Pick your Style Statement!

Oyster-and-pearlsNo matter what occasion it is, pearls will make you the talk of the party. It’s symbolic beauty and elegance is breath taking and empowers you to walk confidently.

Style is your statement or definition to define yourself. It is very important to wear or carry something to suit your whole personality or something you could carry well. It is helpful designers these days are educating what really goes awesome with their entire look and also help upgrade their aesthetics for further grooming. From clothing to jewelry, every single spec adds life to your look.

Pearls and Jewelry
Jewelry is one of the most eye-catching accessories among all. It enhances the entire glance of the charisma that you deliver. Pearls and jewelry walk hand in hand. Adornments with pearls give a very sophisticated and cherishing look to its design and help earn appreciation. Out of all kinds of jewelry, pearls stands high. It is astonishingly classy and gives a very elite look. A nice trendy accent with a Pearl Necklace Pendant is enough to catch the eyes of those around you. It is not only glamorous to carry simple and subtle pearls but it helps you gorgeously amazing. There are different styles in pearl necklaces like Bib Necklace, Rope, Collar, Matinee, Princess, Opera and Chokar etc. Each style is designed to bring versatility to necklace range. No matter what design you wear, pearls in them are enough to make others fall in love with it. Thus, it draws back attention to itself no matter what!!

Pearls are nature’s best gift for its women. It is a symbol of purity, grace and dignity present in different colors and sizes. With the growing demand of pearl jewelry, designers or pearl dealers have started harvesting them with great care and in depth knowledge, therefore known as ‘Organic Gems’. Artificially harvested gems are comparatively cheaper than those naturally found in ocean bed. HURRAY!! You don’t need to look desperate any more. Pearls like Akoya, South Sea, Tahitian Pearls are now available is very reasonable price range, color and sizes. Wear what you dreamt of and be the way you love.

Buying pearls is not an easy job. You need to have true knowledge and insight while actually going for pearls or else someone can take good use of your innocence. It’s best to approach for some of the trusted names for pearl jewelry. There are some renowned stores dealing in pearls since decades and delivers you the best of pearl jewelry at your door step. All you need to check their online gallery to pick the best of style, design and size when you are going to buy pearls.

Pearls are associated with motion, fluid or water energy. It is believed Pearls are best for those who are inclined towards water element. It goes well with young women or ladies who love to socialize regardless of what time they are hanging out. The best part about pearl accessories is that it has a pleasant room to accommodate any event type or hangouts. It’s simple but enriching, in short it’s the best among all jewelry lines.

Christy Reddy is an online blogger and passionate writer, she loves to discover more ways to describe her thoughts. She love to write on different industries topics especially for fashion industry.

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Lakeside Selection: Our Choice of Favorite Items for the Week

You finished doing your spring cleaning months ago, but have you really been trying your hardest to maintain the neatness? It’s always easy to allow your home to revert back a total state of disarray, but maintenance doesn’t always have to be such a chore. After all, you’ve worked so hard to organize, tidy up, and get rid of the clutter, you should be able to enjoy it for more than just a month or two! The best maintenance is hassle-free and doesn’t interfere with your daily or weekly cleaning routines.

For instance, if you have pets, you already know how hard it can be to perpetually make sure that your couch and the furniture stay clean! Furniture covers are a great way to keep dander, and pet fur from consuming your time. Their quilted design and plush armrests make them comfortable enough to be the perfect lounging area for your pet. Need to entertain guests? Removal is a breeze. Also, storage is very simple as they fold really well to fit into tight spaces. Since they come in such vibrant colors, we love to use these to spruce up old or dull pieces of furniture. Whatever your needs are, take advantage of these to maximize your spring cleaning efforts!

Paying attention to cleanliness is just the start, though. Even a clean house can look dirty if things are strewn about. Do you own many pairs of shoes? These are almost always the worst offenders to cleanliness.  They have the uncanny ability to make an area appear extremely messy within mere seconds. Cabinet storage is the best way to keep your floor free from any unnecessary clutter. These are available in either 24-pair or 36-pair units to accommodate shoe collections of all sizes! They come equipped with a zippered sheet so you’ll never have to worry about trying to find a lost shoe again. Vertical storage is absolutely the best way to open your floor plan for more space.

