Decorating Your Party from Racing for Roses: How to Host a Perfect Derby Party Slideshow

Racing for Roses: How to Host a Perfect Derby Party Slideshow

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Decorating Your Party

When you think of the Kentucky Derby, springtime colors, floral accents, and lavish table settings surely come to mind. Although you undoubtedly want to bring a touch of derby class to your soirée, you don’t have to think in terms of unattainable decadence.

To appeal to adults, look to hone in on key traditional elements of the race that will be easy to place in and around your home. Create centerpieces out of red roses and old trophies. Metal horseshoes with printed name tags make for cute place cards and favors. Keep the little ones involved by setting up a table for the kids to call their own and decorate it in kid-friendly Derby-inspired spreads. Set the scene with adorable horse figurines and props that will make the little ones feel like it is a celebration for them alone.