St Patrick’s Day Party & Irish Theme Party Ideas

St Patrick's Day Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

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St Patrick's Day Party & Irish Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Mark your calendars for March 17th

Go green — throw an Irish-themed party or create a festive St. Patrick's Day bash! This St Patrick's Day party inspiration board and celebration package includes invitations, decorations, favors, and everything needed to make your Irish theme party a success!   Party hearty! Continue Reading →

Mardi Gras Party Favors and Gifts

Mardi Gras Party Favors and Gifts

1. Mardi Gras Photo Cube| 2. Mardi Gras Drink Koozies| 3. Assorted Beads | 5. Sequin Party Masks | 6. Mardi Gras Ribbon Cookie Tin| 7.  Feather Party Mask| 8. Mardi Gras Playing Cards | 9. Beads with Shot Glasses| 10.  Lip Balm | 11.  Picture Frame | 12. Mardi Gras Boa |

Mardi Gras Party Favors and Gifts

Mark your calendars for Tuesday February 25, 2020

Happy Mardi Gras!!

Mardi Gras party favors are as diverse as the celebration itself.  Favors can be fun costume ideas (think feathered boas and beads) to lasting photo memories (photo books and frames). Send your guests home with little gifts of thanks that will keep the party memories alive long after your event has ended. Have a picture station at you party with personalized photo gifts of your guests dressed to party pretty. Customize cookie tins  as sweet reminders of the evening. Playing card cases and lip balm can be customized to your event and guest will keep them for years to come. Party favors are a simple and inexpensive way to wrap2gether your party theme and let your guests know you appreciate them attending your event. Just remember favors don't have to be elaborate favors to make a lasting impression.

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Mardi Gras Party Food and Drink

Mardi Gras Party Food and Drink

Mark your calendars for Tuesday February 25, 2020

Happy Mardi Gras!!

You can't throw a Mardi Gras bash without food and especially a cocktail or two.  We have all the party drinks and snacks you will need to make your guests feel like they are celebrating Fat Tuesday the real New Orleans way.  To throw an authentic Mardi Gras party you have to include the traditional King's Cake with the plastic baby doll surprise inside, whoever ends up with the baby has to throw next year's party.   How cute would it be to bake individual cupcakes with decorative picks or plastic babies on top as a new spin on King's Cakes!

The food and drinks don't have to stop when the party is over.  Send your guests home with personalized candy bar wrappers, or to go hurricane glasses filled with beads, coins and candies.  How cute would it be to use colorful Mardi Gras Lollipops as a decoration for a dessert bar or as edible name place cards for your guest.  The possibilities for Mardi Gras food and drinks really are endless –  just be festive and have fun!

Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes

Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes

Since we all know a great Mardi Gras party is centered around the food and cocktails here are some great Mardi Gras Food & Drink Recipes to spice up your celebration including recipes for jambalaya, gumbo, cajun burgers, fried okra, remoulade sauces, bourbon chocolate cake, and candied pecans.  Want a full proof way to prepare the perfect hurricane?  Pick up a package of  Pat O'Brien's Hurricane Cocktail Mix.

Mardi Gras Party Inspiration

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Mardi Gras Masquerade Theme Party Inspiration Board

Mardi Gras Masquerade Theme Party Inspiration Board

Mark your calendars for Tuesday February 25, 2020

Happy Mardi Gras!!

There is no better party than a Mardi Gras Masquerade party!  Party Idea Pros will walk you through every step of your celebration providing professional recommendations on just about every detail including including invitations, Decor, Party Favors, Gifts, Masks, Beads, Fun and Game ideas, and lots and lots of little extras. Continue Reading →

A Little Ladybug Baby Shower Planning, Ideas, Gifts & Supplies

Ladybug Party Supplies

A Little Ladybug Baby Shower >> Party Supplies

A Little Ladybug Baby Shower Planning, Ideas, Gifts & Supplies

We happened across these adorable ladybug baby shower invitations and were inspired to look for coordinating party supplies. What we really liked was that we envisioned a more sophisticated baby shower in soft hues of pinks, and golds with pops of red and black.  We loved that we could mix and match the best of the best party supplies and create this fabulous look which is just the right mix of baby and sophisticated. Continue Reading →

Printable Mustache Bash Game

Printable Mustache Bash Game

Printable Mustache Bash Game

OMG – Look what we found!  

