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Alpha Kappa Alpha Soiree – Pink & Green Outdoor Party Inspiration in Alabama

Alpha Kappa Alpha Soiree – Pink & Green Outdoor Party Inspiration in Alabama

Today we are sharing beautiful outdoor party inspiration from the Theta Sigma 45th Black Greek Reunion Cookout planned by Ashleigh Bivins of Ashleigh Planned It. These ladies hosted a casually elegant party lounge full of pink. Check out this Alpha Kappa Alpha Soiree – Pink & Green Outdoor Party Inspiration in Alabama. Be sure to share images of your outdoor parties with us on social media using the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle

Alpha Kappa Alpha Soiree – Pink & Green Outdoor Party Inspiration in Alabama

According to Ashleigh, “I had the pleasure of working alongside the Theta Sigma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. to produce this amazing tent. Sorors celebrated 45 years at The University of Alabama”

Friendship First: Life is better with your friends by your side. We love this photo of these ladies enjoying each other.

Simple Arrangements: Small bud vases are a great addition to an outdoor party, not taking up too much space for easy conversation but adding the right amount of color.

Boxwood Beauty: What is more southern than a boxwood wall. This touch of greenery adorned by pink flowers, green flowers, and ivy is a great focal point for an outdoor party and a perfect place for guests to take pictures.

Sweet Tooth Fun: Color coordinate sugar cookies are a great way to show your school or sorority pride. Not into cookies, a layer cake is always a great dessert option and we love this AKA-themed caked adorned in pearls.

Candied Apple Delight: These candied apples are absolutely precious. Covered in pink and green with the AKA shield. The satin ribbons and pearl trim around the base are the perfect touches for an outdoor AKA party.

Table Arrangements: A collection of different linens, tables and textures is a great way to add style to your outdoor tablescape. Classic blush and white are perfect for a ladies day you.

Outdoor Tent: No matter the weather it is always a good idea to have a tent for an outdoor party in the South. This medium size tent is the perfect oasis for guests to escape a sudden rainstorm or just hide from the beaming sun.

VENDORS

Planning, Design, Florals: Ashleigh Jackson Bivins with Ashleigh Planned It

Boxwood wall: BagsandBanners

Wood signage: Party Like Zelda

Candy Apples: Unique Obsessions Posh Events

Cookies: The Cookie Cakery

Cake: Cakesby Minets

Linens: MXK Events and Weddings

Tent and chairs: Pachanga Party Rentals

Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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