9 Pride Month decoration ideas
Pride Month is celebrated each June and 2022 is a particularly special year, marking the 50th anniversary of the first Pride event in the UK. The month culminates in the huge Pride in London parade, held on Saturday 2 July 2022, swiftly followed by Brighton Pride and Manchester Pride in August. So to celebrate #Pride50, Good Homes magazine has selected the best Pride decoration ideas and buys for a summer of celebrations…
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1. Wayfair x Pride
Wayfair stylist Aurelien Farjon and his partner Fernando have put together a curated collection of Pride decoration ideas. Think rainbow flags as tablecloths, wall hangings and draped over garden, as well as banners, rainbow garlands and streamers in the full spectrum of rainbow colours, plus coordinated glassware and finger food. Click here to shop the look below.
2. Rainbow honeycomb pom poms
No Pride decoration scheme is complete without a set of rainbow honeycomb pom poms. This set of three from PartyPing on Etsy is available in either 10cm, 15cm, 20cm or 30cm sizes. Hang them individually, or string a few sets together to create a garland. The paper poms are sent flat, but easily assembled. From £4.99 for three.
3. Rainbow garden lights
Lead the way to your Pride party with these rainbow garden pathway lights from Happy Larry on Wayfair. The low-voltage, LED solar powered lights illuminate at night to highlight your favourte garden features, whether that’s your lawn, borders, flowerbeds or garden bar. Priced £29.99.
4. Rainbow flag bunting
This colourful rainbow flag bunting is available in two lengths – two metres (10 flags) for £14, or four metres (20 flags) for £27. The fabric flag bunting, finished with a red cotton binding tape, is handmade to order in Devon by LogiBearBunting and available on Etsy. Each individual flag is approximately 18cm wide with a 19cm drop.
5. Rainbow balloon arch kit
This magnificent rainbow balloon arch kit is ideal for creating a Pride party entrance with pizzaz! Each arch consists of 85 balloons in pink, purple, red, blue, green, yellow and orange. The DIY balloon arch kit from Ginger Ray also comes with all the components so you can assemble it yourself at home.
Check out the below video to see how to make a Ginger Ray balloon arch:
6. Rainbow door mat
Welcome you LGBTQ+ friends and allies to your Pride party with this rainbow door mat from Red Candy. Designed for indoor use, this particular number has a unique colour order to keep guests on their toes while wiping off those muddy feet. It measures 75 x 45 x 2 cm. Priced £23.
7. Rainbow cushions
What occasion doesn’t call for new cushions? This selection of indoor and outdoor cushions are ideal if you’re planning to make your Pride decorations a permanent addition. The Love cushion and rainbow cushion with pom poms are both from Sweetpea & Willow priced £45 each, while the outdoor rainbow cushion – the perfect accessory for an alfresco Pride party – is from Bean Bag Bazaar priced £9.99.
8. Rainbow wallpaper mural
If you’re quite set on permanent Pride decoration ideas, then this bold rainbow-striped wallpaper mural is surely the way to go! Available from Hovia, the Joy bold rainbow stripes wallpaper mural, from £39 per m2, features uniform diagonal stripes in vibrant colours. This one’s perfect for maximalists.
9. Rainbow hammock
Pride parties can really take it out of your, so why not furnish your garden with a rainbow hammock for some post-party R&R? This striped design from Outsunny at The Range, priced £23.99, is made from smooth, breathable polycotton, making it ideal for warmer days. The hammock has wooden poles at the header and footer for stability, and loops at the ends so you can attach it securely to a tree or alternative hanging mechanism.
Find out more about #Pride50 at stonewall.org.uk
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