9/17/2012

FIESTA COLORFUL



Fiesta Tablescapes 

    & Festive Decor

 

 

 

       Creating a colorfully fun,  fiesta  atmosphere can be easy and low cost, plus it makes an exciting project that the entire family can work on together.

 

 





Banners






 
First begin by creating ambiance through the peripheral decor of flags, doilies, and streamer-type banners, to string across the ceiling,  as shown here.
Flowers & Candles

Flowers and candles can be placed into decorative vases & containers wrapped with tissue-paper cutouts. Detailed instructions for crafting these can be found in the article:  

Easy to Make Stained Glass Floral Bud Vase


 









Flower arrangements can be created from real or silk flowers as instructed in: 
  

 
Floral-display centerpieces can be elongated between luminary candle holders, as shown, creating romantic table lighting after dark.





Add a table-topper doily of easy-to-make cut-out paper or cloth to match banners above.   

Tissue-paper flower poms can add a burst of color to any table decor.  For a glam variation of these try making:


















            Holiday Fiestas





Seasonal centerpieces and color schemes can add to the fiesta-theme decor, any time of the year.  Create edible table d├ęcor, and  very unique  appetizer-style centerpieces, for  a snacking treat, as described here:   


 






Table Linens


Multicolored sarape-style table linens are the best choice for your fiesta table or buffet. 



Make a knotted-streamer rag-style tablecloth by tying colorful strips of cloth into knots around pre-cut holes, for the look of a festive table-topper.









Serving Dishes







Whether you choose paper, plastic, or stoneware dishes, in solid or colorful prints, make sure to match the other decorating colors and patterns used throughout. 





Enjoy!





As your fiestas will be all about food, fun, family, and friends getting together enjoying life; why not make it colorful and exciting?



 










 

See also:  


Colorful Retreats