Summer is finally here and with it comes a barrage of house guests and constant entertaining. We love it but it does take a bit of effort, preparation, and a reasonable budget. In fact, we are always surprised at how much it actually costs to host friends and relatives. In addition to the basics, such as stocking the fridge with fresh vegetables and produce, most summers, just before our guests begin to arrive we inevitably seem to find ourselves in desperate need of fresh towels or sheets or even a shower curtain. And of course, we are always searching for that little something special that will freshen the guest room up and help transform it from fine to fabulous. Continue Reading →
Sometimes we are inspired by our visitors emails, sometimes by FB posts, and sometimes even by articles we find in Yahoo. Today we were inspired by one of our favorite Instagram followers. @PoshSoiree posted the featured ferris wheel centerpiece and the minute we saw it we knew we needed to get our wheels spinning to find the best of the best in carnival, specifically ferris wheel party supplies. We found coordinating invitations, party decor and paper goods and even fun party favors. Continue Reading →
Looking for a fun and unique way to celebrate Father's Day this year? Go retro and throwback the clock to the 1990's. Think Legends of the Hidden Temple or Double Dare or any other 90's TV shows that today's younger dads grew up watching. Now you can not only introduce Dad's favorite show to the next generation, Dad can act like a kid again, and get away with it. Plan ahead to create a fun obstacle course and backyard game emporium that the whole family can participate in and continue to enjoy over and over again throughout the summer It can be as simple as using pool noodles, duct tape & wooden dowels as this dad did in the video below. Continue Reading →
Here is a quick nod to the summer wedding season as it winds down. For those of you who love everything nautical and everything hearts, why not combine the two by offering your guests a yummy heart shaped chocolate parting gift with a bit of anchor whimsy. Sees Candies now offers delicious Celebration Hearts packaged perfectly for wedding favors. Now tie either an anchor gift tag from the bow or splurge and tie this nautical theme brushed metal bookmark so your guests have a wedding keepsake.
For a less expensive alternatively, buy bulk foil wrapped hearts and package them in either an anchor muslin favor bag or a personalized watercolor white or kraft goodie bag in the caribbean blue design color.
For more nautical theme wedding favors, please keep checking back. Party Idea Pros complete guide to the best nautical wedding favors should be posted shortly.