Jul 13, 2012

Happy Fridays: Summer Party Inspiration!

Well this summer has certainly been a scorcher but it shouldn’t stop us from doing a little party planning! If you are looking for some new ways to beat the heat try one of the unique summer parties below:

Classic Summer Soiree

If you are looking to host something a little more upscale, maybe for a shower or birthday, the above items are a great place to start. Candle lit picnic tables, fresh made lemonade, white paper lanterns…all great components for a beautiful summer soiree.

Screen on The Green

A great way to celebrate summer with friends and family is with a little outdoor movie viewing! Have attendees each bring a set of pillows and blankets while you provide some tasty treats.

Ice Cream Social

A summer classic, ice cream socials are great for all kinds of events, and won’t put a dent in the bank either. Provide a couple different flavors and a small toppings table and you are good to go, and staying cool all at the same time!

Happy Friday everyone!

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About the Contributor: Kristen Smith is a graphic designer and illustrator residing in Augusta, GA with her fiance Jon-Michael and two fur babies, Desmond and Penelope. She knew from a very young age that she wanted to do something creative and began taking design classes in high school. After receiving a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia, she worked hard to establish a freelance career and officially launched her own company in 2011. Kristen is an award-winning designer, a celebrated creative for Minted.com, and has been working with NAPCP since it's inception in 2009.  She has a passion for fresh and beautiful designs with subtle feminine hints and a dash of whimsy.   Her passion for design is rivaled only by her passion for animals. She has been an avid animal rights supporter for many years and presently works with a local rescue organization fostering and rehabilitating cats. When she is not designing or sketching, you can find her crafting or in the garden!  She is also an entertainment junkie and watches entirely too many movies and television shows. Kristen looks forward to the extraordinary possibilities each new day brings!  

 

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