5 Must-Haves for the Best Summer Slumber Party

This weekend, Blue Orange is holding a giveaway to help with your next summer sleepover bash! We will be giving away a copy of Sold Out! with 10 sleepover goody bags to our lucky winner. But first, we need to know the absolute best ideas every parent needs to hold the best sleepover party for their young guests!

Photo by Mandy Roberson at http://www.mommasociety.com/

Photo by Mandy Roberson at http://www.mommasociety.com/

How will they sleep?
In style of course! Prep a no-hassle, no-sew, and easy set-up tent for your the slumbering party-goers!

What you’ll need:
a. 3 yards of canvas or outdoor fabric (try Hancock Fabrics or Joanne’s)
b. Tape measure
c. 1 Roll of Stitch Witchery
d. Iron
e. Drill with 3/4″ bit
f. 3- 3/4″ width 48″ length wooden dowels
g. 4- 1″x1.5″x48″ pieces of wood boarding
h. Scissors

Picture by Cathy Attix at http://ilovetocreateblog.blogspot.com

Picture by Cathy Attix at http://ilovetocreateblog.blogspot.com

Make Your Junkyard Jeans into Perfect Purses
Invite your young guests to bring their old worn-out, outgrown jeans to use for this great DIY purse craft!

What you’ll need:
a. Fabric Adhesive
b. Old jeans
c. Scissors
d. Extra embellishments: rick rack, beads, chain, etc.

Photo by Megan at http://www.sistersshoppingonashoestring.com/

Photo by Megan at www.sistersshoppingonashoestring.com

The Fashionably Sweet Treat
Having a nail polish party? Serve these delicious and clever treats while those mani and pedis are drying.

What you’ll need:
a. Cupcakes
b. Frosting
c. Toothpicks
e. Tootsie Rolls
f. Marshmallows
g. Water Spray bottle
h. Colored Sprinkles

 

Photo by Trisha on http://www.momdot.com/

Photo by Trisha on http://www.momdot.com/

Need a Nightlight?
Some kids hate going to bed in the dark, especially away from home. Here’s a chance to put those old jelly jars to good use!

What you’ll need:
a. Glass Jar
b. Glow-in-the-dark fabric paint
c. Paintbrush

 

 

 

The perfect sleepover party game!

The perfect sleepover party game!

End the Night with a get-up-and-go scavenger hunt card game!
Get that energy out with a card game that gets your guests out of their seats and running around the house in a scavenger hunt shopping adventure.

What you’ll need:
a. 2-10 Energetic Party Guests
b. A Wide Room
c. Blue Orange Game’s Sold Out!

 

 

 
Make sure to like our facebook page and tell us what summer party ideas you have for a chance to win a copy of Sold Out! and 10 goody bags! Check out our gallery for more Sold Out! fun.

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