These long summer nights have me dying to throw the perfect backyard dinner party! And of course, I have to stay true to my roots, and add a little Southern mix in there too! Mahaffey Tent and Event Rentals has given me the perfect inspiration for a little summertime Southern soiree full of their elegant pieces!

Whether you’re a bride planning your wedding, MOH finding details to make your bestie’s bridal shower a hit, or a couple throwing an engagement party, these are tips you don’t want to miss!

 

Your Guide For An Elegant Southern Soiree with Mahaffey Tent & Event Rentals | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

 

My first tip to brighten up any space is fresh flowers. Summer blooms are always so vivid and beautiful, too! Hydrangeas, roses, peonies, and of course my favorite, magnolias! Even if you don’t have access to a huge outdoor space, by incorporating flowers or greenery into your decor you can give your party that alfresco touch.

 

Your Guide For An Elegant Southern Soiree with Mahaffey Tent & Event Rentals | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

 

These greenery covered chandeliers from Mahaffey just make my heart sing! Who wouldn’t love light up their space with them!

 

Your Guide For An Elegant Southern Soiree with Mahaffey Tent & Event Rentals | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

 

Summertime is the perfect chance to add in bright, bold colors to your decor! The key is to pair that color with simple statement pieces. Take for instance, this beautiful pink floral china dinner plate next to that gold charger. They both pull the best out of one another, and make for a gorgeous table setting!

 

Your Guide For An Elegant Southern Soiree with Mahaffey Tent & Event Rentals | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

 

Tying in a personal touch like that magnolia place holder just might be my favorite thing though!

If you’re more of a simple gal like me, a wooden farm table sans tablecloth with elegant chairs and a neutral palette is stunning as well! These clear dinner plates are oh so chic and pair perfectly with the refined rustic look!

 

Your Guide For An Elegant Southern Soiree with Mahaffey Tent & Event Rentals | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

 

Featured in the Winter/Spring 2017 Memphis Pink Bride Magazine

 

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