Barbeque Groom's Bash…the simple invitation reads "A shower for the grillin’ groom." All the shower attendees are asked to bring a barbeque item for a gift. The gift could be a favorite barbeque sauce, grill tool, grilling cookbook or even a grill. The host provides the food; ribs, steaks, chicken, and drinks. The barbeque party can be a simple theme with a few decorations placed in and around the host's back yard. Or you can go all out with a fully decorated beach theme barbeque. Bring in sand, beach balls, seashells all the Continue reading "Grooms Shower – The Grillin' Groom" »
The Casino Royale shower theme is great for an elegant couple's shower. No it’s not what you’re thinking…much more. The idea for a casino royal theme party is for the quest to bring a gift to stock a home bar. Wine glasses, martini shaker, different sized jiggers, corkscrews, mixed drink recipes, or monogrammed cocktail napkins. On the invitation explain what the party theme is and specify that everyone come dressed as 007. With James Bond inspired looks … a tux for the men and elegant cocktail dress for the Continue reading "Couples Shower – Casino Royale Party" »
It’s often difficult to come up with first-rate party theme for the pre-teen age girl. A Wigging Out party is a fresh fun party that all the girls will enjoy. Definition of "wigging out" is to become wildly excited and your tween will do just that.
A Wigging Out party consists of the girls trying on all different types of wigs and costumes. This is a form of dress-up but with a mature twist – have a make-up station set up for the girls to try on their wigs. They can create different styles or characters. A costume store can supply you with the wigs as well as many Continue reading "Wigging Out – Party Theme For Your Pre-teen" »
Tropical Beach Party – Sweet Sixteen Party Theme
I had imagined my daughter wanting one of those huge MTV sweet sixteen parties, so I was surprised and relieved that she asked for a tropical beach party theme, and would only like to invite 10 friends.
We live thousands of miles from a beach; so, I was concerned about finding a location for a beach party. I called my local country club (which has a swimming pool) and they were able to rent the pool to us exclusively.
With a location found, I moved on to beach decorations. I called my florist to see if I could buy or rent a few palms or tropical type plants. Indeed they did. I got two Sago palms, as well as some hibiscus plants. Continue reading "Sweet Sixteen Tropical Beach Party Theme" »
This is an adult party theme that is sure to be a bit spicy, fun, and sweet. Gather up or rent some Highball glasses for the Mojito’s (a rum and sugar drink with lime juice, mint and club soda.) Now add in the spicy Salsa, not the dip but a Salsa dancer. However, salsa dip and chips would be great food to have at this party. Hire someone to teach your guests to salsa.
You can hire a Salsa band or rent the equipment needed for the dance music. You may need to rent a dance floor as well depending on your party location. Many rental companies or party supply companies can help Continue reading "Mojito's & Salsa – The Sweet & Spicy Party Theme" »
Magic Party Theme For All Ages.
With the popularity of magicians and illusionists like Chris Angel, many are turning to magicians for party themes and entertainment. A magic theme party is fantastic for most ages.
Magic Theme For Elementary Age Children
Hire a magician who dresses as a clown. Choose party decoration with clowns, decorate with lots of balloons( for added fun hire a clown who makes balloon animal). Have a cake in the shape of a top hat with Continue reading "Magic Party" »
Wedding Showers are not just about the presents; they are great bonding experiences and a way to have fun before the big day. Paintball is a great party theme for a groom's or a couple's wedding shower.
Start by renting a paint ball course for day. Spinning this wedding shower theme into a couple’s shower is easy. Make it a bride's family/friends verses the groom’s family/friends with colorful tee shirts as unique personalized party favors. Each team gets preprinted team shirts … for the Bride’s family, pink shirts with her name printed on them (team Becky), while the groom’s team wears blue with Team Rob printed on them.
Decorations are simple a banner containing the team logos and placed them at each end of the playing field. Continue reading "Paintball Party Wedding Shower" »
Ahoy matey! Invite your child’s friends over for a special pirate ship theme party. Send out treasure map invitations with your house as the spot where the treasure is buried. X marks the spot for the pirate ship fun.
Drape your table with a black cloth and scatter gold coins around the table. Red and black make a good color scheme for a pirate party. Thick rope can add to the pirate ship feel. Tie red and black balloons around Continue reading "Childrens Pirate Party" »
Throwing a party for a teenager can be a challenge. It is so hard to know what is cool and what isn’t. But almost every teenager loves going to the movies. It isn’t always feasible to take your child and his/her friends to the movies. Instead, bring the movies to your backyard.
Create your own "drive-in" theater in your backyard by renting a movie projector and a screen. Help you teenager pick out a movie that will be fun for everyone.
Send "movie ticket" invitations and have them present the tickets at the door as admission to the movie. Your teenager's friends will get a kick out of watching a movie on the big screen outside.
Hand out blankets and lawn chairs and allow guests to create their own viewing areas. While you are waiting Continue reading "Drive-in Movie Party" »
Hobbies and personal interest are great places to get adult party theme ideas. Chances are if you love to cook so do your friends. Hosting an Iron Chef Party is a great adult party theme for friends who enjoy getting together with food. Iron Chef America is a Food Network television program where two chefs compete against each other. The chefs are presented with a secret ingredient and must create five dishes using the secret ingredient, which are then judged based on taste, originality and plating. Your party can be one of several variations of this party theme idea.
Party Theme Variation 1: Each person or couple at the party brings a dish containing the secret ingredient. Continue reading "Iron Chef Party" »