where you live, it will be soon enough. With spring comes the perfect
opportunity to enjoy the outdoors before the heat of summer is upon us. A
spring garden party is the ideal way to celebrate the
melting of winter and the coming of a fresh start to the year. Consider what
type of party you’d like to throw and you’re on your way to a wonderful time
for you and your guests.
blooming, it’s obviously an ideal
setting for your spring party, but you can still have a memorable time at a
park or on someone’s front lawn. The location may help you determine the theme
and type of attire you want guests to wear.
you might consider creating a theme of elegance. Ask guests to wear summer
dresses, floppy hats, and gloves, and serve food on china. On the other hand,
if you decide on a backyard barbecue, tell guests to dress in shorts, tanks,
and flip flops. You could even hold a pajama party if that strikes you as fun.
It all depends on where you hold the party and how you want to personalize it.
your party is casual and you don’t relish the idea of spending time creating
invitations, send an evite. They’re quick and simple to make. Plus it is easier
for guests to RSVP. But if you’re a DIY gal and love the idea of making your
own spring party invitations, then browse samples online. A great idea that’s
easy but adds a personal flair is to buy invitations at the store and include a
pressed flower inside.
bright colors – so find ways to incorporate them into your décor. Use
multicolored tablecloths and dishes, customizing your plates
and cups if you wish. Some hostesses choose to serve food and drinks in
glassware, as it sparkles in the sunlight.
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or flowers, vintage birdcages, or fruit bowls. For an extra fun touch, put personalized coasters
at each place setting or anywhere else guests might sit.
available and hostesses who throw them. If you prefer not to spend a lot of
time cooking or baking, serve finger foods like crisp toasts and dips, fruits
and vegetables, and cucumber or chicken salad sandwiches. For dessert, there is
no shame in purchasing cupcakes from your local bakery in an effort to save
yourself time and energy for hostessing activities you may enjoy more.
with chicken quesadillas, mini pesto pizzas, homemade dips, and more. If you’re
aiming to hold a casual picnic-style party, throw burgers or chicken on the
grill and serve it with beans, potato salad, and cornbread.
Lemonade and tea are simple but delicious choices, as is punch served in a
gleaming crystal punchbowl. However, if you want to get a bit more creative,
consider fun bright-colored cocktails or a refreshing drink such as mint
Depending on your theme and the level of activity your guests expect, give your
guests some choices. These choices can range from croquette, bocce ball,
badminton, volleyball, and horseshoes to beading, seed planting, flower
arranging, and pottery painting.
For a successful spring party, know what you want and consider how your
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