With summer just around the corner I thought I would look at summer themed parties - so here are some of my favourite ideas I have found.
Ice Cream Party
Ice cream is the perfect summer treat and is perfect for indoor and outdoor parties (the weather in Scotland can be unpredictable so it's good to have plenty of indoor ideas!).
I love the idea of an ice cream bar as you can use it on any scale and it can be set up quite quickly so if the kids have some friends round you could surprise them with a mini ice cream bar treat. You might find you have twice as many kids at your house the following week!
How about these cute little jellies for a watermelon themed party or just as a sweet way of serving up pudding?
An Hawaiian theme is great for summer. There are loads of UK based companies who stock Hawaiian themed party products too.
I'm sure we're all familiar with flies getting into our drinks at outdoor summer events so this simple idea is great.
I think the use of buckets and spades in your summer party decor is a must!! You could use plastic buckets for a fun party or those little tin ones in pretty colours for a more chic sophisticated feel.
Who doesn't love glow sticks?! And you can get them at Pound shops too so they are a great cheap way to brighten up your party when the sun starts to set!
There are lots of fun ways to use glow sticks at your party. Personally I wouldn't use any that suggest using the liquid from inside the sticks unless you can be sure it's sealed in a jar or bottle.
You can make cheap lanterns by cutting the end off a couple of glow sticks and pouring the contents into jars or bottles of water. Make sure you secure the lids well (maybe some tape or glue).
Use them to make a ring toss or bowling game or bury some in an ice bucket.
Well, that's it for today's round up. I hope it has helped to inspire you!
Check back soon for more party fun!