Spring party decor ideas

A few weeks ago, I was in charge of decorating for a large party for my church.
We call them Ward Parties.
Everyone in the congregation is invited.

Since it involves dinner, all of our budget goes toward providing the meal.

So I had to get creative with decorating and come up with things 
that cost little to no money.

I got so busy setting everything up that I forgot to take pictures, 
except for a few I snapped with my phone.

These are the tables all set up.

Close up of the table decor.

These branches were very simple, inexpensive and packed a big punch.

I gathered branches from my yard.
Then hot glued pom poms (amazon affiliate link) randomly to the branches.
Then I tucked them into glass jars filled with colored shred.

I wanted something cute and colorful underneath each centerpiece,
so I used these bandannas I found at Walmart.
Darling colors and patterns and only $1 each.  Score!!

Behind the food table I hung a DIY cupcake flower garland.
The Spring banner is from Target last year.

I got the tutorial from here.

I bought large and small colored cupcake liners, trimmed and layered them, then stuck 
them on a short strand of Christmas lights.

I made tissue paper flowers to sprinkle around the walls.
Gotta make those carpeted walls try to look a little better!  :)

I bought a package of tissue paper with several different colors.
I put 2 sheets together, then folded it in half length wise and then width wise,
until it made a square.

Then I traced a flower pattern on top and cut the tissue paper flowers out.
I put a dollop of glue in between the layers to keep them together.

I scrunched the top layer up to look like a flower center.
I used straight pins to attach them to the wall.

Pretty, colorful Spring decor!!

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