Simple Summer Watermelon Party

Every summer my family and I eat our weight in watermelons.  We cannot get enough, they are just so refreshing during the hot Southern Summers! I wanted to make snack time a little more special recently, so I invited a few friends and my niece and nephew over for a Simple Summer Watermelon Party and watermelon snacks.  While the kids splashed in the pool, I set up a sweet little snack table. The night before the playdate, I made a watermelon cake.  It's really a funfetti cake … [Read more...]

DIY Watermelon Felt Pillow

Hello everyone, Alison here from Alison Inspires! This is my first post for Giggles Galore and I’m excited to share with you a super easy gift or home décor piece you can enjoy all season long, a DIY Watermelon Felt Pillow August 3rd is National Watermelon Day, and you couldn’t ask for a more perfect fruit for the summer! It’s refreshing, colorful and fun. But this fruit isn’t just for eating, you can incorporate the design into your home décor too.  Watermelon, as an icon, has become … [Read more...]

Hand Lettered You’re One in a Melon Art Print

Hello there friends! Allow me to introduce myself. I'm Laura from Eye Candy Creative Studio and I am so excited to be here with you today and have you on this journey with me, as a new member of the Giggle Galore creative team! I am super excited to share some of my designs with you during my time here and hope you will love them as much as I love creating them for you! I love hand lettering, watercolor art, painting & designing so the plan is to focus on sharing fun designs using those … [Read more...]

DIY Watermelon Dip-Dye Napkins

Hey Giggles Galore readers! I’m Cathy from WellKeptChaos, a blog about party planning, DIY’s, and girl talk. I’m here to show you how to make something seriously cute for your summer BBQs, DIY Watermelon Dip-Dye Napkins! The warm weather of summer is the perfect excuse to get outside and enjoy some sun. Whether you’ve got warm weather year round, or only seasonally, it seems like the summer brings everyone together to grab some drinks, BBQ some food, and enjoy some laughs around the table. … [Read more...]

Watermelon Slime Recipe

It's a favorite during the summer, it's red, juicy and oh so sweet...that's right watermelon is the perfect way to enjoy a hot summer day.  This refreshing fruit doesn't keep summer boredom away, but I'm quite certain that this fun, sweet smelling watermelon slime recipe is just the thing you need for an afternoon of summer fun. We've reached that point in the summer that it's hot, hot, hot outside and even the pool doesn't offer much relief.  So we've been spending more time … [Read more...]

Simple Luau Party Ideas

When it comes to summer, I always think of luau parties! Mostly because they are bright, festive, and super easy to decorate for. And, because I love organizing parties, I am super excited about sharing easy ways to create simple luau party ideas as I stop by from my blog, The Organized Mama! Bar You can't have a luau party without a bar! So why not add some flair to your bar. Create a tiki hut by covering the bar area with gold tissue festooning. I attached the festooning using painters … [Read more...]

Simple Summer Ice Cream Social

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!  Here's the scoop, National Ice Cream Day is this Sunday July 16th and I've teamed up with Chinet to show you just how easy it is to create a simple Summer Ice Cream Social. I personally love these silly made-up holidays, I think they are the perfect excuse for gathering some friends, making homemade ice cream and having a simple soiree with everyone's favorite summer treat.  The summer is heating up here in Texas and we are always … [Read more...]

Easy Vintage Inspired Ice Cream Party

It's no secret that I love ice cream parties. Especially in South Florida, it's so hot here and ice cream is the perfect treat, year round. I actually just styled one last month, you can see here. That one was for a classroom. This one, I wanted to style after a vintage ice cream cart, with a modern twist. I stuck with pink, turquoise, and yellow for the colors. I kept it pretty simple and airy, like I usually like to, but the awning from Oriental Trading, really added something special. I … [Read more...]

20 Fun Summer BBQ Food & Drink Stations

It is summer now, and there should be quite a bit of entertaining going on. A lot of the time, you eat with your eyes first- especially if there’s a food or drink bar. These 20 Fun Summer BBQ Food and Drink Stations allow your guests to pick and choose what they want. It is so easy to just set up a table and make all your food and beverages LOOK good. 20 FUN SUMMER BBQ FOOD & DRINK STATIONS Summer entertaining is all about spending time with your friends and family- and a Hot Dog Bar is … [Read more...]

Slice Into Summer- 20 Watermelon Party Ideas

If you’re all about summer’s favorite fruit- watermelon, then it makes sense to have a Watermelon Party!  I truly believe the best part about a party is the dessert table, with all the decorations and food. Have a fantastic party with all these sweet Watermelon Party Ideas. I hope you find some great ways to incorporate some of these ideas in your next BBQ, 4th of July party, or get together! Festive as it is inexpensive, this watermelon box party favor makes a great gift for your friends to … [Read more...]