Now that Spring has Sprung, it’s time to start thinking about entertaining outside. Hosting a party in a garden setting is one of the easiest to do in terms of decor….you have nature right at your finger tips.
A Garden Party theme is great for a bridal or baby shower, birthday party, Easter or Mother’s Day…..start by inviting your guests with a colorful invitation full of flowers, butterflies or bugs.
Use the color white to create a clean and simple palette – it will look crisp and spring-like surrounded by the green of the garden. Make sure to use greenery and flowers throughout – on the bar, food tables, serving trays.
For placecards, plant different herbs in mini terracotta pots (available at your local craft stores). Write your guest’s name on a Popsicle stick and place it in the pot. They will look charming on your table and make a lovely favor for your guests to bring home.
If you have trees branches that stretch across the yard over your tables, try hanging white lanterns. It’s a great way to add more of the white color in and helps to add a sense of festivity to the yard – and if your party continues into the evening, it will provide soft lighting and encourage your guests to stay and enjoy the party!