Party Resource Guide
Presented by Event & Wedding Planners
that the tops of your tables provide a very large
surface area, decorating them with a combination of
solid color tableware & themed tableware will give
you a designer look. It is the easiest way to
instantly transform your party area and is also the
most cost effective way to decorate.
TABLE TOP TIPS:
SOLID COLORED TABLECOVERS
are preferred over plain white tablecovers. You can use
several solid colored tablecovers if desired, but we suggest no
more than three colors.
To create a designer tabletop, use a combination of themed &
SOLID COLORED TABLEWARE. For example: If you are using themed
plates, then chose a solid color for the tablecover. Place a
solid colored napkin down into a themed cup to add color to
the tabletop. Add forks, knives & spoons in a color that
coordinates with the color of the tablecover.
Mason Jars, watering cans and
galvanized pails are wonderful containers for centerpieces
on a 4th of July table. Mason jars & Jelly jars are great for holding votive
STRAW BALE can be decorated with red,
white & blue flowers
for a centerpiece or decorate with patriotic ribbon, flags,
bandanas or red, white &
blue pinwheels. Use the decorated straw bales as weight for
balloon bouquets or to elevate food containers on a buffet
table too. Paint red, white and blue stripes on galvanized
pails or any containers and fill with flowers and red, white
and blue pinwheels. Get creative!
Bring color to the table via napkins. Give each person two
napkins slipped into one napkin ring. Use two different
colors, two coordinating patterns or one patterned and one
solid-colored napkin. A colorful setting can be achieved
with little effort this way.
Tie napkins with curling ribbon, raffia, gossamer steamers, or add
theme associated items like (beads, bracelets, necklaces,
sunglasses, headbands, rings, or flowers) to serve as a
napkin rings or lay a napkin on the table and weight it down
with a river rock.
The napkins can be laid out on a serving table, or can be
displayed at each place setting. Place napkins in the center
of each place setting at an angle. The cutlery can be added
before the napkin is tied.
Unfold the napkins, pinch each in the center of the napkin,
and place the center point in the bottom of each glass or
cup. This adds a decorative touch while the glass or cup is
Curling ribbon can be made into curls and scattered over
tabletops for an inexpensive and easy decorative
Streamers can also be used to accent tabletops by making
rosettes that can be attached to the corners of table, they
can also be used to make bows for gifts.
Twinkle lights look lovely when strands are placed down the
center of a tabletop. While a white cord blends well with
most color schemes, if you want to stick with your color
theme, try this idea. Remove the bulbs from the light
strand, and spray-paint the cord to match your theme color.
Tape dangling light cords to the underside of the table or
to the floor. Lots of oohs and aahs will follow! You can
also light up a table by placing twinkle lights under the
Tissue flowers, & tissue fans, will never go out of style!
Attach them to table edges, or tabletops. Tissue decorations
are perfect for those working with a limited budget as they
add bold splashes of color at economical prices.
Garland is ideal to mold around centerpieces, outline the
edges of tabletops, wrap around candle bases and votive
Add to table decor by serving your favorite drinks in a
11 OZ LED WINE GLASS or
11 OZ LED MARGARITA GLASS.
The margarita glasses are also a fun way to light
up your desserts. Use for fruit cups, shrimp cocktail or an
Picnic Basket Tableware
Old Glory Tableware
Sequin Star Centerpiece Silver Each
Celestial Wonder Centerpiece Each