After a vigorous cleaning, the last thing you want to see is a dull floor. Unfortunately, hardwood floors quickly lose their luster, especially in high-traffic areas. The result is that people often get fed-up and end up neglecting their floors. Floor runners are the perfect solution for these kinds of problems. Not only do they stay in place, but they protect your floors from unnecessary wear and tear. These runners come in 60”, 90”, and even 120” to meet the particular needs of any floor. Also, select from a myriad of colors to match your décor, and make the most of it!

These are just a few of our favorites from the week to help you maintain a clean and beautiful home. Don’t put up with a month of beauty and neatness, and eleven months of mediocrity. These simple solutions can save you a great deal of time, and most importantly, a great deal of extra work. Explore our collection for new and exciting ways to make your spring cleaning efforts last well into the summer months, and beyond!

Get the Look: This Fall’s Latest Trends that Don’t Cost a Fortune

This fall and winter, designers have overwhelmingly opted for gorgeously wearable styles instead of avant-garde looks that only a model can manage. That’s the good news; the bad news is that designer fashions can still cost as much as a respectable down payment on a new car. Get the look for less by paying attention to the common themes and trends across collections and translating those elements of style to your own wardrobe. Here are a few of the things we loved for this fall.

Colorful Cardigans


It may not be sweater weather at the moment, but designers’ fall and winter collections put the focus on cardigans in contrasting tones for men and women. While the demure sweater set is a timeless classic, a fresher way to enjoy sweater dressing is with mixing and matching. If you invest in cashmere or angora from a designer name, you could spend extravagantly, but this is a great look to get for less. Our women’s cardigans feel cozy and look stylish over a simple T-shirt in a contrasting hue.

Scarves with Everything

It started as a hipster style statement, but bright scarves for women have gone mainstream and are one of fall’s hottest accessories. What makes the style new for this year is its ease. These scarves aren’t carefully pinned and tucked but are casually looped around your neck. This trend is as practical as it is pretty; when the weather turns blustery, your scarf can keep your hair sleek. Designers are showing squares of colorful fabric with triple-digit price tags, but we don’t see any reason to pay more than a few dollars for one of the season’s most fun styles.

Colors as Neutrals


Rich maroon, goldenrod yellow and pale ice blue may sound far from neutral, but designers sent them down runways in place of staid beiges and conservative browns this season. What makes brighter tones work as neutrals is pairing them with lighter, more vibrant accents. An oxblood coat becomes a potent color statement when combined with a traditional neutral such as ivory or black, but wear it with a flash of vivid poppy orange, and it plays a supporting role beautifully. Wear this major style with a minor impact on your budget by picking a coat or dress you already have in a rich tone and finding a bright new accent color to go with it. Wearing multiple colors calls for subdued makeup, so borrow a style tip from the runway and go with nude hues on your face.

Green for Fall


Speaking of color, one standout hue for the fall was green. Blue-tinged teal, fresh chartreuse and rich emerald hues all had their proponents, but designers seemed to prize a mossy loden green above all. The shade was a big hit in the late 1960s too, so combining it with retro accessories is fun; we like it with our patchwork shoulder bag. A runway-ready green leather duster could put a dent in your budget, but the same stylish hue in a more affordable material can be yours for well under $100. Green is nature’s favorite color, so it’s no wonder that it goes so well with any neutral. Combine it with crisp white for early fall, then transition to darker charcoal grays, blacks and browns as the season progresses.

Fashion is what designers do for a living, but style is something you create on your own. Don’t be timid about setting trends. Start with these fall basics and add a touch of your unique style to them for a look that’s priceless.

How Shopping Online Can Help Trim Your Gift Budget

Shopping-OnlineBuying presents for the people you care about can, at times, become a real burden for your finances. If you want to provide what’s best for the people you love most, the expenses can quickly pile on and you may find yourself spending way more than you should.

However, there is an answer to getting the best gifts and staying on the budget – it just takes a little time, planning, and, most importantly, knowing where to look.

The Internet is great not only as a source of information and entertainment, but also as a place to find the best deals while shopping. If you know where to look and plan in advance, you can save very significant amounts over the course of the year.

There are a few key ways approach online shopping, if you want to get the best prices.

Plan Ahead
If you want to get the best out of shopping online, sometimes you have to wait for the best prices. Make a list of all the people you plan on buying gifts and start putting aside money for the planned purchases. Then it’s just a matter of looking for sales and waiting for the right time to buy.

If you plan ahead, you not only save money, but don’t have to buy the gifts all at once–avoiding big spending over a short period of time.

