I thought I’d share some of the decorations from Mom’s birthday lunch. It was a yellow affaire. Every party needs some kind of theme to make it cohesive and festive. Yellow seemed appropriate, it being Spring and one of Mom’s favorite colors.
We started off by munching on Bruschetta and sipping Arnold Palmers from yellow striped straws. I made simple arrangements of daffodils and mums in large and small mason jars. I don’t know what the wonderful lime green bits are but they added a great amount of whimsy. For more greenery I added parsley. Pretty and useful, right?
I have a thing for cocktail napkins. I have built up quite a collection. I bought these for some French themed something or other, I think.
For lunch I spread a piece of fabric I brought back from Thailand and added woven chargers. I wrapped a yellow polka dot napkin around the knife and fork tied with a ribbon and accented with a bloom.
Yellow cupcake papers for the richly chocolate cupcakes topped with yellow polka dot sprinkles. Yes, I picked out the yellow sprinkles from the mixed jar. Worth it! I like the drama of the tall candles. You know what else I like? Chocolate Cupcakes!!!