These Are the Sweetest Ways to Celebrate National Watermelon Day
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These Are the Sweetest Ways to Celebrate National Watermelon Day

Calling all watermelon lovers! National Watermelon Day is right around the corner, and we can’t think of a better summer holiday to celebrate (except maybe National Ice Cream Day). Even if you’re not a fan of the *actual* fruit, we’ve got DIY and decor ideas that are so cute we think you’ll def be down with commemorating the occasion. Scroll on for festive pool floats, decorative door signs, and fruity recipes — all in the signature pink and green theme. Once you pick a few faves, compile your guest list and get that Facebook event going, because come August 3, it’s time to host your “sweetest” event yet!

1. DIY Watermelon Piñata: This project is easy to make and deliciously bright, and the finished project serves as both decor and a fun game. Dibs on taking the first swing! (via Minted)

2. Sunnylife Watermelon Float ($60): Get your float on with this perfectly themed watermelon version.

3. Watermelon Drink Stirrers: Because nothing beats a signature cocktail garnished with festive drink stirrers. Guests will be grabbin’ for these darling drinks all party long. (via Be Spoke Bride)

4. Anthropologie Watermelon Paper Napkin Set ($6): Skip the cheap drugstore napkins and instead opt for the season’s most fashionable fruit version. Cleaning up messes will never be more fun!

5. ban.do Giant Circle Watermelon Towel ($68): Your towels just got a juicy upgrade. Leave these out around the pool as decor, even when the activities end.

6. Watermelon Float Drink: The best part of every holiday is the cocktails, so mix up this juicy recipe to keep your affair afloat into the night. (via Brit + Co)

7. Target Facedown Beach Lounger ($35): Summer is for lounging, so grab a couple of these outdoor recliners and place around the patio.

8. Grilled WatermelonForget the burgers and buns — grilled watermelon is where it’s at. Add a dollop of citrus whipped cream for a mouth-watering treat that you won’t be able to stop biting into. (via Brit + Co)

9. DIY Mix n’ Match Fruit CoastersEasy to make and even more fun to use, these DIY coasters are calling your name — even if you don’t consider yourself much of a “DIYer.” (via Paper and Pin)

10. Nordstrom Watermelon Cup & Straw ($9): Pinkies up — it’s time to throw back your bevvies in style. And because this cup has a built-in straw, slurping is totally allowed.

11. Amara Watermelon String Lights ($26): Basic string lights are sooo last summer. Swap in watermelon ones instead to give your yard decor a trendy upgrade — and a LOT of added ambiance.

12. DIY Watermelon Hello Summer Sign: It doesn’t get much more festive than a customized welcome sign for the celebration. Use a wood plaque and some paint to create the punchiest door decor that’ll get your group right into the watermelon groove. (via Bugaboo City)

13. Watermelon Trinket Tray ($14): For a more refined affair, place watermelon trinket trays around the table as a sweet way to remind others why you’re celebrating in style.

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