With summer officially here, many of us are starting to think about hosting a summer party, BBQ, or birthday get-together. Here are some beautiful and clever ideas for getting your home ready for that summer get-together.
First, you’ll want your home maintenance to be up-to-date – especially in those highly visible areas. Clean your patio or deck; make sure your landscaping is trimmed and in good shape; vacuum your sliding door tracks. Here are a couple of links to summer maintenance checklists you might find helpful.
The web is full of summer entertaining decor ideas. Some are elaborate, but there are lots of inexpensive, creative, DIY ones as well. Here are some of our favorites:
- Choose a color theme and make it blue
- Make it an ice cream party!
- 5 Simple Steps to Get Your Home Ready for Entertaining
- Keep it simple with these party ideas
- Try one of these for pretty, rustic, outside decor
- 10 Creative ideas using Ikea products
- Throw a summer party for next to nothing
- Make it a BBQ with these great ideas!
- For the really creative among us, try these…