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Spring is here, and it’s the perfect time to throw a seasonal get-together, spending time outdoors with loved ones, fresh food, and cold beverages. We’ve got tips on how to throw a perfect garden party.
Choose your location
Depending on the size of your party, you may want to choose a lovely outside venue. However, you can also throw a garden party right in the comfort of your own backyard! If you are looking to spruce up your backyard, consider a renovation loan that will allow you to funds you need to make home improvements, learn more here.
Prepare for the weather
If your party is during the day, be sure to have shaded areas, umbrellas or misters to ensure you guests are kept nice and cool. If you are hosting later in the evening make sure you prepare for appropriate lighting, bug repellants, and heat if needed.
A garden party is simply a gathering set in the outdoors where you can enjoy friends, laughter, and nature all at once. The goal is to keep your table simple yet elegant. Party planning experts recommend using whites for a table cloth and plates, with simple serve ware, and let your seasonal menu add color and depth to the table. You can also choose to go with a floral centerpiece for an extra splash. Ikea has a really great selection of affordable plates, bowls, and servingware perfect for a garden party.
This is the best part about a garden party. Try out a menu that complements the season’s finest fruits, and vegetables. Better yet, try out some of the deliciously colorful farm-fresh recipes here. Have an array of drink options available, better yet try a juice bar or sangria bar for your guests to craft their own beverage.
Make sure you have enough seating for your guests to eat and mingle comfortably. Have an assortment of chair styles for those who want to lounge, stand or sit!
Have a variety of outdoor games for your guests to play while they mingle, or wait for the food to be served. Some fun outdoor games include: