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Guest Post: Watch Out! This Shark Party Will Bite Ya!!

Hello Lovelies! We are so excited here at B. Lovely Events to be guest posting today on the Home Seasons Blog. As summer is almost coming to a close we wanted to enjoy the last days of sunshine by showing you one of our favorite trends this summer…a shark party! With the ever growing popularity of shark week, shark themed parties started popping up everywhere and we must say we are quite smitten for this theme for a summer pool party. Whether it is a birthday party for a youngster or for the more mature and wise or just a party to enjoy the water and sunshine, Shark parties always pack a bite of loveliness. We love shark parties because even though they may be one of the most dangerous creatures in the water, at parties, their faces are just too darn cute on everything! How could you be scared of a smiling shark cake pop?! We will show you exactly what we mean with our round up of all of our favorite shark pool party ideas!

{This is the ultimate shark party from Renee’s Soirees! All of the sharked themed food is just too lovely. Just perfect for a pool party!}

{We just love this light blue and red themed shark party on Amy Atlas. Our favorite is the blue jello cups with the sharks coming out of it! Even though this is a birthday party, all of these ideas would be lovely for a pool party too!}

 

{We are smitten for the vintage vibe on this shark party on the Celebrations at Home. Salt water taffy and shark gummy skewers? Everyone will LOVE that at a pool party!}

 

{These are the best shark fin cupcakes we have seen! All of the mixes of blues with the shark fin topper is seriously lovely! Spotted these on Anders Ruff.}

 

{This whole shark party from Z Perfect Party on Catch My Party is AH-mazing! We love the bite me signs and shark bites out of all of the food.}

 

{We couldn’t do this shark party round up without these lovely shark party hats! They are just too adorable and DIY from Tips From The Heart.}

{Such a cute shark party from Jax and Mia! All of the mixes of colors and patterns is just too lovely. Not to mention to adorable shark foods. This would be perfect for a pool party!}

 

{We always love apothecary jars and these ones with shark and surf themed foods are amazing. The shark cookies and cupcakes are darling too, not to mention this whole entire spread of goodies spotted on Kara’s Party Ideas. This is a pool party’s dream dessert bar!}

{No pool party is complete without these super cool shark sandwiches! Saw these on My Party Obsessions.}

{We adore all of the shark themed food ideas at this shark party from Autumn G. on Catch My Party. From the cake pops the the shark cake, everything is so lovely! All of these ideas would go fabulously at a pool party!}

We hope you loved our round up of shark party ideas to inspire your next pool party. This week themed on B. Lovely Events is Dog Birthday Parties and Home Seasons is talking all about pupcakes-Don’t forget t0 check it out!

By Emily Cann-B. Lovely Events

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Labor Day White Party Ideas

Labor Day is 5 days away, marking the (non official) end of summer! For those of us living in the United States,  I’m sure we’ve heard variations of the phrase “no wearing white after Labor Day”. Though it is unclear where this phrase originated or why, we still hear it every Labor Day.

So to celebrate the last weekend of white for summer, we’re going to share our favorite all white party decor ideas. This is perfect for Labor Day weekend, or anytime of the year! Pair it up with an all white outfit for a Labor Day to remember!


Via Martha Stewart


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Via Simple Blueprint


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Via Brunch at Saks

We’re so glad that Labor Day this weekend has inspired us to find all these beautiful white party ideas because we love all of them! White can be chic and cozy at the same time. Let us know how you’ll celebrate Labor Day weekend in the comments below!

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Chalk It Up – Chalkboard Themed Back to School Ideas

We’re reaching the end of our back to school themed posts! Though we’re sad that we’re going to have to wait a whole year to blog more about back to school, we’re still excited to share a few more ideas with everyone before we pack away our school supplies.

Back in elementary school, I wanted to be a teacher when I grew up because I loved drawing on the chalkboard. Fast forward (many, many) years later, and the obsession is still ever so present. There’s just something about the chalkboard that brings back so many memories! So in today’s post, we’re dedicating it to chalkboard themed ideas that are perfect for back to school!


Via Pinterest


Via Danielle Oakey Interiors


Via Pizzazzerie


Via Making Home Base


Via Belladia

If you have a love for chalkboards like I do, I hope this post brought back some good school memories from your childhood. Let us know what you want to see in our last few back to school posts of the year!

 

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Paper Pom Pom Party Inspirations

If you’ve been reading our blog for a while, you would know that we like our fair share of DIY projects for party and home decor. Not only does it help save money in your piggy banks, but you can also customize it to fit any decor theme.

One DIY item that looks impressive but is super easy to make is the paper pom pom ball. All you need to make them are tissue paper, string, and a pair of scissors (and there are countless tutorials online to teach you how to make them)!

Since there are so many great tutorials out there teaching how to make paper pom poms, we’ll leave that to the crafting professionals! Instead, we’re going to share with you some impressive decorating ideas using these affordable, DIY paper pom poms.


Via Bodie and Fou


Via Swoon Events


Via Party Parade


Via Blue Eyed Yonder


Via Weddingomania


Via Project Nursery

It’s impressive that simple pieces of tissue paper can make such fun and colorful decor items, perfect for home and party decor! Have you made paper pom poms before? We have, and they were so easy! Let us know in comments below how yours turned out!

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Clever Back To School Gift Ideas

Is it me, or did this summer really fly by this year in the blink of an eye? Can’t believe kids are already going back to school this month! To get everyone back into the swing of things for Fall, we’re going to dedicate a few posts this month to back to school ideas!

Today, is all about back to school gift ideas for kids and teachers. But not just any back to school gifts, clever ones! By clever gifts, we mean ones with quirky play on words! Here are a few of our favorite ideas that we thought you’ll enjoy too!


Via Eighteen25

“According to my calculations, this is going to be a good year!” with a calculator!


Via Indulgy

“Good luck, smartie pants. (Not like you need it.)” with Smarties!


Via It Works for Bobbi

“I’m so excited to learn s’more!” with marshmallows, chocolate, and graham crackers!


Via Get Busy Living

“A little something to get you back to the grind” with coffee (for teachers!)


Via Sandy Toes and Popsicles

“This is going to “bee” a great year!” with honey!


Via I Heart Naptime

“You’re so sharp” with pencils!

It’s a great idea to send the kids off on the first day of school with a fun little gift. It brings encouragement and comfort to an otherwise nerve wrecking day! Which one of these quotes do you think is the cleverest? Let us know in the comments below (or make up your own)!

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Cool Party Decor Ideas Using Balloons

As long as we can remember, balloons were one of our favorite parts about decorating for a party. Not only are they easy to find in every color imaginable, but they’re also fun for the kids to play with (or even us adults, too)!

Though balloons only require helium and a string, there are so many ways out there to that can take regular balloons to the next level. We’re going to share some cool (and different) balloon decorating ideas in today’s blog today, perfect for any summer party (or birthday party)!


Via The Berry

Turn an ordinary balloon into a mini hot air balloon with a basket and netting.


Via So Beautiful Things

Balloons make fun bubble looking decorations for a refreshments bar.


Via Pinterest

Make floating ice cream cones for a summer ice cream party with pastel balloons.


Via Colour Giggles

Tie a party invitation or a note onto a small helium filled balloon for a surprise!


Via Babble

Different colored balloons can make fun fruit decorations for summer.

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If you need balloons, we carry a party pack of balloons on HomeSeasons.com perfect for decorating!

Aren’t these ideas fun? We especially love the whimsical hot air balloon decoration! Let us know which of these ideas are your favorite!

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Summer BBQ Ideas – Condiment Bar

Summer is all about the barbecues (or BBQ for short!), and we love looking up new ideas to help us host an even better barbecue. This got us thinking–what would make our usual barbecue even more convenient for our guests? How about a condiment bar!

If your barbecues are anything like ours, we’re constantly looking for the ketchup and mustard. By the time we find them, our burgers are cold! Just imagine our frustration!  So this summer, we’re going to try out a condiment bar for our barbecues. We found some ideas that we think are worth a try, so keep reading to check  them out!

Via Pinterest

Cupcake liners make for easy clean up!


Via iVillage

Consolidate the condiments and utensils all in one place with a DIY caddy from a cardboard drink holder!


Via Pinterest

Let your guests see all the available condiments by serving them on tiered trays.

Via Project Wedding

Keep condiments cool in the hot summer heat by using an ice bucket!


Via Wheat Paste

Label condiments with fun homemade labels to differentiate between different types.

We can’t wait to try some of these ideas out this summer at our next barbecue. We especially like using the cupcake liners to minimize cleaning (who wouldn’t like that)! Let us know your favorite condiment bar ideas, or your own ideas,  below in our comments!

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