Everybody loves a picnic. So much so, there’s a whole week dedicated to celebrating them. We’ve had National Picnic Week marked in our calendar for weeks and the day’s finally arrived!

If you want to really up your picnic game this year, here’s everything you need to transform the last-minute soggy sandwich in the park into a proper shindig. Like they say, there ain’t no party like a Paperchase picnic party ‘cause a Paperchase picnic party don’t stop until the guests can’t move from all the houmous and cake they’ve eaten. Just us?

Got your blankets and baskets at the ready? Let’s dive in.

INVITES Who’s Made the Guest List?


First things first – the invites. Venue, date, time, you need to make sure your guests know the deets and trust us no one is going to decline a party invitation that arrives looking like one of these beauties. We are in love with the 3D honeycomb effect of our Glamingos notecard set.

  1. DECORATION – Dressed to Impress

Some would say OTT for a picnic, we say 100% necessary! It doesn’t matter whether you’re hosting your picnic at home or have taken the festivities to the local park, some summery decs will really amp up the party vibes. From fabulous flamingos to tasty pineapples, we’ve got lots of tropical themes for you to choose from.

  1. FOOD – Food Glorious Food


What’s a picnic without its mouth-watering menu? It’s the highlight of the occasion. Well, besides spending time with your friends and family which is a close second. Plus, picnic food is uber-easy to prep! Simply chop up some veg, drizzle it in balsamic glaze and voila you’ve got a tasty salad. Make up your tasty treats at home in advance and bring them with you in one of our swanky snack box sets. Check out our full selection of picnic friendly wares here.

  1. DRINKS – Raise a Glass


Planning a party is thirsty work. So, make sure you’ve prepared refreshing tipple to help you cool off on a warm day. While the little ones enjoy a glass of fizzy lemonade, you can sip away at a cheeky cocktail. Bartender! Make mine a Mojito.

  1. TABLEWARE – Table Talk


All that food and drink, you’re going to need a way to serve it up. Our Lemons design is always a crowd pleaser. Find napkins, plates, cups and even wooden cutlery, all featuring this stylish illustration. When life gives you lemons, throw a party!

  1. PHOTOBOOTH – Top of the Props


Legs out, sunnies on – a picnic is the perfect photo op! You’re not going to pass it up are you? Yeah, we didn’t think so. We know you’ll be instagraming the whole event so these cutie fruity photobooth props are an absolute must. Don’t forget to tag your snaps with #FromPaperchase to be in with a chance to be featured in our gallery.

Be it a birthday bash, your bestie’s baby shower, a house warming, whatever, picnic parties are the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion while taking advantage of the sun… if he decides to make an appearance. We hope this has given you some inspiration – you can even more products here!

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