large sun can be made from cutting out a large circle from
a sturdy material such as foam core board. Cover the 'sun'
with aluminum foil. Over that, cover it with yellow cellophane.
When the real sun hits it, it will have a great yellow shine.
beach mates. If you want to block out the window for a night
feeling inside (or if you are using colored lighting with
the lamps inside,) these are great for hanging over the house
windows, blocking out the sun. Beach towels can also be used.
anyone with some scuba gear? Well placed, these are great
to the above, hang movie posters from famous beach or Hawaiian
themed movies. These can be purchased through any number of
movie poster companies online. For a more economical approach,
nab them from the Internet and print them out on 8 ½
x 11 sheets of paper for 'mini' posters.
beach coolers are great for centerpieces - they can be filled
with misc. drinks and snacks.
to bring out any spare white Christmas light strands - any
and all you can find (these can also be easily borrowed from
friends and family.) These look absolutely fantastic for an
the invitation inside a baggie with some sand and shells.
This also works great for thank you notes.
on the number of guests you are planning to invite, for invitations
take a sharpie marker and write the party details on an inflatable
toy (found at pool supply stores - or in bulk at Oriental
Trading Company.) These can either be given blown up or not.
Either way, it's a fun way to invite your guests to your fun