Summer Party Ideas & Inspiring Table Setting Ideas| Thursday Favorite Things

 I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend celebrating Independence Day. We enjoyed a quiet BBQ with friends, kids, and some canine friends.

 Bloggers from last week brought fabulous summer party ideas and table setting inspiration. One of our featured bloggers shared a fabulous summer party idea that was inspired by fashion and design trends from the Roaring 20’s.

Even though July 4th is over, don’t be quick to pack away all the red, white, and blue just yet! Labor Day is just around the corner on September 5th. A couple of our featured bloggers shared beautiful patriotic table setting inspiration that will work perfectly for some Labor Day fun.

There are quite a few patriotic holidays and days of remembrance.

There is Martin Luther Kings birthday in January,

President Washingtons Birthday in February,

Flag Day in June,

Memorial Day in May,

Labor Day in September,

Constitution Day also in September,

Veterans Day in November,

and Bill of Rights day early in December.

In all my years I do not recall going to a Constitution or Bill of Rights shindig. Do you? I’m imagining all the  fun ways to host a themed party.

 Patriotic Champagne Brunch Table Setting

Host a patriotic champagne brunch. Elegant red, white, and blue table setting inspiration that is perfect for any occasion. Layered and stacked plates in a variety of patterns and sizes add functional decorative elements to this table setting. Indigo blue stemware and champagne flutes bring in contrast and texture. Designthusiasm Featured on Thursday Favorite Things

Lori from Designthusiasm hosted a champagne brunch for July 4th and shared her elegant patriotic table setting. She also shared sources for shopping her look.

Lori also decorates for Bastille Day.

Delicious Paleo Chocolate Cake for a Dessert Table 

A delicious gluten free and dairy free homemade chocolate cake topped with fresh berries. Paleo chocolate cake recipe from Only Taste Matters featured on Thursday Favorite Things

Elle from Only Taste Matters shared this delightful confection- Paleo Chocolate Cake Recipe.

People who dedicate themselves to baking Gluten and Dairy Free are my heroes! A real cake that actually tastes like a real cake!? High five sister!!!

Charming Table Set For Two

Charming vintage touches add character to this simple, yet beautiful, patriotic table setting. from Rambling of a Southern Girl. Featured on Thursday Favorite Things

Rhonda from Ramblings of a Southern Girl shared a charming vintage table setting for two.

The real charmer is the ticking ribbons tied around the flatware.

And don’t you just love that red vintage pickup truck holding sparklers?

Roaring 20’s Summer Party  & Table Top Decor Ideas

A pretty classic 1920's garden drink station idea sets the stage for this themed 1920's summer party idea. Guest regaled the fashions of the time and the host decorated in roaring 20's fashion. Lincluden Cottage Life featured on Thursday Favorite Things

Rebeca from Lincluden Cottage Life hosted a fabulous 1920’s themed garden party. 

Everything from her DIY banner using images from an old magazine to the detailed drink recipes framed on each table, and the darling costumes worn by Rebeca’s guests, is inspiring. I love a good themed party. How about you?

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Summer Party Ideas & Inspiring Table Setting Ideas featured on Thursday Favorite Things. Ideas for hosting a 1920's themed cocktail party in your garden. Set a beautiful table for a party of two or host a patriotic inspired champagne brunch for family. Indulge in a delicious paleo chocolate cake recipe that tastes like the real thing and looks gorgeous on a dessert table

So what do you think?

Did one of our featured bloggers share something that inspires you?
Each week I try to choose a similar topic to feature. If fancy-schmancy isn’t quite your forte, next week will be a different topic.

In the meantime, check out some creative DIY and project ideas for Barn Doors.

Maybe you’re planning to update a specific living area in your home? The One Room Makeover Ideas features shared budget friendly ideas for revamping various rooms in their home.

If you are in the market for some porch or patio ideas- The featured bloggers in Summer Decor Ideas shared some wonderful tutorials and DIY projects.


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Rebeca
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Hi Olivia! Thank you SO much for featuring my party! I am thrilled and honoured! Happy Thursday to you! 😉
Rebeca

Elle @ Only Taste Matters
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Thank you for featuring my Paleo Chocolate Cake! I’m honored. 🙂

Lory at Designthusiasm
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Hi Olivia! Thanks so much for featuring my 4th of July champagne brunch!! I agree that red, white and blue works for so many holidays and I so love the other features. Btw, while I wouldn’t exactly call it a Constitution shindig, I did do a table setting featuring the Constitution a year or so back… 🙂 You can see that one here: http://designthusiasm.com/fireside-for-the-fourth/ Thanks again!!

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