There are endless reasons to claim summer is your favourite of the seasons, but one reason stands out above the rest – the weather! Nice summer weather means you get to spend more time enjoying the outdoors. Whether it’s taking a camping trip, going for a picnic, or hosting a backyard party, a lovely summer day let’s you get outside and bask in the glorious sun. A perfect summer day is a host’s best friend. Rather than keeping your guests indoors, you can set up a lovely moment outside and host a cozy garden party. We’ve done a little research and have found everything you need to host the dreamiest garden party of the summer. From the patio set to the lighting to the dishes, these are all the garden party must-haves you’ll need for inspiration to host your own!
Not only does this week mark the arrival of (semi) consistent warm weather, but it’s also the first long weekend of the summer! If you’re a hostess with the mostest you’ve probably been counting down the days to the much-anticipated 3 day weekend. It’s your first chance of 2017 to host a fun barbecue for your friends, where you can (hopefully) gather outside and enjoy the weather. Luckily this weekend, although a mixed bag, looks like it will have a couple days of decent weather. Assuming things stay somewhat balmy, here are all the necessities you’ll need to throw the best long weekend BBQ ever.
When choosing decor for your holiday party you can go one of two ways. You can choose traditional accents, or try something totally new – it just depends what aesthetic and vibe you’re going for this year. Both are great in their own way. Traditional holiday decor is obviously classic, you can’t really go wrong. However, modern or quirky decor is a lot of fun and will mix things up. You’ll have to choose traditional vs. new for all aspects of your holiday decor from the tree to the wrapping to the table settings. To give you a head start we’ve put together a collection of lots of different holiday place settings to inspire you.