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14 Ideas for Throwing an EPIC Summer Bachelorette Party

Getting engaged and planning a wedding are such special moments in life, but it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the little details. That’s why throwing a spectacular bachelorette party for your stressed-out bestie is crucial! Take advantage of the warm weather by taking the party outside with one (or more) of these epic summer bachelorette party ideas.

1. Backyard Campout: Set up a few tents or forts in your backyard and have one last kumbaya under the stars with your favorite group of girls. Camping pro tip: Replace the regular chocolate in your s’mores for peanut butter cups for an extra special treat. (via Love Toast)


2. Drinkable Party Necklace: Start the night off with a shot necklace to get the party going. (via The Chic Site)


3. Movie Night: Enjoy the warm air and cover the lawn with blankets and throw pillows to host a cozy marathon of the bride-to-be’s favorite romantic movies. Stick with the rom coms though, because you don’t want everyone crying all night. (via Intimate Weddings)


4. Watermelon Margarita Italian Ice: Now you can have your tequila and eat it too. (via Pickles + Honey)


5. Tea Party: Scour your favorite thrift stores for cute china and give that special lady the tea party of her dreams. Big hats and lace gloves are not required, but highly encouraged. (via Hostess With the Mostess)


6. DIY Silkscreen Tote: Show off your crafty side with silkscreen totes full of survival essentials for the bridal party. (via Something Turquoise)


7. Garden Party: Get your hands dirty with a garden party and have each guest plant their own arrangement that they can take home at the end of the day. It’s an activity and a party favor all in one. (via Ruffled Blog)


8. Throne of Awesome: The bride-to-be deserves more than a chair covered in curling ribbon and leftover bows. Give her a throne that is as awesome as she is. (via The Alison Show)


9. Survival Kit: Now that you made those silkscreen totes, it’s time to fill them. Things like fun sunglasses, sunblock, hair ties and Advil for the morning after will ensure that everyone has a great time. (via Leopard and Lavender)


10. Girls-Only Road Trip: Rent a crazy car for the weekend and hit the road with your group of gals for the trip of a lifetime. Whether you’re just lounging by the pool or exploring the town on a bike, it will definitely be something no one will forget. (via Wedding Chicks)


11. DIY Bridal Party Shirts: Make sure your group stands out with personalized tanks. All you need is a bleach pen and 15 minutes. (via Something Turquoise)


12. Monogramed Floppy Hats: Not only are these ridiculously cute, but they’re also essential if you plan on being in the direct sun all day. No one wants to be a sunburned bride (or bridesmaid)! (via Lovely Little Style)


13. Strawberry Basil Iced Tea Sparkler: Whether your guests prefer their tea spiked or not, this strawberry version won’t fail to impress. (via What’s Gaby Cooking)


14. Tiki Party: Transform your space into a tropical tiki party and make sure all the girls get lei’d when they arrive. (via 100 Layer Cake)

How do you plan on celebrating your favorite bride-to-be this summer? Talk to us in the comments!

Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)