Off-Season Shopping
The best time for certain things is when you actually don’t need them – for instance, buying coats in the summer or summer dresses in the fall/winter seasons. That is because sales of seasonal goods tend to be slow in the off-season and sellers usually drastically cut their prices to sell off the remaining goods before the new season approaches.

So always try to think in advance of what you’re going to buy and do it when the prices for it are the lowest.

Moving/Closing Sales or Stock Clearance
When a business relocates or is closing down, it usually tries to get rid of their goods, because it would be too expensive to transport to a new location or because they will have no use for it, and consider it better to sell short than to leave it to collect dust in a storage facility.

That is your chance to get amazing deals, that are a fraction of the retail price, so always look for businesses that are looking to let go of their goods.

Rule Of Thumb: Always Ebay It
There’s no other place to find great deals online like Ebay – you should always check if the thing you’re looking for isn’t available at a great price.

Either by bidding an auction, or by finding someone selling at a great Buy It Now price, you can often find that since anybody can sell on Ebay, the prices may sometimes are way below retail.

However, because anybody can sell, you should also be very careful when buying. Always look for trusted sellers with a good reputation, because otherwise you may get used, damaged or even fake goods instead of what you think you ordered.

Always Be Careful When Shopping Online
There are thieves everywhere, so don’t be surprised that there are people trying to cheat you on the Internet, too. Sometimes the unrealistic deals can mean that they actually are “unreal” and that you might not get your moneys’ worth.

Try shopping at places that have a reputation – you can even do a background check, looking around for reviews of the seller. If they swindled someone before, chances are they shared it with others.

While there may be a lot of stores and malls where you live, it certainly fades in comparison to the Internet – the biggest marketplace on the planet. That’s why you’ll always find the best deals shopping online – there are simply so many sellers to choose from, you’ll certainly find someone who offers a price that is affordable to you.

So, if you play it smart and follow these main principles while shopping online, you can buy the gifts you want and save money in the process, because, as the saying goes, a penny saved is a penny earned.

Michelle Forsyth is a self-employed writer and blogger with a BA from Melbourne University. When Michelle is not writing or blogging she spends time with her two kids and spends time online shopping  for the best deals!

Pinteresting Picks for June

When the sun goes down, it’s time to celebrate summer.  Get out of the office and into your backyard.  The comfort of our homes is something we crave on warm nights during the summer.  Here’s what we love the most from June:


These rustic led candle lights add great ambiance and the perfect amount of light to your yard.  Place them on your table or hang them in the trees.  The battery operated candle is a sure way to ensure safety.  Or remove the flame-less candle and replace it with a tea light candle, if you please.  For just five dollars apiece, these are an inexpensive way to add flair to any relaxing summer night.

BBQ-Grill-LightGrilling is the quickest way to cook homemade meals during the summer, but not everyone is around while the sun still up.  With a BBQ Grill Light, you are able to safely grill at all hours of the day and get more use out of your grill.  Get dual use out of the grill light and take it with you on camping trips!  The heavy-duty magnetic clip attaches to almost anything for quick, easy, and hands-free use.


Bonfires are a summer staple.  Mix it up and create fun S’mores bars for your backyard guests to enjoy.  Instead of the expected chocolate bars, graham crackers and marshmallows, give your guests the option to mix it up (while keeping the traditional ingredients available).  In place of the chocolate bar, spread Nutella or peanut butter on the graham cracker and fill with melty, roasted marshmallows, and a strawberry or two. Or, use a toasted coconut marshmallow to give your taste buds another special treat!

Outdoor-Beverage-HoldersWhat’s a better way to spend a summer night than on the lawn, at your nearby outdoor music arena?  With these adorable beverage holders, you can sit back and relax without having to keep your drink in your hand.  Just pop a few of them into the ground and set your drink right inside.  These drink holders are perfect for picnics, parties and days at the beach.  One more new addition includes a set to accommodate wine glasses, to help you wind down your summer nights!

Lakeside Selection: Our Choice of Favorite Items for the Week

Summer days feel wonderfully endless, and we’ve been inspired to find new ways to spend those long, lazy afternoons. Why not relax outside and enjoy the extra hours of daylight? A few creature comforts and some entertaining essentials can turn a weekend afternoon into an impromptu party. Here’s what we love this week.

Nothing’s more relaxing than a hammock, and this fun hammock chair lets you have one all to yourself. If you’re lucky enough to have a spreading tree in your yard, turn it into a favorite summer hang-out with a few hammock chairs. The chair also works with hammock stands or doubles as a porch swing. Great for a solitary retreat or as extra seating for get-togethers, swing chairs fit any outdoor living style. Cushioned canvas seats keeps these chairs as comfortable as they are cool.

