Seaside Celebration {party decor inspiration}

Goodbye 2011. Hello 2012.

This time of the year is summer holidays in South Africa and most people (including myself) are heading to the seaside to enjoy the sunshine, celebrating the end of 2011 and welcoming 2012.

I’ve put together some inspiration for those of you planning a party on or close to the beach, be it just a private and intimate affair with that special person in your life or be it a big party with your friends!

Enjoy this time of reflecting on the past year, spending time with family and friends, celebrating what is and what is to come and the lovely sunshine!

PS: I’ve added some vintage images as reflections of past fun to spice things up!


Image credits: left: A cup of Jo; right: Castles Crowns & Cottages.


Image credits: left: The Sydney Morning Herald, Photograph by George Caddy; right: Pink Cake Box.


Image credits: left: via Colour Collective; top right: via Designsponge; bottom right: Better Homes & Gardens.


Image credits: left: Etsy; right: via The Glitter Guide.


Image credits: left: via Blond & Blue; right: via The Berry.


Image credits: left: Google; right: via Inside the Loop.


Image credits: top left: via Rosaspina Vintage; bottom left: Beeskneescreative; right: via The Cake Parlour.


Image credits: left: via Galadarling; right: via Slim Paley.


Image credits: top left: via Oh Joy; bottom left & right: Frog Prince Paperie.


Image credits: top left: We heart it; bottom left: Etsy; right: Pacific Weddings.


Image credits: left: Etsy; right: Ritzy Bee.


Image credits: left: Anthology Magazine; right: Patterson Maker.


Image credits: top: via La Petite Fashionista; Anthology Magazine; middle: via Dress Design Decor; Bottom: via Brown Dress with Dots.


Image credits: left: via Pinterest; right: via Party Frosting.


Image credits: left: A Butterfly Day; top right: Me and my Insanity; bottom right: Keep Calm Gallery.


Image credits: left: Agent Bauer; right: Design Love Fest.


Image credits: top left: Google; bottom left: via Pinterest; right: via Everything I Dreamed.


Image credits: left: via Tiny White Daisies; right: via Pretty Stuff.


Image credits: top & bottom: Mackenziehoran.


Image credits: gallery: Style Me Pretty.


Image credits: left: Glamour Splash; middle & right: Olivet.


Image credits: left & right: via Pinterest.


Image credits: gallery: via Pinterest.