With the inspiration of the Hibiscus Fun invitation by Pear Tree Greetings, our luau took a modern twist. We incorporated bright tropical colors, fresh grilled fish and fruit for a dinner party that had everyone saying, "Aloha!"
This idea was sponsored by Pear Tree Greetings.
The graphic design and color of the Hibiscus Fun invitation by Pear Tree Greetings suggested a Hawaiian Luau with a more modern twist.
The brilliant pink and orange colors against the cool gray background gave us the inspiration to create a luau that contrasted hot tropical colors within a subdued and natural setting.
An exotic pink bromeliad took center stage on the dinner table. Planted in an old wooden box embellished with a metal fish design, the bright tropical foliage paired with the weathered wood gave us that contrast that we liked so much from the graphic design on the Pear Tree invitation.
A handmade paper-flower lei was placed beside the plates for each guest. Tropical pink paper and orange drinking straws were cut and strung together on natural jute twine to create the wreaths.
We also adorned the table with easy DIY embellished glass containers. To recreate simply fill with tropical foliage and wrap fish net around!
A fresh and flavorful menu of grilled salmon topped with mango salsa, lemony tabouli salad, tropical fruits, and warm Hawaiian rolls defined this Hawaiian luau.
And for dessert? Grilled pineapple served on top of a slice of grilled poundcake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side.
Garnish with warm caramel sauce, toasted macadamias and coconut for a tropical treat your guests won't stop talking about.
Inspired by the use of colors on our Pear Tree Greetings invitation, we added bright orange candles to flank the tropical centerpiece on our table.
Some small seashells and a pink flower placed in the base of the candle holders gave them the Hawaiian look they needed to be at this luau.
Natural rattan chargers anchored the place settings on the Hawaiian-themed table. Layering two different napkins created more color and pattern and also created a place to tuck some more tropical foliage.
Festive Hawaiian stir-sticks add another pop of bright tropical color to the table.
Even the chairs got dressed up for the luau. A swag of silk orchids was tied to the back of each chair, extending the tropical decor beyond the tabletop.
Mahalo! Thank you for joining us for a luau. Party favors topped with a graphic from the Pear Tree invitation held a delicious tropical trail mix for guests to take home with them.