Is there anything more elegant than a spring garden party? Spring is the perfect season to be outdoors, as the flowers are just starting to bloom, and the weather tends to be perfect. It’s not too hot and not too cold. It has a freshness in the air that can invigorate you and fill you with happiness. However, weather alone won’t make for a great garden party; there will be a lot of planning and effort required on your end. Here are five great ideas for a spring garden party.
Choose a Theme to Help with Planning
When you start the planning process, there’s no doubt you have all kinds of things swirling through your head. To keep things organized and flowing, it can be helpful to pick a theme for your party. The theme will spill over into many of the decisions you’ll need to make and gives you a cohesive concept to build upon.
As for what theme to pick, there are many great ideas, and you can take the help of a tent rental service to set up a perfect venue for your guests. They will present unique ideas as it could be a particular color palette, spring flowers or a particular flower, a theme that dictates what everyone wears (a dress code, so to speak), a sport or spring activity, and so forth.
What Will You Serve as Food and Drink?
A garden party also calls for food and drink to be served to your guests. Since you’ll be outdoors, you need to think about items that can easily be served and enjoyed in an outdoor setting. Will you be sitting at a table, or mingling around? This can affect the food and the size of the items you pick.
There’s also the vibe that you’re going for. If you want an elegant and sophisticated garden party, your menu should reflect that. If you’re stuck for ideas, consider choosing cold drinks such as iced coffee with pods, sparkling wine, soda or a homemade punch; finger foods and appetizers; a fruit and vegetable tray; and pastries and biscuits
Just be sure you offer variety and plan to have plenty for everyone when putting together the menu. You will also want to prepare as much as you can in advance so that you can enjoy the party as it’s happening.
Create Atmosphere with Music
Parties that are a hit have a great atmosphere. The atmosphere is created in all different ways but, for the sake of a garden party, music can be a huge helper. Having music that quietly plays in the background can make the mood more lively, more relaxed, serene, classy, elegant, or party-like.
Spend Time on the Décor
Then there is the décor. No party is complete without décor. The nice thing about a spring garden party is that the outdoors should act as the main décor. You can build on that by making sure you have some decorative flower planters/containers with brightly colored spring flowers, eye-catching place settings and chair cushions, perhaps an oversized umbrella for those who prefer shade, throw pillows and a centerpiece for the table.
Décor shows your guests that you went the extra mile in putting things together and thatt you wanted everything to be just perfect.
Send Guests Home with a Little Gift
Finally, why not end the party on a high note and send your guests home with a cute little gift? It should relate to the garden party theme, so flower seeds, a plant or a small pot of flowers could be perfect.
By using all these ideas, you’re sure to put together a spring garden party that is a huge hit with all your guests.
- About the Author
Alex Grigoryan is a Professional Home Improvement and Lifestyle Writer. He has been in the industry for over 6 years and has been writing for Chique Home Living since 2019. His work has been featured in prestigious blogs such as Spruce Home, Better Homes & Garden, and more.