What’s the best part of summer? The parties, of course! Al fresco happy hours, BBQs, bonfires and pool parties are just a few of the endless event options that come with nice weather. And when it comes to fab summer fetes, the planning and prep are almost as fun as the event itself. After all, you get the best of all worlds: cooking, crafting, sampling the menu and cooling off in the pool with a cocktail as you enjoy the work you’ve accomplished. Setting a stellar scene and getting your guests excited are two of the most important parts of a successful summer shindig, so get ready to punch up your part with one or some of these 22 sizzlin’ summer printables.
3. Compliment Bunting: Let your guests know just how much you appreciate their presence with this DIY bunting. After all, who doesn’t love a little confidence boost every now and then? (via How About Orange)
4. Ice Cream Gift Tags: We can think of so many uses for these cute little guys — use them as actual gift tags for birthdays and weddings, tie them around party favors or use them for place settings and incorporate them into your decor. (via Eat Drink Chic)
7. Popsicle Stationary: We’re all about pretty paper goods. Use this coordinating stationery set to announce your party, then carry the theme through to the end by serving matching popsicles for dessert. (via The TomKat Studio)
13. Strawberry Ice Cream Cone Wrappers: We never would have thought to create our own ice cream cone wrappers, but we were super happy to find that Design Eat Repeat did! Wrap your cone in a strawberry print and pretend your ice cream is just as healthy as fruit. (via Design Eat Repeat)
14. Festive Fruit Drink Labels: Maybe florals aren’t your thing, but you still love the idea of decking out your drinks. Attach these festive fruit labels for that perfect DIY lemonade bar. (via Eat Drink Chic)
16. Summer Themed Party Invites: We have all of your invite needs covered…and color-coded! Who needs a pick-your-own adventure book when you can use these to choose your own party? (via Somewhat Simple)
17. Ice Cream Social Invitation: We rarely refer to our modern get-togethers as socials, but we’re all for reviving that term. Especially when this cute invite and ice cream are involved. (via A Pair of Pears)
What kinds of parties are you planning this summer? Let us know how you’ll use these great printables to help you plan and decorate in the comments below or on Facebook.