The tropics beckon, and you’re nowhere near a good surf beach. Throw a Hawaiian luau party for a consolation prize and then allow your decor temporarily transport one to Waikiki. From the basement or in the backyard, the scents of pineapple and vanilla, the hot tropical colors, the kitsch that produces the decor — all it adds up to a memorable occasion filled with impossible hula moves, creamy and delicious snacks, flip-flops, Lawn Care service Littleton, CO skirts and maybe a battered surfboard parked against a wall or even a Tree Service companies Bakersfield, CA.
Wind one big hula hoop and two big hoops with colored string lights and hang them on the wall behind the main buffet table.
Make a large wreath to hang inside the major hoop from brightly coloured flip-flops, pasted tightly around a raffia wreath type. Glue the sandals, mid toe and heels toward the middle of the turtle and fanning them out a little. Add glued-on artificial flowers Cape Coral & Lawn Care price Fort Lauderdale to the thongs for more shade and hang the wreath from a loop of twisted twine.
Make two smaller wreaths to hang inside the small hoops by sticking opened newspaper umbrellas into polystyrene foam wreaths, completely covering the wreath forms. Hang the paper umbrella wreaths from loops of twisted florist’s wire.
Cover the buffet table with a green or turquoise crepe party tablecloth. Then tape or staple Grass Care service Phoenix, AZ hula skirts, opened into panels, along the edge of the table three sides. Catch the table against the wall beneath the decorated bunker and wreaths.
Cut circles of tropical flower-patterned fabric and drape them over small bistro tables ringing the party space. Anchor the fabrics to the table using a part of double-stick tape in the middle of this table.
Place a glass hurricane over a pillar candle in the middle of each bistro table. Drop a few glow necklaces over the hurricane so they tangle around its base. Fill the seal to make the necklaces light before the party once you light the candles. Add a bobble-head Hawaiian hula dancer to the centerpiece, flanked by trim fake or real hibiscus flowers Flagstaff & Lawn Care service Littleton.
Drape an artificial lei over the rear of each party chair at the poles — one for every single guest.
String colored paper lantern lights crisscross over the Landscaping flowers Salt Lake City, UT for an indoor party. To get a backyard luau, place tiki torches around the party space and light them before the guests arrive.
Fill the buffet table using platters for Hawaiian party foods, creating a centerpiece of a hollowed-out watermelon filled with a tropical fruit or papaya, avocado and starfruit salad, gently tossed in Hawaiian vanilla vinaigrette. Add platters of shrimp and pineapple skewers, mini-pork and pineapple buns, and other Hawaiian themed foods. Fill both ends of the table using real coconuts, tops cut off to expose the holes to get vibrant flexible straws.
Set the tone with traditional Hawaiian music and Elvis, tuck a Frangipani bloom behind your ear and bust some hula moves.