Celebrating Summer with a Backyard Brunch + Chic Luau!

This past week I moved into my new house! Lots of trips to the hardware store and unpacking but eventually I’ll get it picture-ready and share some pics with ya’ll! The one thing I’m SO excited about this summer is hosting BACKYARD BASHES. I hope to have at least a couple of parties after I get back from the honeymoon. With the wedding behind me at that point, I’ll be ready to plan something else…


backyard brunchBACKYARD BRUNCH

Brunch is such a fun + casual backyard party to host this summer. Pick a color palette like soothing peach + aqua for a refreshing atmosphere for guests! Serve up southern favorites like peach cobbler (try them in mini cordial glasses) and french toast kabobs! You can even use the grill for these (or get the hubby involved + have him grill skewered fruit). If you don’t have aqua or peach dishes (because, let’s be real, not everyone has a rainbow assortment of dishes in their house).. use white or glass! They will blend beautifully with the pops of color from a table covering (use fabric!) and little brunch details (striped straws)!

Aqua Ikat Dishes | Furniture Collection | Peach + Cinnamon Cobbler | Striped Aqua Straws | Mini Pancake Stacks |Aqua Champagne Glasses

chic luau partyCHIC LUAU

Invite a few favorite friends over this summer and turn your backyard into a fancy chic luau! Kick the traditional “aloha” celebration up a notch by choosing tropical colors (like tangerine!) and serving up sweet ‘n delish island favorites like chicken + pineapple skewers and coconut sorbet served in a half-coconut. Light up the tiki torches and greet guests at the door with matching leis for a backyard bash sure to please! Don’t be afraid to mix + match dinnerware for a colorful, Hawaiian vibe!

Chicken Pineapple Skewers | Pineapple Smoothies | Orange Leis

For more information on the coconut sorbet, click the picture below!

coconut sorbet ice cream party

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    Heather says

    I love pineapple and mango on the grill but never thought of adding french toast to it! Thanks for the great idea!

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    ~cathy says

    Great table! I’d like to know where you got those awesome blue/green square plates that the coconut sorbet is sitting on.


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