Festival garden party decor

garden party

The festival season is upon us and it’s time to start getting your friends round for fun in the great outdoors. Our favourite thing to do at the Ideal Home Show Shop is to recreate that early-summer festival feel by accessorising the table with a wild leafy centrepiece with foliage and flowers. The outdoorsy look gives a feeling of freedom and you can intertwine with camp and kitsch accessories like bright pink flamingos and plastic lanterns.


Festival themed tableware

Let the festival vibes flow into your dining by using brightly coloured party ware such as trays, paper plates, napkins, ice cream tubs and snack holders. Paper versions of these are cheap and disposable meaning minimal tidy up, but if you’re planning on hosting a few soirees during summer why not invest in bold and bright melamine tableware which is sturdy enough for outdoors but washable and reusable.

Choosing the right party lighting

Keep the party alive when the sun goes down by weaving fairy lights through your centrepiece and wrapping them around the branches of trees; you can turn these on when the sun goes down for that gasp-inducing moment. Hang tea light lanterns from the washing line for a bohemian make-shift look and invest in a chiminea so your guests have a little extra warmth and a lot of extra atmosphere reminiscent of tropical islands.


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