Prom is a popular semi formal or high school students gathering in the United States. It is all about the young hearts meet and combines senior and junior dance. A prom king and prom queen is selected and crowned on the prom night.
Prom is about good music, dance, one day of good time and so prom calls for a bright and vibrant; stylish and elegant decoration. You can arrange for a shimmering theme for your prom or you can go retro for that classic look. There are plenty of ideas to choose from to brighten up the prom night. Some of the ideas and tips for prom night decorations are discussed:
Prom Night Decorations
Add Glittery Golden Shimmers In The Décor
You can use the golden colour as the decorating theme for prom. Cover the tables with glittering gold taffeta. Make sure to use sufficiently large piece to that it gives you the flowing look at the base. Use the same taffeta to hang drapes from walls. Again make sure that you get sufficient pleats. This will give you fuller look which will go well with the shimmer.
Hang a three tier golden chandelier from the ceiling to that sparkle in the lights. These chandeliers are made of detailed metallic mylar strands and comes at affordable prices. At some distances, hang golden celestial sequin stars made of fibre and pair some golden latex balloons.
Retro Style Input With Balloons
If you want the prom decoration be less shimmering and want an elegant look, they you can try the retro theme. This will give you a simple yet stunning look. Cover the entire ceiling with upside down white balloons. Use transparent and opaque balloons together and do not leave out any ceiling space and to make the balloons upside down, put a marble inside before inflating it.
From the centre of the ceiling hang a white chandelier. The light from chandelier through the balloons will make the lighting look different. Cover the tables with simple white cloth, enough to have pleats and gathering at the base and put small white lampshades at each corner of the room.
Arabian Nights Entering Prom Themes
If you want a touch of exoticness in your prom theme, then go for this decoration. Choose some vibrant coloured silk drapes like magenta, aqua blue, orange and some fresh green and make sure you have lot of pleats.
Make an archway to put up some Arabian pictures and paint some murals of colourful elephants. Use cushions instead of chairs to go with the tables and you can hang some Arabic chandeliers from some corners to get the exotic lighting.
Use Christmas Trees For Winter Prom
This theme is perfect for a winter prom where you can recreate the Yule Ball by decorating the room with ice sculptures in the corners. The main attraction of this theme is to have a lot of brightly decorated Christmas trees.
Have lots of Christmas trees decorated with twinkling lights, artificial snow in the branches and mistletoe. Put lot of twinkling lights in the ceiling to resemble the Great Hall and you can use wooden chairs and tables with antique look to complete the theme. Recreate the Harry Potter Yule Ball theme for the prom.
Regal Fairytale Props For Romantic Prom Nights
Give a royal fairy tale theme to the prom to make it look romantic. Decorate the hall with glittering silk banners preferably in blue to get the night sky look. Cover the tables with the same and ensure sufficient pleats are formed.
Decorate with miniature castles and towers made out from cardboard and paint them with bright acrylic colours. Decorate the ceiling with twinkling lights to create the look of a magical atmosphere and arrange for an instant photo station for couples keeping a princess castle background.