We love the new collection of Genevieve Gorder party invitations at Pear Tree! So when we went looking for fabulous summer party ideas, we started there and found plenty of inspiration. Our party prep also included planning what drinks to serve at our summer soiree. We’ve made it easy for you to plan your own party by pairing our favorite Genevieve invitations with the perfect summer drinks for each occasion. Sound fun? Let’s get started!
Gold Garden Party Invitations
Perfect pairing: Champagne or Prosecco
Party Umbrellas Invitations
Perfect pairing: Strawberry Daiquiris
Here’s the recipe:
One 12-oz. bag frozen strawberries
6 oz. light rum
4 oz. lime juice
5 tablespoons sugar
6 fresh strawberry slices, for garnish
In a blender, combine the frozen strawberries, rum, lime juice and sugar. Blend until smooth and divide among 6 highball or hurricane-style glasses. Garnish each glass with a strawberry slice and serve immediately. Recipe courtesy of Geoffrey Zakarian and foodnetwork.com
Summer Cookout Party Invitations
Perfect pairing: Sangria
Here’s the recipe:
Summer’s hottest invitation has arrived! You’re invited to see the new Genevieve Gorder Party Invitations Collection, only at Pear Tree. Designed by Genevieve Gorder, one of America’s most popular designers and television personalities, this exclusive collection of party invitations is filled with light-hearted sophistication and a wide range of design styles for invitations they can’t refuse.
The collection will inspire all kinds of celebrations, from casual pool parties to elegant dinners under the stars. One thing is clear: it’s not a party unless you’re sending Genevieve Gorder party invitations.
Where have you seen her?
- HGTV’s Genevieve’s Renovation, White House Christmas, Design Star, Dear Genevieve and, of course, Trading Spaces
- Rachael Ray, The TODAY Show, CNN
- The Design Network, ulive.com, modemediacorp.com
- Real Genevieve magazine/app
Watch for more collections from Genevieve Gorder, coming soon to Pear Tree. Get to know more about her style at GenevieveGorder.com.
The engaged ‘Dancing With the Stars’ pro, Witney Carson, married her high school sweetheart, Carson McAllister, on New Year’s Day!
Pear Tree was thrilled to be asked to help with decorations for her bridal shower. Inspired by Witney’s beautiful color palette of gold, black and tan, we suggested several perfect bridal shower decorations for her Bridal Soiree. With the help of her sister in-law, hairstylist and cosmetologist Kylee Pickering, the bridal shower was nothing short of amazing.
Fa la la la la! It’s our favorite time of the year! One filled with hot cocoa, crisp weather, gift giving and yummy treats. And of course, lots of holiday party ideas!
Happy Holidays! You know what that means? It’s time to adorn the tree, decorate the house, hang up the lights, shop for gifts, order your Christmas cards and feed 20 guests for Christmas dinner. Eeek! We’ve put our heads together and found 6 easy holiday sweets & snacks that will make your to-do list a little easier.
Rudolph’s Rice Krispie Treats
Simply dip pre-made or homemade Rice Krispie bars in melted chocolate. We used chocolate flavored candy melts in red and cocoa colors. Just melt them in a small bowl and start dipping! To finish them off, add sprinkles or peppermint candies to give your treats a more festive look. This treat is one of the easiest holiday food ideas for kids (or Rudolph) because they’re easy to grab.
It’s an annual event—Pear Tree employees’ get-together to celebrate the spooktacular Halloween Holiday. Start planning your Halloween party by gathering the Halloween invitations, party decorations and Halloween food ideas. We’ve brainstormed, pinned and pulled out all of our creativity to bring you the best Halloween food ideas ever. So keep reading, if you dare!
Lost Zombie Eye
Find your favorite cheese ball recipe and prepare it on an eye-shaped plate! We used an Oreo for the pupil and pull and peel licorice for the eye veins. This lost eye will spook your guests at your Halloween gathering.
This popcorn is an easy sweet treat for any get-together. Pop white popcorn, drizzle melted white chocolate over the top, add Halloween sprinkles, crushed Oreos, and candy corn. Mix it up, chill it for 5 minutes and your Popcorn Potion is ready to serve. Your guests will be snacking on this treat all night long. Continue reading
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5 Gender Reveal Ideas: This idea is easy and a fan favorite! Pop white popcorn, drop a little food coloring into melted white chocolate chips, drizzle it over the top, and then mix. It’s a perfect snack for a gender reveal party.
What’s better than having all your friends with you, at a party, near the water? Whether you’re planning a dinner party, bridal or baby shower, wedding or rehearsal dinner, we’ve got nautical invitations to fit the event perfectly. See each unique collection for more ideas, including tropical looks and destination themes.
Dinner Party Invitations
Seafood is the main course and these party invitations will let everyone know that bibs are required.
Bridal Shower Invitations
Send the new couple off with a nautical bridal shower they’ll always remember. Continue reading
One of our most popular birthday themes for boys and girls is a cowboy party or western party. Whether you live in a Western state or your child only dreams of horses and happy trails, a cowboy/cowgirl party is easy and fun to plan. From the decorations to the menu to the activities, there are so many cowboy party ideas out there you’ll have a hard time picking your favorites.
It all starts with the invitations, of course, since it’s important to let the little cowpokes know what to expect. Pear Tree has a whole collection of cowboy and western kids’ birthday invitations to choose from. Here are four of our newest. And be sure to check out the matching kids’ party decorations.
Play Ball! Baseball Party Ideas
It’s summertime, which means baseball is back on top as one of the most popular birthday party themes for kids. Whether you’re organizing a t-ball game in the back yard or going to watch a major league game, these baseball party ideas will tie the party together and get your guests ready to play ball.
Pear Tree’s baseball birthday invitations set the tone, and you can choose to add a photo or not. And if your party is at home, our kids’ party decorations will be a big hit with your guests.
Personalize our Have A Ball Table Decor and Favor Tags with your child’s name and birthday messages. Hang them like garland, sprinkle them on tables or poke them into centerpieces. When it’s all over, our Baseball All Star Address Labels and Hope You Had A Ball Thank You Cards make the post-game-wrap-up easy.