Make more room around your deck with outdoor patio furniture sets that keep your favorite drink or snack within easy reach. Because they attach securely to a railing on your deck or porch, these tables won’t tip and spill your morning coffee or afternoon iced tea. When they aren’t in use, fold them up and out of your way. Each table holds up to 50 pounds, so go ahead and use them to serve meals or hold heavy bottles.

Beat summer sun with fun style when you add a few charmingly retro tiki umbrellas to your deck. The umbrellas look like natural thatch, but the synthetic straw is weather-resistant and hides a durable polyester fabric umbrella that provides as much shade as a traditional beach umbrella. If you’re planning a pool party, make it a luau when you decorate with tiki style. We love this look with tiki torches and plenty of colorful outdoor dining accessories that fit the Polynesian theme.

Speaking of color, you can get more of it into your outdoor decor with outdoor furniture covers in mouth-watering, summery hues such as watermelon and kiwi. These stretchy terry slipcovers give last year’s poolside furniture an instant update. They aren’t just another pretty detail, either; with pockets for your sunscreen, shades and a good summer read, these covers are practical too. When it’s time to head to the beach for the weekend, whisk the cover off your chaise at home and fold it into a convenient tote that’s perfect for the shore.

One of the best ways to stay cool in the summer is to keep all the things that heat your home outside, and that includes cooking. Grilling foods also gives them amazing flavor, especially when you have the equipment to make the most of your propane or charcoal grill. Grilling essentials turn out flawless fire-roasted peppers, grilled fish, kabobs, and more. Serve your delicious food on outdoor dinnerware sets and let your meals take on the rich flavors of the grill while keeping food where you want it. Move beyond burgers this summer and become a true grill master!

Tips To Keep In Mind While Buying An “Eco-Friendly” Home

eco-friendly-homeIn todays’ world where everyone seems to be environmental conscious, a large number of people are turning to realtors designated as EcoBrokers and websites to find a green-certified home. In this regard, some people only look for appliances and furnishings that will dramatically cut their utility bills whereas others choose abodes that are 100% green-certified. In any case, you need to keep many things in mind before spending a large fortunes and plunging in any contract.

Following are some of the tips that you should look forward to if you are looking for a perfect eco-friendly home.

Close proximity to the public transports is concerned extremely green nowadays. It has garnered so much attention that it can help your home to pass eco-friendly test quite easily. Using mass transit instead of personal cars will reduce the number of vehicles on the road and thus, will cut air pollution. Furthermore, many insurance companies offer discounted rates for homeowners whose houses are close to a public transportation system.

Materials like hardwood, bamboo, cork, tile etc. are perfect to make your home environmental friendly as they offer many benefits as compared to carpet flooring. First of all, they prevent the moisture and insects to penetrate through them that can later cause mold and mildew. Secondly, these things keep your floor cooler in summers and are very easy to maintain as well.

You should always look for the insulation that has an appropriate R-Factor (R Value) and is rated suitable for your particular region. R-Factor is actually the measure of insulation that is used to indicate how much it will be able to withstand hot or cold or for that matter moisture. In simple words, the higher the R-Factor, lower will be your utility bills.

Windows that are large, well-sealed, insulted and double-hung will serve your cause nicely. Large windows help you to minimize the use of artificial lighting as they let in plenty of natural light. The operability of double-hung windows provides you an opportunity to open them for ventilation. Similarly, insulated windows will filter any harmful rays coming from the sun.

There is a plethora of energy saving appliances in markets nowadays. Similarly, low flow plumbing fixtures in combination with energy saving appliances help you to consume less amount of energy thus considerably dropping your utility bills and helping environment as well.

Techniques like tankless water systems provide you hot or cold water whenever you want without any kind of storage. Therefore, you don’t need to turn on the shower before jumping in. Again, you need not to consume energy on heating water and therefore, can save some money on bills as well.

Shades are integral part of almost all kinds of home across the globe. Similarly roof overhangs are perfect for preventing sunlight to enter into your home and heating up your rooms.

Trees and herbs are natural coolers and therefore, landscaping should be the part of any project that aims at making your home eco-friendly. They will not only clean the environment surrounding your home but will also make it enticing and beautiful. In this regard, only plant native trees in your garden that minimize the need for irrigation.

