Spring into Spring

Up Up and Away

Photo Courtesy of Jeff Green

Spring into spring with floral décor that takes it to over the top heights. This stunning hot air balloon topiary takes some planning, so be sure to plan your designs well in advance. However the impact is extraordinary.

Tip Courtesy of Biz Bash

Marshmallow Pop Up

Photo Courtesy of Treat House

Marshmallow pops that are bright and whimsical are a delicious way to add some pop to your spring event. Shown here, the mallow pops from Treat House are decorated with green and white nonpareils with a green mallow center. Just in time for the green grass to spring forward.

Shiso Fine

Photo Courtesy of Vicky Wasik

A minty green drink that packs a tangy tart punch is sure to put a little spring in your step.

INGREDIENTS

  • For the Cucumber Vinegar:
  • 1/2 cup sliced cucumber (peel on)
  • 1 cup unseasoned rice wine vinegar
  • For Each Drink:
  • 2 shiso leaves, plus 1 extra for garnish
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup (see note above)
  • 3 ounces fresh Granny Smith apple juice (see note above)
  • 1 ounce Cucumber Vinegar
  • 1/4 ounce fresh juice from 1 lime

DIRECTIONS

  1. 1.

    For the Cucumber Vinegar: In a small bowl, combine cucumbers and rice wine vinegar. Let stand 5 minutes, then strain. Reserve Cucumber Vinegar for cocktails, and serve cucumber slices as a snack, if desired.

  2. 2.

    For Each Drink: Add shiso, mint, and simple syrup to a highball glass. Muddle, pressing gently, until mint fragrance is noticeable; do not tear or mash the leaves. Add apple juice, cucumber vinegar, and lime juice and fill glass with ice. Stir until well chilled, about 10 seconds. Garnish with shiso leaf and serve immediately.

Tip Courtesy of Serious Eats

Blooming Tech

Photo Courtesy of World Red Eye

Want event goers to remember your hashtag? Display it in bright bold floral pattern. Not only will guests remember to use it to tag your event, it also provides a great photo opportunity they will spring to get.

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