A printable mustache bash game that goes perfectly with our Mustache Bash party package and is especially good if you are hosting a boy baby shower.  We are stoked. (So sorry – we just double checked and this game is no longer available  Turns out Funsational, our favorite printable games merchant, closed her shop this year so this game is no longer available but it might be worth trying to print it directly from the above image.  It probably will not come out as clear as we might like but it may just be “good enough”.)

As you well know, we never give up some searched and searched for alternative and have found a handful of other adorable mustache bash games now available on Etsy.  Enjoy! Continue Reading →

Classic Elegance Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Classic Elegance Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Classic Elegance Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Classic Elegance Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Classic elegance is the perfect party theme for those who prefer no theme.

Party Idea Pros will walk you through every step of your classically elegant party providing professional recommendations on just about every detail including invitations, table linens, centerpieces, napkin rings, place cards, party favors, and lots and lots of little extras. Clicking on the description or the picture of each item will bring you directly to the vendor’s order page. If the item does not appear, simply search the suggested website for the product described.

There is no singular design element or style labeled classically elegant so we have mixed and matched the best of the best in modern yet timelessly sophisticated party supplies. Enjoy!

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Couples Costumes 2019

Couples Costumes

Couples Costumes 2019

Searching for the perfect couple's costume? Party Idea Pros offers lots of matched pairs — some serious, some formal, some sexy, and some downright silly. Party Hearty!

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Be sure to also check out more Party Idea Pros costume ideas  everything Halloween

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Everything Comic Con

comic con san diego

Comic-Con International roars back into the San Diego Convention Center on July 18 – 21, 2019, with Preview Night July 17th.

Important: Attendee registration has changed this year. 

Everyone who intends to purchase, apply, or register for a Comic-Con badge must sign-up for a Comic-Con Member ID. This includes attendees, volunteers, professionals, trade professionals, and members of the press.  Anyone may register for a Member ID, they will not run out. You will only need to register for a Member ID once. Please note that duplicate e-mail addresses are not allowed, and only one Member ID per person. Emails will be sent out with information about when and how to buy tickets.  Yes, we registered! Register here.

Everything Comic Con

Volunteer Ideas

If you just have to be part of the scene and cant wait until next year consider contacting Comic-Con vendors to see if you can work / volunteer in their booth or better yet just come to San Diego and hang out outside the convention center – the Gaslamp Quarter really heats up in the evenings!  It is rumored that last year more than 50,000 visitors came to San Diego without tickets just to be at the epicenter of fun.  And finally, even if you can't make the journey to San Diego to be a part of the largest pop culture convention on the West Coast, let Party Idea Pros help bring the festivities to you — Host your own Comic-Con Party!

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Hats On! Hat Theme Party Planning, Ideas & Supplies

Hats On! Hat Theme Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies

Don your hats ladies, it is time to party!

A hat or fascinator party is a perfect party theme for Ladies Night Out Parties, Bachelorette Parties (Hen’s Night In), Bridal Showers, Birthday Luncheons, Retirement Parties, and even Quinceanera Celebrations, Teen Parties, Sweet Sixteen Parties, and Bat Mitzvah Celebrations (especially if you add a charitable element to your celebration).

I even hosted a wildly successful hat theme party while in college.  Like costumes, hats make great conversation starters without the fuss of finding the perfect costume.  My date and I simply took a ride to the local Burger King and picked up a pre-party snack and 2 Burger King crowns. 

One more idea — dress your holiday party up this year — add a hat element and leave your Christmas sweaters in mothballs in the back of the closet  or in the bottom dresser drawer!

The Inspiration for this party

Kate Middleton's FascinatorsKate Middleton's FascinatorsKate Middleton's Fascinators

Kate Middleton, Fashion Icon & The Fascinator

Women across the world are wanting them and wearing them!

The fascinator is the new must have fashion accessory! What is it? It is an ornate hair accessory that features feathers, beads, flowers and other fancy trimmings. Kate (or should we say Princess Catherine) seems to favor fascinators with feathers. We like them all. Not only do fascinators add a whole lot of flair to any outfit, a nice fascinator does not have to set you back a pretty penny which is good because you will definitely want to own more than one!

Where to wear them? Everywhere!

  • Planning a ladies night out or bachelorette party? Call attention to yourselves by wearing these fun and festive head pieces.
  • Planning a birthday luncheon? Ask all your friends to wear fascinators or hats or any type!
  • Attending an afternoon wedding? Don a fascinator — the latest British trend to storm America's shores. 

Let's start with the hats

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