The location of the house also determines whether it can be declared as an eco-friendly structure or not. A well-built and well placed home will always make full use of the sun around the year. Similarly, it should be surrounded by trees able to absorb pollution and noise. The rainwater should run of easily and finally, house should not be in the vicinity of agricultural lands that are plagued by pesticides, dust and pungent grass exuded by farm animals.

Anthony Powell is a realtor and home décor expert and writes on topics like using collage of photos on to canvas prints to adorn your home walls. He works for canvas prints UK based company that offers high quality home décor items. 

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5 Tips for Easy DIY

Forearm-forklift-strapsEveryone loves the after shot of a before-and-after DIY project, but the steps you take to prepare beforehand matter most when you’re the one doing the work. Whether it’s something as simple as adding new slipcovers to furniture to pull a look together or completely redoing a room for a new purpose, preparing for a do-it-yourself job before you apply the first brushstroke of paint is key to a successful transformation.

1. Get Organized
Having your supplies at your fingertips makes any DIY job easier. When your tools are within reach, you can take care of little do-it-yourself repairs around the house before they become bigger problems. It’s easier to find decorating inspiration when everything you need is in plain sight too. Turn a corner of your garage, utility room or sewing room into your do-it-yourself headquarters with storage tools that make the most of your space and keep essential equipment at the ready. Some cabinet storage solutions work for a variety of uses. A turntable bathroom organizer is great for medicine bottles and hygiene items, but it’s also an excellent caddy for tubes of beads and sequins, fabric paints or other small items for detail work.

2. Take It With You
Bringing your tools to the project instead of taking the project to your workspace is often more convenient. Using rolling cabinet storage and portable tool boxes lets you keep your supplies nearby as you make necessary repairs or let inspiration guide you. It’s easy to put off that paint retouching job when you don’t have your tools handy, but with easy-access carts and caddies, you have everything you need and can tackle the project with a minimum of fuss.

3. Plan Your Budget
Almost any project costs less when you do the work yourself, but a miscalculation in the beginning could lead an economical project into big cost overruns. Budgeting tools help you get a handle on expenses and figure out if it’s the right time to embark on that home improvement project. When you sit down with your calculator, consider opportunity costs too; your time is worth money, and you may find that it makes more sense to buy some parts of your project already made than to do everything from scratch.

4. Take Care of Your Tools
Before and during any improvement or repair job, keeping your tools in good shape is vital to a successful project. Painting a large room in a day may not be practical, but by wrapping paint rollers in plastic, you can pick up tomorrow where you stopped today. For outdoor projects, keeping tools and supplies in working order makes lawn and garden care simple. Having to disentangle your hose or clean your lawn mower before you use it can be enough to dissuade you from starting a new improvement project. Keep your equipment ready to go and take advantage of your cleaning, mowing or organizing urge when the mood strikes you.

5. Turn on the Lights
After you’ve done the work, treat your latest DIY project as a masterpiece and give it the lighting it deserves. The right lighting has the power to transform a room and make a home project look professional.

Top 8 Wedding Hair tips

Wedding-hair-tipsWeddings are the most important day for each and every person; with every bride yearning to look unique and beautiful on her special occasion. The hair style is one of the important things that make any bride look stunning and beautiful; how you wear it makes a huge contribution in completing your perfect day. Here are top wedding hair tips to ensure that your hair complements your big day.

Tip 1: Early planning
You need to book the salon early because, most of the wedding hair salons get booked up in advance. Do not make a mistake of making your hair a last-minute consideration because your hairstyle on your wedding can make or break your look. You will need time to explore different styles that suits you, according to your general theme, your accessories, dress, shoes height and more; you need to take everything into account. Thus, book the salon early so as to be able to try out various options and also gives you room to practice a few times before the big day.

Tip 2: Consult Your Stylist
You have to discuss with your stylist about various aspects of your hair such as color, length and your hair condition. This is because your stylist is a professional, thus he/she is best person to advise you on what hair style will not only compliment your face, but also, your accessories and your wedding dress.

Tip 3: Get a Comfortable hair look
Choose a style that looks like you or rather complements you. Wedding memories last a lifetime–you do not want to cringe when you look at your wedding photos years down the line. Although your hair an important factor for your wedding, it should not let it stress you; get a hair style that you are comfortable with and remember to consult your stylist and confide in him/her about what you really want.

Tip 4: Inspiration
Whether you have an idea or not about the style you want, it is important for you to look at various hair style pictures from various magazines and even the Internet. This may give an idea or even better enhance your existing idea on how to style your hair.

