Bright Colorful Labor Day Pool Party

Hi there, Jess from Celebration Stylist again. I wanted to share my colorful Labor Day pool party with you. I have been dying to use this acrylic table again in another poolside party since my last one at the beginning of summer. I just love how you can see the water through the table and how colors really pop off of the blue pool. Plus it can get wet, which is a major must have by the pool. And what better occasion to have a pool party than for Labor Day? I chose a bright color … [Read more...]

DIY Retro Summer Drink Cooler

My kids are officially on summer break, which means our days will soon be filled with trips to the pool.  My kids are like little fish when it comes to swimming, and could spend all day out at the pool.  Which means I need to be super prepared with all of our pool essentials before we even leave the house.  A few days ago I shared my new custom DIY Pineapple Pool Bag and today I'm going to show you how to make a DIY Retro Summer Drink Cooler to keep your beverages and snacks cold … [Read more...]

DIY Pineapple Pool Bag

The kids are officially on summer break and the next 3 months our days will be spent lounging by the pool.  My kids are like little fish and can spend all day at the pool, which means I need to be super prepared before I leave the house to head to the pool.  I spotted these cute pineapple totes at Michaels and decided to customize one to create this super cute DIY Pineapple Pool Bag to haul all of my sunscreen, snacks and pool essentials to the pool. These cute bags were in the … [Read more...]

Tips for Hosting the Ultimate Pool Party

Summer entertaining is one of my all time favorite things.  Memorial Day is just around the corner, school is almost out and the start of summer is finally here!  It's time to dust off the pool toys, spruce up your patio and gather family and friends for the ultimate summer pool party!  I've teamed up with Tuesday Morning to share a few key tips for hosting the ultimate pool party. I am a firm believer that entertaining doesn't have to be stressful or overly complicated. … [Read more...]

Pineapple Mojito with Spiced Rum

Summer is almost here.  The end of school countdown is on and the kids are begging for daily trips to the pool.  I'm looking forward to a more relaxed schedule and hot summer days spent lounging by the pool.  The only thing that will make those pool days better is a good book and a refreshing Pineapple Mojito with spiced rum. Ideal for pool lounging, summer barbecues, or simply to relax at the end of a hard week, this cocktail totally hits the spot.  It's sweet, light and refreshing.  You can … [Read more...]

DIY Outdoor Bar Cart

Sip, sip, hooray, summer is on it's way!  And you know what that means - it's time for outdoor entertaining!  I love entertaining, but summer entertaining is one of my favorite ways to hang out with family and friends.  I teamed up with my friends at DecoArt to create a colorful DIY Outdoor Bar Cart to get ready for all the pool parties, porch sitting, and backyard BBQ's!   When I think of summer entertaining I think of bright, bold colors. Last year I discovered the … [Read more...]

Chippin’, Dippin’ and Margarita Sippin’ Cinco de Mayo Party

Any holiday that revolves around Mexican food is a holiday worth celebrating, wouldn't you agree?  Growing up in South Texas I have always been a fan of Cinco de Mayo and love planning parties to celebrate with family and friends.  This year I teamed up with Oriental Trading to show you how you can host your own extraordinary Chippin', Dippin' and Margarita Sippin' Cinco de Mayo Party! With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about which festive foods … [Read more...]

Tips to Beat the Summer Heat

Summer has officially arrived and the temperatures are starting to soar. Those scorching triple digits can be hard on our bodies, moods and our electric bills, but you don't have to let the soaring temperature get you down.  While I would love to spend our days lounging by the pool to keep cool, it's just not possible, and if you are like me you can't spend all summer poolside either.  Here are my favorite tips to beat the summer heat at home, without sending your energy bill through the … [Read more...]

Surfin’ Into Summer Pool Party

School is out and we're celebrating with a bright and fun Surfin' Into Summer Pool Party! Last year we celebrated the end of the year with a Popsicle Pool Party and since I love traditions we couldn't let this school year end without a celebration. Hosting a simple party at the neighborhood pool is a great way to accommodate a large group of people and it really is the perfect way to welcome summer.  I wanted everything to be bright, bold and fun, just like our summer plans. I decided on a … [Read more...]

Popsicle Party

Stay cool this summer with a Popsicle Party at the pool!  To celebrate the last day of school and welcome summer we decided to host a Popsicle's at the Pool Party for all of our friends. We handed out these adorable popsicle invitations to our friends to let them know about the party.  I used the cheerful popsicle printables from Dimpleprints to plan a simple celebration for our popsicle party at the pool. Visit Dimpleprints for the Popsicle Printables.  I am a firm believer that … [Read more...]