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How to Throw a Stylish Summer Party

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How to Throw a Stylish Summer Party

With Australia Day just around the corner and the weather looking beautiful for the next few weekends, we’ve put together some inspiration to throw a stylish Australian summer party!

Decorations are a must, but don’t feel limited to decorating with plastic flags at your party this summer! Think bold colours, greenery, and ~fun~!

Image: Apartment Therapy
Image: Apartment Therapy
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Image: Studio DIY
Image: Sugar and Charm
Image: Sugar and Charm

To play

Yard games are a great idea for any summer party! You can get your DIY on and make a giant Connect 4 or Yahtzee set like these ones or even craft a giant Jenga or Scrabble game – you can get creative and recreate your favourite games!

Image: Apartment Therapy
Image: Apartment Therapy
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Image: Style Me Pretty
Image: Sugar and Cloth
Image: Sugar and Cloth

To eat

This Tim Tam cake is going to get your guests excited about eating desert! The cream inside of this delish chocolate cake makes for a massive version of Australia’s favourite biscuit, what more could you want!?

Donna Hay’s Lamington Ice-cream Bars are the perfect way to celebrate the Australian lamington while cooling down at summer party!

Hello nostalgia! Just incase you forgot about these beauties, we’re here to remind you. Fairy bread is a must have at any summer party you host or have to bring a plate to. Your friends will definitely thank you.

Tim Tam Cake | Image: Bake Play Smile
Tim Tam Cake | Image: Bake Play Smile
Lamington Ice-cream Bars | Image: Donna Hay
Lamington Ice-cream Bars | Image: Donna Hay
Fairy Bread | Image: Cosmopolitan
Fairy Bread | Image: Cosmopolitan

To drink

These Pink lemonade jelly shots are going to impress all of your guests at your next summer party! Not only are they gorgeous but they are 10/10 delicious. You could even take inspiration from these and make some non-alcoholic jelly shots if there are going to be kids around.

For this refreshing non-alcoholic watermelon punch, blend together some watermelon, coconut water, fresh mint, ice and lime juice and serve in a beautiful vessel! It will sure go down a treat on a hot summers day.

Champagne popsicles are the perfect way to cool down at your next summer party! They are pretty, pink and delish and who doesn’t like enjoying a nice popsicle on a hot summers day!

For more drinks inspiration check out our favourite gin cocktails!

Pink Lemonade Jelly Shots | Image: Notey
Pink Lemonade Jelly Shots | Image: Notey
Non-alcoholic Watermelon Punch | Image: Lauren Conrad
Non-alcoholic Watermelon Punch | Image: Lauren Conrad
Champagne Popsicles | Image: Bakers Royale
Champagne Popsicles | Image: Bakers Royale

For more inspiration on how to throw a trendy Summer Party, check our Pinterest board!

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