Summer is one of my favorite party seasons – and it’s the time of year I need to decide on the party for my youngest child.  There are just so many fun summer themes to choose from:  tiki party, flamingos, share party, popsicles…you name it!  Here’s the roundup of the latest summer party designs from Swanky Press.



Tiki Party Invitation

Flamingo Party Invitation

Shark Pool Party Invitation

Little Surfer Dude Baby Shower Invitation

Popsicle Party Invitation

Camping Party Invitation

Ice Cream Party Invitation

Mermaid Invitation


Mermaid Sign – Free Printable

May 22, 2014

I thew a mermaid party for my youngest daughter, which you can read about in an earlier blog post, and I’ve gotten a ton of questions about the mermaid potion.  (And thousands of repins on Pinterest.)  You can read below how the game worked, how we made the potion, and most importantly, download the sign […]

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Pink Flamingo Pool Party Inspiration

May 5, 2014

My 7 year old is busy planning her birthday party (she’s like her mom and loves all the details).  She has a few different ideas, so I’m putting together some party inspiration boards for her to choose between.  The party isn’t until late summer, so she has time to decide which theme she wants. The […]

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Free Kentucky Derby Chalkboard Sign

April 6, 2014

The 140th Annual Kentucky Derby will be held on May 3rd, and we’ve been busy filling tons of Derby orders.  Our most popular design this year is a chalkboard style invitation, so I thought it would be fun to make a free printable to coordinate. This chalkboard style Kentucky Derby poster can be printed to […]

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Tractor Party Inspiration

March 6, 2014

I live outside of Nashville, in a part of the county that has a lot of horses and beautiful farms.   Combine that with the fact I grew up in Nebraska, and a tractor party seems like perfect inspiration.  Be sure to follow my Tractor Inspiration Board on Pinterest - I’ll be adding fresh new ideas as […]

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Our Crazy Week

February 26, 2014

I’ve got a little glimpse behind the scenes for you this week.  The majority of our clients are moms, who are always busy and often shopping last minute for something they really meant to get ordered a few weeks ago.  We get it.  Here at Swanky Press, we are all moms, too.  So when you […]

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Gymnastics Party Inspiration

January 15, 2014

I have three kids, and at one point or another I’ve thrown each of them a gymnastics party.  Combine that with all of the gymnastics parties we’ve been invited to, and you have a very well-used party theme.  Typical gymnastics parties are either pink (for girls) or primary colors (for boys), so I decided to […]

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Sweet Roses Birthday Party

October 29, 2013

Little girls are so sweet, aren’t they? We are just loving this “Sweet Roses” themed birthday party trend.  Soft and delicate, this sweet party theme is perfect for a first birthday, a girlie-girl toddler, or even an older little girl!   From the invitation to the dessert buffet, go all out with this “Sweet Roses” […]

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Birthday Party Themes for Boys

October 21, 2013

When planning a birthday party for kids,  we love to  plan around a theme. From the invitation to cupcake toppers to banner and party hats, a coordinating theme makes for an adorable and memorable birthday party. Choosing a unique theme can be a challenge which is why we are here to share some great birthday […]

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