Affordable Decorating Ideas for Summer Parties, Weddings, and Evenings: Luminaria and Electric Party Lights
Article by Erica Ronchetti
Luminaria Decorating Ideas: Weddings, Parties, and Evenings
Luminaria are one of the easiest and most affordable ways to lend a warm glow to any outdoor party or evening festivity.The very first luminarias were made from boughs, crisscrossed and arranged in 3 food high squares. Now, luminarias refer to small paper lanterns made from colored or paper, often with designs and delicate detail.These can be placed along ground walls, pathways, and rooftops to add warmth and atmosphere.
Wedding Luminaria: Perfect for Summer Weddings
Luminaria bags are perfect for creating a special atmosphere for summer weddings. They look beautiful bordering a sidewalk, church entrance, or even placed amongst flower beds for backyard after parties. Wedding luminaries are a perfect way to welcome guests to a ceremony or receptions, and there are many styles available, both classic and modern for you to choose the wedding luminaria best for your personal wedding theme.
We’d like to note that while you can make your own luminarias from paper bags, tea lights, or flashlights, those could become a fire hazard especially around young children and pets. A safer bet is choosing reusable, durable, and flame resistant plastic luminaria and candleholders.You won’t need cat litter or gravel to anchor your luminaria-plastic ones are easy to use.Simply fill the base with water and voila, it’ll weight your luminaria bags down and anchor them safely in the flame resistant bags.
Electric Party Lights: Red Chili Pepper Lights
Martha Stewart recommends decorating your kitchen with a real chili pepper wreath, but we believe red chili pepper lights are a bolder and more festive move, and a great addition to a porch, summer party, or kitchen. This motif is vibrant, and the bold red and green colors add warmth to any d