Soon enough, the school’s will be closed, the sun will be shining from dusk till dawn, and the weather will be warmer. It’s true, summer 2019 is nearly upon you!
Why not celebrate the last one of the twenty-tens decade in style by hosting your very own garden party at some point over the coming months?
If you do, you’ll be sure to create magical summertime memories that you, your family, and your friends can look back on for years to come.
To see how you can throw a great garden party this summer, make sure to read on.
Keep everything simple
First and foremost, you want to be able to enjoy your garden party — what’s the point in throwing it if you aren’t going to be able to savour the experience?
To be able to truly appreciate your little shindig, quite simply, you have to avoid over-complicating it as best as you can.
Keep everything simple, from the way you decorate your garden to the food that you make available to you guests.
In order to keep the cleaning up process simple, try using burlap as a table runner and make paper plates available.
Nobody is expecting you to transform your garden into The Ritz, you know! If it means you can spend less time cleaning and more time enjoying yourself, don’t be afraid to keep everything simple.
Make use of candles
Especially as the night draws in (and the party really starts), candles can help to generate a really relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere.
You should, then, be sure to make use of them when it comes to your garden party.
If you want to make your party look a little bit fancy without breaking rule number one (keeping everything simple), you should place floating tea lights inside of mason jars.
This little addition to your party will prove to be both pretty and practical, making it perfect!
Pay attention to your playlist
The musical playlist that you choose for your party will either make it or break it with regards to its tone or mood.
You cannot, then, just put your phone on shuffle and hope for the best — you have
to pay attention to your playlist to ensure that the right kinds of songs come on at the right times.
Prepare for the worst weather
Unfortunately, the British summertime just can’t be trusted. It could be hot, hot, hot for months on end, only for it start raining on the day of your garden party. For this reason, you must always prepare for the worst with regards to the weather forecast.
To ensure that your guests remain dry and warm should it rain or become excessively windy, you should look into purchasing or renting a marquee for sale.
By setting up this kind of protection in your garden, you will be sure to keep your guests happy whatever the weather, come rain or shine.
When it comes to throwing a great garden party, the above advice makes for essential reading.