Cocktail accessories at the ready! Summer’s on its way (albeit for just a couple of days at a time) and today we’re going to show you how to make the most of our short and sweet British summer with some gorgeous cocktail decorating ideas.
Start by getting your hands on some bright and colourful cocktail glasses like these – the brighter, the better! Plastic cocktail glasses like these ones are absolutely perfect for entertaining as they look great and there’s no need to worry about breakages! You can buy them in bulk too so they’re ideal for summer party drinks if you’re throwing a family barbecue or an outdoor party.
Once you’ve decided what drinks you’re going to serve (there are some great cocktail recipes over on BBC Good Food), it’s time to get decorating! We love this multicoloured pack of Martini glasses as it really brings some colour to your party and you can make each person’s drink look a little different. Plus who doesn’t love cute little palm tree decorations in their cocktails?
It wouldn’t be a summer cocktail without an umbrella in your drink so these cute parasol cocktail picks are an absolute must and will definitely give you that summer holiday feeling! Combine a mini parasol decoration with a tropical cocktail stirrer and you’ll be all set!
Cocktail forks will come in handy too – perfect for picking the fruit out of the bottom of your glass once the juice has had time to soak in.
We also love the idea of combining these tiki flower straws with some fruit garnishes to make your cocktail look really tropical. You could even put this Hawaiian grass skirt around your table to give it a real tiki bar look!
These flamingo cocktail stirrers look great with neon pink margarita glasses like this – not to mention a couple of strawberries for good measure! Garnishing your drink with whatever fruit goes in the cocktail is a great idea – lemons, limes, oranges and strawberries work particularly well.
There you have all our cocktail decorating ideas for summer! We hope we’ve got you inspired for barbecue season – check out our full range of cocktail serve ware and accessories here, including plastic pitchers, cocktail glasses, and even more tropical decorations.
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