Decoration is an art but it is lot of common sense as well. Decorating your house for an event is interesting as well as demanding. But done correctly it will give you immense satisfaction as well as make success of your event.
You can do task yourself but in case of a major event like a wedding you need to enlist help of a professional. In case of a major event it is good thing to hire a professional caterer and a flower decorator. Most of the caterers have their own halls so it makes things easier.
But the venue is important as well so choose carefully.
In decoration your house or a venue many elements are involved. These are accessories like lightening, flowers, wall hangings, vases, furniture, curtains, rugs and what not. The catering halls come equipped with all this paraphernalia but your house may not. Hence do some researches, if your approach is do it yourself else hire an expert.
The most important elements to attain a look of freshness are the flowers. Purchasing fresh flower and arranging them in your house will be done just a day before the event. You can also buy dried flowers if they go well with the theme. These can be place days before the event if you do not have young children who may mess things. A good number of vases should be in your inventory all else buy a few that match with the color theme. Centerpieces can be ordered from a flower decorator and placed on the day of the event.
Lightening accessories come as various types, shapes and size. Illuminate your house depending upon the nature of the event. For birthday parties loud arrangement will work for more sober events subtly lightening will be most suitable.