Potluck is always fun and it brings together diversity into unity. It can be held in different settings like in the office, in the clubs or community centers. Instead of bringing together various dish according to the agreed themes, potluck will a lot alive when the party accessories also resemble the themes. The combination between delicious dish and the right decorations will make the theme expressed more soundly. Potluck is flexible in setting arrangement, it can be held indoor and outdoor. Hence, the decoration choice is also ranging. When potluck is organized in simple manner, these elements should be put more attention: the dining table, vase option and flower arrangement, placemat’s themes and seats decorations.
Potluck Lunch Themes and Party Accessories
Some practical yet delicious potluck lunch themes include: sandwich potluck, soup potluck, salad potluck and colorful food potluck. The choice of themes influences a lot the choice of party accessories options. Sandwich potluck will be predictably about various sandwiches from different recipes and cultures. It does not take a lot of cutleries to facilitate this theme, hence the decorations that can be made are: preparing suitable thematic table cloth, center piece decoration from fresh fruits and flowers and hanging decoration like flag shapes or simply hang handmade cards that should be brought by each guest. Use laundry clips to help displaying the cards on a string or wire. When the theme of potluck is soup or salad, make sure to include party accessories that consist of green, red, and yellow colors. This will make the soup and salad stand out and the aura of the party is fresh. Some creative ways to make the glassware look different is to add painted ornaments on the outer side of the glasses or bowls, but prefer acrylic coloring kits because it can be removed and changed. Using stickers are also another practical and efficient way to suit the looks of glassware with the themes.
Potluck Dinner Themes and Party Accessories
When potluck is held for dinner, the choice of party accessories must be more elegant and soft rather than potluck lunch parties. Playing with lights is one of the easiest ways to create shades and effects in the dining room. Decorating table lamp’s caps or covering it with certain colors of papers or plastic bags in an instant method to create colorful yet elegant shades. If the theme of the potluck dinner is romantic dish, it can be expected that one of the dish served include the element of chocolate. Preparing light color dishware will help to highlight the menu. Add more effects with various candles wrapped in red or pink ribbon, and tie white or red ribbons around the dining chairs. The effect of romance will be created with only simple materials for party accessories options. If the theme is buffet menu, do-it-yourself party flags can be created from various colors of paper bags or origami papers attached on toothpicks. To brighten up the writings on the flag, glitters or silver marker can be used. To make it more practical for the guests in picking up the various dish served while mingle around, use small plastic bags to contain a set of paper napkin, a fork and spoon. Colorful paper napkins can also create cheerful atmosphere in the party. Are you ready to throw fabulous and successful potluck now?
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