The Number One Summer Party Essential

You may think the #1 summer party essential is hot dogs but I’m here to tell you you’re wrong. The one thing that must be included in every outdoor summer party are string lights.

It doesn’t matter if you don’t bother with any other decoration, if the tablecloth catches on fire or if the dog eats all the food – if you hang string lights, the party will be a guaranteed success.

Here are some resources for lights:

Party Lights

Target (good deal!)

Restoration Hardware 

Pottery Barn


Images: Sarah Yates, Jimena Roquero,

Gia Canali,

Heather Mildenstein


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