11 Prom Decorations To Have At Your Pre-Party To Make The Night Feel Instantly Instagram-Worthy

In between the hours spent getting dressed and made-up for prom and the actual prom itself lies an important, photo-filled event: the pre-prom. Whether you spend pre-prom with a small group of your friends or with a larger crew of people and their dates in someone's spacious backyard, chances are, the location will be ideal for plenty of Instagram-worthy photos. And prom decorations play a key role in making that space the perfect get-together location.

Decorating a pre-prom doesn't have to be hard, and a few décor picks go a long way. These 11 pre-prom decorations will instantly take your setting from drab to fab — and make you even more excited for prom itself. Crank up your pump-up playlist and get decorating. You're in for some of the most memorable prom moments ever.

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Mint & Gold Tissue Tassel Garland

Whether you place it outside or in, you can never go wrong with a simple, pretty garland.

Tissue paper garland, $18, etsy.com

Floral Kissing Ball

A floral hanging makes for a cool and unique décor focal piece whether you hang it outdoors or leave it inside.

Floral kissing ball, $45, etsy.com

Photo Booth Props

Prom is probably the greatest high school photo opp. Make the most of it with super cute accessories that will have you saying “cheese” — and don’t forget to brush up on some prom photo posing tips.

Photo booth props, $12, etsy.com

Prom Letter Props

Spell out the occasion with letter props that look just as good in photos as they do sitting on a table.

Letter props, $25, etsy.com

Tissue Paper Poms

Add a touch of whimsy to your party space with these charming and fluffy hangings.

Tissue paper poms, $24.25, etsy.com

Mylar Letter Balloons

It is a truth universally known that anything you can write in pen or pencil is obviously even better written with balloons letters.

Mylar letter balloons, $10, etsy.com

Prom Banner

There’s no better way to commemorate a special occasion than with a glittery banner. This prom banner makes a perfect photo prop.

Prom banner, $14, etsy.com

Oversized Confetti Balloons

What’s a party without balloons? Classy confetti balloons give off a suave yet festive feel.

Oversize balloons, $6 for four balloons, etsy.com

Table Confetti

Who says the snack table can’t look luxe? A couple handfuls of this origami confetti make a table filled with refreshments look absolutely breathtaking.

Table confetti, $12.25, etsy.com

Foam Chandelier

A foam chandelier makes any backyard instantly more elegant. To make the price worth it, repurpose the hanging into an ultra-chic dorm decoration in a few months.

Foam chandelier, $120, etsy.com

Gold Sequin Backdrop

Forget the boring, bland, stereotypical prom backdrops of days past. With a shimmering photo shoot background, your photos are sure to shine.

Gold sequin backdrop, $101.95, etsy.com