cream? These playful wraps will guarantee a flawless cone.

Get the how-to on Oh Happy Day.

diy table runner

Scattered brush strokes lend a colorful and abstract touch to the rustic, outdoor table.

Get the how-to on We Are Scout.

spiked lollipops

Send guests off with these boozy sweets that come with a refreshing hint of mint.

Get the recipe on Sugar and Cloth.

pineapple favor bags

Recreate these very seasonally-appropriate favor bags with brown paper bags and a little paint!

Get the how-to on The House That Lars Built.

palm-printed balloons

These chic palm-printed balloons will contribute a modest and alluring effect to just about any decor scheme.  

Get the how-to on Studio DIY.

watermelon tequila pops

No summer fete is complete without a boozy treat and these refreshing ice pops are sure to be a hit.

Get the recipe on The Little Epicurean

diy backyard games

Keep the little ones entertained with a variety of life-sized lawn games from Jenga to yard dice.

Get the how-to here.

mini honeycomb ice cream garland

As far party garlands go, we’re all for switching things up a bit. This colorful variety is an essential for the ice cream sundae party!

Get the how-to on Oh Happy Day.

fruit party hats

Rethink summer’s best in produce in a more wearable form. These playful party hats are a must for the little ones’ birthdays!

Get the how-to on Studio DIY.

diy croquet set

This Alice in Wonderland-inspired set will guarantee the little ones endless hours of entertainment.

Get the how-to on The Home Depot Blog.

diy donut balloons

Confetti balloons are so 2015. This year, we’ve got our eyes on these.

Get the how-to on Studio DIY.

paper plants

For when you can’t quite spring for the real thing, this vibrant sort will certainly do.

Get the how-to on The House That Lars Built.

diy photo backdrop

Every summer fete deserves a leafy backdrop and this intricate display is just what we had in mind.

Get the how-to on Almost Makes Perfect.

watermelon serving tray

Consider it the season’s ultimate fruit. We’re seeing watermelons popping up left and right and can’t think of a more colorful alternative for a serving tray.

Get the how-to on Oh So Beautiful Paper.

copper salad servers

Because the greens could always use a little more shine.

Get the how-to on Almost Makes Perfect.

fruit cocktail umbrellas

Ditch the standard stir sticks, opting for these fruity ones instead! We can practically taste the sweet salty air of the ocean.

Get the how-to here.

diy daisy napkins

Embellish your standard set of table linens with colorful summer floral appliques!

Get the how-to on Sugar and Cloth.

diy brunch macarons

What is better than brunch? Thematically painted macarons that channel the best of brunch!

Get the how-to on Sugar and Cloth.

floral cake toppers

These whimsical toppers will add a dynamic and vibrant layer to any summer confection. Get creative with the color schemes and experiment with various floral forms as well!

Get the how-to on The House That Lars Built.

flamingo ring toss

Expand your outdoor game repertoire with this whimsically eclectic take on a ring toss!

Get the how-to on Sugar and Cloth.

outdoor movie theater

There is nothing quite like watching a movie under the stars, especially on a warm summer’s eve.

Get the scoop on Hello Paper Moon.

yogurt parfait bar

Set up a DIY parfait bar for the summer brunch. Opt for an assortment of fresh fruits and various toppings for an added crunch.

See more here.

wine tassel charms

These pastel wine charms come in a variety of summer shades and are a must for the bar cart!

Get the how-to on Sugar and Charm.

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