10 Backyard Summer Party Essentials You Didn’t Know You Needed
We all know that good friends, tasty noms, and lots of ice cream will guarantee a super-fun summer night. But whatever you do, don’t forget that on-trend, seasonal decor! The 10 flashy party extras below are just the thing to take your basic backyard party to *ultimate summer bash* status in a snap. Add a bottle (or three!) of rosé and you’ll be ready to let the good times roll!
Neon lights FTW! Snag an electrifying pineapple or pink flamingo to really make your tropical theme shine brightly.
So. Pretty. These pastel-colored cake stands bring a bit of chic to your next party. Well, those, and the adorable mini-pies stacked on top.
What’s party-ready and glowing all over? All signs point to these inflatable balls that can decorate your pool or just bounce around the yard for some crazy-cool mood lighting.
Boost your cocktail hour style with beachy glass lanterns. Pop citronella candles inside and you’ll be slaying your decor AND those pesky bugs.
Fact: It’s not a proper summer shindig without a piñata. Turn up the tunes, cue the candy, and break it down.
If you’re gonna throw an Instagram-worthy bash, you better have a camera there to document it all! This one prints pics instantly so you can send home the best snaps as favors.
Every backyard fête needs a game or two to help break the ice. Giant Jenga is simple enough to play when everyone’s a few drinks in, but will still provide some healthy competition.
Square ice cubes are so last year. Use flamingos and pineapples to cool your cocktails in the trendiest way possible.
This baby is ready to go for shaded poolside lounging or your next backyard hang with your bestie. Just add wine for the *perfect* day.
Go big or go home with a full-on flamingo theme! Stick a giant flamingo balloon in your front yard and the party locale will be loud and clear.