12 DIY Party Tips You Won’t Want to Miss

I love a good poolside party. So how do you make your party unique? Check out some of my favorite ideas I’ve stumbled upon and see what your favorite is!

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  • Pool Raft Cooler 2 of 13
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    Keep your drinks cold poolside with a raft! Visit Subtle Revelry for this fun cooler idea.

  • Fresh & Easy 3 of 13
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    I hate bugs! Keep salads fresh and bug free by putting them in large cookie jars. This and other great ideas from Cookie Mondays!



  • Serving Size 4 of 13
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    How much food to serve at a party is always the hardest decision! Here's a cute printable guide on how much to serve. See the full printable at Chickabug.


  • Drink Tags 5 of 13
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    Use washi tape for name tags! So easy and removable. See this idea and more at Jentertaining.


  • We All Scream for Ice Cream 6 of 13
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    No more ice cream scooping! I love this idea for serving icecream....no more bent spoons. Check out this idea and more at Real Simple.



  • Pretty in Drink 7 of 13
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    Use colorful duct tape for cute water bottle labels. A quick and easy idea for customizing for a party theme. See more fun ideas like this at Formal Fridge. 


  • Fun in the Sun 8 of 13
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    A sunscreen station!  A great idea for an outside summer party. See this fun party idea at Catch My Party.


  • Mason Jars 9 of 13
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    Such a fun way to serve ice cream so that it's ready to go when guests arrive!  Helps keep it cold too.  Visit PNP Flowers Inc. for more!

  • From Trash to Treasure 10 of 13
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    Get big wicker baskets and line with 30 gallon trash bags for trash and recycling at party. Makes clean up so much easier. A great idea from In My Own Style.

  • Melon Pop 11 of 13
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    Great way to serve watermelon....as a pop!  Check out this fun idea at A Pretty Life in the Suburbs.



  • Ice Capades 12 of 13
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    Make your own balloon-ice. Frozen water balloons to keep drinks cool!  Love this idea from A Subtle Revelry.

  • Dressing a Table 13 of 13
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    How to make those cheap plastic table cloths look fancy!  See how at That's My Letter.


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