Soon, spring comes and many families look forward to welcoming the warmer air, blossoming flowers and cute newborn animals. When snow has melted completely and rains stop, it is just the right time to invite your loved ones to a garden party! Throwing garden parties can be organized in small, simple and intimate tone or the more the merrier spirit. Either way, the focus of garden party is not only on the menu but enjoying the blessings of spring. Another life cycle has arrived. To make your garden party more lovely, planning which party accessories that would be used needs careful thought.
Cool Inspirations for Garden Party Accessories
It is important to decide the time of the invitation. This will affect menu choice and party accessories displays. Day time garden party will usually accompanied by cocktail types of menu and fresher decorations without too much lighting. Here are some aspects you can consider:
1. Lanterns charm
The charms of various shapes and colors of paper lanterns, round, tube, star, and may more, can be the central theme of the decoration. If you wish to have more classy and elegant garden party in the evening, choose oil lamps to replace the paper lanterns.
2. Flowers in the baskets
Some bunches of flowers in the rattan or bamboo baskets can be a stunning central element for your garden party, especially when it is held during the day. For more friendly and natural effect, choose sunflowers and daisies, arranged in various types of vases and baskets. For more elegant effect, choose roses and orchids.
3. Cute baby animals
Baby animals theme party accessories are very suitable for family garden party which involves children. No need to buy new decorations, use the available toys, create hanging décor from origami techniques or paper cuttings resembling several baby animals like ducks or kittens. This theme is suitable for day time garden party with treasure hunt as part of its program rundown!
4. Artistic Fruit crafting
Fruit crafting is suitable for both day and evening garden parties. This type of decoration takes some skills and requires use of particular knives to create three dimensional effects on the crafted fruits or veggies. Some fruits that can be crafted are papaya, watermelon, melon, pineapple and apples or pears. Some veggies that be used to vary the crafts are carrots and cucumber, also beetroot.
Party Accessories Mix and Match Materials
For more optimum effects of décor for your garden party, using mix and match of a couple of theme elements of party accessories is also possible to do. If you wish to throw lunch garden party, combine baby animals and fruit or veggies crafting. So, the central idea of the crafting themes will be around baby animals and plants –leaves and floral ornaments-. It is also possible to combine flowers in baskets theme with fruit crafts, where the baskets of the flowers are created from fruits. Evening themes can be combined between lantern ornaments and floral décor. This will create elegant, sweet and romantic atmosphere. Remember to match the type of flowers chosen with the lanterns. Paper lanterns which have colorful effects will suit more down-to-earth flower types. Oil lamps, however, will match more elegant types of flower. Either way, when the concept of menu, party accessories and setting arrangement is consistent, your garden party will be stunning and shining!
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