Hello Party Planners!
I wanted to just take a moment and talk a little more about party decorations. If you read my post, Party Planning 101: Decorations, you know that I planned my older sister’s baby shower recently. I had so much fun and I made almost all of the decorations myself. In the other post, I talked about the tissue paper pom-poms. Which are super easy to make and really tie in the look of whatever party you are throwing. For my sister’s baby shower everything was pink and orange. So when I decided to make my own garland, of course it had to be shades of pink and orange!
As I was planning and looking for inspiration, I had seen these circle garland on etsy.
Supplies: Card Stock, White Thread, Scotch Tape, Poster Board, something round to trace and Scissors.
1st: Trace as many circles as you can fit on the card stock. My circles were around 2 1/2 inches.
2nd: Cut out the circles you traced.
3rd: Tape one strand of thread to the back of the circles. I did 9 circles per strand, with each circle about 2-3 inches apart.
I, for some reason, forgot to take any “real” pictures of the party decorations. (Don’t worry I am still kicking myself) So, I apologize for the horrible picture quality!
I really liked the idea of using the garland as a back drop. As you can see I used the circle garland along with party streamers and gift ribbons. I also made some heart shaped garland the same way I made the circle garland. I taped a top part of each line of garland to a strip of orange poster board, in a random pattern. It was a little hard to transport, and to keep them from tangling. But I was happy with how it turned out!
I hope this was a bit helpful! I will be posting more about the treat bar and the fun Baby shower games we played soon!