Throw a Summer Party (That’s Low-Maintenance and Low-Cost) Part 2

curbly summer round-up

In last week’s Easy Summer Entertaining post, we started to get ready for our backyard BBQs and mellow get-togethers with our friends and family. Since we plan on keeping the cooler packed all summer long, here is Part 2 of low-key, fun, summer entertaining ideas. To start off, we are diving into a meta moment with this summer entertaining round-up by Curbly in my summer entertaining round-up.

Cup of Jo refreshing waters

For a cleansing refreshment, try out these three different all-natural flavored waters on Cup of Jo.

watermelon salad

Any watermelon salad is oh-so-summer and just screams refreshing. This one, in particular, looks mouth-watering and delicious. Via Design Sponge.


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Add a fun and whimsical element into the mix, especially for the small fries invited to your summer party, with this adorable pom pom ice cream cone banner on HGTV’s YouTube channel.

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Think making your own invitations to your summer bash is too tough? Not true! Marianne shows us a really easy way to custom make a stamp for your invites on HGTV Handmade. I would choose one great design for summer (like, say, a watermelon) and use that for each of your summer get-togethers, making DIY custom invitations a breeze!

Milo + gold fringe photobooth

Also on Handmade, I show you how to make a fun fringe photo-booth backdrop that you can use for a small party, or make it large-scale for a big bash or a wedding. What is a party without photos to capture all of the fun?

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  1. RichT 1 year ago

    What is a blog on myspace.

  2. JOHN KAISER PHD 1 year ago

    What’s a blog?

  3. Mark 1 year ago

    why do you blog? why is blogging important?

  4. addmeonxbox360myuserisfallior 1 year ago

    Which of the three books is best for a summer reading book?

    the alchemist
    Paulo Coelho

    the color of water
    James McBride

    pride & prejudice
    Jane Austen

  5. Matt Mitovich 1 year ago

    So I have a tumblr blog, and I decided to make another blog on the same account. Except, I don’t understand where my followers are for my second blog? And how do I follow people ONLY on one blog?

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