How to Rig Stringer Lights

When you need a post that isn’t there, try using an umbrella stand with a fence post. That’s what I did for this party. I also rented weights (sandbags) for the umbrella stands because I had so many, and when we ran out of those, we got big boulders from the parking area. I’m glad I did , it felt much safer that way.

 We started in the afternoon, and danced into the night.

We started in the afternoon, and danced into the night.

loving the lights.

loving the lights.

The lights were as pretty as the bride and groom.

Where am I sitting?

These looked great on the table. Names are written  on a waxy leaf with a paint pen or Sharpie.  The greens were pruned from a morning walk in the park.  We picked a few different types of leaves and tried them out for stability before deciding on the lovely ones in the picture.

a Different kind of Name Card

a Different kind of Name Card