THIS INDIAN SUMMER INSPIRED BRIDAL SHOWER ALREADY HAS US LOOKING FORWARD TO SUMMER!

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Inspired by nature’s color palette as Summer transitions to Fall, an Indian Summer has the beauty of both seasons rolled into one. What better way to celebrate the couple of the hour than with a bright and playful afternoon outside serving margaritas and throwing confetti? We asked Megan of Coppola Creative to tell us more about her vision for today’s styled shoot.

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TRY THIS SPOOKILY GOOD COCKTAIL FOR HALLOWEEN

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With just over a week until Halloween, we are really starting to get into the holiday spirit here at BB HQ! Earlier this week we showed you how to make our marbled skull chocolates and next up is this funky green cocktail. It’s really simple to make and you only need a few ingredients, so get ready to have a spookily good Halloween.

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YOU WILL NEED:

White rum | Pineapple juice | Soda Water | Blue Curacao | Sugar | Apple Sours | Lemon |

STEP 1:

Cut your lemon in half and rub around the edge of your glass, then dip the rim in sugar and leave to dry.

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STEP 2:

Next mix 1 part rum with 1 part pineapple juice and 1 part soda water.

STEP 3:

Slowly add a dash of blue Curacao to the mixture. By adding it slowly and at the edge of the glass, the Curacao will sink to the bottom and create an ombre effect.

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6 WAYS TO GET THE PARTY STARTED WITH THIS TROPICAL BRIDAL SHOWER STYLING

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I hope you’re feeling the tropical vibes today because we’ve teamed up with Shutterfly to bring you a fun and fruity styled shoot that would be perfect for a bridal shower or bachelorette party! And let me reassure you that even though we are settling into Autumn now, a fruity theme is beautiful and timeless, no matter what the season! You could even choose fruit that’s notorious for the season you’re hosting in, like cranberries for winter and pumpkins and squash for Autumn!

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The best part about this shoot is you can personalize every single item featured here to fit your individual style, how awesome is that?! As you guys know though we absolutely love bright, bold colors and fun tropical prints so we tailored the products to match! Here’s 6 easy ways that Shutterfly can make your bridal shower just as fun…

1. USE SLOGAN WINE GLASSES

You can’t deny that slogans are having a real moment right now and when we saw these fun wine glasses we just knew they would be perfect for a girls night! We chose ours to say ‘Trust me, you can dance” (here) and “Bottoms Up!”(here), but you could choose your own quotes or even have the date of your bachelorette party! Don’t forget to complete the glassware with a cute decanter!

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2. GET A STATEMENT TABLE RUNNER

We completely fell in love with the pineapple print available within Shutterfly’s Art Library and it’s quite clear how fab it looked as a table runner! We were super impressed with the quality and it made such a statement to really set the tone for the rest of the décor.

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3. MAKE YOUR PLATES POP!

Patterned plates look fantastic on tables and are a super easy way to add an extra element of color or pattern to your décor, we chose a watermelon print when we were personalizing our plates to continue with our tropical, fruity theme! You could even add in some pretty placemats underneath!

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