Tip 5: Trial Run:
It is a very crucial part of your wedding preparation. Have a practice run for your hair with your stylist prior to the wedding. The trial run is more or less a trial and error method where try various ideas, accessories etc. to establish what suits you the most. You should also remember to take pictures and mood boards during your hair trial. You can show these pictures to your friends and your family members who might be helpful too by giving you their opinion. Finally, your bridesmaids can also accompany you to the trial run so that they can practice to be by your side; they will be required to know how to do a number of activities during the wedding without causing a mess such as how to remove your veil without wreaking your hair.

Tip 6: What Bring Out The Best In You
There are various factors you should consider when choosing your hairstyle for your wedding day such as the accessories, neckline and your dress shape, but most importantly you should consider what brings out the best in you. You should not go overboard and try a crazy hair style for your wedding. Make sure that your brides maids also have their hair made well because if they look silly so will you.

Tip 7: Hair Extensions
Most of the brides always complain that the hair style they desire requires them to have long hair. You no longer have to be worry about hair length anymore because extensions can add length and volume allowing to you style the style whichever way you desire.

Tip 8: Washing Your Hair
Never wash your hair on the day of your wedding. For the proper styling of your hair, you hair needs to be dry for at least 24 hours. Now what is left is for you to enjoy your special day.

This post has been written by Anne Prantel. She loves to write about various aspects of Fashion. She recommends wedding9.com for providing best collection of Wedding Cards.

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5 Great Summertime Party Ideas

Summer-ToysSummer parties are something everyone looks forward to every year.  Spending time with friends and family outdoors is always a good way to spend your summer. This year, it’s time to kick it up a notch.  Themed parties are trending and are a good alternative to the everyday summer bash.  Here are a few sure-fire party themes that your friends won’t want to miss!

1.  Luau
A luau is an amazing summer theme for a party because it’s like a stay-cation.  Who wouldn’t love to be in Hawaii lounging on the beach?  Since we all can’t hop on a plane to the islands, why not host a party mimicking it. Fire up the pit and roast a full pig.  Bowls of macadamia nuts on every table gives your guests the chance to munch on local snacks.  Sugar cane stalks, Pineapples and native Hawaiian flowers create the perfect setting.  If you happen to have a pool, this is also a great chance to break in the new inflatable pool toys for the kids! After the sunsets, it’s time for the entertainment! Offer your female guests grass skirts and it’s time to dance!  Don’t forget the tiki torches!

2. Fiesta

Start your blenders! We’re having a Mexican fiesta!!! Serve frozen margaritas and homemade sangria in your favorite drinkware sets to get the party started! A mariachi band, or background music sets the scene.  Line your tables with an abundance of chips with salsa and guacamole and for the meal, plan a taco or burrito bowl bar for your guests to fill their plates with as many different ingredients as they please.  Keep it as rustic and authentic as possible so you  have time to enjoy the party yourself!  When the meal ends, break out the piñata…you’re never too old to for a piñata!

3. DIY Drive-in

This theme is more relaxed and comfortable than the rest.  A DIY drive-in is a fun alternative to a party.  Lay blankets and pillows on the grass and set up a portable screen with a projector.  Serve flavored popcorn and movie snacks to your guests.  Nachos, soft pretzels, and candy are perfect finger foods that can be served on your casual dinnerware for the movie.  When it comes to the film, pick something that is appropriate for your guests.  Whether it be a classic movie such as the Wizard of Oz or a fun party flick like Clueless, your guests will surely enjoy themselves. (This theme is also a great idea for children’s parties.)

4. Derby Party

The Kentucky Derby may be over but that doesn’t mean you can’t host a derby themed bash.  Invite your guests to dress in their best derby attire.  Women wearing dresses and big hats, and men dressed to the nines in their Sunday best! Serve wine and bourbon and keep the food as authentic as possible by offering a delicious southern menu.  Play games and place bets like you would at the racetrack.  Your guests won’t leave disappointed!…unless they lose all their money.

5. Rooftop Party

If you have the luxury of having a rooftop deck, I highly suggest you plan a party. There is nothing more beautiful or romantic in the summer than a rooftop party overlooking the amazing skyline that any city has to offer.  The lighting at this party is key.  String lights across the deck and light candles on the tables.  Offer your guests finger food and appetizers to nibble on. When it comes to alcohol, keep it simple and serve wine and beer.

Obviously the list for themed parties is endless.  Whatever you decide on will surely make your summer parties the talk of the town!