Who says debut parties are all about pink? If you want a splash of color into your debut party, a season-inspired 18th party is one that you must explore. This theme plays with all the different colors of the season. I can’t see a reason why we shouldn’t use any of the four seasons as theme for our debut party just because we don’t have four seasons. I guess it’s time to make one ourselves.
Determine which season you like best and which season you think would give you more liberties as far as decorations go. For instance, you can pick the colors of AUTUMN which are basically yellow, red, orange and brown and the mishmash of colors would present such an amazing sight. I happen to love autumn colors because they are just so vibrant and so alive.
You can also go for the more subtle colors of WINTER being white, silver or light blue or go for the darker hues such as burgundy, deep purple and emerald greens.
SPRING presents a wide array of colors you could choose from. After all, this is a season of rebirth and growth. All things come alive with beautiful hues. Think pastels and you can’t go wrong. You could go for a more elegant and romantic look of peach, ivory or pale pink, like the color of flowers in bloom this season, peonies, tulips, and roses. How about the bolder color schemes that spring has to offer like coral and lavander.
You can also consider the bright colors of the SUMMER season. Think of the sun, sky, crystal waters in the beach, the flowers, and the bees. Think of bright and blooming hues, such as bright blues, bright pinks, deep blues, purples, and yellows.
Having chosen a season that you like the most, it will be easier for you to pick a gown, create an invite and decorate your venue. Determine what color from your chosen season you would like to incorporate into your debut party. This would determine the color of your decorations, table cloth, flowers and invites.
Dress: For a winter theme, your gown can be in a silver and bluish hue, a full length ball gown with a detachable elegant cape, just like an ice princess. An autumn-inspired gown in red orange, red or brown hues would be so magnificent. Gowns with pastel colors are what works best for a spring-inspired debut party, while dresses for a summer theme are usually something that is flowing when caught in a breeze.
Decor: Styling your venue would be easy once you have picked a season. For instance, a summer theme can be incorporated with a tropical inspired debut party. The only difference is that you have a color motif to adhere to. If you go for the blue hue of the sky, this should reflect on your decor. In styling the stage, make use of elements pertinent to your season of choice. For instance, in a winter theme, the stage should look like winter wonderland with pine trees, fake white snowflakes and a backdrop of the Alps.
Party Favors: There are a number of souvenir ideas that may come to mind when you think of the four seasons. For a winter theme, small snow globes for party favors would be ideal, but a snowflake keychain is also not a bad idea. For summer, you can have beaded necklace or bracelets, sarong or tie-dyed shirts. For autumn, you could give away things that are colored orange like an orange keychain. For spring, you could give away real plants, fruits and flower-shaped chocolates. Of course, you can never go wrong with a photobooth with a wall showcasing your chosen season. Guests would love to have their pictures taken with a very cool background.
We don’t experience the four seasons here in the Philippines and I think it is about time that you and your guests experience it even for a night.
51 thoughts on “Your Debut in Four Seasons”
Having the party at your house would be something to think about. This will help your budget immensely as your venue is free. You can then focus your attention and money more on decor, food, dress, invites and giveaway which I think is very doable. Set up a camera for a photobooth with a DIY backdrop of your name or pictures in one corner of your house. Have pica pica foods of cheese, sandwich, crackers, hotdogs, marshmallows served instead of a full dinner. Buy a dress which you can wear at another party or for mass on Sunday. Separates will be a good choice like a bustier corset blouse and then a cool skirt. Pick a design that has a fashion-forward style so you will standout in your party. For party favors, create a CD of your favorite songs and print out your picture on the front cover. Hope this helps. Happy Birthday.