You can use oversize shells to bring a touch of the seashore -- and a romantic atmosphere -- to an evening at home. We used "lion's paw" shells Lyropecten nodosus , available inexpensively from online auctions and souvenir shops. Fill a shallow tray with sand, arrange pairs of your prettiest specimens, and place a votive candle at the center of each pair leaving room for the flames to flicker safely. Set the tray on a low table, and gather your guests for a drink on the patio. Light up a table with this sand-and-shell centerpiece. Use candle adhesive to secure slender tapers to the bottom of a clear glass vase.
Kick off your flip flops, sink your toes in the sand, and crack open a cold beverage because summer is here! Fun, sun, food, family, and friends. How could you not have a blast? Beach parties can be as elaborate or as low-key as you like, making it a great budget-friendly option. Choosing the perfect venue for your event will require some research—perhaps permits too.
Toggle navigation Search. Recreate the casual and relaxed atmosphere reminiscent of the surf, sun and sand of a beach vacation for a fun party everyone can enjoy. A surfer or beach party makes an ideal theme as the weather gets warm and a welcome twist during cold weather. The colorful, weathered greeting placed in this very visible location will go a long way in creating a lasting memory of your event.