Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - Whether you are enjoying a long holiday weekend or a birthday or just sharing a nice day outside with family and friends, the lifestyle experts at Celebrations.com offer some tried-and-true tips to ensure a successful summer of celebrations.

For starters, you can create a sense of anticipation among your guests by opting for stylish invitations, such as those from FineStationery.com.

In addition to invitations, stationery and note cards, FineStationery provides a variety of personalized accessories and gifts such as napkins, stickers and place mats to complement every theme you set (your table and) your mind on. For example, the Wildflower Invitation by 14 and Orange was created to catch everyone’s eye and give guests a sneak peek at what is to come.

You can help an event get off to a grand start by adding a bright and colorful landscape. A truly original floral arrangement from a leading florist and gift shop, 1-800-Flowers.com, can wrap the entire place with the finishing touches of what summer means.

Summer Dunes includes the freshest roses, daisy poms and delphiniums, all gathered into a glass vase accented by a real seashell for a beach day at home.

As with any event, sweet treats are a must. Cheryl’s Summer Fun Beach Gift Pail is delicious and decorative enough to please everyone’s eyes and palates. Enjoy this unique packaging filled with Cheryl’s famous buttercream-frosted flower and beach-decorated cutout cookies, perfectly fit for young children and adults alike. Available at www.Cheryls.com.

For more gift ideas or party planning advice this summer, visit www.1-800-Flowers.com and www.Celebrations.com.