Summer birthdays just got sunnier with this on-the-sand beach b-day party from the pages of Sandra Lee magazine. Echo the setting by embellishing a snowy layer cake and tower of cupcakes with white sea stars at Sandra Lee inspired “Life’s a Beach” party.

Evite "Life's A Beach" Party by Sandra Lee

Having the party at home but want to reflect the seaside look? Check out Celebrate Express’s “Life’s a Beach” party supply collection.

Evite "Life's A Beach" Party by Sandra Lee

Fill vases with sand (available at hardware stores), starfish, sand dollars, and shells (available at craft stores). Frozen margaritas meet pina coladas in this cocktail with a twist, the coconut margarita.

Evite Coconut Margarita by Sandra Lee

Pale shortbread gets a dash of color courtesy of fresh berries and kiwi on these light-bite wedges of fruit pizza.

Evite Fruit Pizza

Host your own beach birthday party with the “Life’s A Beach” Evite invitation from Sandra Lee’s collection.

Evite "Life's A Beach" Invitation by Sandra Lee

Thank guests for coming with this coordinating thank-you, also from Sandra’s premium Evite collection.

Evite "Life's A Beach" Thank-You by Sandra Lee

Evite has teamed up with Sandra on a series of party-planning content that appears regularly in Sandra Lee magazine – don’t miss it! Still can’t get enough Sandra? Visit and her dedicated page on Evite Gatherings for more of Sandra’s expert advice and inspiration.


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